CURRICULUM VITAE
UPDATED JULY 2022
PUBLICATIONS

2021-ongoing. Program coordinator, TKELT (electrical engineering) program/Division for Language and Communication. Chalmers University of Technology.

2021-ongoing. Program coordinator, TIDAL (data engineering) program/Division for Language and Communication. Chalmers University of Technology.

2020-ongoing. Department of Communication and Learning in Science representative, Computer Science & Electrical Engineering joint program council.

2019-20. Facilitator, Two2Tango (online pedagogical training for English medium instructors within a consortium of European universities). Administered through Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (Royal Institute of Technology). Stockholm, Sweden.

2011-15. Associate director, Lowcountry Writing Project. Charleston, South Carolina.

2014. Member, Math/English Task Force (to review South Carolina state K-12 math and English curricula standards). South Carolina Department of Education.

2014-15. Director, MA in Teaching program, English Department, The Citadel.

2014-15. Member, Professional Education Board. The Citadel.

2013‑15. Director, Fine Arts internship program. The Citadel.

2013‑15. Academic advisor, junior class (third-year) English majors. The Citadel.

2013, 2012. Tutor training workshop conductor, Academic Support Center. The Citadel.

2011‑15. Director, English department internship program. The Citadel.

2012. Member, ad-hoc adjunct instructor evaluation committee. The Citadel.

2003‑05, 2008. Program coordinator, Writing Program. University of Southern California.

2001-02. Course coordinator, Writing Program. University of Southern California.

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

  • Postdoctoral Fellow (2022-ongoing), Center for Teaching and Learning. Colby College. Waterville, Maine.

  • Senior Lecturer in Language and Literature (2019-2022), Division for Language and Communication, Department for Communication and Learning in Science. Chalmers University of Technology. Göteborg, Sweden. 

  • Lecturer (2016-19), Division for Language and Communication, Department for Communication and Learning in Science. Chalmers University of Technology. Göteborg, Sweden.

  • Associate Professor (2015-16), English Department, School of Humanities and Social Sciences. The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina. Charleston, South Carolina.

  • Assistant Professor (2009-15), English Department, School of Humanities and Social Sciences. The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina. Charleston, South Carolina.

2021-ongoing. Program coordinator, TKELT (electrical engineering) program/Division for Language and Communication. Chalmers University of Technology.

2021-ongoing. Program coordinator, TIDAL (data engineering) program/Division for Language and Communication. Chalmers University of Technology.

2020-ongoing. Department of Communication and Learning in Science representative, Computer Science & Electrical Engineering joint program council.

2019-20. Facilitator, Two2Tango (online pedagogical training for English medium instructors within a consortium of European universities). Administered through Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (Royal Institute of Technology). Stockholm, Sweden.

2011-15. Associate director, Lowcountry Writing Project. Charleston, South Carolina.

2014. Member, Math/English Task Force (to review South Carolina state K-12 math and English curricula standards). South Carolina Department of Education.

2014-15. Director, MA in Teaching program, English Department, The Citadel.

2014-15. Member, Professional Education Board. The Citadel.

2013‑15. Director, Fine Arts internship program. The Citadel.

2013‑15. Academic advisor, junior class (third-year) English majors. The Citadel.

2013, 2012. Tutor training workshop conductor, Academic Support Center. The Citadel.

2011‑15. Director, English department internship program. The Citadel.

2012. Member, ad-hoc adjunct instructor evaluation committee. The Citadel.

2003‑05, 2008. Program coordinator, Writing Program. University of Southern California.

2001-02. Course coordinator, Writing Program. University of Southern California.

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. in English literature. University of Southern California, 2009.

  • MA in English literature. University of Southern California, 2001.

  • MA in English language and literature. University of North Texas, 1999.

  • BA in English language and literature. University of North Texas, minor in art history, 1993.

2021-ongoing. Program coordinator, TKELT (electrical engineering) program/Division for Language and Communication. Chalmers University of Technology.

2021-ongoing. Program coordinator, TIDAL (data engineering) program/Division for Language and Communication. Chalmers University of Technology.

2020-ongoing. Department of Communication and Learning in Science representative, Computer Science & Electrical Engineering joint program council.

2019-20. Facilitator, Two2Tango (online pedagogical training for English medium instructors within a consortium of European universities). Administered through Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (Royal Institute of Technology). Stockholm, Sweden.

2011-15. Associate director, Lowcountry Writing Project. Charleston, South Carolina.

2014. Member, Math/English Task Force (to review South Carolina state K-12 math and English curricula standards). South Carolina Department of Education.

2014-15. Director, MA in Teaching program, English Department, The Citadel.

2014-15. Member, Professional Education Board. The Citadel.

2013‑15. Director, Fine Arts internship program. The Citadel.

2013‑15. Academic advisor, junior class (third-year) English majors. The Citadel.

2013, 2012. Tutor training workshop conductor, Academic Support Center. The Citadel.

2011‑15. Director, English department internship program. The Citadel.

2012. Member, ad-hoc adjunct instructor evaluation committee. The Citadel.

2003‑05, 2008. Program coordinator, Writing Program. University of Southern California.

2001-02. Course coordinator, Writing Program. University of Southern California.

PUBLICATIONS

JOURNAL ARTICLES  

BOOK CHAPTERS

  • The Fairy Race: Artemis Fowl and Hierarchies of Race and Gender." Race in YA Dystopian and Speculative Fiction. Eds. Meghan Gilbert-Hickey and Miranda Green-Barteet. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2021, pp. 35-53.

  • “Stunted Growth: Dwarfs and the Rejection of Sexuality in the Artemis Fowl Series.” Tracing the Footsteps of Dwarfs: Images, Concepts, and Representations in Popular Culture. Eds. Feryal Cubukcu and Sabine Planka. Würzburg, Germany: Königshausen & Neumann, 2016, pp. 107-120.

  • “Pamela’s Investment in Virtue.” Global Economies, Cultural Currencies of the Eighteenth Century. Eds. Michael Rotenberg-Schwartz with Tara Czechowski. New York: AMS Press, 2012, pp. 231-48.

PUBLIC SCHOLARSHIP

  • “Natural Artifice: The Paradox of Beauty in Early-Nineteenth-Century Conduct Guides.” Female Spectator, vol. 18, no. 1 (Winter 2014): pp. 8-9.

  • “Frances Burney’s Evelina.” Encyclopedia of Literary Romanticism. Andrew Maunder, ed. New York: Facts On File, 2010. 128-9.

  • “Frances Burney’s The Wanderer.” Encyclopedia of Literary Romanticism. Andrew Maunder, ed. New York: Facts On File, 2010. 477-8.

BOOK REVIEWS

  • Review of Webb, Caroline. Fantasy and the Real World in British Children's Literature: The Power of Story (Routledge). For Studies in the Novel, vol.  48, no. 1 (Spring 2016): pp. 141-2.

  • Review of Barchas, Janine. Matters of Fact in Jane Austen: History, Location, and Celebrity (Johns Hopkins UP). For Studies in the Novel, vol. 46, no. 1 (Spring 2014): pp. 127-28.

  • Review of Staves, Susan. A Literary History of Women’s Writing in Britain, 1660-1789 (Cambridge UP). For Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, vol. 37, no. 3 (2008): pp. 320-2.

  • Review of Smith, James M., ed. Two Irish National Tales: Castle Rackrent by Maria Edgeworth and The Wild Irish Girl by Sydney Owenson (Houghton Mifflin Company). For Eighteenth-Century Novel, vol. 5 (2006): pp. 392-4.

  • Review of Rosengarten, Richard. Henry Fielding and the Narration of Providence: Divine Design and Incursions of Evil (Palgrave). For Eighteenth-Century Novel, vol. 2 (2002): pp. 407-9.

EDITORIAL WORK

  • Research assistant for Margaret Russett. “Recent Studies in the Nineteenth Century.” Studies in English Literature, vol. 47, no. 4 (Autumn 2007): pp. 943-998.

  • Editorial and research assistant for Carla Kaplan, ed. Zora Neale Hurston: A Life in Letters. Doubleday, 2002.

  • Editorial and research assistant for Alexander Pettit, general ed. Selected Works of Eliza Haywood. Volumes I – III. Pickering and Chatto, 2000.

FELLOWSHIPS
& GRANTS
CONFERENCES & TALKS

FELLOWSHIPS & GRANTS

COMPETITIVE EXTRAMURAL FUNDING

  • Chawton House Library/University of Southampton visiting fellowship. Chawton, England. 2013.

  • Henry E. Huntington Library Michael J. Connell fellowship. San Marino, California. 2005.

  • Getty Research Institute seminar fellowship. Los Angeles, California. 2002.

 

COMPETITIVE INTRAMURAL FUNDING

  • The Citadel Foundation faculty development grants. 2014, 2010.

  • The Citadel Foundation research presentation grants. 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010.

  • The Citadel Foundation research grant. Summer 2013.

  • The Citadel Foundation new faculty research grant. Summer 2010.

  • University of Southern California Collier-MacKellar-Giles grant. Summer 2007.

  • University of Southern California graduate merit fellowship. 2006-07.

  • University of Southern California-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute dissertation fellowship. 2005-06.

  • University of Southern California graduate merit fellowship (declined). 2005-06.

  • Dickens Project Graduate Fellowship, University of Southern California, Summer 2005.

  • University of North Texas Toulouse Graduate School graduate merit fellowship (declined). 1999-2000.

CONFERENCES, TALKS, & MEDIA

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • “Fiction in STEM: The Case Study of ‘AI Ethics Through Fiction.’” American Comparative Literature Association. Online. 2021.

  • “Dress as Fairy Gold: The Danger of Fairy Tale Tropes in Dodie Smith’s I Capture the Castle.” Young Adult Studies Association first biennial conference. Online. 2020.

  • Roundtable speaker, “Fashion, Femininity, and Fairy Tales.” Young Adult Studies Association first biennial conference. Online. 2020.

  • Co-presented with Emma Frisk. "One Book, One Chalmers: Extending Classroom Conversations." Chalmers KUL (konferens om undervisning och lärande / Conference on Teaching and Learning) Göteborg, Sweden. 2020.

  • ”Literature-Generated Empathy to Teach 'Green' Engineering Ethics.” Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts, Europe. Copenhagen, Denmark. 2018.

  • “‘Smell a Rat:’ Scent and Authenticity in Burney’s Cecilia.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Williamsburg, Virginia. 2014.

  • Roundtable speaker, “Let’s Get Engaged!: Creative Strategies for Meeting Pedagogical Challenges in Practice.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Williamsburg, Virginia. 2014.

  • “Nature Vs. Artifice: Katniss as New Philomela in Suzanne Collins’s The Hunger Games.” College English Association. Savannah, Georgia. 2013.

  • The Female Quixote’s Alignment of Text and Textiles.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. San Antonio, Texas. 2012.

  • The Female Quixote’s Singular Fashion.” Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association. Claremont, California. 2011.

  • “The Generic Heritage of Charlotte Charke’s Narrative.” Southeastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Johnson City, Tennessee. 2010.

  • “Clarissa and the Eye of Fashion.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Atlanta, Georgia. 2007.

  • “Clothes Make the Woman: The Possibilities of Dress in Defoe's Moll Flanders.” South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Cocoa Beach, Florida. 2006.

  • “Frances Burney and Well-Dressed Visions of Propriety.” Dickens Project. University of California, Los Angeles. Los Angeles, California. 2006.

  • “The Force of Feminine Fictions: Sartorial Narrative in Eliza Haywood’s Fantomina.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Las Vegas, Nevada. 2005.

  • Roundtable speaker, “On Regency House Party.” University of Southern California English Department. Los Angeles, California. 2005.

  • “‘The dreadful apparel of awful reality:’ Fashioning a Self in Burney’s The Wanderer.” South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies . St. Simons Island, Georgia. 2005.

  • “Fictional Finery: Weaving Plot in Pamela.” South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies . Santa Fe, New Mexico. 2004.

  • “Paper Doll: Fashion as Narrative in Eliza Haywood’s Fantomina.” Northwest Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Seattle, Washington. 2002.

  • “Women’s Work and Child’s Play: Anna Lætitia Barbauld’s ‘Washing-Day.’” Aphra Behn Society. Daytona Beach, Florida. 2001.

  • “‘Fitter for Moorfields than Matrimony:’ Female Pedantry in Susanna Centlivre’s The Basset Table.” Aphra Behn Society. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1999.

  • “Keep a Stiff Upper Lip: Reflecting Upon the Sexually Transgressive Woman in Eliza Haywood’s The Double Marriage.” South Central Women’s Studies Association. New Orleans, Louisiana. 1999.

  • “Give Credit Where It’s Due: Credit and Falsehood in Elizabeth Inchbald’s Such Things Are.” South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies . Shreveport, Louisiana. 1999.

  • “Reflections, Transgression, and Eliza Haywood.” Conference on Linguistics and Literature. University of North Texas. Denton, Texas. 1999.

 

INVITED TALKS

  • Interviewer for panel on Maja Lunde’s novel Blå (The End of the Ocean). Panelists: Maja Lunde, Andreas Lindhe, Emilia Sandolf. Act Sustainable’s annual Sustainability Week, a joint event between the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology. Gothenburg, Sweden. 2021.

  • “AI Ethics Through Fiction.” Dealing with the Complexities of Teaching Ethics to Future Computer Science Professionals. ETHICS 4 EU Transnational meeting. Online. 2021.

  • Interview of Olle Häggström, author of Tänkande maskiner: Den artificiella intelligenses genombrott (Thinking Machines: The Artificial Intelligence Breakthrough). AI Ethics Seminar, AI Research Centre, Chalmers University of Technology. Göteborg, Sweden (online). 2021.

  • "What Fiction Can Teach Us About AI Ethics." AI Ethics Seminar, Chalmers University of Technology. Göteborg, Sweden (online). 2020.

  • Mansfield Park and Fairy Tales.” Charleston Public Library, James Island branch in conjunction with the Jane Austen Society of North America, Charleston group. Charleston, South Carolina. 2014.

  • “‘Deceitful Ware:’ Haywood’s Fantomina and the Endorsement of Lying.” University of Southampton, England. Chawton fellow’s talk. 2013.

ADDITIONAL CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION

  • Invited panel chair, “Digital Genres in Academic Settings”and “Academic Writing and Identity.” European Association of Teaching Academic Writing. Göteborg, Sweden. 2019.

  • Submission reviewer, European Association of Teaching Academic Writing. Göteborg, Sweden.  2019.

  • Contributor, Becky Bergman and Anna-Lena Fredriksson. “Genre Recognition and Production: A Comparative Study of L1 and L2 Speakers.” Norwegian Forum for English for Academic Purposes. Oslo, Norway. 2018.

  • Panel organizer, “Gone Girls: Eighteenth-Century Women Rejecting Home.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Los Angeles, California. 2015.

  • Invited panel chair, “Meatballs, Hogwarts, and Hunger Games: Children’s Literature Session.” College English Association. Savannah, Georgia. 2013.

  • Panel organizer and chair, “True Lies: The Eighteenth-Century Novel.” Southeastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Charleston, South Carolina. 2013.

  • Invited panel chair,“Straight Trippin’.” Barbarians: Thematic Option honors program, University of Southern California. Los Angeles, California. 2008.

  • Planning and registration volunteer. Modernist Studies Association conference. Long Beach, California. 2007.

  • Invited panel chair, “To Infinity and Beyond: The Wide World of Eighteenth-Century Literature.” South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies . Cocoa Beach, Florida. 2006.

  • Invited panel chair, “Reading Between the Lines.” Pandora’s Box: Thematic Option honors program, University of Southern California. Los Angeles, California. 2005.

  • Submission reviewer. Graduate student conference, University of Southern California English Department. Los Angeles, California. 2003.

  • Invited panel chair, “The Plays of Susannah Centlivre.” Northwest Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Seattle, Washington. 2002.

  • Venue committee member. Graduate student conference, University of Southern California English Department. Los Angeles, California. 2002.

  • Fundraising committee member. Conference on Linguistics and Literature, Denton, Texas. 1999.

  • Panel organizer and chair, “Eighteenth-Century Literature.” Conference on Linguistics and Literature. Denton, Texas. 1999.

 

MEDIA COVERAGE

  • Are Graphic Novels – Novels?” “It’s Lit” web series. Storied YouTube channel, PBS. 2020.

    • Features an excerpt of article “In Defense of Graphic Novels” (2012)

  • Droge, Abigail. “Review: Droge on Hansen.” Journal of Literature and Science, vol. 12, no. 1 (2019): 77-79.

    • Reviews article “Literature for Specific Purposes: A Literary Approach to Teaching Ethics in Science and Technology” (2018)

TEACHING

TEACHING AWARDS

  • Instructor, Sophomore Seminar (1 of 3 instructors chosen from the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences). University of Southern California. Spring 2006.

  • General Education Graduate Assistant Award (for excellence in teaching). University of Southern California. 2003-04.

 

COURSES TAUGHT AT CHALMERS UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (2016-22); asterisks indicate team teaching

Standalone courses

  • Emerging Technology Ethics Through Fiction (TRA100 & TRA105)

  • AI Ethics Through Fiction (TRA100 & TRA105)

  • Professional Education in Engineering (TDA518)*

  • Business English for Maritime Studies (LSP272)*

  • Professional English for Data and IT (LSP127)*

  • English for Engineers (FSP046)*

  • Professional Education in Product Development (XEIE, part B)*

  • English and Technical Communication (XEIE, part A)*

 

Interventions integrated with discipline-specific courses

  • Industrial Design and Communication (LMU615)*

  • English for Electrical and Data Engineers (LSP580)*

  • Academic Communication in English for Logistics (LNC342)*

  • Technical Communication II for Chemical Engineering (LSP305)*

  • Applied Control System Design (SSY251)*

  • Maritime English (LSP193)*

  • Technical Communication for Wireless Networks (SSY145)*

  • Introduction to International Logistics (MMS140)*

  • Technical Project in Electrical Engineering (MCI145)*

  • English Communication for Mechatronics (SSY026)*

  • Marine Communication (SJM025)*

  • Technical Communication in Electrical Engineering (FSP025)*

  • Technical Communication III for Chemical Engineering (FSP011)*

 

COURSES TAUGHT AT THE CITADEL (2009-15)

Standalone courses

  • Deception, Dress, and the Eighteenth-Century Novel (ENGL 700)

  • Eighteenth-Century Women in Literature (ENGL 699)

  • Children’s Books (ENGL 551)

  • Eighteenth-Century British Novels (ENGL 525)

  • Internship (ENGL 499; cross-listed as Fine Arts course)

  • Graphic Novels: Art as Literature (ENGL 375; cross-listed as Fine Arts course)

  • The Age of Johnson (ENGL 324)

  • Restoration and Early Eighteenth-Century Literature (ENGL 323)

  • Major British Writers II (ENGL 202)

  • Major British Writers I (ENGL 201)

  • Composition and Literature II (ENGL 102)

  • Composition and Literature I for International Students (ENGL 111)

  • Composition and Literature I (ENGL 101)

  • Introduction to College Writing for International Students (GNRL 101)

 

Independent studies

  • The Gothic Novel (ENGL 518). Directed master’s study.

  • Young Adult Literature (ENGL 401). Directed baccalaureate study.

COURSES TAUGHT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (2000-05, 2008)

Standalone courses

  • Children’s Literature and Children in Literature; honors seminar (CORE 112)

  • Dressing to Impress: What Clothes Reveal and Conceal; sophomore seminar (SSEM 200)

Standalone courses taught in parallel with discipline-specific courses

  • Writing and Critical Reasoning: Language, Society, and Culture (WRIT 140); linked to affiliated linguistics course

  • Writing and Critical Reasoning: Film, Power, and American History (WRIT 140); linked to affiliated history course

  • Writing and Critical Reasoning: Diversity and Racial Conflict (WRIT 140); linked to affiliated sociology course

  • Writing and Critical Reasoning: Changing Family Forms (WRIT 140); linked to affiliated sociology course

  • Writing and Critical Reasoning: Los Angeles and the American Dream (WRIT 140); linked to affiliated geography course

SUPERVISION

  • External supervisor, Sara Andersson’s dissertation “The Untapped Potential of Fiction in Professional Education and Training.” SPETS research school (consortium including Lund University, Borås University, and Chalmers University of Technology), Sweden, 2022-present. Co-supervisor 2021-22.

  • Committee member, Paul Arant’s thesis “‘Different from Their Grandfathers:’ Sir Walter Scott and the Subversion of Scottish Stereotypes.” The Citadel/College of Charleston joint MA program, 2014.

  • Committee member, Emily Conheady’s thesis “Affect and Animal Rights.” The Citadel/College of Charleston joint MA program, 2013.

 

INVITED CLASS TALKS

  • “Inter- and Transdisciplinary Theory.” For Christian Stöhr and Raffaella Negretti’s “Theory and Research in Communication and Learning in Science” (doctoral seminar). Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden. 2021.

  • “Popular Pride and Prejudice.” For Celeste McMaster’s “Jane Austen and Popular Culture” (ENGL 480). Charleston Southern University. Charleston, South Carolina. 2012.

  • Roundtable speaker, Rebecca Lemon and Joseph Allen Boone’s “History of Literary and Cultural Theory” (ENGL 501). University of Southern California. Los Angeles, California. 2008.

  • Roundtable speaker, Joseph Allen Boone’s “Proseminar in Prospectus Writing” (ENGL 699). University of Southern California. Los Angeles, California. 2004.

 

ADDITIONAL PEDAGOGICAL EXPERIENCE

  • Examiner, Emerging Technology Ethics Through Fiction (TRA100 & TRA105). Chalmers University of Technology. 2021-2022. 

  • Examiner, Professional Education in Engineering (TDA518). Chalmers University of Technology. 2020-2022.

  • Ad hoc examiner, English for Electrical and Data Engineers (LSP580). Chalmers University of Technology. 2021.

  • Examiner, AI Ethics Through Fiction (TRA100 & TRA105). Chalmers University of Technology. 2020.

  • Examiner, Professional English for Data and IT (LSP127). Chalmers University of Technology. 2019-20.

  • Facilitator, Two2Tango (online pedagogical training for English Medium instructors within a consortium of European universities). 2020.

  • Instructor, Whittier College. Course: Introduction to Literature (ENGL 120). Whittier, California. 2009.

  • Instructor, Long Beach City College. Courses: Fundamentals of Writing (ENGL 105); Reading and Composition (ENGL 1). Long Beach, California. 2007‑08.

  • Program coordinator, Writing Program. University of Southern California. Los Angeles, California. 2003‑05, 2008.

  • Instructor, Chaffey College. Course: Fundamentals of Composition I (ENGL 450). Ontario, California. 2005.

  • Writing consultant, Writing Center. University of Southern California. Los Angeles, California. 2002‑03.

  • Course coordinator, Writing Program. University of Southern California. Los Angeles, California. 2001‑02.

  • Writing consultant, University Writing Center. University of Texas. Austin, Texas. 1999‑2000.

  • Instructor, University of Texas. Course: Rhetoric and Composition (E306). Austin, Texas. 1999‑2000.

  • Instructor, University of North Texas. Courses: College Writing II (ENGL 1320); Computer-Based College Writing I (ENGL 1313); College Writing I (ENGL 1310). Denton, Texas. 1998‑99.

ACADEMIC SERVICE

DISCIPLINARY SERVICE

  • Manuscript reviewer. The ALAN ReviewChildren’s Literature Association Quarterly, Lifewriting Annual, The Lion and the Unicorn. 2005-ongoing.

  • Book reviewer for The Eighteenth Century: A Current Bibliography. Vols. 27-35. 2005-16. 13 total reviews.

  • Member, Math/English Task Force (to review state K-12 math and English curricula standards). South Carolina Department of Education. 2014.

  • Editorial board member and content coordinator. New Books in Nineteenth-Century British Studies <http://newbooksonline.org>. 2004‑08. Site now defunct.

 

CAMPUS-LEVEL SERVICE

  • Co-facilitator, Course Design Institute. Colby College. 2022.

  • Convener, Pedagogical Partner Learning Assistant weekly meetings. Colby College. 2022-ongoing.

  • Department of Communication and Learning in Science representative, Computer Science & Electrical Engineering joint program council. Chalmers University of Technology, 2020-22.

  • Committee member, "One Book, One Chalmers" (OBOC) program. Juror, OBOC essay contest.  Chalmers University of Technology. 2019-22. 

  • Co-convener, Master's Thesis workshops for Software Engineers (2-workshop series). Chalmers University of Technology. 2019-2021.

  • Co-convener, "Excellence Initiative Nano" Communication of Science workshop. Chalmers University of Technology. 2019.

  • Co-editor/contributor, online Writing Guide, Chalmers University of Technology. 2017-present.

  • Director, MA in Teaching program. English Department, The Citadel. 2014‑15.

  • Member, Professional Education Board. The Citadel. 2014-15.

  • Assistant, South Carolina Corps of Cadets graduation ceremony. The Citadel. 2011‑14.

  • Juror, annual Henry Dale Smith Public Speaking Competition. The Citadel. February 2013.

  • Member, Scholarship Committee. 2010‑15. The Citadel. Secretary 2010-12.

  • Tutor training workshop conductor, Academic Support Center. The Citadel. 2013, 2012.

 

DEPARTMENTAL SERVICE​

  • Program coordinator, TKELT program (electrical engineering)/Division for Language and Communication. Chalmers University of Technology. 2021-22.

  • Program coordinator, TIDAL program (data engineering)/Division for Language and Communication. Chalmers University of Technology. 2021-22.

  • Member, working group for EngOnline (online grammar tool), Chalmers University of Technology. 2017-22.

  • Academic advisor, third-year English majors. The Citadel. 2013‑15.

  • Director, Fine Arts internship program. The Citadel. 2013‑15.

  • Director, English department internship program. The Citadel. 2011‑15.

  • Juror, English Faculty Award for best senior seminar thesis. The Citadel. 2011‑15.

  • Faculty advisor, The Shako: The Literary Magazine of The Citadel. 2010‑11, 2014.

  • Juror, Pat Conroy Award for creative writing and Robert Jordan/James O. Rigney Award for genre fiction. The Citadel. 2010, 2012.

  • Organizer and presenter, English majors’ job search workshop. The Citadel. 2013, 2012.

  • Member, ad-hoc adjunct instructor evaluation committee. The Citadel. 2012.

  • Roundtable speaker, “Pursuing Graduate Studies in English.” The College of Charleston. 2010.

  • Member, ad-hoc curriculum review committee, English department. The Citadel. 2009.

  • Newsletter editor, English department. University of Southern California. 2006‑08.

  • Member, Graduate Admissions Committee. English department, University of Southern California. 2003.

 

RELATED COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Student interviewer consultant, “Lessons from Queenie with Lovette Jallow” interview session. AHA! Festival (Art x Science). Gothenburg, Sweden. 2021.

  • Creator/co-convener, creative writing workshop. AHA! Festival (Art x Science). Gothenburg, Sweden. 2018.

  • Volunteer consultant, Palmetto Christian School; Mount Pleasant, South Carolina (to implement writing across the curriculum). 2015.

  • Associate director, Lowcountry Writing Project, housed at The Citadel. 2011‑15.

  • Presenter, “Worth a Thousand Words? Using Visual Imagery to Write-to-Learn.” Lowcountry Writing Project winter conference for K-12 teachers. Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. 2015, 2013. Charleston, South Carolina. 2011.

  • Volunteer, Yallfest: Young Adult Book Festival. Charleston, South Carolina. 2014.

  • Career mentor, Buist Academy for Advanced Studies (K-8th grade academic magnet school); Charleston, South Carolina. 2012-13.

  • Organizer, Lowcountry Writing Project winter conference for K-12 teachers. Charleston, South Carolina. 2012.

  • Co-organizer, “Hero to Hired” (workshop for veterans seeking civilian jobs). The Citadel. 2011.

SELECTED ADDITIONAL TRAINING

  • Supervision of Research course (CLS905). Chalmers University of Technology. Gothenburg, Sweden. 2022.

  • Enhancing Learning Through Writing course (CLS940). Chalmers University of Technology. Gothenburg, Sweden. 2021.

  • Diversity and Inclusion for Learning in Higher Education course (CLS930). Chalmers University of Technology. Gothenburg, Sweden. 2020.

  • University Teaching and Learning course (CLS925). Chalmers University of Technology. Gothenburg, Sweden. 2020.

  • Introduction to Data Science and AI seminar. Chalmers Professional Education; Göteborg, Sweden. 2019.

  • Second International Symposium on Language Learning and Global Competence (on enhancing global competence education for engineers). Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (Royal Institute of Technology); Stockholm, Sweden. 2019.

  • National Coalition Building Institute workshop (on recognizing and working through differences). The Citadel; Charleston, South Carolina. 2014.

  • Title IX workshop (on avoiding sexual discrimination). The Citadel; Charleston, South Carolina. 2013.

  • Safe Zone workshop (on developing and maintaining a supportive environment for LGBTQ and cisgender ally students). The Citadel; Charleston, South Carolina. 2013.

PRIMARY ACADEMIC INTERESTS

  • Pedagogy

  • Effective communication strategies

  • Young adult literature, children’s literature

  • Inter- and transdisciplinarity

  • Eighteenth-century British literature and culture

  • Fiction for specific purposes

  • Gender studies

  • Narrative theory

  • Pedagogy