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As the Associate Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, I work primarily with Graduate Student Pedagogical Development, Part-Time Instructor Relations and the Critical Thinking through Writing Program.  I also run our annual Conference on Scholarly Teaching and coordinate our weekly faculty and graduate student pedagogy workshops.

Work experience

Sep 2014Present

Associate Director

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Associate Director, Responsible for Critical Thinking through Writing,  Graduate Student Pedagogical Development and PTI Relations

Sep 2011Sep 2014

Associate Director

Center for Instructional Innovation

Associate Director, Center for Instructional Responsible for Critical Thinking through Writing Fall 2011-Present

Sep 2008Sep 2014

Associate Director

Critical Thinking through Writing

Associate Director, Critical Thinking through Writing Initiative Teaching Experience



PHD Doctorate

Georgia State University

My area of focus is Eighteenth Century Women's Fiction



Georgia State University


Kennesaw State University


Professional work



Conferences and Publications “ Using Survey Monkey to gather Direct Assessment.” Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Commons Conference. Savannah, Georgia. March 2015

“ Innovative Teaching Practices: Incorporating Technology into Writing” European Association of Teachers of Academic Writing. Limerick Ireland. July 2011.

“ Critical Thinking through Writing: Transforming Writing Across the Curriculum at Georgia State University” Quinnipiac University Writing and Critical Thinking Conference. November 2010.

“ Moving from Freshman Writing to Writing in the Major” Freshman Experience Conference. February 2010. “ Writing Across the Curriculum and the Online Writing Environment” Conference on College Composition and Communication. March 2009.

“ From Writing to(Critical) Thinking and Back Again” Biannual Writing and Critical Thinking Conference. November 2008. “ Servant Criminalization of the Aristocracy in Charlotte Smith's The Old Manor House” Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association October 2008

“ The Servant Sexualized: Sexual Surrogacy in the 18th Century Gothic Novel.” South Atlantic Modern Language Association October 2005.

“ Reframing the Gothic Heroine: Eliza Fenwick's Secresy and the Sibylline Tradition” British Women Writers Conference March 27th, 2004.