Education

Rutgers University, Graduate School, Camden, NJ
Master of Arts in English (Media Studies Track)

  • First woman Graduate Writing Assistant and first assistant offered appointment for a second year
  • Member of the English Graduate Student Association (EGSA)
  • Chair of the Ralph Bergen Allen Memorial Scholarship Committee
  • Judicator for the Walt Whitman Association’s annual high school poetry contest (2019)

Learning Abroad

Literary Ireland (Spring 2018): Clare, Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Offaly, Dublin, and Inishmore

Writing Revolutions in Cuba (Spring 2019): Habana and Los Cienfuegos

Rutgers University, College of Arts and Sciences, Camden, NJ
Bachelor of Arts in English (Minor in Anthropology)

Conferred: May 2017
GPA: 3.18/4.0

  • Dean’s List (Fall 2013, Spring 2014)
  • Member of the National Society for Collegiate Scholars
  • Teaching Assistant for the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice (Spring 2017)

Research

Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia (ENCY)
Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for Humanities

Contributor
(January 2018 – May 2019)

Researched, investigated, and photographed the Wanamaker Organ in Philadelphia, PA, interviewing Fred Astmann (member) and corresponding with Ray Biswanger (President) of Friends of the Wanamaker Organ.

Wrote and published a 600-word entry, complete with Related Readings, Work Cited, and Work Consulted.

Wrote captions for images and fact-checked, as needed.

Complete Works of Edith Wharton (CWEWh
Oxford University Press

Textual & Digital Editing Assistant
(September 2017 – May 2019)

Established copy texts of novels and collated with all extant versions; developed critical apparatus. Edited print volumes and online versions. Researched time periods, people, and locations to author concise and factual annotations.

Documented and improved editorial processes; co-authored comprehensive guidelines for Scalar. Trained new assistants in a classroom setting and reviewed all contributions.

Presentations

The Second Annual City College of New York Graduate Literature Conference
Presenter (May 2019)

“‘Speak While Staying Hidden’: Street Artists Create a New Revolutionary Landscape in Cuba”

Rutgers University–Camden Graduate Research Symposium
Presenter (April 2019)

“Academic Writing in Professional Graduate Programs: Reaching the Writer in the Executive MPA Student”