The University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia MO
Doctoral Coursework, 2006-2011

Ohio University, Athens, OH
Master of Arts in English, June 2001

The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
Graduate Coursework, 1996-1997

Knox College, Galesburg, IL
Bachelor of Arts in English, October 1997


Full Sail University, Orlando, FL
Associate Course Director, Jan. 2013—Present
o Teach online sections of multimodal and repeater (developmental) composition

William Rainey Harper College, Palatine, IL
Adjunct Instructor, Aug. 2012—Dec. 2012
o Taught one section of first-year composition

Missouri Valley College, Marshall, MO
Adjunct Instructor, Aug. 2011–May, 2012
o Taught sections of developmental writing and first-year composition

The University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Aug. 2006—May 2011
o Taught sections of composition, introductory and intermediate fiction writing, American literature, and introduction to film, Washington, D.C.
Lead E-structor, Dec. 2001—Aug. 2006; Oct. 2009-May 2012
o Tutored college and high school students via PC
o Read and responded to student papers submitted electronically to SMARTHINKING’s essay queue
o Worked one-on-one with students via SMARTHINKING’s virtual chalkboard.
o Drafted writing and handbook chapters for Web site
o Trained new E-structors

Columbia College, Columbia, MO
Adjunct Instructor, Jan. 2010—May 2010
o Taught one section of ENG 112, English Composition II

Ohio University, Athens, OH
Part-time Instructor, Sept. 2001—June 2002
o Taught several sections of first-year composition, writing about literature, and technical/business writing

Teaching Associate, Sept. 1999—June 2001
o Taught several sections of composition and technical/business writing

The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
Teaching Assistant, Aug. 1996—May 1997
o Taught two sections of first-year composition


Supplemental Education Services (SES)
Freelance Writer, Summer 2003
o Created grammar modules and exercises (Comma Usage, Comma Splices, and Run-on Sentences)

Clifford School, Guangzhou, China
Elementary School Teacher, Summer 1999
o Taught beginning English to third grade Asian students
o Wrote and administered end-of-summer final exam


Mahan Fiction Award, 1st place, 2010. Debra Monroe, judge

Creative Writing Fellow, The University of Missouri-Columbia


Microsoft Office, Blackboard, HTML, Internet, experience with computer-aided instruction and online writing labs, PC and Mac systems


Available upon request


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