TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, Fordham University Sept 2018-present

Created curriculum for and taught two sections of English 2000, From Page to Screen: Novels and Film Adaptations and English 3467, Disobedience in Literature, as well as two sections of a monster-themed Comp II course, and Experimental Ink, an experimental, multimedia nonfiction course

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, City College, College Now

Taught Introduction to Creative Writing Fall 2017

Creative Writing Instructor, Barnard College Pre-College Programs 2017-Present

Taught Rewriting Our Lives with the Lyric Essay

Teaching Fellow, Fordham University 2013-2017

Taught Composition II courses to college freshmen

Taught a Texts and Contexts course, Writers Who Like to Watch: Film, Literature, and the Beat Generation

Creative Writing Teacher, Girls Education & Mentoring Services June 2012

Led a poetry and memoir workshop designed to help young women who had been sexually trafficked tell their stories

Poetry Workshop Leader, Poets Out Loud, Fordham University 2011-present

Led poetry workshops for Poets Out Loud’s High School Outreach Program that serves students form underserved communities in partnership with Girls Write Now

Adjunct English Professor, St. Francis College, Brooklyn, NY 2010-2011

Created curriculum for and taught Writing 1100, a composition course that integrated creative nonfiction and poetry

Created curriculum for and taught American Literature 1950-present

Tutor and Course Leader, Brooklyn Bridge Tutors Summer 2010

Tutored students with learning disabilities with literature course work and guest-taught a class on poetics

GUEST LECTURES

Guest Lecturer, Fordham University July 24, 2018

Gave a lecture entitled, “When Things Fall Apart: Leadership in Desperate Times,” which meditated on the connections between poetry and youth activism.

Guest Lecturer, Fordham University November 1, 2015

Presented on the influence of film on poetry in 20th century America in Dr. Elisabeth Frost’s prose poetry course

Led the students in a creative writing exercise where they wrote film-inflected prose poems

Guest Lecturer, Barnard University July 17, 2014

Gave a poetry reading and lectured to the students in Professor Jill Di Donato’s Memoir class on the topic of being a woman writer