Education and Work Experience

EDUCATION

University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Hourse Toward a Ph.D. in English Literature
Most Recent GPA: 3.90

University of North Texas, August 2009
Master of Arts in English Literature
Thesis: “The Sacred and The Profane: Nin, Barnes, and The Aesthetics of Amorality”
GPA: 3.707

University of North Texas, May 2006
Bachelor of Arts in English Literature
Minor: French
GPA: 3.262
Major GPA: 3.72

EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE

Social Media Manager/Writer
3/2016-Present
Writing and editing online content (blogs, articles, webpages) and posting to social media for a variety of company clients. Managing other writers’ content. Communicating with clients.

Bid/Proposal Writer
9/2015-Present
Writing and editing bids and proposal on behalf of VSA, its affiliates, and parent company.

Independent Writer
7/2015-
Writing blogs and copy for website, working in WordPress

Independent Writer
6/2015-
Writing blogs and online content for SEO clients.

Independent Copy Writer and Editor
4/2015-
Writing and editing copy and online content for company clients.

Independent Copy Editor
2/2015 – 8/2015
Editing Reviews for content, grammar, etc.

Independent Editor
4/2013 –
Manuscript assessment, content editing, and line editing.

PUBLICATIONS

Curious, If True: The Fantastic in Literature Collection, Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

A Café In Space: The Anaïs Nin Literary Journal, Sky Blue Press.

ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT

English Adjunct Instructor

Spring 2015: English Composition II; ENGL 1302
Business and Technical Writing; ENGL 2311
Fall 2014: English Composition I; ENGL 1301
English Composition II; ENGL 1302
American Literature II; ENGL 2328
Spring 2014: English Composition I; ENGL 1301
English Composition II; ENGL 1302
Fall 2013: English Composition I; ENGL 1301
English Composition II; ENGL 1302
Winter 2013: English Composition I; ENGL 1301
Spring 2014: English Composition I; ENGL 1301
English Composition II; ENGL 1302

English Adjunct Instructor

Fall 2013: English Composition I; ENGL 1301
English Composition II; ENGL 1302
Spring 2014: English Composition I; ENGL 1301
English Composition II; ENGL 1302

Graduate Student Instructor

Fall 2011: English Composition II, Research and Writing about Culture; ENGL 102
Spring 2012: English Composition II, Research and Writing about Culture; ENGL 102
Fall 2012: English Composition I; ENGL 101
Early American Literature; ENGL 205
Spring 2013: English Composition II, Research and Writing about Culture; ENGL 102

English Adjunct Instructor

Fall 2009: English Composition I; ENGL 1301
American Literature 1865 to Present; ENGL 2328
Spring 2010: English Composition I and II; ENGL 1301 and 1302
Also taught Summer of 2010

English Adjunct Instructor

Fall 2009: English Composition I; ENGL 1301
Spring 2010: English Composition I and II; ENGL 1301 and 1302
World Literature to 1650, The Western Canon; ENGL 2332
Also taught Summer of 2010

Teaching Assistant/Academic Assistant

Spring 2009: ENGL 2210; World Literature
ENGL 2220; World Literature
Fall 2008: ENGL 4430; Shakespeare
ENGL 2220; World Literature 1620 to Present

ADMINISTRATIVE/CUSTOMER SERVICE EXPERIENCE

Addison, TX
6/2014 – 3/2015
Administrative Assistant and Office Manager
All duties required by CEO and Team:
Scheduling/organizing/summarizing meetings
Interoffice communication/memos
Answering/transferring phone calls/e-mail
Event planning
Accounting/spreadsheets
Writing/Editing memos/contracts/articles/press releases
Research
Job posts/applications
Website updates
Occasional communication with business partners/clients
Occasional blog posts
Basic office maintenance, orders, and errands.

Lafayette, LA
Spring Semester 2011
Women’s Studies Assistant
Assisting Professor with all duties
Research
Teaching Material Preparation
Scheduling

Acadiana Mall Lafayette, LA
05/11-08/11
Cashier
Sales
Customer Assistance
Stocking, Restocking

Denton, TX
02/08 – 05/09
Student Assistant
Monitor both check-in/out desk and reserves desk
General customer service and support
Checking materials in and out
Repairing damaged materials

Grapevine, TX
Customer Service Representative
04/07 – 12/07
Extensive customer service by phone and in person
Processing phone and in-store orders
Financing
Operating phone and pager systems
Setting delivery dates

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

SCMLA Conference. San Antonio, Texas, November 7-10, 2012.

Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language and Culture. Lafayette, Louisiana, March 29-31, 2012.

The LSU English Graduate Student Association’s Annual Mardi Gras Conference. Baton Rouge, Louisiana, February 16-17, 2012.

The Louisiana Studies Conference. Natchitoches, Louisiana, September 23-24, 2011.

The Fantastic in Literature Conference. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, March 10-12, 2011.

Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language and Culture. Lafayette, Louisiana, March 5-7, 2009.

Critical Voices Conference, Graduate Students in English Association. Denton, Texas, March 28 – 29, 2008.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Proficient in Microsoft Windows and Office (Word, Excel, etc.), with a working knowledge of Adobe Apps. Familiar with Moodle and Blackboard. Experience with Google Apps, Quickbooks, WordPress, Base CRM. Basic HTML use. Significant experience in writing, editing, proofreading, and communications. Extensive organizational skills. Proficient in the French language. Experience abroad in France, Italy, and England.

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