Curriculum Vitae


PhD in English and Education, 2016-2021, University of Michigan | Ann Arbor
MEd in Educational Leadership, 2009-2012, Calvin University | Grand Rapids, MI
BA in English and Education, 2001-2006, Calvin University | Grand Rapids, MI

Teaching Experience

Visiting Assistant Professor of English, 2021-present, Hope College | Holland, MI

Adjunct Instructor, literature, 2020, Calvin University | Grand Rapids, MI

First-year writing instructor, 2016-2017, University of Michigan | Ann Arbor

High school English teacher, 2006-2016, Grand Rapids Christian High School | Grand Rapids, MI

Research Experience

Graduate Student Research Assistant, 2017-2018, 2020-2021, University of Michigan
Assistant for Dr. Anne Curzan, Dean; Professor of English, Linguistics, and Education

Graduate Student Research Assistant, summer 2019, English Department Diversity Committee, University of Michigan

Summer Research Assistant, University of Michigan Summer 2017
Assistant for Dr. Megan Sweeney, Associate Professor of English

Conference Presentations

Your Voice is Kind of Muffled: Multilingual Student Talk about the Commons of Classroom Discourse.” CCCC Annual Convention. Spokane, WA. April 2021.

“Multilingual Students and the Cultural Commons of Classroom Discourse.” CCCC Annual Convention. Milwaukee, WI. March 2020 (conference cancelled due to COVID 19).

“Listening to Lost Voices: Humanizing Ethnographic Methods.” MLA International Symposium. Lisbon, Portugal. July 2019.

“Translingual Pedagogy and Student-Instructor Negotiated Projects.” Watson Conference.
Louisville, KY. October 2018.

“Decolonizing Writing Studies Rhetoric: 50 Years of (De)coloniality in RTE, 1967-2017.” CCCC Annual Convention. Kansas City, MO. March 2018.

“Feeling Some Kind of Way: Deepening Considerations of Translingual Differencing.”
Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern Language Association. Cincinnati, OH.
November 2017.

“Students Reclaim Their Voices: Using Student-Directed Choice to Reclaim Linguistic Agency.“ CCCC Summer Conference. University of Cincinnati, OH. June 2017.

“Cultivating a Peer Review Culture that Engages in Productive Conflict.” GSCO Graduate
Student Conference: The Stories We Tell, University of Michigan. March 2017.

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