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)
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.