Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in English, Chapman University, 2013
  • Master of Arts in English, University of Louisville, 2015
  • Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition, University of Louisville, 2019 (expected)

Dissertation

Title: The Emergent Matter of Archives: A Rhetorical Investigation of the (Queer) Formation of the Williams-Nichols Archive

Committee: Dr. Karen Kopelson (Chair), Dr. Mary P. Sheridan, Dr. Fran McDonald, Dr. Jacqueline Rhodes

Research

Peer-Reviewed Publications (Single Author)

  • “The World Outside the (Web)Text.” Making Future Matters, edited by Rick Wysocki and Mary P. Sheridan, Computers and Composition Digital Press/Utah State University Press, 2018.
  • “‘There is already something wrong’: Toward a Rhetorical Framework for Aging.” Present Tense: A Journal of Rhetoric in Society, vol. 6, no. 2, 2016.

Peer-Reviewed Publications (Collaborative)

  • “Introduction.” Making Future Matters, edited by Rick Wysocki and Mary P. Sheridan, Computers and Composition Digital Press/Utah State University Press, 2018. (Coauthored with Mary P. Sheridan)
  • “On Multimodal Composing.” Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology and Pedagogy, vol. 21, no. 2, 2016. (Coauthored with Sara P. Alvarez, Michael Baumann, Michelle Day, Khirsten L. Echols, Layne M. P. Gordon, Ashanka Kumari, Laura Matravers, Jessica Newman, Amy McCleese Nichols, Caitlin E. Ray, Jon Udelson, and Dànielle Nicole DeVoss)

Conference Presentations

  • “Queer Curatorial Rhetoric: An LGBTQ Archive in the Making.” Rhetoric Society of America Conference (2018)
  • “‘Make is the Clean Word’: Counter-stories from a Hackerspace.” Conference on College Composition and Communication (2017)
  • “Shirking the Ballot Box: Refusing to Vote as a Rhetorical Act.” Rhetoric Society of America Conference (2016)
  • “Making Connections: The Makerspace as a Site of Multiliteracies.” Computers and Writing (2016)
  • “Makerspaces and Graduate Education.” Thomas R. Watson Conference (2016)
  • “Border, Language, Space: Theorizing Assignments for Negotiating Agency.” Thomas R. Watson Conference (2014)
  • “Modernity/Coloniality and the Spanish Civil War.” The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture (2014)
  • “Toward an Action Research Pedagogy.” The Language, Literacy, and Culture Conference (2014)

Teaching

Courses Taught

  • Business Writing (4 Sections)
  • Scientific and Technical Writing (1 Section)
  • Introduction to College Composition (2 Sections)
  • Intermediate College Composition (1 Section)
  • American Literature from 1865 to Present (1 Section)

Invited Lectures

  • “Theory Matters,” in Dr. Mary P. Sheridan’s course “Theories that Matter” (2018)
    • An invited lecture on “New Materialism”

Service

Editorial and Research Positions

  • Co-editor (with Mary P. Sheridan) of Making Future Matters, published by Computers and Composition Digital Press / Utah State University Press (2018) http://ccdigitalpress.org/makingfuturematters
  • Associate Editor at Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy (2016-Present)
    • Work with HTML, CSS, and Javascript files to assess and support authors’ submissions
    • Improve and maintain accessibility across webtext submissions
    • Copyedit and check citational practices
    • Collaborate with Kairos staff as webtexts move through the various stages of editing
  • Research Assistant to Dr. Mary P. Sheridan (2016-17)
    • Organized and led workshops on digital pedagogy and scholarship
    • Proctored a digital production-oriented computer lab and assisted to students and faculty in digital pedagogy and composition
    • Collected various research materials for Dr. Mary P. Sheridan
  • Website/Design Editor for The Miracle Monocle (Issue 8, 2016)
    • Prepared poetry and short prose for web publication using HTML/CSS and Plone
  • Editorial Assistant at the Henry James Review (2014-15)
    • Corresponded with authors
    • Read submissions and assessed their suitability for publication
    • Carried out multiple stages of print-based copyediting for accepted pieces using standard copyediting marks
    • Checked and ensured the accuracy of final proofs from John Hopkins University Press

Departmental Service

  • Writing Center Consultant for the Dissertation Writing Retreat (May 2018 / May 2017)
    • Consulted with doctoral students across disciplines during an intensive, week-long writing retreat
  • Chair of University of Louisville’s Rhetoric Society of America Student Chapter
  • Ph.D. – Faculty Representative for the University of Louisville English Department (2017-2018)
  • Peer Mentor for Incoming Ph.D. Student (2017-2018)
  • English Department Representative to the Graduate Network of Arts and Sciences (2016-2017)
  • English Department Digital Media Coordinator (2016-17)
  • Peer Mentor for Incoming MA Student (2016-2017 / 2014-2015)
  • Twitter Coordinator for the Thomas R. Watson Conference (2016)
  • Coordinator for Symposium on “Paleofuturism” (2014)
  • Writing Center Consultant (2013-2014)

Book Reviews and Disciplinary Blog Posts

Learning Communities and Workshops

  • Organizer of WPA-Go Webinar on Professional Writing (2018)
  • Panelist for workshop on “Business, Science, and Technical Writing Pedagogy” (2018)
  • Panelist for workshop on “Building Successful Dissertation Committees” (2017)
  • Organizer of a workshop on “Justifying Digital Pedagogy” (2017)
  • Organizer of a workshop on “Doing Digital Research” (2017)
  • Faculty Learning Community on Active Learning Pedagogies and Spaces (2016-2017)
  • Organizer of a workshop on Infographics (2016)
  • Organizer of a workshop on Podcasting (2016)

Professional Memberships and Skills

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Rhetoric Society of America
  • Member of the National Council of Teachers of English

Markup, Programming Languages, and Web Development Frameworks

  • HTML/CSS/SCSS/Bootstrap
  • Jekyll
  • Liquid
  • Markdown
  • Javascript/jQuery
  • Ruby
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Git

Design

  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop