Spring 2021

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.

Fall 2020

Section 1762 of COMM60
Communication Skills -- : Sep 02 - Dec 11 2020
This is a late start class. Class will begin on 9/2 and end on 12/9. Class will not meet during finals week. Some content will be delivered asynchronously. Students should have reliable internet access and a functioning webcam that has both video and audio capabilities.

Section 1864 of COMM1
Introduction to Public Speaking -- : Sep 02 - Dec 11 2020
This is a late start class. Some course content will be delivered asynchronously. Students should have reliable internet access and a functioning webcam that has both video and audio capabilities.

Section 1925 of COMM1
Introduction to Public Speaking -- : Sep 02 - Dec 11 2020
This is a late start class. Class will begin on 9/02 and end on 12/9. Class will not meet during finals week. Some content will be delivered asychronously. Students should have reliable internet access and a functioning webcam that has both video and audio capabilities.

Summer 2020

Section 8459 of COMM6
Interpersonal Communication -- : Jun 15 - Jul 22 2020

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