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Ph.D., English Studies, August 2016, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
M.A., Visual Culture, Illinois State University
B.A., Anthropology, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
A.A., Graphic Design, Illinois Valley Community College

Current Areas of Specialization
Visual and Sensory Rhetorics
American Indian Studies
Feminist Science Studies
Environmental Rhetorics and Technical Communication

Selected Publications & Presentations (See page)

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor of Technical Communication and Rhetoric, Dept. of English, Texas Tech University
Postdoctoral Fellow August 2016 – May2018, Illinois State University
Graduate teaching assistant, Illinois State University, Fall 2009-2016
Website developer, Illinois State University Visual Culture Program, Spring 2011

Awards and Honors
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Teaching Award Recognition – English, Doctoral Level, Sole Instructor, 2014
Awarded Taimi Ranta Teaching Award for Doctoral Student, 2014
Awarded Diversity Initiative Scholarship for Teaching, 2014
Awarded Distinction in Specialization Comprehensive Examination, 2014
Maurice Scharton Graduate Scholarship Essay Winner, 2013
Anna Keaton Graduate Scholarship winner, Department of English, 2012, 2013
University Club Scholarship Winner, 2012
Ada Belle Clark Welsh Scholarship winner, Illinois State University Graduate School 2009 and 2011
Robert Small Writing Award for Writing in Art History, School of Art, 2010
Juried Art Show winner,  University Galleries, 2010

National Awards and Honors
Engineering Service Center, Portland, OR
National 2nd Place Winner – “Guinevere the Engineer” Children’s Book Illustrations, 2009
National Honorable Mention – “Engineers Make a Difference” poster contest, 2009


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