Full CV (PDF)

Current Employment:

Library Assistant/Archivist, Learning Commons, Friends Academy (August 2015-Present)

  • Instruct students how to research effectively and evaluate information.
  • Collaborate with faculty and administration to teach digital citizenship across the curriculum.
  • Collect qualitative and quantitative data to direct change by analyzing trends in students’ research processes, learning outcomes, utilization of library resources, and effectiveness of pedagogical methods.
  • Educate the community about school history and Quaker mission through tours, presentations, class projects, performances, and displays.
  • Lead an ongoing digitization project of archival items to achieve sustainability and accessibility goals.

Past Positions:

Writing Instructor, Seton Hall University (July 2013-June 2015)

  • Enabled students to succeed professionally.
  • Instituted standards as departmental board member for performance improvements.
  • Helped generate data set for a literacy study through encoding initiative on students’ close reading abilities.

Writing Tutor, The College of Saint Rose (July-August 2013)

  • Assisted writing development of incoming freshmen enrolled in HEOP/AOE.

English Teacher, Hunan Provincial Education Association for International Exchange (July-August 2011)

  • Taught English and US History courses.
  • Guided students to success on the General English Proficiency Test.

Writing Fellow, Le Moyne College (January 2011-December 2012)

  • Aided students’ writing development.

Education:

Master of Library Science, Queens College, In-Progress
Concentrations: Archives, Human-Computer Interaction, Metadata, Digital Humanities

Master of Arts in English and Literature, Seton Hall University, 2015.
Concentrations: 19th-Century British Literature, Jane Austen, British Romanticism, Victorian science
Thesis: “Refiguring George MacDonald: Science and the Realist Novel”

Bachelor of Arts in English, Le Moyne College, 2012.
Concentrations: Philosophy, Theology, Irish Literature

Presentations and Workshops:

  • “Digital Literacy: Fake News, Data Privacy, and Social Media in the Classroom,” Teaching and Learning Conference 2018, Friends Academy
  • “Gender Performativity and the Shortcomings of Gender Identities in Troilus and Cresida,” Conference on Women and Gender 2014, Seton Hall University
  • “Alice’s Adventures in Letterland,” New Jersey College English Association 2014, Seton Hall University

Expertise:

  • Writing
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Web Development
  • UI/UX Design
  • Multimedia Design

Technical Skills:

  • XML/XSLT
  • HTML/CSS
  • RDA/EAD/EAC-CPF/MARC/MARCXML/MODS
  • PHP