Education

M.A. PHILOSOPHY
San Francisco State University – May 2016


B.A. ENGLISH EDUCATION: TEACHING EMPHASIS (MINOR IN PHILOSOPHY)
Southern Utah University – December 2011

Languages

FRENCH; ANCIENT GREEK

Areas of Interests

Applied Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Environmental Ethics, Ancient Greek and Aristotle

Academic Appointments

ADJUNCT FACULTY
Portland State University - Fall Quarter 2017 - Present
Courses Taught:
PHL 369 Philosophy of Sex and Love - Spring Quarter 2018
PHL 310 Environmental Ethics - Winter Quarter 2018
PHL 308 Elementary Ethics - Winter Quarter 2018
PHL 101 Introduction to Philosophy - Winter Quarter 2018
PHIL 320 Critical Thinking - Fall Quarter 2017

ADJUNCT FACULTY
Marylhurst University - Winter Quarter 2018

Courses Taught:
SCS 404 History and Philosophy of the Social Sciences - Winter 2018 (online)

GRADUATE TEACHING ASSOCIATE
San Francisco State University - Spring 2013 – Fall 2015

Courses Taught:
PHIL 110 Introduction to Critical Thinking - Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Fall 2015

TEACHING ASSISTANT
San Francisco State University – Fall 2013 – Fall 2015

Courses Assisted:
PHIL 445 - Sex and Morality - Fall 2013, Fall 2014
PHIL 470 - Environmental Ethics - Fall 2015
PHIL 380 - Philosophy of Law - Fall 2015

WRITING TUTOR/TEACHING ASSISTANT
Southern Utah University – August 2007 – April 2010

Courses Assisted:
ENGL 0990 Academic Writing Workshop - Fall 2007, Spring 2008, Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Fall 2009, Spring 2010

Awards and Honors

GRADUATE AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT – Spring 2016: For academic performance, service to the department, and contributions to the field.

INGALLS TRAVEL AWARD – Fall 2015: Ingalls Scholarship Fund for the advancement of SFSU student's educational & professional career goals.

BENGIER FOUNDATION UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP – Spring 2015: For academic achievement and community involvement.

INDUCTED MEMBER ΣΤΔ – Fall 2011: Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society.

Presentations at Professional Conferences

"The Pitfalls of Contempt: Withdrawal and Self-Righteousness in Liberatory Struggles." Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress. Colorado University: Boulder, August 6, 2015.

"Immigration, Intimate Associations, and Neutrality." Society for Women’s Advancement in Philosophy Conference. Florida State University, March 2, 2014.

Workshops & Invited Lectures

“Women in Philosophy” for Portland State Philosophy Club Women’s Day Event. March 6, 2018.

“Feminist Pedagogy Workshop” as Lead Graduate Teaching Associate, for San Francisco State’s Graduate Teaching Associates. Fall Semester 2015

“Women in Philosophy” & “Feminist Philosophy” for SUU Philosophy Club - Yearly 2006-2011

“Feminist Pedagogy” for Teaching Writing Class - Spring Semester 2010

“Gender at the Crossroads Panel” for Southern Utah University FAAST Week - Fall Semester 2009

“Diversity Panel” for Southern Utah University FAAST Week - Fall 2008

Professional Service

VOLUNTEER ETHICS BOWL MODERATOR, Oregon High School Ethics Bowl, Portland, OR. Winter 2018

LEAD GTA, SFSU Philosophy Department, San Francisco, CA. Fall 2015

EDITORIAL ASSISTANT, Hypatia Review Online under Dr. Shelley Wilcox

San Francisco, CA, Spring 2014

HIGH SCHOOL ETHICS BOWL COACH, Ruth Asawa School of the Arts, San Francisco, CA. Aug 2013 – Present

OFFICE MANAGER, SUU Center for Women and Families Cedar City, UT Aug 2007 - Dec 2011

SUPPORT AND MULTICULTURAL DELEGATE, Club Delegates SUU Student Government, Cedar City, UT. Fall 2009 - Spring 2010

Other Projects:


Performer, Pride of Portland Women’s A Cappella Chorus 2017-2018
Performer & Fundraiser, Vagina Monologues & V-DAY (International anti-violence campaign) 2012, 2013, 2014
Director, Queer Straight Alliance  
Vice President, College Democrats
Secretary SUU FEMS (Feminist Education and Motivation Society)
Co-Founder, Safety Equality and Education Committee (addressing sexual assault and gender issues on campus.)
Presented arguments to student senate to successful change student handbook  non-discrimination policy to include “sexual orientation”