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Professor Yablon teaches American Studies at the University of Iowa. He was my direct teaching supervisor while I served as an instructor to a survey course in American Studies. He has witnessed my ability to work in a team, solve logistical problems, and make qualitative contributions to various projects (papers and exams, lessons).
Professor Marra teaches in Theatre Arts and American Studies at the University of Iowa, and the recipient of numerous awards for her scholarship. She was my thesis supervisor while I worked on my Master's degree, so she is familiar with my work ethic and research abilities.
comics, serialized television, philosophy
To help spread information in publishing, research, or communication fields.
UE Local 896-COGS April 2009-May 2008
·Served as Press and Publicity Chair for COGS (Council of Graduate Students), the graduate student labor union at the University of Iowa
·Designed, edited, and distributed ~800 copies of monthly newsletter, COGNITION
·Maintained and updated the COGS website with upcoming events and news on grievances, contract negotiations, and arbitration
·Prepared flyers, email alerts, and press releases
·Contacted TV, radio, and newsprint press about upcoming COGS events
Staff Writer and Associate Editor, The Declaration December 2004-January 2003
·The Declaration is a weekly newsmagazine at the University of Virginia with a circulation of 5,000
·Wrote over a dozen pieces of creative nonfiction and record reviews
·Edited individual pieces and wrote weekly features during production
HELPLINE, Madison House Dec. 2003-August 2001
·HELPLINE is a 24-hour phone hotline serving Albemarle Co., Virginia
·Logged over 150 hours
·Trained in suicide prevention
·Brown College Governance May 2005-August 2004
Brown College is an endowed residence at the University of Virginia with its own programs and student-elected governance board.
Comp0sed and led a short course, “Reading, Viewing, & Listening to Los Angeles”
·Programmed cookouts and dances as Social Chair
·Garnered a “Spirit of the Hill” award by fellow Brown College Residents for general contributions to community life