Masters of Arts in Cultural Studies
University of Washington, Bothell, WA
September 2016 – June 2018

UI/UX Design Apprenticeship
Bloc, Inc., San Francisco, CA
March 2016 – August 2016

Bachelors of Arts in Sociology
University of Texas, Austin, TX
August 2003 – May 2007

Relevant Course Work

Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Science Fiction | BCULST 585
Prof. micha cárdenas
Spring 2017

Queering Disability Studies | CHID 480
Kai Kohlsdorf
Spring 2017

Approaches to Performance-Based Research Methods | BCULST 582
Prof. Jade Power-Sotomayor
Winter 2017

Black Radical Traditions and Women of Color Feminisms | BIS 398
Jed Murr
Winter 2017

A Postcapitalist Politics | BCULST 593
Prof. S. Charusheela
Fall 2016

Work Experience

Graduate Staff Assistant, Recruiting and Admissions
School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
University of Washington at Bothell
September 2017 – June 2018

Research Assistant, Black Arts in the Pacific Northwest
Jed Murr
University of Washington at Bothell
June 2017 – September 2017

CRM Implementation Consultant
School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
University of Washington at Bothell
June 2017 – September 2017

Research Assistant, Hold Your Boundaries and #Stronger
Dr. micha cárdenas
Poetic Operations Collaborative, University of Washington at Bothell
January 2017 – June 2017

Project Coordinator, 2017 King County Trans Resource and Referral Guide
Coalition Ending Gender-Based Violence, Seattle, WA
September 2016 – September 2017

Freelance Designer
September 2016 – Present

Literary Reviewer
International Examiner
April 2017 – Present

Catalyst Wedding Co
December 2016 – Present

Quality Assurance Analyst
April 2013 – February 2016

Awards and Honors

2017-2018 Imagining America PAGE (Publicly Active Graduate Education) Fellow

UWB Chancellor’s Advisory Committee – Graduate Student Representative

Presentations and Workshops

“Data and Power”
Allied Media Conference 2017
Wayne State University – Detroit, MI
Plenary with Dr. micha cárdenas, Sadie Barnett, Burak Arikan
June 2017

“Passing: Performing White Scholarship”
CRES Symposium – Seditious Acts: Graduate Students of Color Interrogating the Neoliberal University
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Minneapolis
Workshop co-facilitated with Haliehana Stepetin
April 2017

“How to Make a Zine”
Got Green
Workshop co-facilitated with E.T. Russian
March 2017

“All About Digital Security”
Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Faculty at UW Bothell
Workshop co-facilitated with Dr. michá cardenas
March 2017

“Identity at Work”
Seattle Women in Tech
February 2017

“Solidarity Economies and Post Capitalism”
A Postcapitalist Politics
Workshop co-facilitated with Scott Richards
January 2017

Community Projects

Rethinking Social Justice Community Reading Group
January 2017 – June 2017

PARISOL (Pacific Rim Solidarity Network)
July 2016 – Present

Art Director
James Franco Review
June 2015 – April 2016

Publications and Media

“Excommunicate Me From the Church of Social Justice: : an activist’s plea for change”
Canadian Broadcast Company – The Sunday Edition
September 2017

#Stronger Videos Premiere
contemptorary Fundraiser
September 2017

“Sense of Place” interview
Roundhouse Radio 93.8
July 2017

“Dogmatism In Social Justice Movements” interview
WBEZ 91.5 Chicago – Worldview
July 2017

“Excommunicate Me From the Church of Social Justice”
Catalyst Wedding Co
July 2017

“Two API Poets Defy Dominant Power Structures and Explore the Violence and Absurdity of Capitalism”
International Examiner
April 2017

“Mixed Feels About Mixed Race Love”
Catalyst Wedding Co
April 2017

“Queer Kinship in a Trump Dystopia”
Catalyst Wedding Co
February 2017

Technical Skills

HTML/CSS, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, WordPress, Git