EducationPhD and MA in English from the University of Southern California, where I also taught for over 10 yrs.
USC English fellowship winner.
Andrew M. Mellon Foundation fellowship winner.
NASSR grant winner.
MS reading privileges at the Huntington Library.
Book in progress with Edinburgh University Press.
BA in English (summa cum laude) from the University of Florida
ExperienceTeaching experience in writing, English and humanities at USC, Brown University, California Lutheran University, and other colleges (10+ yrs).
Humanities instructor at top Turkish university for 2 years.
Writing coach for USC graduate students in the Annenberg School for Communication for 4 years.
800+ SAT verbal score (1997)
HobbiesMy favorite authors include Thomas De Quincey, Charles Lamb, James Baldwin, Jeanette Winterson, Angela Carter, George Saunders, Junot Diaz, Philip Pullman, Christopher Isherwood, Charles Dickens...
My hobbies include photography and fixing up old bikes and cars.
Who are some of your favorite authors, and what do you like to do for fun?
Literature, Grammar and Mechanics, GRE Verbal, GRE Verbal Reasoning, Honors, HSPT Language Skills, HSPT Reading, HSPT Verbal, IB Extended Essay, IB Language A: Language and Literature HL, IB Language A: Language and Literature SL, IB Language A: Literature HL, IB Language A: Literature SL, Literary Analysis, Gifted, PCAT Reading Comprehension, PCAT Verbal Ability, PCAT Writing, Persuasive Writing, Reading, SAT Critical Reading, SAT Subject Test in Literature, SAT Verbal, SAT Writing, Shakespeare, Short Novel, AP English Literature and Composition, CLEP American Literature, 10th Grade Reading, 10th Grade Writing, 11th Grade Reading, 11th Grade Writing, 12th Grade Reading, 12th Grade Writing, Writing, World Literature, World Civilization, AP English Language and Composition, ASPIRE Reading, CAHSEE English, ASPIRE English, CLEP Analyzing and Interpreting Literature, CLEP College Composition, CLEP College Composition Modular, CLEP English Literature, CLEP Humanities, COMPASS Reading, Creative Writing, DAT Reading Comprehension, English, Essay Editing, Expository Writing, Fiction Writing
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