Academia

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School of the Art Institute of Chicago | Chicago, IL

 

Independent Consultant, 2013

 

Consulted with faculty in the Masters of Arts Administration and Policy program to develop a new studio-based curriculum. Cultivated local partnerships, supported collaboration among students and organizations, and developed project management infrastructure and processes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

School of the Art Institute of Chicago | Chicago, IL

 

 

M.A., Arts Administration and Policy, 2012

 

Dean’s Grant, 2012; Edes Foundation Prize for Emerging Artists Nominee, 2012; Roads Scholarship for Research & Travel, 2012; John & Mary E. Hoggins Scholarship, 2011-2012; Enrichment Fund Grant, 2010.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

School of the Art Institute of Chicago | Chicago, IL

 

Graduate Teaching Assistant, 2011-2012

 

Developed a graduate-level Colloquium featuring local, national, and international artists, curators, and arts administrators. Handled all logistics with guests, including contracts, travel, honoraria, and technical support. Led discussions in the classroom and online.

Guest speakers included: Theaster Gates (Rebuild Foundation), Carol Coletta (ArtPlace), Weng Choy Lee (The Substation, Singapore), Tricia Van Eck (6018 North/Happiness Project), Nell Taylor (Read/Write Library), Abina Manning (Video Data Bank), Susanna Chung (Asia Art Archive), Abigail Satinsky (threewalls), Stephanie Sherman (Elsewhere Collective), Pamela Jennings (Shapiro Centers for Research and Collaboration, SAIC), Yolanda Cursach (Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago), Joseph Ravens (Defibrillator Performance Art Gallery), Laura Shaeffer (SouthsideHub of Production/Op Shop), Belinda Rawlins (National Alliance for Media Arts & Culture).

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    The New School | New York, NY

    M.A., Media Studies, 2009

    Graduated with Dean’s Commendation, 2009; Class of 2009 Graduate Student Speaker; Chair Scholarship, 2006-2009; Departmental Travel Grants, 2008 & 2009.

     

    The New School | New York, NY

    Graduate Teaching Assistant, 2008-2009

    Aided Professors Barry Salmon and Jaeho Kang in curriculum development and facilitation for graduate-level theory courses. Provided technical support to professors and students. Collaborated with professors in seminar discussions and led discussions in professors’ absence. Gave feedback to students on written commentaries.

    Courses taught: Foundations of Media Theory, Media & American Modernity, and Media Studies: Ideas

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    University of Florida | Gainesville, FL

    B.A., Interdisciplinary Studies - Film & Media Specialization, 2001

    Graduated with High Honors, 2001, Florida Bright Futures Scholarshop, 1997-2001; Co-Director of Reitz Union Cinema 2000-2001.