Ph.D. Course Work, English. York University, 2001.
M. A., Creative Writing; English. Concordia University, 2000.
B. A. (Hons. with Distinction), Literary Studies. University of Toronto, 1993.
Nominated, Price Teaching Award for Non-Tenured Faculty, OCAD University, 2010.
Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence, York University, 2000.
LANGUAGES: English (first language); Spanish (proficient)
2017-2018 LECTURER, English and Humanities, Emily Carr University.
2013-2017 SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR, English and Humanities, Emily Carr University.
2012-2014 SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR, English, Capilano University.
2008-2012 SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR, English, Ryerson University.
2008-2009 SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR, Engineering communication, U of Toronto.
2002-2012 SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR, English and Humanities, OCAD University.
1999-2002 TEACHING ASSISTANT, English, York University.
1997-1999 SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR, English, Concordia University.
1996-1997 ESL INSTRUCTOR, Linguista.
1996-1997 ESL INSTRUCTOR, Montreal English Language Teachers.
TEACHING EXPERIENCE – COURSES TAUGHT
WRTG 313 Script Writing/Concept Development. Emily Carr University, 2018.
ENGL 100: Academic Writing. Capilano University, 2012-13.
ENGL 100: Academic Writing. Capilano University (Tszil Learning Centre, Mount Currie Reserve), 2012-13.
ENGL 1B01: Critical Writing for Creative Thinkers. OCAD University, 2002-2003.
ENGL 212: Composition-Stage 1. Concordia University, 1997-1998.
ENGL 213: Composition -Stage 2. Concordia University, 1998-1999.
ENGL 2B30: Critical Writing for Artists and Designers. OCAD University, 2002-2010.
HUMN 100: Academic Core (4 sections per term). ECUAD, Fall 2013-Fall 2017.
HUMN 101: Academic Core (4 sections per term). ECUAD, Spring 2013-Spring 2017.
LBST 1B11: The Essay and the Argument: Mechanics. OCAD University, 2009-2012.
LBST 1B13: The Essay and the Argument: Rhetoric. OCAD University, 2007-2012.
ENGINEERING COMMUNICATION (Part of a team-taught, first-year course)
ASP 111: Engineering Strategies and Practices 1. University of Toronto, Fall 2008.
ASP 112: Engineering Strategies and Practices 2. University of Toronto, Winter 2009.
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
Intermediate grammar and conversation. Linguista, 1996-97.
Advanced discussion groups for corporate clients. Montreal English Language Teachers, 1996-97.
CENG 112: Popular Literature. Ryerson University, 2009-2011.
CENG 204: Literature of Immigration. Ryerson University, 2010-2012.
CENG 503: Science Fiction. Ryerson University, 2009-2011.
CENG 511: The Art of Writing Life. Ryerson University, 2008-2009.
ENGL 103: Contemporary Literature. Capilano University, 2013-14.
ENGL 104: Introduction to Fiction. Capilano University, 2012-13.
ENGL 2B08: Canadian Literature. OCAD University, 2002-2007.
ENGL 3B01: The Artist in European and American Literature. OCAD U, 2005-2012.
ENGL 3B03: Children’s Literature. OCAD University, 2010-2011.
ENGL 4B03: European Literary Classics & Criticism. OCAD University, 2010-2011.
HUMN 305: Special Topics—Creativity. Emily Carr University, Summer 2013.
HUMN 4B17: Feminist Theory. OCAD University, 2004-2008.