BA, Sociology/Anthropology, Guilford College, Greensboro, NC, 2001
*High Honors, Senior Excellence Award for Sociology/Anthropology, and Full 4-year scholarship*

MFA, Writing, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT, 2011
*consistently voted as a top 5 low-residency Master of Fine Arts program by Poets & Writers*

CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults), Lenguas Vivas, Valencia, Spain, 2018
*awarded a Pass A, the highest grade possible*

Barnard College, 1913 (LOC)



Google, Frommer’s Unlimited, easyJet Holidays, Golden Tours, parisian events, Goethe-Institut London,


Oxbridge Academic Programs
Berkshire Waldorf High School


Courrier International     The Wall Street Journal   Utne Reader  
The Chapel Hill News    EcoHearth       Electric Literature The Writer

Web Content Editor, THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF PARIS, April-June 2013
Writing/editing for one of the oldest American institutions of higher learning in Europe

  • Created and edited dynamic content about all academic and administrative departments for the launch of The American University of Paris’ new website (600+ web pages)

Creative Writing Instructor, OXBRIDGE ACADEMIC PROGRAMS, July 2012 & 2013
Planning and delivering exciting writing craft lessons that use the “city as classroom”

  • Taught high school students in intensive summer study abroad program in Barcelona

Content Writer, EXPEDIA, Paris, France, February 2008-October 2010
Creating and managing Destination Services content for a global online travel agency

  • Wrote product descriptions (tours, attractions, sightseeing) and destination content (including SEO-optimized city guide information) to daily deadlines
  • Communicated with international sales team, account managers, and suppliers

Program/Editorial Assistant, SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL (SSRC), New York, NY, USA August 2004-September 2006
Program and editorial support for an international nonprofit organization

  • Arranged meeting logistics, drafted correspondence, and served as a liaison between public participants and staff for Africa, Global Security & Cooperation, Religion & International Affairs, and Humanitarian Emergencies programs
  • Copyedited and proofread the scholarly quarterly journal Items and Issues
  • Prepared and submitted manuscripts to academic presses

Music, Dance & Film Intern, SYMPHONY SPACE, New York, September 2003-June 2004
Artist liaison and production assistant for a major Manhattan performing arts center

  • Edited and wrote marketing materials
  • Provided administrative support including drafting and preparing meeting minutes
  • Scheduled rehearsals and aided with general logistics planning

Program Associate, IMPACT Coalition, New York, NY, September 2002-July 2003
Via Public Allies, an AmeriCorps program dedicated to young-adult leadership development that offered full-time apprenticeships in a nonprofit and weekly training sessions on issues integral to social change

  • Coordinated college roundtables for high school students
  • Expanded junior high school participation in the New York Urban Debate League
  • Collected resources for anthology of nonprofit best practices

Transcriber, MEDIA TRANSCRIPTS, INC, New York, USA October 2001-August 2002

  • Transcribed interviews for a variety of media outlets including ABC, HBO & Oxygen

ESL Teaching Assistant, STUDENT ACTION WITH FARMWORKERS, Johnston County, North Carolina, Summer 1999
Intern in intensive social justice and advocacy training program

  • Taught English to Spanish-speaking migrant farmworkers
  • Aided 3rd to 5th grade ESL classroom
  • Developed a drop-out prevention program for middle school ESL students
  • Performed in touring theater group