Résumé

EDUCATION

PhD in English and Creative Writing, University of Georgia, conferred August 2010.
MFA in Creative Writing, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, conferred May 2005.
BS in Advertising, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, conferred May 1998.

LEADERSHIP AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

Associate Director of the Writing and Communication Program and Brittain Postdoctoral Fellowship (2013-present)
Assistant Director of the Writing and Communication Program and Brittain Postdoctoral Fellowship (2012-2013)
Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), Atlanta, GA

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of a program teaching 200+ class sections for 5,000+ students per year.
  • Collaborate with program director to coordinate programmatic strategy, curriculum, and assessment.
  • Manage 40 postdoctoral fellows, program’s assistant director, and undergraduate interns, coordinating their hiring, orientation and training, and professional development.
  • Collaborate with program director to create, implement, and assess programmatic policies, including curricular outcomes and assessment.
  • Serve as first contact for faculty and student problem resolution.
  • Represent program in meetings and serve on university, school, and programmatic committees, including curriculum, assessment, and hiring committees.
  • Collaborate with colleagues on grants, presentations, and publications on issues in higher education, program administration, and pedagogy.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE

Self-Study Coordinator, LMC Academic Program Review Self-Study (2014-2015)
Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), Atlanta, GA

  • Coordinated with school chair and faculty in drafting, editing, and designing five-year self-study report.

Grant Co-PI/Project Manager, First-Year Composition 2.0 MOOC (2012-2013)
Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), Atlanta, GA

  • Co-wrote winning proposal to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for $50,000 grant.
  • Coordinated the curricular and technical planning, implementation, and assessment for the Coursera-based Massive Open Online Course reaching 20,000+ students.

Marketing Project Coordinator (1998-2002)
The SQAD Company/ImageSure.com, Chicago, IL

  • Coordinated the monthly design, production, and distribution of point-of-purchase signage for Amoco and BP sites across the US.
  • Coordinated the monthly design, production, and distribution of business-to-business catalog for Red Crown Marketing, a consortium of independent Amoco and BP dealers.

SELECTED TEACHING

Technical Communication for Management Students
Principles of Business Writing
Advertising Writing
Postdoctoral Seminar in Digital Pedagogy (Co-Facilitator)
Postdoctoral Seminar in Technical Communication Pedagogy (Co-Facilitator)
Postdoctoral Seminar in Research Methodologies (Co-Facilitator)
English Composition I and II
Postmodern Literature and Culture
Science, Technology, and Postmodernism

SELECTED SERVICE AND OUTREACH

“Computers, Coding, and Communication.” (Workshop with Ware County and Atlanta Public Schools K-12 teachers). Co-facilitators: Rebecca Burnett, Andy Frazee, Michael Griffin, Kate Holterhoff, Joshua King, Monica Miller, and Malavika Shetty. June 8-9, 2017. Georgia Institute of Technology.

“Multimodal Communication in STEAM Disciplines.” (Workshop with DeKalb County K-12 teachers).

Co-facilitators: Rebecca Burnett, Rachel Dean-Ruzicka, Andy Frazee, Halcyon Lawrence, and Ruthie Yow. March 22, 23, and 24, 2016. Georgia Institute of Technology.

Leadership Coaching Fellow (Undergraduate Coaching/Mentoring Program), Georgia Tech Leadership Education and Development. 2014-2015.

“Teaching with Literary and Informational Texts.” Co-facilitators: Annalee Edmondson, Andy Frazee, John Harkey, and Christina Van Houten. K-12 Explorers Guild Workshop, Georgia Institute of Technology. February 27, 2014.

SELECTED ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

“Blended Learning Strategies That Link Small Technical Communication Courses with Large Computer Science Courses” (Forthcoming). Co-authors: Rebecca Burnett, Andy Frazee, and Olga Menagarishvili. Blended Learning @ Scale. Amanda Madden, ed. MIT Press.

“From the Ground Up: Shaping Community, Collaboration, and Multiliteracies.” Co-authors: Rebecca Burnett, Karen Head, Brandy Ball Blake, Andy Frazee, Diane Jakacki, Christopher Ritter, Nirmal Trivedi, and Christopher Weedman. In Making Space: Writing Instruction, Infrastructure, and Multiliteracies, Danielle Nicole DeVoss and James Purdy, eds., 2014.

“A Programmatic Ecology of Assessment: Using a Common Rubric to Evaluate Multimodal Artifacts and Processes.” Co-authors: Rebecca Burnett, Andy Frazee, Kathleen Hanggi, and Amanda Madden. Computers and Composition, March 2014.

SELECTED NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PRESENTATIONS

Redefining Business Communication: Integrating New Genres, Modes, and Media to Reflect Global Workplace Practices. Co-presenters: Rebecca Burnett, Andy Frazee, and Rebekah Greene. Association for Business Communication Conference. Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland. October 18-21, 2017.

WPAs and the Professional Development of Contingent Faculty. Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference. July 20-23, 2017. Knoxville, TN.

Learning and Digital Environments: Views from a Composition MOOC.France-Atlanta: Digital Learning in 21st-Century Universities. October 20-21, 2014. Atlanta, GA.

Redefining Class: How MOOCs are Changing the Ecology of Universities. Co-presenters: Andy Frazee, Rebecca Burnett, and Karen Head. International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Conference, May 31-June 2, 2014. Anchorage, AK.

MOOCs and Media Literacy. Presenter and first author: Andy Frazee. Co-authors: Rebecca Burnett and Karen Head. Symposium on the Historical Roots of Media Literacy. September 20, 2013. Providence, RI.