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Experienced administrator, instructor, trainer, and published author with eight years of in-person and online writing, communication, teaching, professional development, strategic planning, large-project management, and administrative experience in professional, academic, and STEM environments seeking a full-time position which draws upon my broad, varied skill set.



  • Teaching: literature, writing, multimodal composition, humanities, maker culture, digital pedagogy, adult learners, online and face to face

  • Communication: grant writing, social media specialist, multimedia presentations

  • Technology: Use and teach Adobe Suite, Office, InDesign, Audacity, LMS, and web design

  • Digital pedagogy and humanities

  • Programmatic assessment

  • Large project management

  • Employee supervision and mentoring

  • Policy research and reporting

  • Development and event-planning


ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE                                           

Middle Georgia State University

Academic Director, Summer Scholars Program                                                                                 2018 

  • Oversee the development and design of themed, inaugural program for incoming first year students

  • Coordinate weekly field trips to relevant local sites

  • Faculty liaison for other faculty teaching in the program

Georgia Institute of Technology

Assistant Director and Acting Associate Director, Writing and Communication Program         Fall 2015-present

  • Supervise, train, and mentor undergraduate student interns

  • Interview, hire, train, and mentor postdoctoral fellows

  • Design, implement, and assess curricular initiatives

  • Oversee the revision and assessment of custom textbook

  • Coordinate twice-annual department colloquy and other major events


Co-Facilitator, Faculty Learning Community, Giving and Receiving Feedback                             Fall 2016

  • Designed curriculum for faculty and staff members

  • Researched best practices for soliciting, interpreting, and responding to feedback

  • Co-taught biweekly group of twelve faculty and staff members

  • Co-created online tool to assist faculty and staff members with determining best methods of feedback



Being Ugly: Southern Women Writers and Social Rebellion, (Louisiana State University Press, Southern Literary Studies, Spring 2017)

“Using Social Media for Research and Collaboration.” Special Article for the Ivan Allen College Newsletter, February 2017.

“Fear/Vulnerability/Anger: Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman in the Era of #BlackLivesMatter” Revisiting Harper Lee: New Essays on To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman.” (Accepted for publication.)

“The Friendliest Bed in Town: Prostitution in Milledgeville.” Andalusia February Four, 2016.

“Let’s Talk About Plagiarism,” University of Venus: GenX Women in Higher Ed, Writing from Across the Globe, July 22, 2011.



Ph.D.   English Literature (Women’s & Gender Studies Minor), Louisiana State University                         2014

M.A.   English Literature, University of Tennessee-Knoxville                                                                            2010

B.A.    English Literature (Summa Cum Laude/Honors in English), University of Tennessee-Knoxville    2008


TEACHING EXPERIENCE                                                          


Middle Georgia State University                                                                                                    2017-present

Assistant Professor

English 1101 (First Year Composition)

English 1102 (First Year Composition)

English 2111 (World Literature)

English 2132 (Survey of American Literature, Part II)

Professional Writing 3160 (Introduction to Professional Communication)


Georgia Institute of Technology                                                                                                      2014-2017

Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow

English 1101 (Multimodal Composition): Maker Culture

Honors English 1102 (Multimodal Composition): Region Without Nostalgia

English 1102 (Multimodal Composition): The American Gothic; From Mockingbird to Watchman

Duke University Talent Identification Program (Grades 7-10, combined)                                2012-Present


  • Designed curricula in Shakespeare, writing, and YA studies

  • Taught intensive summer residential courses and online courses

  • Mentored teaching assistants and gifted students

Courses taught:

Introduction to Maker Culture (Weekend Intensive Seminar)

After the Apocalypse: Critical Studies in Film and Literature (E-Studies)
All the World's a Stage: Shakespeare in Performance (Summer Residential Program)
Writing with Power (Summer Residential Program)

Shakespearience: From the Page to the Stage (Summer Residential Program)


Louisiana State University                                                                                                               2010-2014

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Women’s & Gender Studies 2500: Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies
English 2025 (Introduction to Fiction): Southern Women Writers; The Many Souths
English 2001: Advanced Composition for Nursing Majors
English 2000: Second Year English Composition
English 1001: First Year English Composition


University of Tennessee-Knoxville                                                                                                  2008-2010

Graduate Teaching Assistant and Writing Center Tutor

English 101: First Year Composition
English 102 (First Year Composition): Inquiry into the American South

English 101 and 102: First Year Composition (Graduate Assistant)

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