classes taught

San José State University, 2022-present

Lecturer in English and Comparative Literature
ENGL 1A: First Year Writing: Writing into the Shift
ENGL 2: Critical Thinking: Counter Story-Telling and Critical Lenses
English 60: Survey: Literatures of the Atlantic World 1680-1860 (team-taught with Professor Allison Johnson, GA Karen Liou)

University of California, Berkeley, 2019-2020, full time

Lecturer in College Writing Programs and Fall Program for Freshman
CW R1A & XCOLWRIR1A: Accelerated Reading & Composition: Contemporary Female Protagonists
CW R1A: Accelerated Reading & Composition: Located Afterworlds: How Imagination Bends

Holy Names University, 2014-2019, full time

Director of Graduate Writing Program, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
English 197/297: Harlem Renaissance
English 130: Race and Gender: 19th C. American Literature
English 133/233: American Literature: Self-Images 19th C. American Women autobiographies
English 133/233: American Literature: Self-Images 20th C. Chicanx Writers and Social Justice
English 299: independent studies: Chicanx Writers and Social Justice, thesis development, analysis of arts award and granting systems, creative writing analysis, spirituality and poetry
English 203B: Graduate Seminar in Composition Studies: Teaching College Composition
English 240/140/40: Close Encounters with Literature (Literary Criticism)
English 298: Final Project (Thesis Direction)
English 121W: Poetry Workshop
English 107W/197/201D: Creative Non-Fiction Workshop
English/Spirituality 299: Nature Writing
English/Communications 108W: Professional Writing  (often team-taught with Kathy Garlick)
English 1A: Critical Reading and Writing I
English 1B: Critical Reading and Writing II

Master’s Thesis Director: Destany Charles, Destany Awakened; Michael Paul Kainoa Gomez, The 2016 NFL Season: On and Off the Field; Monica Holmes, Tell Me a Story; Gavin M. Kaneshiro, The Going Home Collection; Rachelle Schauben, Yes, I Said That; Therese Mera Moore Lafferty, The Ecospiritual Poetry of Adele Ne Jame: Earth, Art, and Spirit

University of California, Merced, 2008-2014, full time

Merritt Writing Program Lecturer in Writing
Writing 1: Academic Writing
Writing 10: Reading and Composition (traditional and hybrid)
Core 1: The World at Home
Writing 25:  Introduction to Creative Writing
Writing 125: The Writing of Poetry

Holy Names University, Fall 2011and Fall 2013, part time

Lecturer of English, 2 classes
English 202C: Workshop in Professional Grant Writing    
English 108W:  Professional Writing

Peralta Colleges, 2012-2013, part time

Instructor of English, 9 classes                                                                       
English 1A: Reading and Composition (traditional and online)                                         
English 5: Critical Thinking (online)                                                           

College of Marin, 2010-2011, part time

Instructor of English, 4 classes
Reading and Writing Lab
English 120: Introduction to College Reading and Composition II
English 150: Reading and Composition (1A)
English 151: Reading and Composition (1B)

Foothill College, Winter 2009, part time

Instructor of English, 1 class
English 110:  Introduction to College Writing

California State University, Maritime, 2007-2008, part time

Lecturer in English, 11 classes
English 001: Introduction to Composition
English 100: Composition
English 220: Critical Thinking
Business 220:  Business Communications
Humanities 400:  Ethics

Santa Clara University, Winter 2007, part time

Lecturer in English, 2 classes
English 2: Composition and Rhetoric

University of Windsor, 2005-2006, full time

Director of Writing Program, LTA
English 26-590: Full-Year Graduate Creative Writing (Graduate)
English 26-596: Teaching Composition: Theory and Practice (Graduate)
English 26-100: Composition
English 26-399: Topics in Composition and Rhetoric

California State University, Maritime, 2004-2005, part time

Lecturer in English, 7 classes
English 400:  Advanced Writing
English 001: Introduction to Composition
English 100: Composition
English 110: Speech and Communication
English 220: Critical Thinking

Johns Hopkins University (CTY), Summer 2003, part time

Instructor of English, 2 classes
Crafting the Essay

University of California, Berkeley, 1995-2004, part time

Graduate Student Instructor, 14 classes
Alternative Sexual Identities and Communities in Contemporary American Society
The Effects of Mass Communication
The Structure of Mass Communication
Cultural History of Advertising
Modern Southeast Asia
World Peoples and Cultures

Mills College, 1993-1994, part time

Writing Tutor: Creative and Academic Writing

Dreamin’ Inc. Films, 1987 – 1989, part time

Writing Workshop Instructor:  Feature and documentary film writing

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