PROFESSIONAL

OraMetrix, a Dentsply Sirona Company

Academy of Digital Orthodontics Manager
September 2017 - Present
ATD Dallas
   Executive board, Marketing & Communications
    January 2019 - 
   Marketing & Communications VP
    September 2016 - February 2018
UNT Dallas
Adjunct Faculty
August 2016 – August 2017
UNT Dallas Jaguar Gateway Program with Eastfield College
Instructor | Curriculum Designer | English Coordinator
January 2015 – August 2017
Eastfield College, DCCCD
   Faculty & Dual Credit Coordinator – English
   July 2016 – June 2017 
   Professor – English & Non-Course Based Options
   August 2015 – August 2017
   Visiting Scholar – Developmental English
   August 2013 – August 2015
   Adjunct Lecturer – English
   August 2012 – May 2016
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Brain Institute Development Communications: Creative Writer
August 2015 – Present
Plano SAT Master
Private Tutor & Senior Curriculum Designer
May 2012 – August 2013
UT Dallas Writing Center
Writing Consultant
January 2011 – December 2012
UT Dallas School of Arts & Humanities
Teaching Assistant (scholarship recipient)
January 2010 – December 2011
United States Army
American Forces Network (Europe & Asia)
Broadcast Journalist (46R)
July 2001 – November 2003

EDUCATION
M.S. in Applied Cognition and Neuroscience
University of Texas at Dallas (2017)
Industry Internship: Novel Curriculum Strategies for Adult Learners in English and Developmental Education, Supervised by Richard Golden, PhD
Conference paper: “Sentential Prosody in English Sonnets” (March 2016)
Conference paper: “
Poetry, Prosody & Seriousness: Towards Cognitive Poetics & an Experimental Foundation” (in-press)
M.A. in Humanities: Studies in Literature & Aesthetics
University of Texas at Dallas (2011)
Foreign Language: German – Goethe Language Institute, Schwabisch Hall, Germany
Conference paper: “Reconstructionism: Poiesis of Mind, Body, Matter, and Meaning” (March 2012)
B.A. in Literary Studies
University of Texas at Dallas (2008)
Magna cum laude and Undergraduate Thesis Highest Honors
Honors Thesis: “Epic Poetry: A Human Constitution”, 2008


LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS
ATD Dallas, Story Design Master Class
Dallas (May 2017)
ATD Master Instructional Designer 
Dallas (March 14-16, 2016)
Puente Certified Instructor: Catch the Next, Inc. Dream Catchers
University of Texas at Austin (June 2016)
Learning & the Brain Society: Focused, Organized Minds - The Science of Attention
Boston (November 2014)
40 Hours Advanced Electronic Journalism
Defense Information School, AFKN, Yongsan Army Base, South Korea (2002)
Broadcast Basic Writing and Announcing Skills (46R)
Defense Information School, Fort Meade, MD (2001)

ASSOCIATIONS, AFFILIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
Association for Talent Development
ATD Dallas
Planetary Society
American Civil Liberties Union
Modern Language Association
Learning & the Brain Society
KERA Public Radio

Austin Adopt-a-Hive
ASPCA 
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 
Light Sail Project, Planetary Society
The Foundation, DCCCD
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