Master of Arts, Written Communication
Eastern Michigan University, 2013

Bachelor of Science, Geography (Cum Laude)
Eastern Michigan University, 2003

Associate in Arts, Writing (Magna Cum Laude)
Lansing Community College, 2007

Academic and Relevant Professional Employment

Lecturer, English Department
Wayne State University, 2013-present

Adjunct Lecturer, Department of English Language and Literature
Eastern Michigan University, 2013

Graduate Assistant, Department of English Language and Literature
First-Year Writing Instructor
Writing Center Consultant
Eastern Michigan University, 2011-2013

Adjunct Faculty, Center for Transitional Learning and English Department
Lansing Community College, 2009-2013

Writing Center Advisor
Lansing Community College, 2007-2010

Program Director, Beyond Akeela,
Program to guide older teens on the autism spectrum into college and life beyond high school
Camp Akeela, Thetford Center, Vt., Summer, 2013-2014

Writer and Reporter
City Pulse Newspaper, Lansing, Mich., 2008 – 2012

Editor and Writer,, 2007-2009

Editor and Writer
Spartan Nation Magazine and Website, 2009-2010

Courses Taught

Wayne State University
ENG1010 – “Basic Writing”
ENG3050 – “Technical Writing I: Reports”

Eastern Michigan University
ENGL121 – “Composition II: Researching the Public Experience”
ENGL120 – “Composition I: Writing the College Experience”

Lansing Community College
WRIT119 – “Writing Skills Review”
WRIT110 – “Confidence in Writing”
WRIT100 – “Writing Laboratory”
WRTR103 – “Writing Practice III”
READ100 – “Reading Laboratory”
SDEV135 – “Tools for College Success”

Conference Presentations


“Bricks to Bytes: Risks, Rewards, and Issues in Transitioning Composition Programs and Courses Online,” March 2015
With Thomas Trimble and Clay Walker
Conference on College Composition and Communication, Tampa, Fl.

“What’s My School of Thought? Tracing Intellectual Networks from Dissertation to Publication in Present Tense Journal,” March 2014
Conference on College Composition and Communication, Indianapolis, In.

“Regionalism, Heterotopoi, and Circumferences: Rethinking Distance Reading,” June 2013
With Jana Rosinski (Eastern Michigan University)
Computers and Writing Conference, Frostburg, Md.

[Accepted, not presented] “Beyond the Plug: Exploring Hypertext through the Tetrad,” June 2013
14th Annual Convention of the Media Ecology Association, Grand Rapids, Mich.

“A Bibliometric Study of Present Tense,” March, 2013
Poster presentation with Jana Rosinski (Eastern Michigan University)
Eastern Michigan University Graduate Research Fair, Ypsilanti, Mich.

“Clocking Composition: Exploring Chronography with Timeline JS,” October 2012
With Derek Mueller (Eastern Michigan University) and Jana Rosinski (Eastern Michigan University)
WIDE EMU Conference, East Lansing, Mich.

“Composition’s Objects: Taking Stock Through Tiny Ontology,” October 2012
With Jana Rosinski (Eastern Michigan University)
WIDE EMU Conference, East Lansing, Mich.

“Writing Myself into Rhetoric: Taking Stock Through Intellectual Autobiography,” October 2012
With Phillip Arrington (Eastern Michigan University), Renuka Gusain (Wayne State University), and
Beth Sabo (Eastern Michigan University)
Michigan College English Association Conference, Grand Rapids, Mich.

“Thinking Mechanically in the Developmental Classroom,” August 2011
Capital City Writing Institute, Lansing, Mich.

“How Being a Writing Center Tutor Helped Me To Get a Great Job,” April, 2008
East Coast Writing Center Association Conference, Columbus, Ohio

Other Professional Activities

Composition Executive Committee
English Department, Wayne State University, 2013-present

Curriculum Committee
English Department, Wayne State University, 2013-present

Basic Writing Curriculum Development Committee
Wayne State University, 2013-present

Technical Editor, EM—Journal
Eastern Michigan University, 2012-present

Faculty Observer
Wayne State University, 2013

Sweetland Digital Rhetoric Collaborative Contributor
University of Michigan, 2012

Peer Writing Consultant Mentor
Eastern Michigan University, 2012-2013

Teaching Circle Co-coordinator
Eastern Michigan University, 2011-2013

Optatio Reading Group Co-oordinator
Eastern Michigan University, 2012-2013

Written Communication Reading Series Co-coordinator
Eastern Michigan University, 2012-2013


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