Education and communication professional. Enjoys helping learners reach their potential. Assessment and analysis skills evidenced in strong written and interpersonal interactions. Engaged by challenging conversations in the pursuit of improving collaboration and performance.


Writing Center Faculty, Western Governors University, remote
2017 – present
• Provide one-to-one writing instruction via live phone and recorded sessions
• Conduct one-to-many live webinars supporting competency in professional communication
• Develop multimodal learning resource content and delivery methods

Adjunct Faculty, Degree Program, Colorado Heights University, Denver, CO
2015 – 2017
• Taught undergraduate courses in business writing, English composition, and research writing
• Worked with a predominately international student population
• Designed and updated curriculum to meet revised institutional learning objectives

Assistant Director, Department of Rhetoric & Writing, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
2010 – 2013
• Designed and conducted training seminar for new writing instructors
• Observed and mentored instructors in their first year of teaching
• Mediated academic dishonesty reports between instructors, students, and administration

Staff Member, Digital Writing and Research Lab, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
2009 – 2011
• Developed digital writing instruction resources
• Created and published content for visual rhetoric blog
• Assisted students with computers and maintained computer lab

Assistant Instructor, Department of Rhetoric & Writing, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
2008 – 2013
• Taught undergraduate courses in rhetoric and writing (traditional and computer classrooms)
• Designed course syllabuses, learning activities, and assignments; assessed student progress
• Conducted and presented research on writing instruction


Ph.D. in English (Rhetoric & Writing), University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, May 2014
M.A. in English (Rhetoric & Writing), Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, May 2006
B.A. in English, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, May 2003


Content Management Systems (Drupal, Panopto, and WordPress), editing, Learning Management Systems (Blackboard, Moodle, and Populi), interpersonal and organizational communication, Microsoft Office suite, public speaking, program assessment, research and analysis, self-directed organization and time management, social media, teaching, multimodal instruction, and writing