Partial CV, 2019


Old Dominion University Norfolk, Virginia

  • MFA Poetry 2012

  • Committee/Panel: Dr. Luisa Igloria (advisor), Tim Seibles, Dr. Jennifer Fish

  • Graduate Certificate, Women’s Studies

Old Dominion University; Norfolk, Virginia

  • B.A English (Minor, Women’s Studies) 2008



  • Metro State University, 2017-current                                                                                  

    • Courses: English 1010 and 1020 (College Composition, Writing Arguments)

  •  Red Rocks Community College, 2017-current

    • Courses: English 121: English Composition, CCR 094: Studio for English 121, and English 122: Research Writing

  •  Front Range Community College, 2018-current

    • Courses: CCR092: College Reading and Writing and ENG 121

  • Santa Fe University of Art and Design, 2015-2017                                                  

    • Courses taught: CWRT 1061: Living Writers (Revision Workshop for Creative Writing Majors), CWRT 3916: The World Novel, and ENG 0500 and 0501 English Precursors to Writing Composition I and II (developmental college writing classes)

  • Central New Mexico Community College, 2015-2017                   

    • Courses taught: English 1101 (Writing and Composition) 

  • Santa Fe Community College, 2016

    • Courses taught: English 094 (College Reading and Writing)

  • Old Dominion University, 2011-2015

    • Courses taught and offered: ENG 110 (First-Year Composition), 211 (Argument and Research), 112 (Enjoying Literature), 114 (American Literature), English 352 (Poetry Workshop), FLET 101 (Foreign Literature in English Translation)

COMMUNITY CREATIVE WRITING INSTRUCTOR                                     

  •  The Muse Writing Center (2012-2015) Classes at this non-profit writing center are small-scale and intimate, with a focus on the creative writing workshop. Classes cater to a diverse body of learners in an environment that is non-academic, yet encouraging to the development of all writers. Ongoing volunteer for various community functions such as off-site writing meet-ups and fund raisers. Proposed and created the following courses: Introduction to Poetry; Meditation for Writers; The Body in Poetry; Writing the Wild, a workshop immersed in nature at Hoffler Creek Wildlife Foundation in Portsmouth, Virginia; Gay on The Page: Writing the LGBT Experience; Teen Writers Multi-Genre Workshops; How-To: Submit to Magazines and Literary Journals.

TEACHING ASSISTANT                                                                                        

  • Old Dominion University (2010) Assisted professor with a large online class of upper level literature and writing students; managed the online discussion board; graded essays/writing samples and provided individual feedback; observed conferences with students, and assisted the professor with planning/implementation of content.



  •  Writing and Learning Disability Tutor, Learning Pathways, Boulder CO 2018

  • Writing Tutor for Red Rocks Community College Writing Center, Denver CO 2018

  • Writing Tutor for Old Dominion University Writing Tutorial Services Virginia 2010-2011