University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado M.A., English Literature, May 2002
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York A.B., English Language and Literature, summa cum laude, May 1994
HONORS AT CORNELL UNIVERSITY: Phi Beta Kappa; elected 1994 Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society; elected 1993 Class of 1916 Chair Prize, Department of English: best honors thesis, 1994
LECTURER, California State University -- Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA 8/04 to 12/11 Instructor of record: English 483, Technical Visual Communication (100 students); English 482, Technical Writing; English 338, Science and Conscience (team taught with Physics Dept.); English 330, Writing in the Disciplines -- all upper division courses. “Maximus” award finalist for the best teacher on campus, 2006. Full-time
GRADUATE PART-TIME INSTRUCTOR, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 8/98 to 5/04 Instructor of record: Modern American Literature and Shakespeare for Non-Majors, both Upper Division courses -- two sections per semester (90 students). Designed and maintained an extensive, interactive course web site incorporating server side Perl CGI scripts, a searchable student record database, interactive worksheet and study guides, message board and Powerpoint® lecture material. Part-time.
GRADUATE ASSISTANT, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 8/96 to 7/98 Instructor of record: Freshman Composition, Advanced Expository Writing and Business/Technical Writing -- two sections per semester. Designed, developed and maintained the English Department's first web page and server hardware. Part-time.
ASSISTANT LECTURER, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 8/94 to 5/96 Instructor of record: Freshman Composition. Responsible for the design, teaching, evaluation and grading of one course each semester (40 students total). Regularly tutored international students and student athletes. Part-time.