Assistant Professor (Career Track) & Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, WSU Tri-Cities
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Beyond Progress in the Prison Classroom: Options and Opportunities. NCTE. 2019.
“Kindness at First Sight?: The Role of Syllabi in Impression Formation.” Co-authored with Amy Nusbaum and Samantha Swindell. Teaching of Psychology (2020).
“Beyond Progress: In Search of An Indigenous Methodology for the Prison Classroom.” Chapter in Guidebook on Critical Approaches to Higher Education in Prison. Ed. Rebecca Ginsburg. Routledge. 2019.
“Something Other Than Progress: Resisting the Capitalistic Logics of Higher Education in Prison.” Chapter for Prison Pedagogy: Teaching and Learning with Imprisoned Writers. Eds. Lockard and Rankins-Robertson. Syracuse University Press. 2018.
“Retention, Critical Pedagogy, and Students as Agents: Eschewing the Deficit Model.” Co-authored with Beth Buyserie and Patty Ericsson. Book chapter for Overcoming Writers’ Block: Retention, Persistence, and Writing Programs, Eds. Todd Ruecker, Dawn Shepherd, Heidi Estrem, and Beth-Brunk Chavez. April, 2017.
“Literacy as an Act of Creative Resistance: Joining the Work of Incarcerated Teaching Artists at a Maximum Security Prison.” Community Literacy Journal 7.2 (2013). 39-52.
2016-2017 – California Arts Council Curriculum Development Grant, $13,800
2016-2017 – Arts in Corrections Instructional Grant, CSP-Sacramento, $4,880
WSU Woman of the Year, 2019
Provost’s Leadership Academy, 2019-2020
Critical Literacies Achievement and Success Program Advocate Award, 2015
WSU Summer Research Fellowship, 2015
Department of English Technical and Professional Writing Travel Award, 2015
2020-present – President’s Task Force on Equitable Policy and Practice
2020-present – Chancellor’s Advisory Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
2019-present – Academic Affairs Committee & Syllabus Task Force, WSU Faculty Senate
2017 – 2019 – WSU Institutional Review Board
2017 – 2019 — WSU Institutional Review Board Member
2017 — WSU Alive! Faculty Presenter
2017 — WSU New Faculty Orientation, Presenter
Fall 2011 — WSU Common Reading Program, “Prison, Advocacy, and Art” Event Series Coordinator