TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Low-Residency Faculty
    • Wilkes University (Wilkes-Barre, PA)
      • Courses: Drafting MA Project in Nonfiction • Genre & Context in Nonfiction • Writing Creative Nonfiction
  • Assistant Teaching Professor
    • Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)
      • Courses: Writing and Researching through Illness and Health • Critical Research & Writing: Medical Humanities • Critical Research & Writing: Popular Science • Writing Culture: Introduction to Creative Nonfiction • Practices of Academic Writing
  • TESOL Intern
    • Athens City School District
  • Adjunct Faculty in English Composition
    • Roosevelt University (Chicago, IL)
  • Part Time Lecturer
    • City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College

EDUCATION

  • Ohio University. Athens, OH. PhD, English.
    • Graduate Certificate in TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language).
    • Examination fields: Rhetoric & Composition; History & Criticism of the Essay.
  • Columbia College Chicago. MFA, Nonfiction.
  • Columbia College Chicago. BA, Interdisciplinary Arts: Fiction Writing & Film.
  • Heartland Community College. Normal, IL. AA, Psychology.

ADDITIONAL RESEARCH & TEACHING INTERESTS

  • Creative Writing Studies
  • English as a Foreign/Second Language (EFL/ESL)
  • Trauma-Informed Educational Practice (TIEP)
  • Health/Medical Humanities