Fall 2021

Section 1228 of COMM1
Introduction to Public Speaking -- : Sep 03 - Dec 17 2021
This section is a late start class beginning on Sept. 3rd. Mandatory Zoom meetings will take place on the days and times listed above. Students should have reliable internet access and a functioning webcam that has both video and audio capabilities.

Section 1723 of COMM60
Survey of Communication -- : Aug 16 - Dec 08 2021
Mandatory Zoom meetings will take place on the days and times listed above. Students should have reliable internet access and a functioning webcam that has both video and capabilities.

Spring 2021

Section 4479 of COMM1
Introduction to Public Speaking -- : Jan 21 - May 20 2021
Mandatory Zoom meetings will take place on the days and times listed above. Students should have reliable internet access and a functioning webcam that has both audio and video capabilities.

Section 4481 of COMM1
Introduction to Public Speaking -- : Jan 26 - May 18 2021
Mandatory Zoom meetings will take place on the days and times listed above.Students should have reliable internet access and a functioning webcam that has both video and audio capabilities.

Section 6882 of COMM1
Introduction to Public Speaking -- : Jan 21 - May 20 2021
Mandatory Zoom meetings will take place on the days and times listed above.Students should have reliable internet access and a functioning webcam that has both video and audio capabilities.

No office hours

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