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Curriculum Vitae

Teaching
Experience

  • Associate Professor, University of Maryland, July 2018 – Present  

Writing 394: Advanced Business Writing. An online, project-based course practicing the applications of business writing. Class culminates in a formal report that incorporates research and support for proposed solutions to real-life issues.  

  • Adjunct Professor, St. Lawrence Univ., Spring 2019 – Spring 2020 

ND 255: Upper-level undergraduate course where students effectively analyze and interpret real world business problems, accompanied by a series of speakers and case analysis. Course concludes with a Case Study Competition judged by alumni and local business professionals. 

  • Adjunct Professor, SUNY Canton & SUNY Potsdam, Fall 2016 – Spring 2019 

English 101: Composition and the Spoken Word. Developed curriculum that emphasized writing research papers and the presentation as well as documentation of research.  

Business 301: Principles of Management. Taught an online course that builds upon pre-requisites within the program, engaging students in decision making and management philosophy.  

  • Adjunct Professor, Camden County College, Fall 2012 

Professor of Writing and Composition at the Camden campus. Focused on essay structure, organization, academic grammar as well as students’ personal development. 

  • Writing Assistant, Rutgers-Camden Learning Center, Fall 2011-Fall 2012 

Assisted students one-on-one throughout the writing process in developing and organizing ideas, finding focus in a draft, and writing drafts/revising. College Learning and Reading Association Certified.  

  • Creative Writing Instructor, R.C. Molina Elementary, Spring 2012 

Taught creative writing to fourth and fifth graders in Camden, NJ as part of a course on teaching in urban schools. Focused mostly on poetry, “translating” art and other assignments appropriate for young ESL learners.  

  • Faculty Liaison, University of Washington, September 2010-June 2011 

Tutored and assisted in the Swahili 100-level courses. Worked specifically with students who had learning disabilities and students on academic probation. 

  • Content Tutor, Student Athlete Academic Services, Univ. of Washington, March 2010-June 2011 

Tutored students in all levels of Writing, English literature, and the Classics.  

  • Private Tutor, Seattle WA, Sept 2007-June 2009 

Worked one-on-one with troubled and disabled high school students. Covered multiple content areas and prepared the students for college applications. All students tutored were admitted to a four year university.  

Education

May 2021

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt | Citec Business Solutions

May 2015

MBA | Clarkson University

Entrepreneurship & New Venture Management

May 2013

MFA | Rutgers 

Writing

June 2009

BA | University of Washington

English, NCAA Div.I XC/T&F Athlete

Awards, Conferences & Certifications

  • Featured Artist: St. Lawrence County Arts National Poetry Month, April 2023. 

  • AWP Conference, Attendee, March 2023. 

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt, Citec Business Solutions, May 2021. 

  • AAUW Emerging Leader Award, April 2018.  

  • Winner- Historical Writing Contest, NY State, April 2016 & 2017.  

  • English Language Tutor and ESL Tutor Certification, Literacy of Northern NY, Spring 2013. 

  • Research Grant: Designing the Chapbook, Rutgers University, Spring 2013. 

  • Writecon Graduate Student Scholarship, Writer's Conference at Indiana Univ., June 2012.  

  • Graduate Travel Scholarship, Juniper Summer Institute at University of Massachusetts, June 2012.  

  • Dean's Scholarship, Rutgers University, 2011-2012. 

  • CLRA Tutor Training Certification, Completed May 2012. 

  • Student Choice, Tutor of the Year Award, UW, June 2011.  

  • Dean’s List, University of Washington, September 2007-June 2009.  

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