Curriculum Vitae

Education      

Ph.D.              English Language and Literature, University of New Mexico (In Progress)
M.A.              English, Brigham YoungUniversity, 2014
B.S. English, Cum Laude, Utah ValleyUniversity, 2012

Teaching    

Instructor of Record, University of New Mexico (2018–Present)
English110: Accelerated Composition (2 face-to-face sections)
English 120: Composition 3 (2face-to-face sections)
Planned English 219: Technical Communication (Fall 2019)
Planned English 150: The Study of Literature (Spring 2019)

Instructor of Record, Utah Valley University (2014–Present)
English 1010: Introduction toWriting (7 face-to-face sections; 9 online sections)
English 2010: Intermediate Writing for the Humanities and Social Sciences (11face-to-face sections)
English 2020: Intermediate Writing for Science and Technology (1 face-to-face section)
English 2050: Editing (3 sections)

Instructor of Record, Salt Lake CommunityCollege (Jan 2016–Aug 2018)
English 1010: Introduction to Writing (4 face-to-face sections; 1 online section)
English 2010: Intermediate Writing for the Humanities and Social Sciences (4 face-to-face sections)
English 2100: Technical Writing (1 face-to-face section)

Instructor of Record,Brigham Young University (2012–2014)
Writing 150: Writing andRhetoric (6 face-to-face sections)                                                                                  

Conference Presentations

“Honoring the Writer: Engaging Classroom Techniques to Empower Student Writers.” University of New Mexico Core Writing Department’s Time for Teaching Conference. November 2nd, 2018.

“Discovering the ‘God Within’: The Experience and Manifestation of Emerson’s Evolving Philosophy of Intuition.” Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association 113th Annual Conference. November 6-8, 2015.

“Racism and the Stage: Discrimination and Violence in African-American Minstrelsy and Vaudeville Shows.” Utah Academy of Science Arts and Letters 2013 Annual Conference. April 12, 2013.

 “Seas, Shores, and Surfaces: ExploringAnti-colonialism through the Oceanic in Winesburg,Ohio.” Utah Academy of Science Arts and Letters 2013 Annual Conference. April 12, 2013.

Presentations

“Anne Bradstreet’s Personal and DevotionalPoems.” Brigham Young University Guest lecture. English 360: American Literature before 1800. March 14, 2013.

Awards

Arms Endowed Fund for American Literature Studies Recipient, University of NewMexico (2018)

Service

StudentAssistance Fund Committee Member, University of New Mexico (2018-Present)
Core Writing Committee Member, University of New Mexico(2018-Present)
Session Moderator, 2018 UNM McNair Scholars Research Conference (Oct. 4 & 5, 2018)
Presidential Intern, Utah Valley University (2011-2012)

Languages

Spanish (basic reading and conversation)

Professional Associations

American Literature Society