Curriculum Vitae

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Education

SEPTEMBER 2014 - AUGUST 2019 (PROJECTED)

University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario - PhD English Literature

  • Dissertation Supervisors: Dr. Bryce Traister and Dr. Allan Pero

  • Topic: Witchcraft, Gender,  and Time in American Literature

SEPTEMBER 2011 - AUGUST 2012

University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario - MA American Studies

SEPTEMBER 2006 - MAY  2011

University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario - BA English Language and Literature

Teaching Experience

AUGUST 2015-PRESENT

CultureWorks ESL School, London, Ontario - English for Academic Purposes Instructor

  • Writing and grammar instructor for English as a second language undergraduate and Master’s students

  • Responsibilities include grading, teaching, and lesson-planning

SEPTEMBER 2017-JUNE 2018

Aix-Marseille University, Aix-En-Provence, France - Writing Instructor

  • Writing instructor for English as a second language undergraduate and Master’s students

  • Responsibilities included grading, teaching, lesson-planning, and creating exams

SEPTEMBER 2015-MAY 2016

University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario - Teaching Assistant: French 1010

  • French language instructor to 18 students totalling 3 hours a week

  • Supervisor: Dr. Paul Venesoen

SEPTEMBER 2014-MAY 2015

University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario - Teaching Assistant: English 2033E

  • Tutorial leader to 50 students for Children’s Literature (totalling 3 hours a week)

  • Responsibilities included grading, leading tutorials

  • Supervisor: Dr. Gabrielle Ceraldi

NOVEMBER  2012-FEBRUARY 2014

Ecole Emilie-Tremblay, Whitehorse, Yukon - Substitute Teacher

  • Bilingual teacher to students from Kindergarten to Grade 12

SEPTEMBER 2011-MAY 2012

University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario - Teaching Assistant: English 3554E

  • Teaching Assistant for 19th Century British Literature

  • Responsibilities included grading and giving two lectures

  • Supervisor: Dr. Matthew Rowlinson

Research Assistant Experience

MAY 2016-AUGUST 2017

University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario - Editor, Bilingual Research Assistant

  • Supervisor: Dr. Richard Moll

  • Topic: Medieval studies, Middle English

MAY 2015-AUGUST 2017

University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario - Research Assistant

  • Supervisor: Dr. Miranda Green-Barteet

  • Topic: American women’s literature of the 19th century

MAY 2012-JULY 2012

University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario - Graphic Designer

  • Supervisor: Dr. Rob MacDougall

  • Topic: Tecumseh Lies Here ARG

Conference Papers

JUNE 3-6, 2016

University of Winchester, Winchester, England - Death, Art, and Anatomy Conference

  • Title: “‘To tell the todus theropon with tung were ful tere’: Transi Tombs, Toads, and Luxuria in Medieval Poetry.” 

JUNE 30-JULY 6, 2013

International Society for the Study of Time, Crete, Greece - Time and Trace

  • Title: “Nostalgic Misinterpretations of Masculinity and the Trace of the Hollywood Soldier”

OCTOBER 25-28, 2012

Canadian Association of American Studies, Toronto, Ontario - Geographies of Promise and Betrayal

  • Title: “Ecocriticism and the New Frontier”

SEPTEMBER 7-9, 2012

European Network for Avant-Garde and Modernism - Material Meanings

  • Title: “Masculinity and the War Memorial: Art as Enforcer”

MAY 27, 2011

International Society for the Study of Time, Caen, France - Time’s Excesses and Eccentricities

  • Title: “Eccentric Time and Masculinity in Michael Herr’s Dispatches”

Editing Experience

 

Editor-in-Chief

 

Assistant Editor

  • Offbeat Home & Life. March 2014-June 2015.

  • LEFT Magazine through the Western New Democrats club at The University of Western Ontario. September 2008-September 2009.

 

Peer Reviewer

 

 

Copyeditor

  • Copyeditor for the Offbeat Empire: niche lifestyle sites including Offbeat Bride, Offbeat Home & Life, and Offbeat Families. January 2011-June 2015.

  • Copyeditor for Huron’s Grapevine, Huron University College’s Student Magazine. September 2011-May 2012.

  • Copyeditor at Socialism and Freedom Magazine through the Ontario New Democratic Youth. September 2008-September 2009.

Languages

  • English: native

  • French: fluent