PhD: English with Rhetoric emphasis. University of Texas at Austin. In progress.
MA: English with Rhetoric emphasis. University of Texas at Austin, 2017.
B.A: Philosophy; English. Minor: Women’s Studies. University of Georgia, 2013.
“Art in the Age of Orientalist Reproduction: Japanese Cultural Studies and ‘Imitation’”: Paper Presentation, The 3rd Annual Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature Conference. Hosted by University of Minnesota Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature Department, Minneapolis-St. Paul, September 2014.
“Good, or Don’t Be: PostHumanism in Neon Genesis Evangelionand Code Geass”: Paper Presentation, AX Anime and Manga Symposium. Hosted Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation, Los Angeles, July 2014.
“The Tyranny of the Binary: On Intersexed Liberation”: Paper Presentation, 21st Annual Women’s Studies Student Research Symposium. Hosted by University of Georgia, Athens,March 2014.
“To Murder to Create: Class Consciousness in Ian McEwan’s Atonement”: Paper Presentation, Phi Sigma Delta Undergraduate English Symposium. Hosted by University of Georgia Phi Sigma Delta Honors Society, Athens, April 2013.
Staff Member: Digital Archiving Team in the Digital Writing and Research Lab (DWRL) at UT Austin. January 2016 to present.
Teaching Assistant: Dr. Beth Hedrick, “Survey of British Literature: Charity and Philanthropy.” E316L Fall, 2015.
Member: Rhetoric Society of America. May 2016 to present.
Member: The Eunoia Society Chapter at the University of Texas at Austin. 2015 – Present
Select Scholarships and Awards:
Honorable Mention, Virginia Walters Scholarship 2013. Nominated by Dr. Adam Parkes and Dr. Michelle Ballif.
Honorable Mention, Virginia Walters Scholarship, 2012. Nominated by Dr. Adam Parkes Recipient, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences Scholarship, 2011.
Relevant Undergraduate Activities:
Panelist: Lambda Alliance Speaker’s Bureau Panel. fall semester 2010 to summer 2015.
Task Force Member and CoEditor: “Dawgs for a Women’s Center,” February to May 2014. Volunteer: Freedom University (Undocumented Students Advocacy), January 2014 to June 2015.
Fifth Annual Philosophy Undergraduate Student Conference: Chair and Coordinator, Phi Sigma Tau, University of Georgia, March 2013.
Fourth Annual Philosophy Undergraduate Student Conference: Chair and Coordinator, University of Georgia, April 2012.
Chapter President: Phi Sigma Tau Honors Society (University of Georgia), November 2011 to May 2013.
Member:Triota Honors Society (University of Georgia).
Director of Information: Lambda Alliance. (University of Georgia LGBTQ and Ally Student Organization). April 2011 to December 2011.
Member: Lambda Alliance August 2009 to December 2013. Alumni member from 2013 to present.
Japanese: Limited proficiency as of 2015.
French: Can read with dictionary but not conversational.
Spanish: Four years of study in high school and college.
Hard of hearing and limited in verbal/aural communication.
Links to media coverage on the 2014 AX Symposiums in Los Angeles.
Interview: with the newspaper the Red & Black Editor as Proposal Co-Editor and Transgender Representative on Task Force of a Woman’s Center. “Welcome to Exist.” interviewed by Kameel Mir. Published: Apr 21, 2014. Accessed Last: March 26, 2016.