I taught two sections of Freshman Composition I in the Fall and will teach two sections of Freshman Composition II in the Spring. I was listed as the head instructor for the course and was in charge leading class instruction and discussion as well as creating a syllabus and assignments according to the first-year writing program's policies.
English Department Graduate Assistantship
Aug 2013 - May 2013
Graduate Council Fellowship
Aug 2012 - May 2013
Outstanding Graduating Senior
Pi Delta Phi
Apr 2012 - Present
Phi Betta Kappa
Apr 2011 - Present
Sigma Tau Delta
Apr 2010 - Present
Presidential National Merit Scholarship
Aug 2008 - May 2012
Hillwood: Life in a Sawmill Camp
This article provides a look at what daily life would have been like for the workers and their families in this Alabama sawmill camp that operated during the Great Depression. It is a departmental piece for the Alabama Heritage Magazine, a quarterly history magazine affiliated with the University of Alabama system and the Alabama Department of History and Archives.
This article provides a brief history of the 18th-century chess-playing automatan and discusses its popularity both then and now. It was written for The 18th-Century Common, an academic website dedicated to the long 18th century. The site, which is funded in part by an NEH grant, is co-edited by Jessica Richard, associate professor of English and Wake Forest University, and Andrew Burkett, assistant professor of English at Union College.
This article discusses the role of pleasure gardens in 18th-century England. It was also written for The 18th-Century Common.