Academic -- rhetoric (writing); critical and literary theory; children's literature; education; technology innovation in the classroom (K-12 & higher ed); eportfolios for pedagogical change & evidence for assessment. Certified for high school English but mostly taught in higher ed -- full-time & adjunct; community college * Ivy League; regional & international. Degrees in psychology, education and English.
Personal -- Parent & involved grandparent; focusing on creativity, writing, textiles & sewing; paper craft w/ inks, stamps, multi-media & storytelling in creative journaling. Have taken care of grandchildren one day a week for past decade. Still aspiring to ideals of boomer generation.
Interests -- creativity; politics; tolerance & diversity; social justice; poetry; reading; family; travel; self-identified as a progressive-sufi-Episcopalian; creating safe spaces and equity; research; collaboration; technology; education, individual learning styles, moving from industrial educational model to one that suits current age; application of theory to practice; and more.
Deficits -- Chronic dyscalculia.