Curriculum Vitae

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
Doctoral Candidate in English – Literary Nonfiction Writing, expected May 2023.
• Coursework: Technique and Forms of Literary Nonfiction, Graduate Nonfiction Workshop, Critical Writing and Publishing, Theories in Composing, Teaching Creative Writing
English Department 2020 Writing Contest, 1st place in Literary Nonfiction

Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
Master’s with Distinction in Creative Nonfiction Writing, May 2019.
Recipient of the Department of English Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Bachelor’s in English, May 2015.
Graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude, with honors in Interdisciplinary Studies

“Teaching Creative Writing in Times of Crisis: A Student-Centered Response,” Creative Writing Studies Conference: Creative Writing as Care, 2021

“Useful Tech Tools for English Courses,” University of Cincinnati, 2020

Ohio University Graduate Colloquium, Invited Speaker, 2019

Featured Reader for March 2017 Installment, Writer’s Block Expo (Las Vegas, NV) 2017

“Make Your Own Zine,” UNM Young Writers’ Conference, 2015

Warrior Writers: Veteran Artists, Creative Writing Workshop Facilitator, 2021-present
UC English Graduate Organization, 3rd and 4th Year Community Organizer, 2021-present
Brevity: A Journal of Concise Literary Nonfiction, Assistant Editor, 2017-present
“Moon Tunnel,” Graduate Reading Series Coordinator, Ohio University, 2018-2019
Veterans Town Hall Event, Organizer, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2017
Blue Mesa Review, Undergraduate Reader, University of New Mexico, 2015
Stony Brook University Heights, Rooftop Micro-Farm Volunteer, Port Jefferson, NY, 2013 Central New Mexico Writer’s Group, Founding Member, 2010 – 2011 

Introduction to Creative Nonfiction
Intermediate Composition: (Human) Nature Writing and Media, 3 sections
English Composition 1001: Issues in Education, 2 sections
Writing And Rhetoric: Education and the 21st Century, 3 sections
Writing And Rhetoric: Cultural Competencies
Women And Writing: Feminist Science Fiction, Apprenticeship with Dr. Edmond Chang
Advanced Creative Nonfiction Writing Workshop, Apprenticeship with Dr. Eric Lemay
Humanities In Society and Culture: Writing the Earth, Teaching Apprenticeship with Associate Dean of the UNM Honors College, Dr. Ursula Shepherd, Carnegie U.S. Professor of the Year award-winner

Content Editor and Freelance Copyeditor, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2020-present
Content editor for local fiction and nonfiction writers working on long-form projects and manuscripts. Dissertation copyeditor for students at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
Undergraduate Creative Writing Liaison, Graduate Assistantship, Ohio University, 2018-2019.
Collaborated with the Director of Creative Writing and the Director of Undergraduate Studies on various initiatives aimed at creating community within undergraduate creative writing cohort. Planned special events, advertised and recruited for CW courses, and relayed information via media channels.
Graduate Student Advisor, Sphere Magazine, Graduate Assistantship, Ohio University, 2018-2019.
Advised undergraduate editors and staff as needed on production and fundraising for Sphere, Ohio University’s undergraduate literary magazine
Freelance Technical Writer; Consultant and Operations Manager, Sloan-Garcia MD, Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, New Mexico, 2018. 
Assisted prominent endocrinologist with transfer of brick-and-mortar medical practice to a micropractice model (fee-for-service and direct primary care hybrid)
Executive Assistant, The Center for Women’s Surgery, New Mexico, 2007-2016
Personal and research assistant to nationally published surgeon in the field of minimally invasive gynecological surgical procedures
Taos Summer Writers’ Conference Intern, Taos, New Mexico, 2015
Organized round-table discussions for conference presenters and helped with general conference management. Developed website content and performed search-engine optimization. Promoted Rananim classes and the conference. Researched funding opportunities for the conference
Student Manager of The Online Writing Program, Center for Academic Program Support, 2015
Trained embedded online instructional teaching assistants, vetted online learning platforms, communicated between English Dept. and CAPS, and managed the online writing lab

Over 300 Hours Training In: Nonviolent communication tactics; Emotional intelligence awareness and cultivation; Negotiation and consensus building; Teambuilding; Group development, facilitation, and debriefing, both large and small group; Knowledge management and learning organization training and experience; Event management; Responsibility and integrity development; Leadership and power dynamics training