Teaching and Research Interests
Dr. Francis is most interested in Arthurian literature, specifically Sir Thomas Malory, and medievalism in Popular culture; she also pursues work on the medieval visionaries such as Julian of Norwich, as well as Chaucer and the Pearl poet. She is also the advisor for the English Club and Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honors Society in the department. She is currently working with the COLA to developa topics based Liberal Arts Seminar for undeclared freshmen.
ENG101 Foundations of College Writing
ENG226 European Lit I
ENG246 British Literature I
ENG341 Medieval Literature
ENG481 Special Topics - "Monstrous Mothers"