Sep 2014 - Jul 2016
Lecturer, Department of English Language and Literature
I designed and taught new curriculum in the English Department and the Academic Writing Program, including interdisciplinary academic writing and creative writing seminars, a folklore elective, and a project-based course on critical thinking team-taught with colleagues from several academic departments.
Aug 2007 - Aug 2012
WEILL CORNELL MEDICINE IN QATAR
Writing Center Coordinator and Lecturer, Department of Premedical Education
I developed one of the ﬁrst full-service writing centers in the region, where I gave writing consultation for students, staff, and faculty, designed and led workshops on the writing process, and created tailored learning plans for at-need students. I also founded a Peer Consultant program; trained and supervised a team of writing peer tutors; created a library of writing resources; composed annual administrator reports and assessments; and served as a Founding Executive Board Member of the Middle East-North Africa Writing Centers Network.
Linked Stories (ENG 170)
MCAT Verbal Reasoning
Peer Consultant Training Course
Aug 2005 - June 2007
Lecturer, Department of English
I taught core ﬁrst-year writing seminars and a topic of my own design in the John S. Knight Institute for Writing in the Disciplines, where I served as Assistant Course Leader for the Linked Stories course cluster. I also designed and taught creative writing in the Department of English.
Creative Writing (ENG 281)
Linked Stories (ENG 170)
Myth, Memory, and the American Western (ENG 157)
SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHING
Jul 2017 - Aug 2017
In this intensive, project-based summer residential program for gifted Omani teenagers, I served as loco parentis, co-taught 21st-century skills in an integrated curriculum (Communications, Research and Critical Thinking, and ICT) with an interdisciplinary faculty team, led extracurricular activities, and taught workshops on test-taking, college admissions, and public speaking.
Jul 2014 - Aug 2015
Peer Mentor Supervisor
I developed and led a Peer Mentoring program, including training in leadership, intercultural competence, ethics, social responsibility, teamwork, diversity awareness and inclusion, and conflict resolution.
Jun 2007 - Aug 2007
Instructor, Center for Talent Development
I designed and taught Nonfiction Honors, Creative Writing Honors, and the College Admissions Essay at this summer residential program for gifted high school and middle school students.
Sep 2005 - Dec 2005
LANSING RESIDENTIAL CENTER
I taught Introduction to Poetry in a medium-secure correctional facility for adjudicated 13- to 17-year-old girls.