Education: University of Michigan, B.A.; Michigan State University, M.A., Ph.D. Hobbies and other interests: Piano, guitar, searching for classic soul on vinyl, hiking, bicycling, gardening, travel.
University of Wisconsin at La Crosse, assistant professor of English.
Midwestern Studies Book Award, 2006, for The Midwestern Pastoral: Place and Landscape in Literature of the American Heartland.
The Midwestern Pastoral: Place and Landscape in Literature of the American Heartland, Ohio University Press (Athens, OH), 2006.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
University of Wisconsin at La Crosse Department of English Web site,http://www.uwlax.edu/english/ (May 18, 2007), short biography of Barillas.