Everything

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Freelance Editor and Project Manager. Chicago, IL (present and ongoing)

Managing Editor, Pulitzer Arts Foundation. St. Louis, MO (2014–17)

Interim Web Editor, Pulitzer Arts Foundation. St. Louis, MO (2014)

Coordinator of Audience Development, Pulitzer Arts Foundation. St. Louis, MO (2013–14)

Writing Center Consultant, Saint Louis University. St. Louis, MO (2007, 2012–13)

Contributing EditorHumor in America (2011–12)

Editorial AssistantANQ: American Notes and Queries (2003–8)

Advertising Copywriter, Brighton Agency. St. Louis, MO (2001–3)

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Saint Louis University, Department of English        

– ENGL393: Special Topics in American Literature – The Graphic Novel (Spring 2011)

– ENGL365: Science Fiction (Spring 2007)

– ENGL270: Introduction to Film (Spring 2012)

– ENGL260: Introduction to Short Fiction (Summer 2011, Spring 2006)

– ENGL230: Introduction to the Novel (Fall 2013, Fall 2006)

– ENGL220: Introduction to Poetry (Spring 2010)

– ENGL202: Introduction to Literary Studies (Spring 2009, Spring 2005)

– ENGL190: Advanced Strategies of Rhetoric and Research (Fall 2004–Spring 2014; fifteen sections in total)

– ENGL150: The Process of Composition (Fall 2011, Fall 2012; four sections in total)

 

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

Lucien Fournier Award for Excellence in Teaching, Department of English, Saint Louis University (2013)

Dissertation, completed and defended with Distinction, Saint Louis University (2013)

Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, Saint Louis University (2010–11)

PhD Comprehensive Exams, completed with Distinction, Saint Louis University (2008)

Research Assistantship, Saint Louis University (2007–8)

MA Comprehensive Exams, completed with Distinction, Saint Louis University (2005)

Teaching Assistantship, Saint Louis University (2003–7)

 

 

LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE

Faculty Discussion Leader, Honors Student Association Book Club. Saint Louis University (Fall 2013) [Invited position, nominated by students]

Instructor, MCAT Test Preparation Course, Alpha Epsilon Delta, Saint Louis University’s Pre-Health Honor Society (2010-15) [Invited position, nominated by students]

Event Coordinator, Saint Louis University Humanities Forum (Fall 2009). Graduate Student Conference on the Philosophy of Giorgio Agamben

Vice President (2008–9) and Secretary (2007–8), English Graduate Organization of Saint Louis University

 

 

EDUCATION

PhD in English, Saint Louis University (2013)

– Dissertation: “Sign and Design: The Visual Languages of Contemporary Fiction” 

– Director: Devin Johnston

Participant, The School of Criticism and Theory, Cornell University (2006)

– Seminar: Black Intellectuals

– Professor: Brent Hayes Edwards

MA in English,  Saint Louis University (2005)

BA in Communication, Saint Louis University (2001, Summa cum laude)

 

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