Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D., English Literature, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO. 1999 - 2006.

Dissertation: "The Corporeum: Reimagining the Shape of Body, Land, Nation and Text in Virginia Woolf and Olive Moore"
Advisor: Jane Garrity.
Readers: Karen Jacobs, Eric White, Susan Kent, Jeremy Green.

M.A. with Distinction, Fiction and Modernity Scheme, University of Essex, Colchester, United Kingdom, 1997 - 1998.

Thesis: "Frames and Questions: Reconsidering Virginia Woolf's Between the Acts"
Advisor: Jim Philip
Instructors: Elaine Jordan, Francis Barker, Leon Burnett.

M.A. Coursework, Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT. 1992 - 1997.

Instructors: Ken Macrorie, Valerie Smith, Sara Blair, Michael Wood.
Gates Fellowship, Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury College. 1992.

Secondary Teaching Certificate, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA. 1991.

B.A., English Literature, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA. 1988.

Honors at Entrance, Dean's list, cum laude.


"Fugue-ing: Olive Moore, the Feminine and the Multiple Flights of the Modern Subject." Musical Modernism: Essays on Language and Music in Modernist Literature. Forthcoming.

Female Embodiment and Subjectivity in the Modernist Novel: The Corporeum of Virginia Woolf and Olive Moore. New York: Routledge. Spring 2009.

"Pedagogical Performance: Reading The Waves." Virginia Woolf Miscellany. Fall 2008.

"Exposure and Development: Re-imagining Narrative and Nation in the Interludes of Virginia Woolf's The Waves." Woolf Studies Annual. Spring 2007. 25 - 47.

"The Lady with the Lamp: Florence Nightingale and The Waves." The Art of Exploration: Selected Papers from the Fifteenth Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf. Ed. Helen Southworth and Elisa Kay Sparks. Clemson: Clemson U Digital Press, 2006. 186 - 194.

"Harry Potter Pedagogy: What We Learn about Teaching from J.K. Rowling." The Clearing House. Washington, DC: Heldref Publications, July/August 2006. 240 - 244.

Conference Presentations

"War and the City: The Grey Ghost in Mrs. Dalloway." 18th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf, 2009. NYC, NY.

"Not That I Won't Drink Coke: Developing Tastes on College Campuses." 2008 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association. Reno, NV.

"Pedagogical Performance: Reading The Waves." 17th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf, 2008. Denver, CO.

"Modernist Con(tra)ceptions: Maternity and Textual Experimentation in Olive Moore's Spleen." 2005 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association. Coeur d'Alene, ID.

"The Lady with the Lamp: Florence Nightingale and The Waves." 15th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf, 2005. Portland, OR.

"Harry Potter Pedagogy: What We Learn about Teaching from J. K. Rowling." 2005 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture. Albuquerque, NM.

"Graduate Student Community and Student Life." 2003 National Conference on Graduate Student Leadership. St. Louis, MO.

"Mrs. Dalloway's Corporeum: Body, Land, Nation and Text in the Worlds of Patriarchy and Imperialism." 13th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf, 2003. Northampton, MA.

"Operating Ontologically: Defining and Defying Borders in Between the Acts." 10th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf, 2000. Baltimore, MD.

"Literary Allusions: Putting it All Together." 1993 Colorado Language Arts Society. Colorado Springs, CO.

Conference Seminars

"Modernist Gene/alogies." Seminar Leader. 2008 Modernist Studies Association 10th Annual Conference: Modernism and Global Media. Nashville, TN.

"Olive Moore and the Failure of the New." 2006 Modernist Studies Association 8th Annual Conference: Out of the Archive. Tulsa, OK.

Honors and Awards

Summer Resarch Grant. Radford University. 2009.

Faculty/Student Collaborative Grant, Faculty Development Center, Radford University. 2006.

Scholarly and Creative Activity Grant, Graduate College, Radford University. 2006.

Thomas Edwin Devaney Dissertation Fellowship, Center for Humanities and the Arts, University of Colorado. 2005 - 2006.

Bernice Udick Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Colorado. 2004 - 2005.

Emerson and Lowe Dissertation Fellowship, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Colorado. 2003.

Graduate Student Teaching Award Nominee, English Department, University of Colorado. 2001 - 2002 and 2002 - 2003.

Community Brick Builder Award, Division of Student Affairs, University of Colorado. 2002.

Katherine Jacob Lamont Scholarship, Department of English, University of Colorado. 2001 - 2002.

Teaching Experience

Assistant Professor: Radford University, Radford, VA. 2006 - present.

Introduction to Women's Studies
Female Literary Traditions
Human Body and Identity, a collaborative Honors course with Biology
British Modernism and War
British Modernisms
Introduction to Literary Studies
British Literature History II, 1700 - Present
Author in Context: Virginia Woolf and Bloomsbury
Author in Context: J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter
Readings in British Literature
Introduction to Expository Writing
Introduction to Expository Writing: The Election
Reading, Writing and Research
CORE 101: Written and Oral Communication

English Instructor: University of Colorado, Boulder, CO. 1999 - 2006.

English Department Graduate Student Pedagogy Lab
Masterpieces of British Literature
Modern and Contemporary Literature
Shakespeare for Non-Majors
Women Writers
Introduction to Women's Literature

English Teacher: Newport High School, Bellevue, WA. 1995 -1997.

Literature, composition, and creative writing classes.
Technical liaison for the English Department.

Composition Instructor: Colorado Mountain College, Breckenridge, CO. 1993 -1994.

Composition techniques and strategies.

English/Drama Teacher: Summit High School, Frisco, CO. 1991 -1994.

Literature, composition, research methods, creative writing, and theater classes. Spring play director, Speech Team advisor, Martin Luther King, Jr. Assembly coordinator.

Fields and Teaching Interests

British modernism, nineteenth and twentieth-century British and Anglophone literatures, women writers, feminist theory, post-colonial theory, eco-criticism, history of the novel, literary and critical theory, film, drama, pedagogy, young adult literature, interdisciplinary approaches to literature and cultural studies.

Related Work Experience

Assistant to the Editor, English Language Notes, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO. 2001 - 2005.

Managed and coordinated publishing process for quarterly journal.
Organized and managed the intake and processing of all submissions.
Facilitated all correspondence with authors, readers and publisher.
Prepared and copy edited selected articles for publishing.

Ph.D. Representative, Department of English, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO. 2003 -2004.

Survey and community forum for Department of English graduate students for department's seven-year review.
"Comprehending the Comps: Preparing for the Comprehensive Exams," and "How to ask for money and get it every time: Applying for Grants and Fellowships" workshops for Department of English graduate students.
Year-long series of readings and workshops.

Lead Graduate Teacher, Department of English, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO. 2001- 2003.

"Facing the FCQs," "Dealing with Problems I" and "Making the Grade" workshops.
Videotaping and consultations with graduate teachers.
Discipline-specific workshops and forums.
Lead Graduate Teacher Training. 2001 and 2002.

Research Assistant, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO. 2002 - 2004.
Jane Garrity and Karen Jacobs, Associate Professors.

Researched and prepared articles, books, and online materials for graduate course readers, teaching materials, and writing projects.

Society Memberships

Modern Language Association. 1999 - present.
International Virginia Woolf Society. 1999 - present.
Modernist Studies Association. 2001 - present.
The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914 - 1945. 2003 - present.


Available on request from:
Career Services
University of Colorado at Boulder
Credentials Office
Campus Box 133
Boulder, CO 80309-0133