English Language Education
Licenses & certifications
I boast a GRE analytical writing score of 5/6, within 98th percentile, and have presented my research papers from 2014-2018 at lowa-based conferences. I am currently taking courses on Coursera to further develop the breadth of my abilities.
Academic Writing Sample
Sample - A Brief Survey of Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Relevant Graduate Coursework
Language Structure for Teaching ELLs
Approaches to Teaching Writing
Qualitative Research in Language: French in France (Research Project)
Techniques Of Translation
Forms of Literature: Fiction
Forms of Literature: Non-Fiction
Studies in Francophone Literatures
Coursera Coursework / Audits
Academic Information Seeking - Certificate -
University of Copenhagen / Technical University of Denmark
Writing and Editing: Revising - Certificate - University of Michigan
Published Writing - Upon Request
Upon request, I have two personally written, published works of experimental non-fiction, and my self-published a limited zine which I distributed across the south in Dec. 2017/Jan. 2018, entitled Waste of Space.
Art / Craft / Design / Handiwork
Mutual Aid Site - tinyurl.com/cptsdhelp
Craftperson and Sustainability Nerd
Custom resin art and recycled costume jewelry
Objets Obscurs Du Desir
Please see my digital photography and commercial/culinary page photography page.
July 2018 - Current
Assembly Tech / User of Torque Wrench
Smart Plug LLC, Seattle
June 2020 - September 2020 full time; temp until March 2021
Recreation Division, City of Iowa City
Feb 2012 – Aug 2018
My first grant writing, research, copywriting and graphic design opportunities.
This was also a theatrical outlet, wherein I used my costuming and prop-making skills to create characters like our Halloween Fortune Teller, or Lady Winter for our winter solstice festival.
During the summers I taught full-time as an art teacher for the city programs, and would often teach a few courses throughout the year in performing or visual arts.
I maintained my own web domain featuring numerous sub-sites written largely in HTML with some beginner Java. I included pesonal portfolios and fan sites for my favorite subjects like popular culture, comics, manga, anime, and bands.