Work History

Higher Education Consultant & Workshop Facilitator

StoryCenter, 2007-present. For the past four years, I’ve been acting as a Higher Ed Consultant for StoryCenter to inform overall organizational strategies toward higher education clients. I help collaborate with colleges and universities to develop comprehensive approaches to applying digital storytelling principles to diverse learning initiatives. I contribute experience as professor, scholar, and digital storyteller.…

Copywriter, Editor, Media Producer

Freelance, 1997-present. I have a reliable history of providing my clients with excellent copywriting, polished video production, and a variety of website development and content management skills. My current and former clients include: Juno4Me, Chicago (web development, copywriting, photography, videography and editing) 2018–present Ames Hawkins (videography) 2015 Federal Defenders Program, Chicago (videography and editing) 2014…

Assistant Professor of Teaching

Columbia College Chicago, 2013-2018. I was hired by Columbia College primarily to assist in redesigning their First-Year Writing program to more effectively respond to 21stcentury literacies. We transitioned away from a traditional writing model based on alphabetic written texts to a more contemporary one incorporating emerging digital genres, new writing technologies, and social media contexts.…

Graduate Teaching Fellow & Administration

University of Louisville, 2007-2012. As a doctoral graduate student and adjust instructor in the Rhetoric and Composition program at the University of Louisville, I taught undergraduate writing courses including: First Year Composition, Business and Professional Writing, Introduction to Literature for Non-Majors, and British Literature. I also co-edited an award-winning scholarly collection, published five articles and/or…

Senior Instructor & Digital Media Specialist

The Ohio State University Institute on Digital Media and Composition (DMAC), Summers 2008-2013. For six consecutive summers, I facilitated university/college faculty and graduate students from all over the United States. The Institute focused primarily on helping professors and scholars to incorporate digital media tools and concepts into their own classrooms and scholarly publications. The Institute’s…