Master of Science, Educational Psychology, Purdue University Global, 2022
Sequential Artists Workshop, Gainesville, FL, 2020
Master of Fine Arts, Creative Writing, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2015
Master of Fine Arts, Visual Arts (concentration in painting), Washington State University, 2012 Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art (concentration in Printmaking), double major in Geology, Whitman College, 2010
FloriFauna, Waldo Road Studios, Gainesville, FL, 2020
Anolis Symposium VII, Fairchild Botanical Gardens, Coral Gables, FL, 2018
Artist-in-Residence Exhibition, Monroe Station, Big Cypress National Preserve, Ochopee, FL, 2017
Tananascape, The Wood Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2015
Electron Drawings, The Writing Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2015
Up Shop, The Design Collaborative, Spokane, WA, 2012
Death Masks, Grande Ronde Cellars, Spokane, WA, 2012
Landmarking, Gallery Two, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 2011
La Palouse, CUB Gallery, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 2010
StudioSix, Waldo Road Studios, Gainesville, FL, 2019
Unearthed, The Wood Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2014
Ologies/ Ographies (permanent collection), Columbia Basin College, Pasco, WA, 2013
From the Hive, Spokane Central Library, Spokane Public Libraries, Spokane, WA, 2022
Cold-Blooded Creations, National Reptile Breeders Expo, Ocean Center, Daytona Beach, FL, 2016
Muralist Invitational, River City Brewing, Spokane, WA, 2014
MFA Thesis Show, Washington State University Museum of Art, Pullman, WA, 2012
Territory, Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, Spokane, WA, 2012
Mineral Paintings, GAS Gallery, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, 2012
Terrain, Music City Building, Spokane, WA, 2012
Senior Thesis Show, Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, 2009
Nothing Loess, Brasserie Four, Walla Walla, WA, 2009
Lilac City (Mural), Cedar Street Overpass, Spokane, WA, 2014
A Bird’s-eye of a Badland, Antipodes, American Association of Australasian Literary Studies, Forthcoming
Lawmaking--and Breaking--in Verse, Antipodes, American Association of Australasian Literary Studies, 2017
Growing Up in Murky Water, Antipodes, American Association of Australasian Literary Studies, 2016
Over-Ripe, Clarity, U. Alaska Press, 2015
Student Support & Instructional Experience
Graduate Program Specialist, Hacherl Research & Writing Studio, Western Washington U., 2022-Present
Supports agency, inquiry, and collaboration across graduate departments through co-curricular experiences; manages a graduate assistantship with Western Libraries.
Academic Support Center Tutor, Purdue University Global, 2020-2022
Supported adult learners through both synchronous and asynchronous writing consultations.
Site Manager, GEAR UP, Washington State University Early Outreach, 2020
Managed a federal grant supporting first-generation-to college students and English Language Learners at a middle school with a LatinX majority.
Senior Instructional Specialist in Art and English, TRIO & Santa Fe College (FL), 2018-Present
Provides remote instruction in reading, writing, and studio art for an Upward Bound program serving first-generation, dual-enrolled college students in a predominantly Black community; supports students through advising, college readiness, tutoring, test preparation, work study opportunities, student government, field trips, and workshops.
Writing Lab Tutor, Santa Fe College, 2018-Present
Provides both synchronous and asynchronous virtual support for student writers across Santa Fe College’s seven open enrollment locations.
English Instructor, Daytona State College, 2015-18
Taught in-person and online sections of English Composition, Writing with Research, and developmental English Studios.
Writing Specialist, Daytona State College, University of Central Florida Writing Center, 2015-18
Worked one-on-one with a diverse range of student communicators; supported faculty projects and publications; developed and ran writing workshops for college departments and community initiatives; hired, trained, and supervised a team of peer tutors across multiple center locations; provided both synchronous and asynchronous writing support to students, faculty, and alumni.
Test Writer, Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation, University of Kansas, 2015-17
Developed fiction and nonfiction passages for nationally-administered standardized exams.
Rural Student Services & Writing Center Tutor, TRIO & University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2013-15
Supported indigenous Yup’ik, Inupiaq, and Athabaskan students in their transitions to college life and communication; worked one-on-one with undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty on writing projects.
English Instructor, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2012-15
Developed curriculum for world literature courses and taught sections of English composition; facilitated courses and workshops in film.
Foundations & Painting Instructor, Washington State University, 2010-12
Taught 2D Foundations and both beginning and intermediate painting courses.
Awards, Fellowships, & Residencies
Artist-in-Residence, The Hive, Spokane Public Libraries, 2022
Artist-in-Residence, U.S. National Park Service, Big Cypress National Preserve, 2017
Professional Development Opportunity Awards, Daytona State College, 2016
Academic Excellence Symposium Award, Daytona State College, 2016
Best Literary Journal Design, Newpages, 2014
Spokane Arts Commission Grant, Public Works, Spokane, WA, 2014
Collaborative Arts Grant , University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2014
George McDaniel Writing Fellowship, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2013
Siler Graduate Fellowship in Art, Washington State University, 2010
Perry Award for Art, Whitman College, 2009
William O. Douglas Merit Scholarship, Whitman College, 2005-09 Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship, Olympia, WA, 2005-09
National Merit Scholar, NMSC, Evanston, IL 2005-09
Conferences & Research
Presenter, International Writing Center Association Annual Conference, Denver, CO, 2016
Presented research and resources on useful overlaps in written and visual composition, introducing “A Painter’s Guide to Better Writing.”
Workshopper, International Writing Center Association Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, 2015
Represented Daytona State/ University of Central Florida Writing Centers in the delivery of research
and collaborative initiatives in resource development.
Panelist & Juror, CINE Golden Eagle Film Awards, Alaska Museum, Fairbanks, AK, 2015
Juried selections with other professionals at the northern hub for documentary filmmaking.
Presenter, Pacific Rim Conference on Literature & Rhetoric, Anchorage, AK, 2013
Presented “The Evolution of Text: Navigating the Transformations of English.”
Coaching, Mentoring & Volunteering
Track & Field Coach, Bradford County High School, Starke, FL, 2020 Florida Standards Assessment STEM Support, Bradford County School District, Starke, FL, 2020 FarmShare Food Distribution, Lake Butler, FL, 2019 Student Athlete Mentoring Program, Daytona State College, Daytona Beach, FL, 2017-18 Passport to the Arts Workshopper, Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, Spokane WA, 2012
Unity in the Community Booth Manager, Spokane, WA, 2011 Biology & Geology Instructor, Mobius Kids Science Museum, Spokane, WA, 2009-11
Certifications & Trainings
College Reading & Learning Association Certified Tutor, Santa Fe College, Gainesville, FL, 2020 120-hour Advanced TEFL Certificate, Premier TEFL, Int. English Language Testing Systems, 2020
Hurricane Mitigation, FEMA, 2020
Incident Command Systems, FEMA, 2020
National Incident Management System, FEMA, 2020
CPR/ AED/ First-Aid (ECC, ILCOR, AHA & OSHA compliant), National CPR Foundation, 2020
Brightspace Learning Management (D2L) 101 & 102, Daytona State College, Daytona Beach, FL, 2017-18
Teaching English Composition (ENGL685), University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2012-15
Mentored Teaching in English (ENGL681), University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2012-15
Other Professional Skills
Developed logos, designs, promotions and branding materials for a range of cultural and academic programs
Administrative/ Managerial/ Directorial
Coordinated cultural events and spaces; collected data and presented research; hired, trained, and supervised teams of peer tutors across multiple locations; served as Interim Writing Center Director
Field Work & Data Collection
Experienced in geomorphology and volcanology field techniques; interested in animal behavior, particularly Anolis lizard and Nerodia water snake ecology
Brightspace, Brainfuse, Canvas, Cranium Cafe, Google Apps, Office365, Outlook, Adobe Creative Suite, storyboarding software (Celtx, Final Draft), and tablet softwares
Fluency in French