Résumé

Education
Southwestern University
BA English
Concentrations: Emergent & American literature; art history; music

University of Texas, Austin
MS Information Studies, Museum Studies portfolio
Concentrations: Archives & preservation; museums; sound recording collections

Certifications & Training
WSET Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits, passed with distinction
Grades 8-12 ELAR Certification, Texas Education Agency
Grades 4-8 ELAR Certification, Texas Education Agency
Scholastic System 44 & READ 180 Trained Teacher
GLSEN Safe Space Trained


Experience
Assistant General Manager
The Vineyard at Florence, Florence, TX
August 2016 – present

Reading Intervention Instructor
Murchison Middle School, Austin, TX
January 2016 – August 2016
-AVID Site Team Member
-UIL Spelling Coach

Visitor Services Coordinator
The Williamson Museum
June 2015 – January 2016

Archives Technician
Harry Ransom Center, Austin, TX
May 2014-May 2015

Curatorial Intern
The Williamson Museum, Georgetown, TX
Spring 2015

English & Reading Intervention Instructor
Taylor High School, Taylor, TX
July 2012-May 2014
-Colorguard director
-Destination Imagination coach

Media Publication Instructor
Upward Bound at Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX
Summer 2012

Development Intern
National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education, Georgetown, TX
May 2011-December 2011

Art Gallery Proctor
Sarofim School of Fine Arts, Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX
August 2009-December 2011


Advanced Coursework
Information Studies (Graduate)
Digital Libraries
Intro to Records Management
Audio Preservation & Reformatting
Materials in Libraries, Archives, and Museums
Treatment Techniques for Flat Paper
Management of Preservation Programs
Survey of Digitization
Everyday Information Behavior
Information in a Social & Cultural Context
Issues in Museum Studies
Capstone: Curatorial Intern at the Williamson Museum (See “Projects” for more information)

English (Undergraduate Major)
Creative Writing: Fiction
Creative Writing: Poetry
Best Writing Since 1990
Great Film/Great Literature
American Film Noir
Literature of the Vietnam War
Pop Culture & Bob Dylan
18th Century Fiction
The Teaching of Writing
Capstone: Rethinking the Myth of America’s Femme Fatale

Art History (Undergraduate)
Art of Spain
Pre-Colombian Art of the Andes
East Asian Art & Architecture

Music (Undergraduate)
Fundamentals of Music Theory through Music Theory II
Music Literature I & II
University Chorale
Opera Theatre
Music Technology
Brass Methods


Professional Development & Organizations
Wine Society of Texas
Texas Food and Wine Alliance

Development:
Excellence in Label Writing (American Alliance of Museums)
Simplifying Preservation Planning Using Worksheets (Connecting to Collections)
Caring for Historic Audio Collections (NEDCC)
Caring for Oversized Paper Artifacts
LGBT and Racial Microaggressions: An Introduction for Library Leaders
Museums Working with College Students (American Alliance of Museums)
Teaching Black History: Connecting Current Events to the Past (NewsELA)
Austin Museum Partnership Educator Night – presenter: Using Social Media and Museum Resources in the Classroom
THATcamp Austin 2016 – session “leader”

 

 

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