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M.A. in Speech Communication
Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL May 2011

B.A. in Communication Studies
Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL December 2006

Academic Experience

Adjunct Instructor February 2012 - present
Department of Communication Studies, Santa Rosa Junior College, Petaluma, CA

  • Teach Speech 1A (Intro to Public Speaking) and COMM 6 (Intro to Interpersonal Communication)and SPCH60 (Communication Skills)
  • Develop course structure, assignments and assessments
  • Hold regular office hours to meet with students
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress and administer grades

Graduate Teaching Assistant September 2009 - May 2010
Department of Communication, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL

  • Taught two sections of Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
  • Developed course structure, syllabus and instructional materials
  • Maintained student records and administered grades
Work and Consulting Experience

10 years of experience in marketing, event planning, and social media management

5 years of teaching experience at the community college level

Professional Areas of Interest

Writing Across the Curriculum
Critical and Cultural Studies 
Collaborative Learning
Composition Pedagogy

Professional Involvement and Community Service
  • National Communication Association
  • Americorps Vista (Volunteers in Service to America) 
  • American Association of University Women