EXPERIENCE:

  •  Instructor, Writing & Rhetoric and Fiction Workshops at Columbia (2008-11)
  •  Story Workshop® Director, Chicago Public Schools (Spring 2010)
  •  Instructor, English Composition and Technical Writing at UMKC (2004-08)

        -Graduate Teaching Assistant (2004-06)

 

COURSES TAUGHT:

 Columbia College Chicago

  •  Fiction Writing Workshop: Tutoring (Fall 09, Spring 10, Summer 10, F10, F11)
  •  Writing & Rhetoric II: Ethnographic Inquiry (F08, SP09, F09, SP10, F10)

 

University of Missouri-Kansas City

  •  English 110: Introduction to Academic Prose (F04, F05)     

       -created and designed

  •  English 225: Intermediate Academic Prose (SP05, SP06)

       -created and designed

  •  English 225: Medical Humanities—Intermediate Academic Prose (F07)

       -created and designed

  •  Computer Science 304WI: Ethics & Professionalism, Grader (F07, SP08)

       -This course investigated societal and ethical obligations of computer science, IT, and                        electrical/computer engineering practice. Topics included ethical obligations of professional practice, electronic privacy, intellectual property, and whistle-blowing. 

  •  ECE 402WI: Electrical Engineering Senior Design I & Lab (F07)

       -I taught the technical writing portion of this course while the instructor of record taught the engineering portion. I designed and evaluated writing assignments and essays as well as lectured.

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:

  •  Synthesizing Process- & Product-Oriented Creative Writing Pedagogies

       -Works in Progress: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

              University of Cincinnati (June 1, 2012)

 

RECOGNITION:

  •  Columbia’s Excellence in Teaching Award, Nomination (2010)