TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Low-Residency Faculty
    • Wilkes University (Wilkes-Barre, PA)
      • Courses: Final Project/Nonfiction Thesis • Drafting MA Project in Nonfiction • Genre & Context in Nonfiction • Writing Creative Nonfiction
  • Assistant Teaching Professor
    • Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)
      • Courses: Studies in Creative Nonfiction • Writing through Health, Wellness, and Illness • Writing Culture: Introduction to Creative Nonfiction • Critical Research & Writing • 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, Rhetoric & Composition.
    • 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.

TEACHING & RESEARCH INTERESTS

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