|August 2020 - Present||Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, Sacred Heart University ‐ School of Communication, Media & the Arts|
|August 2018 - 2020||Assistant Professor, The College of Saint Rose ‐ Department of Communications|
|2017 - 2018||Lecturer, University of North Texas ‐ Department of Communication Studies|
|July 2014 - July 2017||Communication Instructor/Teaching Assistant, University of Maine ‐ Department of Communication and Journalism|
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Communication, Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Ethnicity in Communication, International and Intercultural Communication, Interpersonal and Small Group Communication, Organizational Communication, Civic and Community Engagement, Community-Based Learning, and Community-Based Research
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2019 - Present||National Board Member, U.S.-El Salvador Sister Cities||2018 - Present||Member, Popular Culture Association||2018 - Present||Member, Public Relations Society of America||2012 - Present||Member, National Communication Association|
Honors and Awards
- 2019-2020 Capital Region Engaged Scholar Teacher Fellow, The College of Saint Rose
|2018||Ph.D. Communication, University of Maine|
|2013||M.A. Communication Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro|
|2008||B.A. Communication Studies, Wilkes University|
School of Communication, Media and the Arts
Peer Reviewed Research Articles (9)
Envisioning Critical Social Entrepreneurship Education: Possibilities, Questions, and Guiding Commitments
Communication, Media & The Arts Faculty Publications (2020)
Higher education institutions continue to be increasingly interested in examining how social entrepreneurship and community engaged approaches to education can ...
Peer Reviewed Book Chapters (3)
Contribution to Book
Mobilizing a Critical Universal Design for Learning Framework for Justice ...
Grading Justice: Teacher-Activist Approaches to Assessment (2021)
Behind universal design for learning (UDL) is the belief that courses designed to address the needs of students who experience ...
Contribution to Book
Calling-In Identities and Communities in the College Classroom: What Do ...
Constructing Narratives in Response to Trump's Election How Various Populations Make Sense of an Unexpected Victory (2018)
Throughout the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election campaign “divisiveness” was both repeatedly criticized and commodified (Chittister, 2016; The Economist, 2016). For ...
Book Reviews in Peer Reviewed Journals (1)
Looking at Innovation Dialogically: Teaching Communication and (Social) Change in ...
Electronic Theses and Dissertations (2018)
Higher education institutions face two concurrent demands: preparing students for the job-market, while also developing informed and engaged citizens (Frey ...
News Articles (4)
News stories in which I was quoted in.