Curriculum Vitae

Education

Ball State University

08/2013–04/2015 (expected)
Muncie, IN
M.A. in Creative Writing

Eastern Michigan University

09/2010–04/2013
Ypsilanti, MI
B.A. in Creative Writing, Magna Cum Laude
B.A. in Psychology, Magna Cum Laude

Teaching Experience

Teaching Intern

08/2013–Present
Ball State University, Muncie, IN
English 103: Writing and Rhetoric
Assisted in Mary Clark-Flynn’s ENG 103 course; taught one unit; worked with students during conferences and office hours.

Professional Experience

Writing Center Tutor

08/2013–Present
Ball State University, Muncie, IN
Worked with students to develop and revise papers; provided supplementary help with grammar, formatting, and citation; assisted in maintaining online presence.

Web Assistant for Dr. Elisabeth Däumer

09/2012–07/2013
murielrukeyser.emuenglish.org
Formatted and published poetry and scholarly works; annotated poems; wrote critical/contextual pieces; solicited essays; worked with scholars, students, bloggers, and copyright holders; managed HTML/CSS/SEO and social media; organized Centenary Symposium.

Research Assistant for Doctoral Candidate Mel Whalen

11/2012–02/2013
Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
Worked closely with researcher; transcribed and coded interviews.

Editor, Eastown Fiction

11/2011–06/2012
eastownfiction.com
Read and evaluate submissions; proofread stories for publication; communicate with authors; format and publish pieces to website.

Service Learning Tutor

Fall 2008
Kalamazoo Public Schools, Kalamazoo, MI
Offered drop-in tutoring sessions, all subjects, grades K–12.

Professional Services

Member, Graduate School Advisory Board

Fall 2013
Ball State University, Muncie, IN
Attended meetings; assisted in fundraising.

Conference Participation and Attendance

Practical Criticism Midwest

2/2014 (forthcoming)
Ball State University, Muncie, IN
“An Experimental View” (Refereed.)

First Friday Series

10/2013
Ball State University, Muncie, IN
“Portfolios in FYC: Forms, Functions, and Considerations” (By invitation.)
Presentation Handout

Undergraduate Symposium

03/2013
Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
Confidentiality” (Refereed.)

Muriel Rukeyser Centenary Symposium

03/2013
Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
Assisted in conference publicity; constructed conference website; presented on a panel. (By invitation.)

Association of Writers and Writing Programs

03/2013
Boston, MA
Attended panels, readings, and book fair.

The Conference on College Composition and Communication

03/2012
St. Louis, MO
Attended panels.

Association of Writers and Writing Programs

02/2012
Chicago, IL
Attended panels, readings, and book fair.

Publications and Awards

“Rest in Peace”

(forthcoming)
The Broken Plate

Regent’s Scholarship

Winter and Fall 2011, Winter and Fall 2012
Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

“Warrior Princess: Reflections on Disorder”

2009
The Smoking Poet

“The Artist at Peace”

2008
The Interlochen Review

Virginia B. Ball Writing Contest

2007
Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen, MI
Runner-up

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