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Education Degrees Earned North Dakota State University, 2009-present Ph.D.: Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture Specialization: Media Ecology/New Media Studies, Sonic Composition/Rhetoric North Dakota State University, 2009 M.A.: Mass Communication Specializations: Gender Communication, Women’s Studies, and Religious Rhetoric Thesis: Female Clergy: Voice and Agency Under “God the Father” North Dakota State University, 2007 Bachelor of University Studies

Graduate Coursework Authorship Theory Composition Theory Communication Theory Feminist Theory and Discourse Rhetorical Criticism Research Methods in Communication Qualitative Research Methods International Technical Writing Teaching Upper-Division Writing TA Training in Public Speaking Introduction to College Teaching TA Training in College Composition Graduate Scholarship Communicating with Men about Women’s Studies Language Bias Irish Literature American Realism British Literature: Shakespeare in Context

Teaching Graduate Teaching Assistant, North Dakota State University, 2007 to present Courses taught: Writing in the Design Professions Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences College Composition II


Fundamentals of Public Speaking Communication Theory Introduction to Women’s Studies Instructor, Program Committee Member, North Dakota Governor’s School, 2011-2012

Publications and Presentations Red River Graduate Student Conference. Fargo, ND, March 2012. “Shared Sonic Spaces: Noise-Sound Design, Rhetorics, and Interdisciplinarity” “Noise, DIY/Repurposing, and Sound Design: A Brief History and Workshop” Guest Lecture, NDSU Visual Arts, February 2011 “Creative Destruction: War and Peace in the Global Village, Remixed.” Enculturation (December 2011). Web. Computers and Writing. Ann Arbor, MI, May 2011. “Dj-ing is Writing/Writing is Dj-ing: Sampling, Beatmatching, and Mixing in the Burkean Studio.” Language & Cultures Circle of Manitoba & North Dakota Conference, October 2010. “Magic Quiet Door Go Sideways: Palahniuk’s Dialect Fiction as Inscribed Terministic Screens.” “The ‘Like-Race’ Rhetorical Strategy.” Review. Enculturation (August 2010). Web. Red River Women’s Studies Conference. Grand Forks, ND, 2010. “Feminism Politics and the Limits of Diversity: Religious Diversity roundtable sesson, Panelist. Red River Graduate Student Conference. Fargo, ND, March 2010. “Commodification, Kinship, and Romance as the New Father in Edna O’Brien’s Down by the River.” National Women’s Studies Association Convention, Cincinnati, OH, 2008. “More men in women’s studies: What works, what doesn’t, and the consequences.”

Professional Organizations Language and Culture Circle of Manitoba and North Dakota National Communication Association National Women’s Studies Association NDSU English Graduate Student Organization

Service Member, Red River Graduate Student Conference Committee, 2009-present Incoming Graduate Student Mentor, English Department, North Dakota State University, 2010-present


Chair, NDSU Graduate Student Organization Social Committee, 2011-present Presentation Coach, Agriculture Department, North Dakota State University, 2007-2009 Member, Red River Women’s Studies Conference Committee, 2008 Committee member, organizer, 2008 Take Back The Night Rally, Fargo Member, NDSU Feminist Majority, 2007-present Mentor, TA Training in Fundamentals of Public Speaking course, 2008


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