My work over the past 12 years in higher education has seen me shift from conducting English research to working primarily on digital literacy in higher education. You can find a PDF of my resume below.

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Director, Digital ACT Studio, UNC Greensboro

Greensboro, NC (Aug. 2017 – Present)

  • Direct the Digital ACT Studio (one of the Multiliteracy Centers at UNCG along with the SpeakingCenter and the Writing Center) where members of the UNCG community can consult with trained staff on digital media and design projects (85% of UNCG employment).
  • Train faculty from all departments upon request regarding the integration of digital components intotheir research and teaching, both in 1:1 and in group settings.
  • Provide workshops on a variety of digital literacy topics from podcasting to effective slide deck presentations to data visualization, totaling 228 workshops from Fall 2017 to Fall 2020.
  • Lead consistent, marked growth in service usage as consultation services have increased over 400% in three years (from 243 consultees in 2016-2017 under previous director to 1,008 in 2019-2020).
  • Ensure high quality of service as 97.1% of consultees found services helpful (2019-2020).
  • Oversee graduate and undergrad employees and ensure professional development through delegated projects aligned with students’ career goals.
  • Serve on three committees to guide university policy and ensure quality of teaching: the High Impact Practices Committee, the Writing Intensive Committee, and the Speaking Intensive Committee.

Academic Professional Faculty, Department of English, UNC Greensboro

Greensboro, NC (Aug. 2017 – Present)

  • Teach one course—ENG 391: Applied Digital Literacies—each semester, which focuses on digital literacy through creating rhetorically effective podcasts, videos, and websites (15% of UNCG employment).
  • Implement open-source, Apple, and Adobe products into pedagogy.
  • Instruct students how to consult and collaborate with others on digital media and design projects.


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Ph.D., English (May 2016)

M.A., English (Dec. 2009)

University of Maryland, College Park

B.A., English (May 2006)

B.A., Anthropology (May 2006)

Technical Skills

  • MacOS, Windows, and Linux (Debian-based distributions)
  • Web (HTML5, CSS3, PHP, JavaScript, WCAG Standards)
  • Content Management Systems (WordPress, Drupal, Omeka, Scalar)
  • Audio Editing and Podcasting (Audacity, GarageBand, Audition)
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition)
  • Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Outlook)
  • LaTeX (Overleaf, Texmaker)
  • Learning Management Systems (Canvas, Moodle, Sakai)
  • Digital Publishing (EPUB, Kindle, Pressbooks)
  • Digital Video Production (MILC/DSLR Cameras, Multi-point Lighting, Sound Design, Editing)