growing up in the Pacific Northwest and graduating
with a Ph.D.
in English from the Univeristy of Oregon, I have made my home in
Oklahoma. At the University of Oklahoma, I am fortunate to have the
opportunity to facillitate first-year students on the first steps of
their journey as college writers. The fact that I get to do so while
talking about topics like monsters, games, and the world of the
tomorrow makes my job extra wonderful. I also enjoy a second position
at the university as a Writing Enriched Curriculum Coordinator, which
allows me to work with faculty on ways to integrate writing into their
I'm currently pursuing a M.Ed in instructional design and technology to help me better educate my students and support my collegues.
I'm also a mother, an editor, a gamer, a gardener, and a lover of books, cats, old houses, coffee, and tea.