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Ph.D., University of South Florida, Rhetoric and Composition | 2014 – Present​

  • Research areas: sports rhetoric, technical communication, digital rhetorics, feminist disability studies


M.A. Literature, University of South Florida | 2014  


B.A. English, University of Tampa | 2012  





  • Network, Collaborate, Compose: College Writing in the Digital Age. 2nd ed. Tampa: University of South Florida, 2015. Edited Textbook. 





National Conferences​

  • "Fighting Bodies: Reinterpreting the Rhetoric of Violence in Combat Sports." Rhetoric Society of America. Minneapolis, MN. May 2018.

  • "Caped Crusaders in the Classroom: The Benefits of Teaching with Comics, Not Just Graphic Novels." Conference on College Composition and Communication, Kansas City, MO. March 2018. ​

  • "Resisting and Rewriting Bodily Narratives Through Combat Sports." Feminisms and Rhetoric. Dayton, OH. October 2017. 

  • "How Online Communities Democratize Public, Scientific Controversy: A Study of GMO Mosquitoes in the Florida Keys." Rhetoric Society of America. Atlanta, GA. May 2016. 

  • "GMOsquitoes: Controversy Over the Release of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes in the Florida Keys." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Houston, TX. April 2016.​

  • “Margaret Cavendish Versus the Royal Society: Creating a Rhetorical Space for Female Scientists.” Women’s Ways of Making: Feminisms and Rhetorics. Arizona, October 2015. 

  • “Incorporating Technical Communication Into Literature Programs.” Poster Presentation. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Tampa, FL. March 2015.

  • “Big Data and First-Year Composition: Philosophical, Practical, and Pedagogical Applications of the My Reviewers Corpus.” Conference on Pedagogy, Practice, and Philosophy. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. January 2015.





Professor of Practice

University at Buffalo | 2018 - present 

  • EAS 360 STEM Communication 


Graduate Teaching Assistant

University of South Florida | 2012 - 2018 

  • IDS 6238 Communicating the Value of Sustainability, co-taught with Dr. Carl Herndl and Lauren Cagle

  • ENC 6745 Practice in Teaching Composition, teaching assistant to Dr. Joe Moxley

  • ENC 3416 New Media for Technical Communication

  • ENC 3250 Professional Writing

  • ENC 3246 Communication for Engineers 

  • ENC 2210 Technical Writing for Health Science

  • ENC 1101 Composition I

  • ENC 1101 Composition I: Workshop Model

  • ENC 1102 Composition II

Adjunct Professor

University of Tampa | 2014-2016

  • FYW 101 Writing and Inquiry 




  • Dorothy Linton Newman Graduate Writing Award, University of South Florida | 2016

  • Estelle J. Zbar Award for Teaching & Academic Excellence in English, Univeristy of South Florida | 2014​

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