Ph.D., 2019, Comparative Humanities, University of Louisville

M.A., 2008, Department of Communication Studies, University of Alabama

B.A. (cum laude), 2006, College of Communication and Information Sciences, University of Alabama

Employment – Colleges and Universities

July 2016 to Present:  Graduate Teaching Instructor, Comparative Humanities, University of Louisville

August 2014 – May 2016:  Adjunct Instructor, Communications, Ivy Tech Community College

August 2013 – May 2016:  Part-time Instructor, Communications, Indiana University Southeast

August 2011 – August 2013:  Instructor, Communications Studies; Field Experience Coordinator, University of Alabama

August 2012:  Adjunct Instructor, Communications, Jefferson State Community College

August 2008 – May 2011:  Instructor, Communications Studies; Assistant Director, Forensics; Coordinator, Internships, University of Alabama

May 2006 – May 2008:  Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Alabama

Employment – Public Sector

March 2001 – June 2004:  AmSouth Bank, Birmingham, AL 

  • Began as Administrative Assistant to Senior Vice-President of Mortgage Finance
  • Promoted to Business Analyst for Secondary Marketing; duties included database management and design, and project-planning assistance
  • Developed and maintained computer program to manage mortgage loan locks more efficiently
  • Traveled extensively assisting with large project-planning initiatives

(Worked full-time at AmSouth Bank while attending school full-time. Left to complete my undergraduate degree upon receipt of a full-tuition scholarship to the University of Alabama.)

March 2000 – January 2001:  Pachyderm Press, Birmingham, AL

  • Regional Sales Manager; coordinated sales initiatives with distributors, organized and managed employment records, managed accounts payable/receivable, and employee payroll

October 1999 – February 2000: PsychParters, Inc.Birmingham, AL

  • Receptionist

September 1998 – October 1999:  Oak View Veterinary Clinic, Pelham, AL

  • Technician/Receptionist

May 1995 – August 1998:  Smith Animal Hospital,Florence, AL

  • Technician/Receptionist

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