Teaching

EDUCATION

Master of Arts: Creative Writing; English. Concordia University, 2000.

Bachelor of Arts (Hons. with Distinction): Literary Studies. University of Toronto, 1993.

 

ACADEMIC AWARDS

Nominated, Price Teaching Award for Non-Tenured Faculty, OCAD University, 2010.

 

PROFESSIONAL TEACHING APPOINTMENTS

2019                        ADJUNCT LECTURER, Hostos Community College.

2018-2019               PART-TIME FACULTY, Expository Writing, Rutgers University.

2018-2019               ADJUNCT FACULTY, English, New Jersey City University.

2017-2018               LECTURER, English and Humanities, Emily Carr University.

2013-2017               INSTRUCTOR, English and Humanities, Emily Carr University.

2012-2015               INSTRUCTOR, English, Capilano University.

2008-2012               INSTRUCTOR, English, Ryerson University.

2008-2009               INSTRUCTOR, Engineering Communication, U of Toronto.

2002-2012               INSTRUCTOR, English and Humanities, OCAD University.

1997-1999               INSTRUCTOR, English, Concordia University.

1996-1997               ESL INSTRUCTOR, Linguista.

1996-1997               ESL INSTRUCTOR, Montreal English Language Teachers.

 

COURSES TAUGHT

Academic Writing

Academic Core. ECUAD, 2013-2018.

Academic Writing. Capilano University, 2012-2013.

Academic Writing. Capilano U; Tszil Learning Centre, Mount Currie Reserve, 2012-2013.

Composition, Stage 1. Concordia University, 1997-1998.

Composition, Stage 2. Concordia University, 1998-1999.

Critical Writing for Artists and Designers. OCAD University, 2002-2010.

Critical Writing for Creative Thinkers. OCAD University, 2002-2003.

English Composition. NJCU, 2018.

Expository Writing 101. Rutgers University, 2018.

Literature and Composition. Hostos Community College, 2019.

The Essay and the Argument: Mechanics. OCAD University, 2009-2012.

The Essay and the Argument: Rhetoric. OCAD University, 2007-2012.

 

Creative Writing

Script Writing/Concept Development. ECUAD, 2017-2018.

 

Engineering Communication (Team-Taught, First-Year Course)

Engineering Strategies and Practices 1. University of Toronto, 2008.

Engineering Strategies and Practices 2. University of Toronto, 2009.

 

English As A Second Language

Intermediate grammar and conversation. Linguista, 1996-1997.

Advanced discussion groups for corporate clients. Montreal English Language Teachers, 1996-1997.

 

Humanities

Special Topics: Creativity. Emily Carr University, 2013.

Feminist Theory. OCAD University, 2004-2008.

 

Literature

The Art of Writing Life. Ryerson University, 2008-2009.

The Artist in European and American Literature. OCAD U, 2005-2012.

Canadian Literature. OCAD University, 2002-2007.

Children’s Literature. OCAD University, 2010-2011.

Contemporary Literature. Capilano University, 2013-2014.

European Literary Classics & Criticism. OCAD University, 2010-2011.

Introduction to Fiction. Capilano University, 2012-2013.

Literature of Immigration. Ryerson University, 2010-2012.

Popular Literature. Ryerson University, 2009-2011.

Science Fiction. Ryerson University, 2009-2011.