PhD in Literary Studies, Department of English, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2014
- Dissertation: “A Spectacle and Nothing Strange: Gertrude Stein, Dorothy Richardson, Djuna Barnes, and the Queering of Home.”
- Minor in the History of Sexuality
MA in Literary Studies, Department of English, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005
MSt in Women’s Studies, University of Oxford, UK, 2002
BA in Modern History and English, University of Oxford, UK, 2000
“HIP Check: Equity, Learner-Centered Pedagogies, and Student Employment.” Ascending into an Open Future: The Proceedings of the ACRL 2021 Virtual Conference, April 13-16 2021 (Chicago: ACRL, 2021): 321-29.
“Training Matters: Student Employment and Learning in Academic Libraries.” In The Library With The Lead Pipe (July 2020).
“Developing a Pedagogical Approach to Training Student Employees in Access Services.” InULA Notes: Indiana University Librarians Association 31:1 (Spring 2019): 6-9.
“HIP Check: Equity, Learner-Centered Pedagogies, and Student Employment.” Ascending into an Open Future: ACRL 2021 Virtual Conference. April 13-16, 2021.
“Transparent Landscapes in David Jones’ In Parenthesis.” Transparency of Space seminar, Modernist Studies Association. Buffalo, NY, October 6-9, 2011.
“Queering Home in Djuna Barnes’ Nightwood.” The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900. University of Louisville, February 18-20, 2010.
“Gertrude Stein’s Glass Closet: The Epistemology of Tender Buttons.” Lifting Belly High: A Conference on Women’s Poetry since 1900. Duquesne University, September 11-13, 2008.
“‘Wooden-cross Dicks’: Masculinity in In Parenthesis.” British Bodies: Annual Conference of the British Modernities Group. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 4-5, 2008.
ACADEMIC LIBRARY EXPERIENCE
IUPUI University Library, Indianapolis, March 2017-present
Student Employment Program Coordinator and Assistant Circulation Supervisor (August 2019-present)
- Coordinate planning, creation, implementation, and assessment of a comprehensive onboarding, training, and professional development program for all student employees at University Library.
- Lead development, implementation, and assessment of Access Services student employee training program (January 2018-present).
- Contribute to Access Services strategic planning and management.
- Supervise Access Services student employees.
- Provide library users with reference, circulation, and technology help at the Service and Information Desk, via phone and email, and via online chat reference.
Assistant Circulation Supervisor and Reserves Coordinator, Access Services (March 2017-August 2019)
- Led Pilot University Library Student Employment Program (March 2019-August 2019).
- Managed day-to-day operations of course reserves and coordinated with Operations Team to develop new online course reserves request system.
MERIT Library, School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2009-2011
Technical Services Student Assistant
J.B. Morrell Library, University of York, UK, 2003-2004
Circulation and Cataloging Assistant
Department of English, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005-2013
Instructor of Record for English 100: First-Year Composition
- Taught this writing-intensive, 3-credit course twelve times between Fall 2005 and Spring 2013.
- Taught as part of several First-Year Interest Groups (FIGs) – themed course clusters enrolling a small cohort of students who attend classes together.
- Designed and implemented curricula that engaged with students’ existing expertise, emphasized ownership of their work, and made connections with their lived experience.
- Served on English 100 Student Writing Awards and Course Reader Committees.
- Served on English 100 Committee on Inclusive Teaching; authored a resource guide on inclusive teaching and Universal Design for Learning that was distributed to all composition instructors.
- English 162: Introduction to Shakespeare (Fall 2013)
- English 216: British and Anglophone Literature, 1750 to the present (Fall 2008-Spring 2009)
- English 168: Introduction to Modern Literature since 1900 (Spring 2007)
- English 171: Literature, Gender, and Sexuality (Fall 2006)
HONORS AND AWARDS
Mellon-Wisconsin Summer Dissertation Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate School (Summer 2012)
Mark and Elisabeth Eccles TA Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of English, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Spring 2011)
Department of English nominee for College of Letters and Sciences Teaching Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Spring 2011)
Graduate of IUPUI Institute for Supervisory Excellence (2020)
- Completed 12-month competency-based program designed to advance leadership skills and support supervisors in managing day-to-day responsibilities.
IUPUI Office of Student Employment Champion Supervisor (2019-2020)
- Completed a series of three six-week long hybrid training programs to build skills as a supervisor of student employees.
Staff representative, Library Council, IUPUI University Library (September 2018-present)
Search committee for first Herbert Simon Family Dean of IUPUI University Library (2019)