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Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Interest

American Studies
Post-Colonial Studies
Creative Writing


Binghamton University, 2016-May 2020

PhD, English with Creative Writing Concentration

Dissertation: Water Sermon: A Memoir of Addiction, Recovery, and Fly Fishing

Field Exam 1: Eco-Fiction in the Anthropocene

Field Exam 2: Resource Manifest Destiny, the Petrofrontier, and

Great American Fracking Literature

Field Exam 3: Into the American Wilderness: Addiction and Nature Memoir

Binghamton University, 2014

MA, English with Creative Nonfiction Concentration

Thesis (Advisor, Leslie Heywood): “Water Sermon”

SUNY New Paltz, 2013

BA, English Major and Creative Writing Minor

AA, Liberal Arts

Orange County Community College, 2011

Teaching Experience

Binghamton University

Adjunct, English

ENG 300D: Crude Culture in America, Summer 2019 (online)

ENG 300K: Fiction and Film in the Anthropocene, Winter 2020 (online) 

Tompkins Cortland Community College

Adjunct, English 

ENG 100: College Writing 1, Fall 2019, Spring 2020

ENG 098: Accelerated Learning Skills, Fall 2019, Spring 2020

Morrisville State College

Adjunct, English

Skills 088, Fall 2018, Spring 2019

Composition 101, Fall 2018

Composition 102: The American Dream, Spring 2019

Hartwick College

Adjunct, English

Composition 101, Fall 2018

St. Thomas Aquinas College

Adjunct, English

Death of an Empire: British Imperialism and Literature, Spring 2017-Fall 2017

Rockland Community College
Adjunct, English

International Composition 1, Spring 2016

International Composition 2, Fall 2017

Composition 1, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017

ENG 098 Support Module, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017

Binghamton University
Teaching Assistant, English

ENG480H Monsters and Heroes, Spring 2014

ENG300Z Zombie Nation, Fall 2013


Rockland Community College, Academic Success Center

Lead Support Staff, Reading and Writing Center, Fall 2015-Spring 2017

  • Interviewed and Trained New Tutors

  • Managed/Created Tutee Appointments via TutorTrac

  • Created Tutor Schedules and Input via TutorTrac

  • Managed Tutor Callouts

  • Managed Student and Tutor Conflicts

  • Managed/Troubleshoot TutorTrac Log Listing

  • Secured Strategic Innovation Grant for Summer Funding 2016

  • Designed and Ran Skill Building Workshops for Students

  • Created/Adhered to Budget Spreadsheets

  • Ran and Maintained Center Statistic Reports for Director

  • Advertise and Promote Workshops, Writing Center Tours, and Events


Rockland Community College, Academic Success Center

Tutor, Reading and Writing Center, Spring 2015-Spring 2017

Liberty Partnership Program

Tutor, East Ramapo High School, January 2016-May 2016

New Paltz School District

Tutor, Tutored variety of subjects in New Paltz Middle School, 2012-2013

Highland Residential Center

Tutor, Tutored variety of subjects to youth offenders in minimum security prison, 2011-2012


Harpur Online Teaching Certification, Spring 2019

Successfully completed online teaching certificate for Binghamton University

MyCourses Learning Management System Training, Spring 2019

Successfully completed training for MyCourses to teach online courses


IASH-Public Humanities New York, Fall 2019-Spring 2020

Secured Funding for Writing for Recovery in the Southern Tier to Teach Creative Writing to Addicts in Treatment

National Endowment of the Arts, Spring 2019

Secured National Endowment for the Arts Grant to Teach Creative Writing Workshops to Juvenile Delinquent Teenagers at Children’s Home of Wyoming, Binghamton, NY

Rockland Community College, Academic Success Center, Summer 2016

Secured Funding for Strategic Innovation Grant for the Reading and Writing Center, Allowing it to Stay Open Throughout Summer


Honorable Mention, Academic of American Poets College Prize, 2019

“Men and Baseball”

AWP Nomination, Binghamton University, Creative Nonfiction 2017

“Blood Brothers”

Pushcart Prize Nomination, 2015 

“Don’t Go Over Your Hipboots”

Honorable Mention, Best American Essays of 2015

“Don’t Go Over Your Hipboots”


Calendar Committee, Rockland Community College, 2015

Fiction Editor, Harpur Palate, Binghamton University, 2013-2014

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