2016 (Expected Graduation) Ph.D., Rhetoric and Composition

University of Louisville, Kentucky

2010 M.A., English

California Polytechnic State University, Los Angeles (CSULA)

2007 B.A., English, Cum Laude

California State University, Los Angeles (Cal Poly)


Summer 2013 – Present Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Louisville

Courses taught: English 101, 102, 303

Other Teaching and Tutoring Experience

Fall 2009 – Fall 2011      Teaching Assistant, Cal Poly

January 2009 – December 2010       Tutor, University Writing and Rhetoric Center, Cal Poly

Fall 2009 – Spring 2010      Grader, Graduate School of Business 514, Cal Poly

August 2005 – December 2007      Tutor, University Writing Center, CSULA

Fall 2006      Facilitator, Supplemental Writing Practice, CSULA

Summer 2006       Student Assistant, Summer Bridge, CSULA

Research and Administrative Experience

Summer 2014 – Summer 2014      Assistant Director of Composition, with Dr. Brenda Brueggemann

Summer 2014      Co-Investigator, Digital Media Academy: A Study of Digital Pedagogy in a Camp for Sixth-Grade Girls

Fall 2013 – Spring 2014      Digital Media Graduate Assistant, with Dr. Mary P. Sheridan

Conference Presentations

March 2014     “Hyperlink Economics: Online Argument and Affordances of the Link Economy.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Indianapolis, IN

November 2013      “Narrating the ‘Silent Disorder’: How Mother Warriors Battled Dominant Autism.” National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Cincinnati, OH

March 2012     “DIY Subversion: The Anti-Consumerist Rhetoric of Homemade Fashion Blogs.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, St. Louis, MO

Campus Talks

November 2013     “Digital Media Show and Tell,” with Dr. Mary P. Sheridan. Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning Part-Time Faculty Institute

October 2013     “Can’t Google That: Tools for Deep Web Search,” Bingham Digital Media Center

September 2013 “Say It Like You Mean It: Teaching the Audio Essay,” Bingham Digital Media Center