Teaching & Professional Experience

INSTRUCTIONAL EXPERIENCE

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Fall 2015-Spring 2016
Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.

  • Women’s Studies: An Introduction (WGSS 280 – Fall 2015, Spring 2016)

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Fall 2013-Spring 2015
Brian Lamb School of Communication, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.

  • Introduction to Organizational Communication (COM 324 – Spring 2015)
  • Communicating in the Global Workplace (COM 224 – Fall 2014)
  • Fundamentals of Speech Communication (COM 114 – Fall 2013, Summer 2014)

Graduate Teaching Associate, Fall 2011‐Spring 2013
California State University, Chico, Calif.

  • Speech Communication Fundamentals (CMST 131)

SERVICE

Disciplinary Service

 Reviewing

  • Journal of Applied Communication Research (2 manuscripts, since 2015)
  • Feminist and Women’s Studies Division, National Communication Association (3 manuscripts, since 2015)
  • Purdue University Communication Graduate Student Conference (8 manuscripts, since 2014)

Conference

  • Graduate student representative, Feminist and Women’s Studies Division, National Communication Association (2015-2016)
  • Panel respondent, Womentering: I’ve got a great idea. How do I get it published?, Women’s Caucus, National Communication Association (2016)
  • Panel chair, (Re)Thinking the Body, Organization for the Study of Communication, Language & Gender Conference (2016)
  • Panel respondent, Solving Organizational Issues in Different Work Spaces, Purdue University Communication Graduate Student Conference (2016)
  • Panel chair, Young Women and Ethnographies, Feminist and Women’s Studies Division, National Communication Association (2015)
  • Volunteer, Pre-Tenure Women’s Conference, Susan Bulkeley Butler Center, Purdue University (2015)
  • Panel chair, Communication and Identity, Purdue University Communication Graduate Student Conference (2015)
  • Volunteer organizer, Organizational Communication Mini-Conference (2014)
  • Technology support, Organizational Communication Mini-Conference (2014)
  • Panel respondent, Communicative Approaches to Organization, Education, and Society, Purdue University Communication Graduate Student Conference (2014)
  • Marketing Committee Chair, Purdue University Communication Graduate Student Conference (2014)

University Service

Committee Representation

  • Academic and Professional Development Committee for the Purdue Graduate Student Government
    • Member (Fall 2015-Spring 2016)
  • Events Committee for Women’s Gender Sexuality Studies Program
    • Member (Fall 2015-Spring 2016)
  • Purdue Communication Graduate Student Association
    • President (Fall 2014-Spring 2015)
    • Member, Professional Development Action Committee (Fall 2014-Spring 2015)
    • PhD member-at-large (Fall 2013-Spring 2014)
  • Council of Graduate Students at CSU, Chico
    • Department representative (Fall 2012-Spring 2013)

Other University Service

  • Formal graduate student mentor for 5 incoming PhD students and 2 incoming MA students in the Brian Lamb School of Communication, Purdue University (Summer 2014-present)
  • Graduate student recruitment representative
    • Graduate Student Welcome Weekend “Buddy” (Contact and informant for prospective incoming graduate students) (Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016)
    • Graduate student representative to meet with prospective and admitted students during campus visits and by phone (Fall 2013-ongoing)
    • Recruitment volunteer for the National Communication Association Graduate School Open House (Fall 2014, Fall 2015)
    • Recruitment volunteer for the Brian Lamb School of Communication Undergraduate Open House (Fall 2014)
  • Graduate student representative for hiring processes
    • Host for graduate student meeting with College of Liberal Arts dean candidate (Fall 2014)
    • Graduate student representative for meals with three candidates for an assistant professor in health communication job search, Brian Lamb School of Communication (Spring 2016)
    • Graduate student representative for meal with candidate for a College of Liberal Arts cluster hire for advanced quantitative methods (Spring 2016)
  • Volunteer for Next Generation Scholar event
    • Reviewer for abstracts for graduate student poster session
    • Volunteer for registration, poster session and tours for a group of rural high school students
  • Host for orientation Q&A session on the Purdue Communication Graduate Student Association (Fall 2014)
  • Volunteer for Brian Lamb School of Communication graduate student orientation events (Fall 2014)
  • Discussion moderator for Chico Town Hall (Spring 2012-Spring 2013)
  • Discussion moderator for the Chico Great Debate (Spring 2012-Spring 2013)
  • Judge for the Chico Rookie Speech and Debate Tournament (Fall 2011-Spring 2013)
  • Judge for the Chico Great Debate Preliminary Speech Competition (Fall 2012)
  • Confederate for WeBuild, Inc. Needs Assessment Simulation (Spring 2012)

Invited Presentations

  • Panelist for “Faculty of the Future: Voices from the Next Generation” at the annual meeting of the Association of American Colleges & Universities in Washington, D.C. (Spring 2016)
  • Panelist for “You are not a ‘Real’ Feminist!: Feminism in/and Popular Culture,” sponsored by the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program at Purdue University (Spring 2016)
  • Presenter and panelist for “Research at Purdue” forum as part of the Brian Lamb School of Communication Graduate Student Welcome Weekend (Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016)
  • Panelist for annual report and CV workshop sponsored by the Communication Graduate Student Association (Spring 2016)
  • Panelist for “The Purdue Peace Project: A Local Leadership Approach to Political Violence Prevention in West Africa and Central America,” at the Purdue University Communication Graduate Student Conference (Spring 2016)
  • Co-presenter on the Purdue Peace Project and Brian Lamb School of Communication for Next Generation Scholars tour at Purdue University (Fall 2015)
  • Guest speaker on socio-relational context and the Purdue Peace Project for Intercultural Communications (COM 303) at Purdue University (Fall 2015)
  • Closing remarks for the Purdue Communication Graduate Student Association Conference (Spring 2015)
  • Guest speaker on online harassment for Negotiation in Everyday Life (COM 496) at Purdue (Spring 2015)
  • Co-presenter for “Professional Development & Graduate School Survival Tips” with Dr. Melanie Morgan for the Brian Lamb School of Communication graduate student orientation (Fall 2014)
  • Guest speaker on women and voice for Organizational Leadership and Decision Making (CMST 472) at CSU, Chico (Spring 2013)
  • Guest speaker for Communication Criticism (CDES 303) at CSU, Chico. Presentation titled “The Gender Report: A Closer Look at Gender and Online News” (Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013)
  • Guest speaker on feminist theory and technology for Seminar in Communication Studies (CMST 601) at CSU, Chico (Fall 2012)
  • Guest speaker on visual aids in public speaking for Speech Communication Fundamentals (live lecture portion, CMST 131) at CSU, Chico (Spring 2013)
  • Co-presenter of public speaking workshop for graduate students at CSU, Chico (November 2012)
  • Co-presenter of a public speaking workshop for the CSU, Chico, Anthropology Department (October 2012)
  • Panelist for “Earning a Master’s Degree in Communication Studies: How to Decide, Apply and Be Successful” at CSU, Chico (Fall 2012)

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JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE

Managing Editor, September 2009‐May 2011
Bigfork Eagle and West Shore News, Hagadone Corp., Bigfork, Mont.

Managing Editor, July 2009-September 2009
Post Community Newspapers, The Post Co., Eastern Idaho

Reporter, May 2009‐June 2009
Post Community Newspapers, The Post Co., Eastern Idaho

Online Editor, September 2008‐May 2009
The Whitworthian, Whitworth University, Spokane, Wash.

Reporting intern, May 2008‐August 2008
Wood River Journal, The Post Co., Hailey, Idaho

Editor in Chief, September 2007‐May 2008
The Whitworthian, Whitworth University, Spokane, Wash.

Layout/Graphics Editor, September 2005‐May 2007
The Whitworthian, Whitworth University, Spokane, Wash.

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