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.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING

PH125.1x: Data Science: R Basics. HarvardX/EdX. Completed June 1, 2018.

DAT205x: Introduction to Data Analysis using Excel. Microsoft/EdX. Completed May 21, 2018.

Implicit Bias Workshop. Georgia Tech ADVANCE Program. September 20, 2017.

Safe Space Training. Georgia Tech LGBTQIA Resource Center. February 22, 2017.

“Encouraging Intellectual Development and Critical Thinking.” Georgia Tech Center for Teaching and Learning. September 22, 2016.

Georgia Tech Retreat for Exploring Effective Teaching (GTREET). Georgia Tech Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning. January 29, 2016.

“Budgeting for Non-Financial Managers.” Georgia Tech Office of Human Resources. December 2, 2015.

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training. Georgia Tech Counseling Center. April 4, 2015.

“Critical Behavior Interviewing.” Georgia Tech Office of Human Resources. April 23, 2014.

“Conflict Management: A Workshop in Enriching Relationships.” Georgia Tech Office of Human Resources. February 25, 2014.

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.