Curriculum Vitae


Wright State University; Dayton, OH; 2011-13

M. A. in English Composition and Rhetoric

The Ohio State University; Columbus, OH; 2003-2008

M. Ed. in Teaching and Learning
B. A. in English, Summa cum Laude

Teaching Experience

Wright State University, (graduate assistant) 2011-13

Academic Writing & Reading, first-year writing course, ENG 101/1100 (4 sections)
Taught analytical, summary, and evalautive writing; developed active learning activities to foster student engagement; employed writing process emphasizing prewriting and revision.
Writing Academic Discourse, first-year writing course, ENG 102
Taught critical research paper and attendant skills: finding and evaluating sources, research topic and thesis development, information reporting, argumentation strategies, MLA and APA citation techniques, and academic proposal writing.

Ohio Public Secondary Schools, (substitute teacher) 2008-2011

Long-term substitute assignments teaching English 9-12 and various elective courses, including journalism.

Research Interests

Modern rhetorical theory, particularly the work of Burke & Bakhtin; intersections of class, literacy, discourse, & family; rhetoric & culture of electronic discourse communities; practitioner-created knowledge (lore); graduate student professsionalization

Honors & Awards

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Wright State University, 2011-13
University Fellow, The Ohio State University, 2007-8

Works in Progress

  • “Rebuilding Producer-Fan Relationships: Identification, Appropriation, and Dialogism in Lego Digital Fan Culture.” (in-process).
  • “Writing Without Doing.” (submitted to Writing on the Edge).

Teaching Certification

  • Ohio Integrated Langauge Arts, 7-12 2-year teaching license

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