CV (highlights)

Teaching Experience

2017 – Present – Writing Lab Coordinator, Mineral Area College, Park Hills, MO

  • Courses teaching: Basic Writing I, Basic Writing II, Use of Library Resources, and Writing a Research Paper

2017 – Present – Adjunct English Faculty, Mineral Area College, Park Hills, MO

  • Courses teaching: Composition II (face-to-face) and Composition II (online)

2016 – Adjunct English Faculty, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO

  • Courses taught: Composition I

2016 – ESL Teacher, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO

  • Courses taught: ESL Grammar 2 and ESL Writing 5

2014 – 2016 – Graduate Teacher Assistantship, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO

  • Courses taught: Composition I and Rhetoric and Critical Thinking

Education

2014 – 2016 – Master of Arts: Professional Writing, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO

2012 – 2014 – Bachelor of Arts in English: Writing, Minor: Communications, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO

2010 – 2012 – Associate of Arts in English Composition, Mineral Area College, Park Hills, MO

Certificates

2016 – 2017Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (150 hour TESOL), Teach English Now! Arizona State University.

2016 – Faculty Online Certification Course, Mineral Area College.

Tutoring Experience

2014 – 2015Graduate Assistant Writing Lab Tutor, Center of Writing Excellence, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO

Presentations

Conference Presentations

“The Writing Lab Safe House: Support and Sympathy through Mentor Posturing,” Academic work presented at “International Writing Center Association Conference,” Chicago, Illinois, November 2017.

“Explorative Settings: Teaching Outside the Classroom,” Academic work presented at Arizona State University’s “Teach English Now! Conference,” in Tempe, Arizona, July 2017.

“Travel Memoir: Redefining Florida,” Creative work presented at Southeast Missouri State University’s “Radical Writes: Midwest Graduate Students’ Conference,” in Cape Girardeau, April 2016.

“Native American Winnebago Trickster Tales vs. Wieland’s Carwin,” Critical work presented at Weber University’s “The National Undergraduate Literature Conference” (NULC) in Ogden, Utah, Spring 2014.

Poetry Presentation

“Bear Hug #18.” Presented at the Southeast graduate student reading, Cup N’ Cork, Cape Girardeau, MO, Spring 2016.

Short Story Presentations

“Drop Everything and Go.” Master’s Thesis presented at the Southeast faculty reading, Cup N’ Cork, Cape Girardeau, MO, Fall 2015.

“Lambrusco, You Say?” Presented at the Southeast graduate reading, Cup N’ Cork, Cape Girardeau, MO, Spring 2015.

“Bruce Says.” Presented at the Southeast graduate reading, Cup N’ Cork, Cape Girardeau, MO, Spring 2015.

“The Whooping of a Lifetime.” Presented at the Southeast undergraduate Journey  reading, Cape Girardeau, MO, Fall 2014.

“The Best Way Out is Through.” Presented at the Southeast undergraduate Journey  reading, Cape Girardeau, MO, Spring 2014.


Academic Awards and Relevant Experience

2017– Present – Member, Missouri Community College Association.

2017 – Present – Member, TESOL International Association.

2017 – Present – Member, International Writing Centers Association.

2016 – Moderator. “Radical Writes: Midwest Graduate Students Conference.”

2015 – 2016 – Advisor, Running Club, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO. 

2015 – 2016 – Graduate President, Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society.

2015 – 2016 – Secretary, Community of Southeast English Educators (CSEE).

2014 – 2015 – Advisor, Chinese Student Learning Association, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO.

2014 – Moderator. “Faulkner & Hurston Conference.”

2014 – Undergraduate Vice President, Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society. 

2014 – Dorothy & Wendel Nilsen Scholarship for the Masters in Professional Writing, Southeast Missouri State University.

2013 – Publishing Intern, University Press, Southeast Missouri State University – Cape Girardeau, MO