PhD student, Department of English
Texas A&M University
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PhD, Texas A&M University, English (in progress)
        Film Studies Certificate, Women and Gender Studies Certificate
BA, Texas A&M University, Philosophy and French
       Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi
ALA, Dallas County Community Colleges, Religion and Philosophy

Areas of Focus:

  • Film and media studies
  • Gender and sexuality studies
  • New media
  • History of ideas


2015, "A Scattered Bouquet," Dear Journal, Volume 1.

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Editorial Activity:

Associate Film Editor, PopMatters. Jan 2016-present.

Co-editor with Kate Ozment, Gender and Ethics Digital Anthology. 2015-present.

Conference Presentations:

2016, "Investigating Carol: Lesbian Representability and the Status of Intradiegetic Sound," Society for Cinema and Media Studies, March 22-26.

2016, "Rethinking the Politics of Representation." FLOW Conference 2016, University of Texas at Austin, September 15-17

2015, "Strange Bedfellows: the Woman's Film, Pornography, and 50 Shades of Grey,Film & History Annual Conference, University of Wisconsin Madison, November 6-9

2014, "A Theory of One's Own: Simone de Beauvoir and a Certain Kind of Writing," People in Support of Women in Philosophy's 9th Annual Symposium, The New School, May 8-10


2013-2014, Glasscock Center for Humanities Research, Undergraduate Research Scholar


2015, Kurrus Undergraduate Essay Award, Film Studies Program, Texas A&M University - Best undergraduate essay on film

2014, Davenport Undergraduate Essay Prize, Department of Philosophy, Texas A&M University - Best undergraduate essay in philosophy

2014, Drs. Henry and Grace Jameson Undergraduate Writing Prize, Women's and Gender Studies Program - Best undergraduate essay on women

2013, President George Bush Library Undergraduate Research Travel Grant, College of Liberal Arts and President George Bush Library


2016, Graduate Assistant Researcher, supervised by Dr. Claire Katz, Department of Philosophy, Texas A&M University. P4C Texas Program.

2013, Research Assistant, supervised by Dr. Sara Alpern, Department of History, Texas A&M University. A Preliminary History of Women in Administration at Texas A&M.

2013, Mechanical Editor and Indexer, supervised by Dr. Daniel Conway (ed.), Department of Philosophy, Texas A&M University. Kierkegaard's Fear and Trembling: A Critical Guide. (Cambridge University Press, 2015)

Teaching Experience:

2015-present, Graduate Assistant Teacher: ENGL 104 Rhetoric and Composition; ENGL 210 Technical Writing. Department of English TAMU.

2016, Guest Lecturer: FILM 299 History of Film, "Conventions of Film Noir"; FILM 299 History of Film, "Discussion of Double Indemnity"; FILM 351 Advanced Film, "The Third Man and Film as Heterotopia."

2016, Instructor, Aggie School of Athens, Philosophy for Children Summer Camp. Department of Philosophy TAMU.

2015, Teaching Assistant (Grader): ENGL 334 Sci-Fi Past, Present, and Future; ENGL 210 Technical Writing. Department of English, TAMU.