Teaching

In Academia

College Writing I

  • Lake Erie College, 2018-present
    • EN 100: The Writing Process
    • EN 101: Principles of Composition & Research: “Identity & Narrative”
    • EN 101: Principles of Composition & Research: “On Difficulty”
  • Lakeland Community College, 2018-present
    • ENGL 1110: College Composition I (A): “On Monsters”
    • ENGL 1110: College Composition I (A): “Frankenstein and the Monstrous”
    • ENGL 1111: College Composition I (B): “Frankenstein and the Monstrous”
  • Notre Dame College, 2018
    • EN 100: College Composition I
    • EN 101: Advanced Writing: Expository Writing
  • Forsyth Tech Community College, 2017-2018
    • ENG 111: Writing and Inquiry
  • Guilford Tech Community College, 2017-2018
    • ENG 111: Writing and Inquiry: Research & Analysis with Hidden Figures
  • Kent State University, 2012-2017
    • ENG 11011: College Writing I: “Conversations about Writing”
    • ENG 11011: College Writing I: “Use Soap: Fight Club and College Writing”

College Writing II

  • Lake Erie College, 2018-present
    • EN 201: Advanced Composition: “Global, Local, and Personal Technology”
  • Lakeland Community College, 2018- present
    • ENGL 1120: English Composition II: “Global, Local, and Personal Technology”
  • Forsyth Tech Community College, 2017-2018
    • ENG 112: Writing and Research in the Disciplines
  • Guilford Tech Community College, 2017-2018
    • ENG 112: Writing and Research in the Disciplines
  • Kent State University, 2012-2017
    • ENG 21011: College Writing II : “Empathy & Historical Perspective”

Creative Writing

  • Kent State University, 2012-2017
    • ENG 20021: Intro to Creative Writing : “Writing and Public Art”

Critical Thinking

  • Lake Erie College, 2018-present
    • HU 120: Travels Through Time & Space: “Are We Building a Dystopia?”
    • HU 120: Travels Through Time & Space: “Perspectives, Empathy, and War”
    • HU 125: Critical Thinking Through Controversy

Technical Writing

  • Forsyth Tech Community College, 2017-2018
    • ENG 114: Professional Research and Reporting

Community Outreach

The Cleveland Foundation

  • Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, Cleveland, Ohio
    • Taught creative writing workshops with students from Cleveland area schools
      • Urban Community School, February – May 2016
      • Charles Eliot Elementary School, April 2015

Independent Residencies

  • Juvenile Detention Center of Summit County, Akron, Ohio, October 2014 – May 2017
    • Taught weekly creative writing workshops for incarcerated youth, mentor graduate and undergraduate students in on-going residencies, and edit the online journal Voices of Dan Street.
    • In collaboration with the NEOMFA Program and the Wick Poetry Center
  • Homeschool Poetry Fair, Mayfield Village, Ohio, 27 April 2016
    • Led creative writing session with home-school program at the Mayfield Branch of Cleveland Libraries
  • Stow-Munroe Falls Library, Stow, Ohio, September 2013 – September 2015
    • Lead creative writing meetings and create curriculum for the community Writers Workshop
    • Taught workshop in celebration of Poetry Month (31 March 2015)

Wick Poetry Center

  • Akron Children’s Hospital, Akron, Ohio, January 2016 – July 2017
    • Led creative writing groups under the auspice of the Emily Cooper Welty Expressive Therapy Center
  • Urban Vision, Akron, Ohio, September – December 2016
    • Led creative writing sessions in the “My Voice” Program under the auspice of the Wick Poetry Center
  • International Institute of Akron, Akron, Ohio, July 2016
    • Taught creative writing workshops for refugee and immigrant populations under the auspice of the Wick Poetry Center
  • Summa Akron City Hospital, Akron, Ohio, January – May 2016
    • Led staff support groups for palliative care team under the auspice of the Wick Poetry Center
  • Roswell Kent Middle School, Akron, Ohio, October 2015
    • Co-taught creative writing sessions and facilitate readings with middle school students under the auspice of the Wick Poetry Center