Education

Ph.D. candidate, American Literature, Washington University in St. Louis, 2013 - Present

BA, English, Washington University in St. Louis, 2013, summa cum laude

Conferences, Presentations, & Workshops

“Kurt Vonnegut Unstuck in Time for $1.99: Amazon Kindle Worlds and the Readerly Reimagination of Postwar American Fiction.” Post45 Graduate Symposium. New Haven, CT. Spring 2018.

“Stories of Dissent: Rereading #Ferguson.” American Studies Association. Chicago, IL. Fall 2017.

Access. NovelTM Workshop. Montreal, QC. Fall 2017.

“Tweets of a Native Son: James Baldwin’s New Media Readers.” MSU Global DH Symposium. East Lansing, MI. Spring 2017.

“Tweets of a Native Son: The Mythology of James Baldwin on Twitter.” Post45 Graduate Symposium. Berkeley, CA. Spring 2017.

Archives Unleashed 3.0. Web Archiving Workshop for Researchers. Internet Archive. San Francisco, CA. Spring 2017

“Tweets of a Native Son: James Baldwin and the Literary-Critical Use of a Social Media Archive.” Midwest Modern Language Association. St. Louis, MO. Fall 2016.

Introduction to Gephi, Network Visualization Software. Humanities Digital Workshop. St. Louis, MO. Summer 2016.

Awards & Fellowships

The Lilly Library Everett Helm Visiting Fellowship, Spring 2018.

Network Analysis Research Assistantship for Matt Erlin and NovelTM Project, Spring 2017.

Archives Unleashed Graduate Student Travel Award, Spring 2017.

University Fellowship, WUSTL Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, 2013-Present.

Humanities Digital Workshop Fellowship, Summer 2015, 2016, 2017.

HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory) Scholar Fellowship, 2016-2018.

Reading Group Grant, Center for the Humanities, Washington University, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18.

Harriet Schwenk Kluver Prize for Excellence in Writing, Washington University, 2010.

Service

Convener, Graduate Advisory Panel, English Department, Fall 17 - Spring 18.

Co-Convener and Co-Founder, Digital Approaches Reading Group, Fall 15 - Spring 18.

Member, Faculty Search Committee, Assistant Professor in English Literature with Specialty in Computational Approaches, Fall 15 - Spring 16.

Peer Mentor, English Department, Fall 14 - Spring 16.

Tutor, “Creative Writing Club,” North Campus Learning Center, Fall 15 - Spring 16.

Teaching

Technical Lab Instructor and Teaching Assistant, Humanities By the Numbers: Essential Readings in the Digital Humanities, Washington University, Spring 2018.

Instructor, American Fiction in the Social Media Age, Washington University, Fall 2017.

Instructor, College Writing 1, Washington University, Fall 2015, Spring 2016.

Teaching Assistant, American Fiction From 1945 to the Present, Washington University, Fall 2016.

Technical Skills

Working knowledge of Python, programming language

Experience with D3.js, JavaScript visualization library

Experience building and maintaining websites using the static-site generator Jekyll

Experience with Gephi, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Tableau, OpenRefine

Languages

Spanish (reading – competent, speaking and writing – basic)