From Idaho, live in Texas. I am an assistant professor teaching integrated reading and writing, composition, literature, technical writing, and speech.

My loves are learning, family, dogs, coffee, microbrews, travel, and new technology.


B.A. English – Idaho State University (2006)

M.A. English – Idaho State University (2010)

ABD Curriculum and Instruction – University of Idaho (2015)


Currently working on designing and implementing co-requisite education in Texas, pairing credit courses such as first year English and Sociology with developmental Integrated Reading and Writing Courses.

Joining the Speech department as I am now credentialed to teach speech and communication courses.

Working as a member of the QEP Ideation Steering Committee.


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