Professor of Practice
M.A. Texas Tech University
|Classes Taught: EMC 3308: Visual Communication (2009-2010), ADV 3320: Advertising and Society (2010-2011), EMC 4301: History and Practice of the Film Trailer (2010), EMC 4301: Rock & Roll Media (team-taught with Dr. Kent Wilkinson, 2011), ADV 3310: Principles of Advertising (2012), ADV 3361: Advertising Design and Layout (2012)|
Research: Film trailers and promotion, narrative structure, graphic design, Mad Men. Research presented at National Women's Studies Association (1983), Conference on College Composition and Communication (1995), Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (1995), Southwest Education Council for Journalism and Mass Communication (2008), International Communication Association (2009), Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (2010, 2011), Broadcast Education Association (2011), VisCom25 (2011).
Experience:Associate Editor, A.T.: The Ohio Appropriate Technology Bulletin; Founder/Editor/Publisher, Point of View: A Film Journal; Conference Coordinator, Ohio University Film Conference; Director, Athens Film Society; Substitute Teacher, New York City Board of Education; Social Studies/English Teacher, Scarsdale Alternative School; Retail, Wholesale, and Property Manager; Arts Editor, The Round Up (New Mexico State University); Weekly Columnist (print and online), Las Cruces Sun-News; Multimedia Producer, KCBD-TV.
Leadership / awards: Outstanding Teacher Award, The University of Chicago (1990); TEACH Fellow, Texas Tech University (2009-2010); Helen DeVitt Jones Award for Outstanding Graduate Teaching, Texas Tech University (2011); selected for Who's Who in America (66th Edition, 2012).