Dale Guffey
Dale Guffey
Associate Professor of Business Law|Department Chair of Marketing & Administartion|Program Coordinator of Legal Studies Concentration

Upcoming Courses

- Business Law I
- Business Law I
- Business Law II
- Legal Issues in Business

The above list of courses is not an exhaustive list. It only includes courses for the current and imminent terms. For more information visit the Course Schedules page.

Education
  • B.A. (Cum Laude), Hollins University, 1989
  • M.Ed, UNC - Greensboro, 1991
  • J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law, 1998
Professional Accomplishments

Single Authored Works – Books: 

  • Faith and Choice in the Works of Joss Whedon. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2008.

Chapters in Edited Collections: 

  • “‘Felina,’ the Finale of Breaking Bad.” In Finale: Considering the Ends of Television Series. Edited by David Bianculli and David Lavery. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2018.
  • “Reflections in the Pool: Echo, Narcissus and the Male Gaze of Dollhouse.” In Reading Joss Whedon. Syracuse: U of Syracuse Press, 2014.
  • “Heroism on the Hellmouth: Teaching Morality through Buffy.” In in Buffy in the Classroom: Essays on Teaching with the Vampire Slayer. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2010.

Articles – Peer-Reviewed Journals: 

Joint Authored Works - Books

  • With Ensley F. Guffey. Dreams Given Form: The Complete, Unofficial Guide to the Babylon 5 Universes. Toronto: ECW Press, 2017.
  • With Ensley F. Guffey. Wanna Cook? The Complete, Unofficial Companion to Breaking Bad. Toronto: ECW Press, 2014.

Selected Conference Presentations

  • "On the Other Hand(maid): Exploring the Intersections Between Atwood's Gilead and Whedon's Dollhouse." Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference, Albuquerque, NM, 2020.
  • With Ensley F. Guffey. “My Uncle’s Got a Barn:  Dos and Don’ts of Convening a Conference.” Roundtable presentation at Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses 6. California State University – Sacramento, Sacramento, CA, 2014.
  • “This Ho Has Got to Go”: Fan Misogyny in Breaking Bad.” Culturing the Popular 2 Conference, Converse College, Spartanburg, SC, 2013.
  • “’You Want a Criminal Lawyer’:  Saul Goodman & Legal Ethics in Breaking Bad.” Popular Culture and American Culture Association in the South Conference, Savannah, GA, 2013.
  • “Pregnant Pauses:  The Uses of Nonverbal Communication in Breaking Bad.”  Popular Culture and American Culture Association in the South Conference, Nashville, TN, 2012.
  • “Some Call Me the Space Cowboy:  Anime, Outlaws, and All That Jazz.”  Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses 5.  University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2012.
  • “Cosmic Feng Shui:  How Bebop Begat Firefly.”  Popular Culture and American Culture Associations in the South Conference, New Orleans, LA, 2011.
  • “Pryde & Prejudice:  The Origins of Buffy in The X-Men.”  Joint Southwest/Texas and National Popular and American Cultures Association Conference, San Antonio, TX, 2011.
  • “Reflections in the Pool:  Echo, Narcissus and the Male Gaze of Dollhouse.”  Popular Culture and American Culture Associations in the South Conference, Savannah, GA, 2010.
  • “Gazing into the Pool:  Echo, Narcissus and the Male Gaze of Dollhouse.” Popular and American Culture Associations in the South Conference, Wilmington, NC, 2009.
  • “Academic Publishing.”  Two-Year College Association (TYCA) – Southeast Conference.  Greensboro, NC, 2009.
  • Featured Speaker.  “The One That Almost Got Away:  Doyle and the Fish Story.”  Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses 3.  Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, AR, 2008.  
  • “A Family of Believers, Just Not in the Same Thing:  Faith and the Firefly Family.”  National Popular and American Cultures Association Conference, San Francisco, CA, 2008. 
  • “Coming Apart, but Moving Forward:  Magic Twins and Older Sisters in Fray.”  Buffy Hereafter Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 2007.
  • “No Girls Allowed:  Caleb and the Evils of Misogyny.”  Southwest/Texas PCA/ACA Conference, Albuquerque, NM, 2007.
  •     Variations on this paper were presented in March 2007 at the “Why Buffy Still Matters” conference held at UNC-Greensboro and in September 2010 at the “Culturing the Popular” conference held at Converse College in Spartanburg, SC.
  • “Burning River:  Witchcraft and the ‘Other’ in Joss Whedon’s Firefly.”  Popular and American Culture Associations in the South Conference, Savannah, GA, 2006.
  • “The Shepherd’s Crook:  Malcolm Reynolds and the Enduring Power of Rejected Faith in Joss Whedon’s Firefly.”  Southwest/Texas PCA/ACA Conference, Albuquerque, NM, 2006.