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Skills

Proficiency with all programs in Microsoft Office
Proficiency with social media
PC, Mac, and Google Apps capability
Extensive writing skills
Extensive research skills, including familiarity with major databases
Strong editing background with regard to both substance and style
Language proficiency in Spanish, French, and Latin

Work History

Sep 2013Jun 2015

Teaching Assistant

University of California, San Diego
  • Warren Writing Program (Spring Quarter 2015)
  • Warren Writing Program (Winter Quarter 2015)
  • Warren Writing Program (Fall Quarter 2014)
  • Biomedical Ethics (Spring Quarter 2014)
  • Ethics and Society II (Winter Quarter 2014)
  • Ethics and Society I (Fall Quarter 2013)

Duties include running discussion sections for each class, teaching essentials of academic writing with regard to both substance and style, assisting writing progress, editing rough drafts, grading with feedback, meeting regularly with students to discuss issues regarding class and assignments, and assessing grading data for tendencies and trends

Jun 2011May 2013

Academic Research Assistant

University of Houston

Duties include assisting research, locating books and online articles for patrons, scheduling use of materials and space, dealing with library-related issues, fixing printer jams, and assisting patrons with programs such as Microsoft Office

20 hours/week during academic year, 40 hours/week during summer

Education

Sep 2013Present

PhD (expected completion 2019 if continued; on leave of absence)

University of California, San Diego

Philosophy -17th century, particularly Spinoza; history of metaphysics;  modal logic; history of ethics

Aug 2010May 2013

MA

University of Houston

Philosophy

Aug 2006May 2010

BA

St. Olaf College

Philosophy

Awards

Buntrock Scholarship (St. Olaf College 2006-2010)