PDF: Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D. (Media, Art, and Text) VCU, 2020 (expected)
M.A. in Teaching (English) Hollins University, 2017
Diploma (Business Administration) National College, 2012
M.A. in Liberal Studies (Humanities) Hollins University, 2011
B.A. (History and Music) Lynchburg College, 2009

Employment History
Teaching Assistant, HUMS 250: Reading Film, August 2015-Present, VCU
Language Arts Teacher, Grades 6-8, August 2014-August 2015, St. Columba School
Substitute ESL Instructor, August 2013-July 2014, American National University (ANU)
Substitute Teacher, ESL Aide, February 2014-May 2014
Director, English Language Institute, January 2013-June 2013, ANU
ESL Program Director, October 2012-January 2013, ANU
ESL and English Writing Tutor, September 2012-October 2012, ANU
Training Program Coordinator, February 2012-October 2012
Communications Specialist, December 2011-February 2012
Retail Sales Associate, September 2010-December 2010, Gap, Inc.
Connection Leader, July 2006-January 2007, Lynchburg College

Professional Development
Leadership Roanoke Valley Graduate, September 2013-June 2014

Internship Experience
Teaching Intern, Grade 6 Language Arts, January 2014-February 2014, Andrew Lewis Middle School

Volunteer Experience
Reading Tutor, February 2014-May 2014, St. John’s Episcopal Church
Curatorial Assistant, December 2012-February 2013

Online Publications
“A Mythic Remembrance of My Grandfather.” The Roanoke Times. 15 June 2014. Web. <>.

“Book Review: ‘The Birthing House’ by Christopher Ransom.” 6 Sept. 2010. Web. 20 Nov. 2014. <>. [this website has moved or disappeared]

“Eorzea Shines Through: The Art of Final Fantasy XIV.” 16 Dec. 2015. Web. 14 March 2016. <>.

Conference Presentation/Poster
“Screen Empire: Perpetual Economies of Power and Information in Tactical Games.” Post-Screen-isms: Visual Culture and Contemporary Art, Southeastern College Art Conference, 20 Oct. 2017, Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke, VA. Conference presentation.

“The Moods, Impressions, and Reminiscences of Zdenĕk Fibich.” The National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy, July 2009, Chicago, Illinois. Poster presentation.

“An Invitation.” Crux, Vol. 8, 2010.
“On Whistler’s Nocturne.” Ardent!, Vol. 7:1, 2012.
“On Whistler’s Nocturne in Black and Gold, the Falling Rocket (1875).” Ardent!, Vol. 6:2, 2011.
“Nocturne in Four Parts.” Crux, Vol. 8, 2010.
“Nocturne in Four Parts.” The Prism, 2008. Print.
“Nocturne in Three Parts.” Ardent!, Vol. 5:1, 2010.