Ken is a Professor of English at Campbell University. He is the editor of and a contributor to Faith and Spirituality in Masters of World Cinema, Volumes I, II and III (2008, 2011, 2015, Cambridge Scholars Publishing). Other works of note include Jane Austen's Emma: A Close Reading Companion (Volume I) and contributions to the anthologies Perceptions of Religious Faith in the Work of Graham Greene (2001, Peter Lang) and The Deep End of South Park: Critical Essays on Television's Shocking Cartoon Series (2009, McFarland). He also contributed the entry on Christian Fiction in Books and Beyond: The Greenwood Encyclopedia of New American Reading. Journal articles include Searching for the Fairy Child: A Psychoanalytic Study of Babbitt for Mid-West Quarterly and Emma Could Not Resist: Complicity and the Christian Reader for Persuasions.
Ken has written numerous film reviews which have appeared at Christianity Today Movies, The Gospel Coalition, IMAGE Journal, WORLD, Christian Spotlight on Entertainment, The Matthew's House Project, Scope, Looking Closer, and The Cary News. He is a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA), the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS), a contributing critic to Indiewire and Rotten Tomatoes, and the founder of the North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA). He currently owns and operates the Arts & Faith discussion forum.