Resume

Adjunct Professor of Strategic Communication
Liberty University
School of Communication and Digital Content
March 2017 – present

  • Competencies:
    • COMS 101 Speech Communication
    • COMS 546 Effective Social Media
    • DIGI 710 Digital and Strategic Audience Measurement
  • Course Development Projects:
    • DIGI 710 Digital and Strategic Audience Measurement
  • Delivered lectures and assignments to students using online format (Blackboard); evaluated tests and papers, prepared course syllabi, lessons, exercises, and lab experiments as per department standards.
  • Initiated, facilitated, and engaged in classroom discussions.
  • Maintained student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Subject Matter Expert – DIGI 710 Digital and Strategic Audience Measurement
  • HSR – Social-Behavioral-Educational (SBE) Basic Course (2019)
  • HSR – Social-Behavioral-Educational Refresher Course (2019)
  • CAD – Subject Matter Expert Online Training (2019)

Writing Instructor
Arizona State University
Writers’ Studio
January 2017 – present

  • Competencies:
    • ENG 101 English Composition I
    • ENG 102 English Composition II
  • Delivered lectures and assignments to undergraduate students using online format (Blackboard and Canvas); evaluated tests and papers, prepared course syllabi, lessons, exercises, and lab experiments as per department standards.
  • Initiated, facilitated, and engaged in classroom discussions.
  • Maintained student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Master Class for Teaching Online (Certificate), July 2017

Adjunct Professor of Strategic Communication
Adjunct Professor of English
Regent University
College of Arts and Sciences
School of Communication and the Arts
May 2016 – present

  • English Competencies:
    • ENG 101 English Composition I
    • ENG 102 English Composition II
    • ENG 205 Survey of Western Literature
    • ENG 211 British Literature I
    • UIS 310 Fundamentals of Grammar
  • Communication Competencies:
    • COM 600 Story, Popular Culture and Worldview
    • COM 601 Media Research and Analysis
    • COM 708 History of Communication
  • Course Development Projects:
    • COM 601 Media Research and Analysis
    • DSC 7XX Strategic Communication
  • Delivered lectures and assignments to undergraduate students using online format (Blackboard); evaluated tests and papers, prepared course syllabi, lessons, exercises, and lab experiments as per department standards.
  • Initiated, facilitated, and engaged in classroom discussions.
  • Maintained student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Fundamentals of Blackboard (2016); Blackboard Certified Instructor (2017)
  • Subject Matter Expert – COM 601 Media Research and Analysis

Adjunct Professor of English and Communication
Grantham University
College of Arts and Sciences
March 2017 – December 2018

  • Competencies:
    • EN 101 English Composition I
    • EN 102 English Composition II
    • EN 301 Survey of American Literature I
    • EN 302 Survey of American Literature II
    • EN 361 Technical Writing
    • GU 299 General Education Capstone
    • EN 405 Survey of Western Literature I
    • EN 406 Survey of Western Literature II
  • Delivered lectures and assignments to undergraduate students using online format (Blackboard); evaluated tests and papers, prepared course syllabi, lessons, exercises, and lab experiments as per department standards.
  • Initiated, facilitated, and engaged in classroom discussions.
  • Maintained student attendance records, grades, and other required records.

Adjunct Professor of English and Communication
Arizona Christian University
Department of English and Communications
May 2014 – December 2016

  • English Competencies:
    • ENG 101 English Composition I
  • Communication Competencies:
    • COM 203 Introduction to Communication
  • Delivered lectures and assignments to undergraduate students using hybrid format (online and face-to-face); evaluated tests and papers, prepared course syllabi, lessons, exercises, and lab experiments as per department standards.
  • Initiated, facilitated, and moderated classroom discussions.
  • Maintained student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Average class size is 10-30

Adjunct Professor of English and Communication
Grand Canyon University
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
July 2013 – December 2018

  • English Competencies:
    • UNV 100 Developmental Writing
    • ENG 105 English Composition 1
    • ENG 106 English Composition 2
    • ENG 350 American Literature 1
    • ENG 356 The Short Story
  • Communication Competencies:
    • COM 100 Fundamentals of Communication
    • COM 263 Elements of Intercultural Communication
    • COM 456 Organizational Communication
  • Delivered lectures and assignments to undergraduate students using hybrid format (online and face-to-face); evaluated tests and papers, prepared course syllabi, lessons, exercises, and lab experiments as per department standards.
  • Initiated, facilitated, and moderated classroom discussions.
  • Maintained student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Average class size is 40-100
  • Comfortable teaching large seminar courses in composition (70-95 students per class)
  • Supervised 1-2 Instructional Assistants  each semester
  • Peer Reviewer for Faculty Training and Development (2015-2017)
  • Specialty Reader for Institutional Effectiveness (2016-2017)

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Traditional EXPERIENCE

Communications Analyst
CVS Caremark
2012-2013

  • Client-facing position; Provided support to commercial clients as part of the Member Communications Operations department; Problem-solving and resolution of HIPAA Violations in liaison with Legal and Brand and Compliance
  • Managed communication materials for health care medical and pharmacy benefits to clients

Enrollment Advisor
University of Phoenix
2011-2012

  • Enrolled students in Healthcare and Nursing (Bachelors and Masters) programs

Website Developer
Ace Promotions
1997-2011

  • Created and designed multimedia websites for clients in Arizona, California, and Northern Europe
  • Hosted and managed websites for clients and provided technical and customer support as needs required

Graphic Artist
Ads Up! Advertising
1993-1996

  • Designed custom promotional product artwork for a small advertising and marketing firm
  • Created brochures for events and tournaments
  • Produced “South Bay Sports Magazine” for local delivery to businesses in Silicon Valley

Sr. Contracts Administrator
Teradata Corporation
1985-1990

  • Managed commercial and federal sector customer support contracts for a database manufacturing firm

Office Administrator
CompuServe, Inc.
1984-1985

  • Managed a busy sales office and provided customer technical software training

Engineering Assistant
NuTech Engineering, Inc.
1982-1983

  • Managed over 10,000+ technical engineering drawings for a large nuclear engineering firm

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Education

Ph.D. in Communication
Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA
2013-2017

  • Content Areas of Specialization: Rhetoric and Communication
  • Dissertation: The Role of Mediated Communication on the Formation of Organizational Identity and Culture: A Content Analysis of American Megachurch Websites
  • Dissertation committee: Dr. John Keeler (Chair), Dr. Michael P. Graves, Dr. Marcus Pfeiffer, and Dr. Paul Creasman (Outside Reader)
  • Advanced to candidacy, February 2016
  • Proposal defended, October 2016
  • Dissertation defended, March 2017
  • Graduation, May 2017

Awards: School of Communication and the Arts Dean’s Scholarship recipient (2014-2017); Paul Huntsinger Scholarship recipient (2013-2014). Graduation with distinction, GPA: 4.0

Master of Arts in English Literature
Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY
2010-2012

  • English and American Literature; Expository Writing
  • Masters Thesis: Medieval Spirituality and the Feminine Concept of the Divine
  • Thesis Advisor: Dr. David Kilpatrick
  • Graduated with distinction, GPA: 3.9.

Bachelor of Arts in Humanities 
San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
1990-1993

  • Major Concentration: European Studies
  • Minor Concentration: English Literature
  • Senior Thesis: The Tragedy of Self-Fulfillment or The Pursuit of Individualism in Modern Drama
  • Advisor: Dr. Marianina Olcott

Associates of Arts in Liberal Studies 
Evergreen Valley College, San Jose, CA
1980-1984

Professional Organizations

  • Media-Ecology
  • National Communication Association (Language and Social Interaction; Media Studies)
  • Religious Communication Association
  • National Council of Teachers of English
  • Broadcast Education Association (History and Writing)
  • Sigma Tau Delta

Technical Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Dreamweaver, InDesign) and Captivate
  • Knowledge of learning management systems (Moodle, Canvas, Loud Cloud, Blackboard)
  • Experience using Blackboard Collaborate, Google Hangouts, and Skype
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Knowledge of  statistical analysis software (SPSS) and Qualitative Data Analysis Software (MAXQDA)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Rhetoric and Communication
  • Cultural and Identity Studies
  • Communication and Faith

PUBLICATIONS / CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • “The Role of Mediated Communication on the Formation of Organizational Identity and Culture: A Content Analysis of American Megachurch Websites,” Regent University, March 2017
  • “Ethnography of Communication in Praxis in the Literature Classroom,” The Journal of Instructional Research, August 2016
  • “Medieval Spirituality and the Feminine Concept of the Divine,” Mercy College, May 2012

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