Resume

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Copy Editing and Indexing

  • Commissioned, edited, and copy edited essay collection Emergent Feminisms: Challenging a Postfeminist Media Culture (with Jessalynn Keller)
  • Copy edited nonprofit magazine Company in role as Assistant Editor
  • Indexed book manuscript for Dr. C. Stephen Evans, Baylor University

Editorial full list of publications available on request

  • Researched, wrote and edited book manuscript Lifestyle Media in American Culture: Gender, Class, and the Politics of Ordinariness (forthcoming, Routledge, 2017)
  • Editorial board member of Video Game Art Reader, invited reviewer for Television & New Media and others
  • Wrote and edited stories for Company magazine, oversaw editorial process from development to page design
  • Evaluated thousands of student writing samples at DePaul, NIU, and Northwestern for clarity, conciseness, and errors, providing written in-line edits as well as general comments

 Public Relations and Communications

  • Developed marketing materials (print and email) for university conferences
  • Expert in social media engagement and social media analytics

Administrative and Project Management

  • Researched archival materials and coordinated photography licenses for book for Dr. Miriam Petty
  • Managed and executed annual development campaigns for Company magazine
  • Coordinated speakers, arranged travel & accommodations, budgeted, and marketed several conferences in roles at Company and at Northwestern
  • Office management and general administrative duties at Northwestern and Company

 

CAREER PROGRESSION

DEPAUL UNIVERSITY Instructor, College of Communication | Chicago IL 2013-2017

NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY Visiting Assistant Professor, Communication | DeKalb IL  2015-2016

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY Research and Departmental Assistant | Evanston IL  2012-2015

COMPANY MAGAZINE Assistant Editor | Chicago IL 2006-2008

 

EDUCATION

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION | Evanston IL

MA/PhD Screen Cultures 2014

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO | Chicago IL

BA English and Sociology 2006

Summa Cum Laude, Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society, Honors in Sociology, GPA: 3.95

 HONORS, SKILLS, & VOLUNTEER WORK

  • Editorial board member of Video Game Art Reader, invited editor for Television & New Media and other journals
  • Winner of Top Paper, Communications History Division, International Communications Association, 2013
  • Proficient in social media analytics software (TAGS, Tableau), ProCite archival software, Photoshop, D2L, Canvas, and Blackboard course management software
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