Education

August 2014 – Present
PhD, English (Creative Writing), University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA

August 2009 – May 2012
MFA, Creative Writing, Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA

August 2005 – May 2007
BA, English and Religious Studies, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

August 2000 – December 2004
BA, Photojournalism and French and English (minor), Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

Experience

August 2014 – Present
Graduate Teaching Assistant
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA

  • Teaching Assistant: ENGL 101, 102, 205
  • Web Editor of Rougarou
  • Creative Nonfiction Editor of Rougarou

July 2011 – Present
Co-Creator and Co-Writer
Structure and Style

October 2013 – December 2013
Long-Term Substitute Teacher
Glasgow High School, Glasgow, KY

August 2009 – May 2012
Graduate Assistant & Teaching Fellow
Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA

  • Teaching Fellow of ENGL 1101, 1102, and 2208
  • Webmaster for Arts & Letters
  • Assistant Creative Nonfiction Editor of Arts & Letters
  • Assistant to the Coordinator of the MFA Program
  • Writing Center Consultant

August 2008 – August 2009
AmeriCorps VISTA/Marketing and Volunteer Coordinator
International Book Project, Lexington, KY

October 2007 – April 2008
English Assistant
College Jean Baptiste Drouet, Academie de Reims, Ste. Menehould, France

January 2005 – June 2005
Photojournalism Intern
St. Joseph News-Press, St. Joseph, MO