Instructor, University of Alabama | 2017- current | Courses taught/currently teaching: EN 101* & 102* (First-Year writing sequence), EN 103 (Advanced Composition; themed “Hip Hop & Comp”), EN 208 (Early World Literature), EN 209* (Early American Literature), EN 210* (Late American Literature), EN 200 (Intro to Creative Writing), EN 303* (Poetry Writing), EN 305 (Creative Nonfiction Writing), EN 408 (Advanced Creative Writing; Documentary Poetics; Poetry & Obsession) *taught online/hybrid and in-person
Adjunct, University of Montevallo | 2016 – 2017 | Courses taught: ENG 101 (First-Year Composition)
Adjunct, University of Alabama | 2016 – 2017 | Courses taught: EN 101 & EN 102
MFA in Creative Writing, University of Alabama | May 2016 | Thesis: Horse: a self-documentary poem; committee:
BA in English (Poetry Emphasis), University of Colorado Denver | May 2010 | summa cum laude
BA in Communication Studies, University of Colorado Denver | May 2010 | cum laude
OTHER RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
Diversity Initiative Co-coordinator, University of Alabama English Department | Oct. 2019 - current | Collaborate with the Chair, Diversity Committee, and support groups within and outside of the department to promote inclusivity, representation, and accessibility within the department and its programs, developed outreach activities, and established interdepartmental sponsorship and partnership relationships.
English & Literature Tutor, University of Alabama Bill Battle Athletic Center. | Jan. 2016 – May 2017 | Provided drop-in tutoring services and tailored weekly writing assistance for student-athletes.
Graduate Administrative Assistant, University of Alabama Writing Center | Aug. 2014 – May 2015 | Scheduled and facilitated appointments and walk-ins, managed and debriefed consultants, organized and conducted meetings, created documents for recordkeeping, and oversaw front desk duties during Director’s sabbatical.
Writing Consultant, University of Alabama Writing Center | Aug. 2012 – May 2013 | Provided personalized feedback on writing assignments written by undergraduate and graduate students from a variety of disciplines.
TaLK (Teach and Learn in Korea) Scholar, Geumsan, South Korea | Aug. 2011 – Jan. 2012 | Created and implemented an English language curriculum for native elementary students.
Poetry Editor, Copper Nickel | 2009 - 2010 | Managed and coordinated with undergraduate editorial staff and faculty to review submissions and prepare selected works for publication in a nationally-circulated literary journal.
AWARDS & ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
Madeleine P. Plonsker Emerging Writer’s Residency Prize finalist, 2017
3MT (Three Minute Thesis) finalist, University of Alabama, 2015
Best of the Net Anthology nomination (selected poem, “Luger”), Sundress Publication, 2014
Graduate Council Fellowship, University of Alabama, 2012-2013
AREAS OF INTEREST
composition & rhetoric, documentary poetics, creative nonfiction, contract grading, first-gen experiences, Korean American identities, multilingualism, accessibility, digital humanities