CV

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EDUCATION

Ph.D. in English, Certificate in Women’s and Gender Studies, Certificate in American Studies, The Graduate Center, CUNY, Expected 2019.
M.Phil. in English, The Graduate Center, CUNY, September 2016.
M.A. in Liberal Studies, American Studies, The Graduate Center, CUNY, February 2011.
B.A. in English and Creative Writing, The George Washington University (GWU), May 2009.

FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS

2017-19     Futures Initiative Fellow, The Graduate Center
2017-19     HASTAC Scholar, The Graduate Center
2017-18     New Media Lab Fellow, The Graduate Center
2017-18     Provost’s Digital Innovation Implementation Grant, The Graduate Center
2017-18     Doctoral Student Research Grant, The Graduate Center
2017-18     Research Assistant for Professor Cathy Davidson, The Graduate Center
2016-17     Provost’s Digital Innovation Start-up Grant, The Graduate Center
2016-17     The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society Research Grant
2013-17     Graduate Center Fellow (GCF), The Graduate Center
2013-14     Research Assistant for Professor David Reynolds, The Graduate Center

ADMINISTRATIVE ROLES AND LEADERSHIP

2017-18     Executive Committee, Ph.D. Program in English, The Graduate Center
2017-18     Website Developer and Editor, Margaret Fuller Society
2017-18     Co-Editor, Conversations, Margaret Fuller Society Newsletter
2017-18     Co-Chair, Ecocriticism Public Working Group, Center for the Humanities
2017            Committee on Lectures, Hunter College
2016-17     Website Developer, English Student Association Conference Committee
2015-17     Co-Founder, “Better to Speak,” an advocacy group for women adjuncts
2015-17     Librarian, English Student Association
2015-16     Recruitment Committee, Ph.D. Program in English, The Graduate Center
2014-16     Peer Mentor, English Student Association
2014-15     Organizer, 19th-Century American Reading Group, The Graduate Center
2014-15     Job Professionalization Committee, English Student Association
2007-08     Campus Director, Learning Enterprises, The George Washington University

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Hunter College (2014-2017)
Adv. Topics in 19th Cent Lit: Gender in the American Renaissance (FA 2017, FA 2015)
Women, Gender, and U.S. Literature (SU 2017)
English 220: Intro to Writing about Literature (SP 2017, SP 2016, SP 2015, FA 2014)
Survey of American Literature: Origins to the Civil War (FA 2016, FA 2015)

New Jersey City University (2016)
English Composition 101 (FA 2016)

Tallahassee Community College (2011-2013)
Argument and Persuasion (SP 2012)
College Composition (FA 2012, FA 2011)

University of Virginia (2009)
Teaching Assistant, University of Virginia Young Writers Workshop, VA (SU 2009)

Learning Enterprises (2007)
ESL Teacher, Learning Enterprises, Villa Lourdes, Panama (SU 2007)

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

2018 | “Thoreau’s Sonic Territories and the Epistemology of Climate Change,” C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists, Albuquerque, NM [Panel]

2018 | “The Trouble with Gender for Margaret Fuller,” Modern Language Association, New York, NY [Margaret Fuller Society Panel]

2018 | “Thoreau’s Democratization of Music from Singing Crickets to Dreaming Frogs,” Modern Language Association, New York, NY [Special Session Panel]

2017 | “Creaturely Entanglement: Songs from a Younger Earth in Thoreau’s Walden,” Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts, Tempe, AZ [Panel]

2017 | “Birdsong and Henry David Thoreau’s Sonic Self,” National Sawdust, Brooklyn, NY [Invited Lecture]

2017 | “Emerson’s Thoreauvian Ear and the Music of the Spheres,” Thoreau Society Annual Gathering, Concord, MA [Emerson Society Panel]

2017 | “Margaret Fuller’s Early Feminist Pragmatic Method,” American Literature Association, Boston, MA [Margaret Fuller Society Panel]

2017 | “Teaching Consent in the Composition Classroom using Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew,” Northeast MLA, Baltimore, MD [Roundtable]

2017 | “For the Love of Shame: Teaching Puritan New England with The Game of Thrones,” Northeast MLA, Baltimore, MD [Seminar]

2016 | “Margaret Fuller and Kate Chopin’s Vibrational Epistemology,” English Program Friday Forum, The Graduate Center [Panel]

2016 | “Counting Long Scales of Time: American Transcendentalism and Creative Attunement to Our Nonhuman Environment,” Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts, Atlanta, GA [Panel]

2016 | “The Dark Side of ‘Terrestrial Music’ in Henry David Thoreau’s Walden,” ICR: International Conference on Romanticism, Colorado Springs, CO [Panel]

2016 | “The Dark Side of Imagination,” Ecocriticism Seminar Series, The Graduate Center,[Seminar]

2016 | “Reading Silent Music in Emerson and Thoreau: Finding the Sonic Self in the American Wilderness,” Northeast MLA, Hartford, CT [Panel]

2016 | “Soundscapes in the Nonhuman Environment,” Ecocriticism Seminar Series, The Graduate Center [Lecture]

2015 | “The ‘Mute Music’ in Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Nature,” Naturally Emerson, University of Lisbon [Panel]

2015 Moderator, “Thinking at the Limits of the Image,” English Student Association Conference, The Graduate Center [Panel]

2014 “Women and Entrenched Memory: The Womb and the Trench in WWI Literature,” WWI Conference, United States Military Academy, West Point [Panel]

2010 “Speaking from One and Many Voices: Harriet Jacobs’ A Slave Girl Performance,” (Re)making (Re)presentation, The Graduate Center [Panel]

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