Curriculum Vitae

Education

University of Oregon; Eugene, OR

M.A. Candidate – East Asian Studies


Chapman University; Orange, CA

M.A. English Literature

M.A. Thesis: “Dorian Gray: The Myth


Irvine Valley College; Irvine, CA 

No Degree Sought


New York University, Summer Publishing Institute 

Certification in Publishing

Activities: Magazine Section, Editor-in-Chief & Book Section, Social Media Director


Chapman University; Orange, CA

B.A. English Literature & B.F.A Creative Writing

B.A Thesis: “Maurice’s Love”

B.F.A Thesis: “A Piece of Me”


Concordia University; Portland, OR

No Degree, transferred. Major: English; Minor: Psychology

Teaching Experience

Irvine Valley College | December 2021 - Current

Writing Instructor (Part-Time Faculty)| December 2023 - Current


Embedded Tutor (Teaching Assistant/Supplemental Instructor) | December 2021 - December 2023


The College Blueprint LLC | March 2023 - December 2023

Seasonal Hire, Essay Coach


Tutors.com | May 2020 - December 2020

Tutor


Chapman University; Orange, CA | January 2018 - May 2018

Graduate Teaching Assistant (Supplemental Instructor)


Freelance Volunteer Tutoring; Portland, OR - Orange, CA | September 2012 - December 2021

Tutor

Papers, Presentations, and Publications

Anime Expo; Los Angeles, CA | July 2024

Making A Place For Yōkai In The Modern World” (Accepted Academic Presentation)

“Virtual Tourism With Anime” (Academic Presentation)


Sigma Tau Delta International Convention; Denver, CO | March/April 2024

"Blogging Basics For English Majors" (Accepted Alumni Professional Development Presentation)


Kumoricon; Portland, OR | November 2023

“How Fan Content Creates New Fans & Other Important Information!” (Professional Panel)

“Manga & Comics: A Different Cultural Base” (Academic Presentation)

“Virtual Tourism With Anime” (Academic Presentation)

“Entering Anime & Manga Studies” (Professional Presentation)

“Anime Blogging Basics: A Bootcamp” (Professional Presentation)


Anime Town Greenville; Greenville, SC | September 2023

“Manga & Comics: A Different Cultural Base” (Academic Presentation)

“Virtual Tourism With Anime” (Academic Presentation)

Yōkai In The Modern World” (Academic Presentation)

“Entering Anime & Manga Studies” (Professional Presentation)


Anime Expo; Los Angeles, CA | July 2023

“Manga & Comics: A Different Cultural Base” (Academic Presentation)


Fangaea; San Diego, CA | April 2023

“Manga & Comics: A Different Cultural Base” (Academic Presentation)


ANIME Impulse; San Diego, CA | March 2023

“How Fan Content Creates New Fans & Other Important Information!” (Professional Panel)


Kumoricon; Portland, OR | November 2022

“A Different Cultural Base: Japanese Manga & American Comics” (Academic Presentation)


Sigma Tau Delta International Convention; Atlanta, GA | March 2022

"Finding a Place for Comics in Education" (Academic/Professional Roundtable)

“Camp Hell” (Short Story)


CBR.com (Comic Book Resource) [Online] | October 2021

Anime Lists Writer

“10 Anime Heroes Who Are Hated By The People They Saved” - Published: 9 October 2021, link to publication here: https://www.cbr.com/hated-anime-heroes/ 

“10 Anime Spies Who Could Out-Spy James Bond” - Published: 15 October 2021, link to publication here: https://www.cbr.com/anime-spies-better-than-james-bond/  

“10 Anime Heroes Who Almost Ended The World” - Published: 15 October 2021, link to publication here: https://www.cbr.com/anime-heroes-almost-ended-world/ 

“10 Anime With Unsatisfyingly Happy Endings” - Published: 17 October 2021, link to publication here: https://www.cbr.com/unsatisfying-happy-anime-endings/ 


Sigma Tau Delta International Convention; Convention Canceled | March 2020

"Authorial Intent: Does It Matter In Publishing?" (Accepted Roundtable)

"An Introduction to Writing" (Accepted Short Story)


Sigma Tau Delta International Convention; Saint Louis, MO | March 2019

"My Dad is An Alien" (Short Story) 


Chapman University's Student Research Day; Orange, CA | May 2018

"Oscar Wilde: Child of the Classics" (Academic Poster Presentation)


Chapman University's Graduate Research Day; Orange, CA | May 2018

"The Female Novelist's Anxiety of Authorship" (Academic Poster Presentation)


Sigma Tau Delta Far West Regional Conference; Orange, CA | April 2018

When?" or "Nameless" (Short Story)

"The Sellout: A Hero?" (Academic Paper Presentation)


International E. M. Forster Society; Ludwigsburg, GER | April 2018

“Maurice’s Love: Coming Out Hasn’t Changed” (Academic Lightning Talk and Poster Presentation, Revision of “Maurice’s Love”) 


Sigma Tau Delta International Convention; Cincinnati, OH | March 2018

“I Confess” (Short Story) 


Her Campus, Media Magazine | April 2017 - May 2018

Staff Writer of Chapman Chapter

“Tips for Presenting” - Published: 12 April 2017, link to publication here: http://www.hercampus.com/school/chapman/tips-presenting 

“Sanrio’s ‘Aggretsuko’ is Cute-Metal” - Published: 19 April 2017, link to publication herehttp://www.hercampus.com/school/chapman/sanrios-aggretsuko-cute-metal 

“You Left the Nest” - Published: 13 September 2017, link to publication here: http://www.hercampus.com/school/chapman/you-left-nest 

“First Class Superhero Academy” - Published: 03 October 2017, link to publication here: : http://www.hercampus.com/school/chapman/first-class-superhero-academy 

“The 8 Things You Forgot You Need to Make it Through the Semester” - Published: 31 October 2017, link to publication here: http://www.hercampus.com/school/chapman/8-things-you-forgot-you-need-make-it-through-semester 

“Thinking of Transferring?” - Published: 08 November 2017, link to publication here: http://www.hercampus.com/school/chapman/thinking-transferring 

“Recap: Irish Goodbye” - Published: 08 November 2017, link to publication here: http://www.hercampus.com/school/chapman/recap-irish-goodbye 

“Why, and What, You Should Frequently Add To Your Resume” - Published: 15 November 2017, link to publication here: http://www.hercampus.com/school/chapman/why-and-what-you-should-frequently-add-your-resume 

“Top 5 YouTube Channels for Book Lovers” - Published: 17 November 2017, link to publication here: http://www.hercampus.com/school/chapman/6-tips-any-roommate-situation 

“6 Tips For Any Roommate Situation” - Published: 17 November 2017, link to publication here:  http://www.hercampus.com/school/chapman/6-tips-any-roommate-situation


Sigma Tau Delta International Convention; Louisville, KY | March 2017

“(Im)Perfect” (Short Story) 

 

Chapman University’s Student Research Day; Orange, CA | December 2016

 “Maurice’s Love” (Academic Poster Presentation)


Sigma Tau Delta Regional Conference; Fullerton, CA | November 2016

“A Gay Superhero” (Academic Paper Presentation)


The Promethean, Concordia University’s Literary Journal; Portland, OR | September 2012 - May 2015

Author (Print Journal; No Digital Copy/Links)

“Not Perfect” (Short Story) - Published: 2012/2013 Issue 

“Nameless” (Short Story) - Published: 2013/2014 Issue

“Six Mourners” (Short Story) - Published: 2014/2015 Issue

 “Bully” (Short Story) - Published: 2014/2015 Issue 

Research Interests

Crafting long-form narratives/Creative Writing; Late18th - Early 20th Century English Literature; The Rise of the Novel; Gender Studies and Queer Theory; The Rise of Webnovels/Contemporary Literature; Anime and Manga Studies (Media Studies + East Asian Studies); & Comparative Literature

In-Progress Projects & Research

The Great Sword (Working Title) | April 2022 - Current

Author

This is a novel project in development; The story is about an ego sword that, through a series of misfortunes, finds itself in the body of the second prince of a failing kingdom. Genre: Fantasy/Fiction

Professional Experience

The Journal of Anime and Manga Studies (JAMS) | July 2023 - Current

Copyeditor


Follett Corporation, Irvine Valley College Bookstore | July 2021 - August 2021

Seasonal Hire, Sales Associate


Reedsy [Online] | August 2019 - Current

Book Review

• Reads and reviews books


Freelance Editing & Writing | November 2018 - Current

Content Creator & Writer | November 2018 - Current


Developmental, Copy, and Line Editor | November 2018 - December 2021


John Wiley and Sons [Hoboken, NJ] | August 2018 - November 2018

Editorial Assistant for the Business Books Department


Dynalloy, Inc. | February 2018

Web Editor


Warner Bros. DC Comics | June 2017 - September 2017

Editorial Intern


Chapman Chiropractic Center | April 2017 - June 2017

Receptionist


Kim’s eBay Business / Kim’s Antique Business | June 2012 - May 2018

Accounting Assistant/ Lead Sales Operator


Dynalloy, Inc. | June 2011 - September 2011

Accounting Assistant

Other Affiliations

Sigma Tau Delta / The International English Honor Society | April 2019 - Current

Alumni Member | March 2022 - Current; Alumni President (President of the Alumni Epsilon Chapter); Chair of The Strategic Planning Committee; & Editor of Inkblot | April 2019 - March 2022


President of Chapman University’s Alpha Zeta Iota (AZI) Chapter (2017-2018 Academic Year); Vice President of AZI (Spring 2017); Director of Programming of AZI (Fall 2016) 


MyAnimeList (MAL) ReWrite Team | March 2019 - June 2023

Volunteer Editor


Other Organizations

Member

Writers Coffeehouse | July 2019 - Current

Member of The Authors Guild | August 2019 - Current

Member of the American Copy-Editors' Society (ACES) | July 2018 - July 2022

Member of the Society for Professional Journalists (SPJ) | July 2018 - July 2021

Association of Magazine Media (MPA) | July 2018 - July 2019

American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) | July 2018 - July 2019

Skills

Computer Skills


Management & Leadership 


Communication, Marketing, & Editorial Skills


Languages


Art