Nominee. 2012. Gerald Kahan Scholar’s Prize. American Society for Theatre Research
for “Historical and Performative Liberalism in Glaspell’s Inheritors.” JADT. (nominated by the editors)
Winner. 2011. Prize for Best Published Article 2008 - 2010. International Susan Glaspell Society
for “A Playwright of Pragmatism” Ecumenica Journal of Theatre and Performance
Winner. 2008. Doctoral Research Grant Competition #3. The Graduate Center, CUNY.
Funded original research in Glaspell archives
2nd Prize. 1997. Lick Wilmerding Poetry Contest. San Francisco, CA.
Chapters in Scholarly Books
“Humanism and Primitivism in Modern American Depictions of Delphi”
Paul Lorenz and David Roessel eds. Stockton Hellenic Studies Papers. Boston: Somerset Hall Press, 2013
“Trailing Clouds of Glory: Romantic Ideology and Cultural Conflicts in Modern America”
Drew Eisenhauer and Brenda Murphy eds. Intertextual Exchanges in American Drama. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2012
Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals
“Historical and Performative Liberalism in Glaspell’s Inheritors”
Journal of American Drama and Theatre 23:1 Winter 2011
“A Playwright of Pragmatism: Susan Glaspell’s Unity of Science and Religion”
Ecumenica Journal of Theatre and Performance. 2:1 Spring 2009.
“Mining the Texts” Review of Janet Floyd’s Claims and Speculations: Mining and Writing in the Gilded Age in Studies in American Literary Naturalism. 8:1 Summer 2013.
The Literary Encyclopedia. Literary Dictionary Company Ltd. www.litencyc.com
“The Glory of the Conquered” Published 03 February 2012.
“Judd Rankin’s Daughter.” Published 15 August 2014.
Invited Peer Advisor. Journal of American Drama and Theatre. December 2012
Chair of Glaspell Society Sponsored Panel, American Literature Association Annual Conference. 2011
“Intellectual Hybrids, Heterodoxies, and Humanisms in Greenwich Village”
Director and Dramaturg. Staged Reading of The Verge by Susan Glaspell
American Drama Conference. Organized by the Arthur Miller St. Francis College,. New York. 2008
Selected Presentations of Scholarship
“When the Patriarch Becomes the Matriarch: Trans-Matriarchal Ethics in the Amazon Original Series Transparent.” Popular Culture Association. Farwest Regional Conference. February 2018. Las Vegas, NV
“Nostalgic Foresight: Paradoxes in Mad Men with the Women’s Movement and with Idealism in Art”
American Culture Association & Popular Culture Association. Southwest Regional Conference. February 2013. Albuquerque, NM
“Masculinities in the Films of Judd Apatow and His Disciples”
American Culture Association & Popular Culture Association. National Conference. March 2013. Washington, D.C.
“‘Why Do We Three Go Apart?’Love, The Mind-Body Problem, and Trajectories in Glaspell’s Drama”
The 4th International Conference on American Drama and Theatre. May 2012. Seville, Spain
“‘What’ll We Do With the Middle West and the South?’: Dreiser’s Hoosier Holiday & Liberal Culture”
The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture. February 2011. Louisville, Kentucky
“Liberals and Locavores: Class Critiques of the Cultural Revolution in Food.”
American Culture & Popular Culture Association. Southwest Regional Conference. 2011.
“‘Trailing Clouds of Glory: Romantic Allusion and Cultural Conflict in Glaspell’s Oeuvre”
American Literature Association. Annual Conference 2010. San Francisco, California
“The Danger of Staying Within: The Institutions of Higher Education and Criminalized Dissent”
Modern Language Association of American. December 2008. San Francisco, California
“Nationalism and Liberalism in Susan Glaspell’s Inheritors.”
O’Neill International Conference 2008. Tao House. Danville, CA.
“Temi Rose’s Sympathy as a Reckoning of the Feminist Avant-Garde”
National Symposium on Theatre in Academe 2006. Washington and Lee University. Virginia
“Finnegans Wake as an Embodiment of Joyce’s Early Aesthetic Theories”
Annual Meeting of the North American James Joyce Society 2005. Cornell University. New York
“Phenomenologies of Drama and of Reading in the Community College Classroom”
National Symposium on Theatre in Academe 2004. Washington and Lee University. Virginia
“Rhetoric of War / Theory of Drama / Teaching Macbeth”
English Students Association Conference 2003. City University of New York.
College of Staten Island, CUNY
June 2010 - May 2015, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Studies Programs
The City in American Life
Modern Culture, 18th C. to the Present
Popular Culture and Mass Society, 20th C.
Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
August 2001 - Spring 2013, Adjunct Faculty (several titles), Department of English
Introduction to Literature
English, Prelude to Success Program at Hunter College
Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY
January - May 2008, Adjunct Lecturer, Department of English and Communications Studies
Modern American Literature and History
Working Women in the United States, 1865 to the present
Yeshiva College, NY
September 2004 - May 2007, Adjunct Lecturer
American Literature After 1865
American Literature Before 1865
Bernard L. Schwartz Institute for Communications at Baruch College
2009 - 2010 Communications Fellow
Provide presentation-skills coaching for undergraduates in the Zicklin School of Business.
Organize and Assist in Annual Conference 2009 & 2010
Contribute to CAC.ophony.org blog: “The Humanities Drive; Skills Ride Along” ; “Against Grades...”
Writing Across the Curriculum Office. NYC College of Technology.
2006 - 2008 Writing Fellow
Collaborate with tenured faculty in multiple disciplines to develop discipline specific writing curriculum
Serve on Faculty Workshop Committee, 2 years, 2nd Year as Chair.
Workshops: “The Self-Evaluation” ; “Efficient and Effective Grading” ; “Liberal Arts at Tech”
Initiate and Administer role for Fellows in “Learning Communities” Program 2007
Create and lead workshop series for students: “Life Learning and Career Excellence.”
Initiate program for student self-evaluation writing in Humanities Department, Computer Information Systems, & Hospitality Management
United Nations Development Corporation
Summer 2006 Sponsored Internship. Special Unit for South-South Cooperation.
Ibec Language Institute, Inc. 2007 - 2010
Secondary School Teaching
Oakwood Friends School, Poughkeepsie, New York
July 2013 to June 2015 Upper School English
10th Grade, 12th Grade, AP
Electives for 12th Graders: Gender Studies in Difficult Modernist Texts,
New Roads School, Santa Monica, California
Fall 2015 to present Upper School English
9th & 12th Grade
Languages: English, Spanish, French reading