AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, AND WORKSHOPS
Fellow, Connected Academics Career Development Boot Camp, MLA Convention, January 3-7, 2018.
- 1 of 20 inaugural fellows. Included professional skills workshops, dedicated panels, and a site visit. Awarded $680 Bagby Atwood Memorial Graduate Scholarship in English and $400 MLA travel grant.
Participant, “The Bible and The History of Reading.” Peter Stallybrass, Rare Books School. July 23-27. 2017.
- Intensive skill-based learning course. By application-only for students, professionals, and librarians specializing in bibliography and archival work. Awarded $2,000 Florence Ralston Brooke Scholarship in English.
A.W. Mellon Fellow in Technology-Enhanced Learning (TEL), Carnegie-Mellon University, May 21-26, 2017.
- 1 out of 11 fellows. Skill-based workshop focused upon the theoretical and practical application of learning technologies in the liberal arts classroom. Awarded full tuition + $1,500 travel expense grant by Mellon.
The John Slatin Prize for Mastery of Electronic Media in Education, Department of Rhetoric and Writing, May 2017.
- Annual prize recognizing original and effective integration of pedagogy and technology. Won with Amy Vidor for
- The ReVise project. Created Scalar book to make project an open-source resource.
Participant, Eighteenth-Century Shakespeare, Newberry Library Workshop, 2016.
- Archival methods workshop. Received Newberry Consortium Professional Development Award ($495).
UT Austin English Department — 2015 – $9,000 recruitment fellowship.
Boston College English Graduate Scholarship — 2013 – Full tuition fellowship award.
PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS (SELECTED)
- “Review of Miriam’s Kitchen,” E3W Review of Books. Forthcoming, 2018.
- With Amy Vidor. “A Tale of Two Omelettes (Part 1 and Part 2).” The Recipes Project. October 12 & 17, 2017.
- “Talking ‘Bodie’ with Katherine and Alice: Henry V’s English Lesson.” South-Central Renaissance Conference. 2017.
- Q1 Hamlet: The “New (Old) Play.” The Extra-Human: Graduate Student Conference in Comparative Literature. University of Texas, Austin. September 2016.
- “Coriolanus’s Skin.” Literary Exteriors: Boston College Biennial English Graduate Conference. February 2015.
- “Are You Kidding Me? Lizzie Bennet. Transmedia, and the Future of Modern Serialized Adaptations,” 45th Annual NeMLA Convention, Harrisburg, PA, April 2014.
- “That Precarious Balance: Harmonizing Temperance in Dorothy L. Sayers’ Gaudy Night,” VII: An Anglo-American Literary Review 29, (2013).
- “Intersections, Illuminations, and Illustrations: The King James Bible, 1611-2011.” Conference on the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, Waco, TX, April 2011.
PUBLIC HUMANITIES AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Associate Editor (May 2018-Present), Thinking in Public, The University of Texas at Austin
- Solicit, edit, and write content for “What on earth…” series, a Facebook page and website that promotes the humanities here and around the world.
Podcast Co-Writer and Co-Host, Death and Numbers, Humanities Media Project , August 2017-May 2018.
- Connects research, skills, and knowledge to a broader audience using the collaborative form of a podcast.
Panel organizer, Career Diversity Symposium, College of Liberal Arts, March 1-2, 2018.
- Organized panels of UT graduate alumni in diverse career paths.
- Coordinated targeted workshops with Tatem Oldham and led a workshop on networking and communication.
- Strengthened ties with contacts working in co-curricular education, community college, university administration, non-profit and public humanities.
Undergraduate Panel & Roundtable organizer, Graduate Conference in Comparative Literature, 2016 & 2017.
- Created on-campus opportunities for UT students to share outstanding work.
- Mentored four Rhetoric 306 students as they revised course assignments into a conference presentation.
- Reunited eight students from both semesters of “Rhetoric of the iPhone” to participate in “The ReVise Project: A Digital Pedagogy Roundtable.”
Graduate marketing intern & manager,Boston College Arts Council, Boston College. September 2013-May 2015.
- Compiled and copy-edited biannual print Arts Calendar.
- Researched and wrote articles for general audience.
- Promoted liberal arts faculty and departmental events for college and local community.
- Managed the undergraduate marketing team’s print and social media marketing outreach.
- Planned and executed print and social media marketing for the three-day Arts Festival (attendance: 15,000).
STUDENT SUPPORT AND ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATION
Assistant Director of Lower-Division Writing (AD), Department of Rhetoric and Writing, Fall 2017-Spring 2019.
- General description: Mentor graduate instructors teaching lower-division writing. Evaluate syllabi, complete programmatic assessment. Handle academic integrity cases. Staff main office. Join Lower Division Curriculum Committee as voting member. Complete additional projects as assigned by supervisor.
- Co-Instructor, on Team-Teaching Team. ENG 398T: Supervised Teaching in Writing. Fall 2017/2018. Plan and lead 3-day mandatory instructor orientation and pedagogy course with two other ADs and Associate Chair.
- Assistant Instructor (Special Assignment), RHE 309K: “Rhetoric of Satire,” Fall 2017. Assumed class due to former instructor’s health. Worked with students to meet learning objectives and goals.
- Summer AD (Special Assignment), 2018. Develop yearly controversy topics-based curriculum. Plan orientation.
Community Leader and Mentor, Campus Living & Learning, Baylor University, August 2009-May 2012.
- Equivalent to Resident Advisor (RA). 40 residents per year. Complete administrative tasks, Plan events and over-night retreats. Serve on a co-ed team of 12. Senior “mentor” project improved faculty connections to students.
TEACHING, COURSE DESIGN, AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT
- Bibliography and textual studies meets persuasive writing. Students questioned how the iPhone alters writing about the self. Syllabus, assignments, and custom website exemplify creative curriculum design.
- Class evolved from First-Year-Writing Seminar, at Boston College, “How to Author an Authentic Self?” Instructor and Course Designer, 2014-2015. (30 students).
Assistant Instructor, RHE 306 (Rhetoric and Writing), “Race and Criminal Justice,” 2015-2016.
- Taught two semesters. Received competitive summer teaching appointment.
Committee member, First Year Forum Topic, Department of Rhetoric and Writing, 2016, and 2018-present.
- Selects “controversy” for RHE 306. My proposal: “Cost and Crises in Higher Education” chosen for 2016-2017.
Member, Digital Rhetoric Curriculum Advisory Board, Cengage. 2017-present.
Content Writer. “A Rose for Emily” and “Jane Eyre.” SparkNotes Literature Guide. Barnes and Noble. 2017.
Literacy Forward ESL /ELL Curriculum Training, Literacy Coalition. 2017.
- Completed nationally-recognized professional development training in ESL curriculum.
- Building on experience as writing tutor specializing in ESL / ELL at Boston College and commitment to providing better support to ESL/ELL students in UT Rhetoric courses.
- Create short audio pieces on topics in philosophy, history, literature and popular culture for Humanities Minutes and Humaning, podcasts
- Produced by the Humanities Media Project at the University of Texas at Austin whose mission is to inspire interest in, understanding of, and appreciation for the humanities by developing accessible and engaging media and events for audiences in Texas and beyond.
Assistant Instructor, University of Texas, Austin, Aug 2015-Aug 2016
- Teach a course requirement for all undergraduates, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, and Summer II 2016.
- Design course content and lesson plans, grade assignments, and assign nal grades for approximately 25 students.
- Selected for summer teaching funding.
Teaching Fellow, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, September 2014-May 2015
- Selected for teach as instructor of record.
- Design course content and lesson plans, graded assignments, and assigned final grades for 15 first-year-students
Graduate marketing assistant and marketing manager,September 2014-May 2015
- Plan and execute the print and social media marketing campaign for the Spring Arts Festival (attendance: roughly 15,000, both from campus and the community. April 23-25, 2015).
- Managed the marketing team.
- Compile, edit, and proofed biannual print Arts Calendar. Highlighted arts events on campus as a community service.
Tutor, Connors Family Learning Center, Boston College September 2013-May 2015
- Tutored Writing, English as a Second Language, and Latin.
Community Leader & Community Leader Mentor, Baylor University Campus Living & Learning, Baylor University, August 2009-May 2012.
- Responsible for connecting a hallway of students from first-years to fourth-years to campus and local community.
- Equivalent to Resident Advisor & Senior Resident Advisor role
- preeminent student leadership role on campus, which required excellent teamwork skills, especially in problem-solving.