Bachelor of Arts, Professional Writing // Michigan State University
Graduated May 2016
Minors in Religious Studies and Digital Humanities
Coursework in grammar and style, editing and publishing, and web authoring (HTML/CSS)
Professional Writing study abroad research program in London and Paris (July 2014)
Communications & Creative Media Specialist //
Institute for Social Policy and Understanding
Created graphics and videos for fundraising campaigns and research projects.
Wrote monthly newsletters and oversaw institutional email communications.
Helped manage ISPU’s web presence on Facebook, Twitter, and www.ispu.org.
Proofed research reports and edited development communications.
Journal for the Study of Radicalism
May 2015–May 2016
Copyedited and proofed articles using
The Chicago Manual of Style
before final submission to press.
Transcribed recorded interviews for future publication.
Web Editor & Social Media Specialist
August 2014–August 2015
Wrote film reviews, weekly news items, and web content for online publication.
Copyedited director interviews, advice articles, personal narratives, and film reviews.
Communicated with writers, directors, and filmmakers to facilitate the creation of online content and posted content to our WordPress site.
Managed the agnès films Twitter and Facebook accounts.
Co-wrote a video essay, “A Feminist Approach to Social Media,” (
, Spring 2017).
Writer & Editorial Board Member
August 2014–April 2015
Wrote journalistic-style feature stories in AP Style (e.g., the cover story of the Dec. 2014 issue).
Worked with a group of 17 writers and editors to meet deadlines and produce a monthly magazine.
Managing Editor //
June 2014–May 2016
Led and supervised a staff of ten editors.
Solicited, selected, and copyedited creative work for print and online publication.
Designed promotional flyers in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop.
Developed and organized an exhibition at the Broad Art Museum, “Accessible Art,” which showcased student artwork and brought awareness to issues of accessibility in art museums (April 2015).
Editorial & Research Assistant // MSU Department of English
Aug 2012–May 2016
Worked for 3 years with Prof. Natalie Phillips, editing her book,
Distraction: Problems of Attention in Eighteenth-Century Literature
, in preparation for submission to Johns Hopkins University Press.
Communicated via email with JHUP editors and freelance copyeditor.
Copyedited grant proposals and academic articles.
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