M.A. English, Rhetoric and Teaching Writing, CSU Stanislaus, May 2013
B.A. English, Gender Studies Minor, CSU Stanislaus, May 2011
Teaching and Research Interests
Creative Nonfiction, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Editing Literary Journals, Film Appreciation, Shakespeare, California Literature, Gender Studies, Communication, Argumentation
Selected Publications, Presentations, and Professional Activities
“Asynchronous Teaching the Times of Covid-19,” Merritt Writing Program, July 2020.
“Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Assessment Approaches: Considerations & Methods to Support and Measure Student Achievement,” 8th Annual UC Writing Program Conference, Roundtable Discussion Panelist, November 2018.
“Flash Playwriting,” UC Merced Fourth Annual Creative Writing Collaboratorium, Drama Workshop Leader, April 2018.
“The Ten Minute Play,” UC Merced Fourth Annual Creative Writing Collaboratorium, Drama Workshop Leader, April 2017.
“Carrying Sparks, Sharing a Flame: Using Poetry to Inspire Our Students and Ourselves,” Asilomar 65 The Language Arts Conference, Workshop Leader and Panelist, September 2016.
California Teachers Summit, CSU Stanislaus 2nd Annual Better Together: California Teachers Summit Team, Committee Member and Workshop Facilitator, July 2016.
“The Goldilocks Method: The ‘Just Right’ Method of Tackling Those Stacks of Ungraded Papers,” California English, September 2018, VOl 24, Issue 1, p9.
“Snails on the Classroom Racetrack,” California English, September 2014, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p6.