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curriculum vitae


carnegie mellon university - pittsburgh, pa (2021-2022)

clarion university of pennsylvania - clarion, pa (2019-2020)

chatham university - pittsburgh, pa (2015-2018)

master of arts in literary & cultural studies

non-thesis degree

master of science in library science, certificate in reference and user services

thesis: where’s the t?: (mis)representations of gender minorities in library cataloging

bachelor of fine arts in creative writing, minor in women and gender studies, certificate in women's leadership

capstone: punk rock and pre-op: the evolution of the transgender bildungsroman and imogen binnie’s nevada

recent employment

teen librarian, carnegie library of pittsburgh - woods run (2022-present)

access services associate, jennie king mellon library, chatham university (2019-2022)

freelance humanities educator, outschool (2020-present)

research assistant, dietrich college of humanities and social sciences, carnegie mellon university (2021-2022)

archival services intern, chatham university archives (2018)

study abroad ambassador, office of international affairs, chatham university (2017-2018)

student accompanist and department assistant, school of music, chatham university (2016-2018)

research assistant, school of arts, science, and business, chatham university (2016)

access services aide, jennie king mellon library, chatham university (2015-2018)

download full resume (updated september 2022) here!

research projects in progress

eldritch cuties, omnipotent gods: adorable abominations as love interests in visual novels

dykeing the archives: transfeminist rhetoric in the curation of radical lesbian histories

"the long era of my unrequited love": subverting shojo through dynamics of consent, betrayal and eroticism in scum's wish

queer terrors: the lesbian grotesque in body horror cinema

workshops and professional development

intensive hybridity workshop with chris campanioni, hudson valley writers center (attendance granted as the fall 2022 recipient of the limp wrist lgbtqia+ scholarship, 2023)

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