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Professional Experience


Executive Assistant (remote)


  • Backbone support for NYC studio of internationally renowned architecture and landscape architecture firm Snøhetta

  • Attributions: Proactive, positive, detail-oriented, diligent, trustworthy, timely, resourceful, adaptable, with problem-solving and prioritization skills

  • Communication: Professional correspondence and planning with international clientele, clear internal coordination of daily operations

  • Time management: Ability to multitask and track multiple information streams simultaneously, complex calendar management for multiple time zones

  • Financial: Complete executive expense reports and time sheets



University of Rochester

  • Teaching: digital media studies, gender studies, photography

  • Created & taught course Robot Love: Decoding Gender & Race in Technology

  • Project management: all aspects of course planning and implementation

  • Organized digital media studies professional development speaker series


Collections Management Assistant

George Eastman Museum

  • Determined film preservation priorities by inspecting 6,000 nitrate film canisters on an 8-week deadline for a grant-funded audit

  • Database management: responsible for detailed cross-referencing and correcting location and accession number discrepancies


Writer & Researcher

George Eastman Museum

  • Graduate fellowship in the Moving Image Department

  • Created public-facing texts for the Dryden Theatre

  • Coordinated volunteers and conducted catalog research for film festival


Studio Art Assistant

Joyce Neimanas

  • Managed archives and records

  • Professional proposal and correspondence writing

  • Photoshop, scanning, prepared files for lab printing


Teaching Assistant

University of Rochester

Courses in writing, digital media studies, film studies, digital art, and video art


Staff Writer


Wrote exhibition reviews and conducted artist interviews for online publication


Collections Writer

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago

Fellowship to research the museum collections and write public-facing narratives for online publication

Core Competencies


  • Chapter author: The Routledge Handbook of Health and Media (Routledge, 2022) and Theorizing Visual Studies anthology (Routledge, 2012)

  • Published essays: Afterimage 45:5 (Univ. of California Press, 2018), Dialectic V (Univ. of Utah, 2017), and Dilettante Vol. 2 (Summer Forum for Inquiry + Exchange, 2016)

  • Editorial experience: Co-edited Theorizing Visual Studies anthology (Routledge, 2012) and InVisible Culture online journal editorial board member (2014-2016)

Public Speaking

  • Presenter: Presented papers at 9 conferences (2009–2020)

  • Instructor of record: Taught lecture- and discussion-based classes for 6 years combined (2009–2013 & 2020–2022)

Event Organization

  • Curatorial experience: curated and co-curated three group art exhibitions, including at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago (2012)

  • Conference planning: Lead organizer for THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp) Rochester, a collaboration among the University of Rochester, Rochester Institute of Technology, and Memorial Art Gallery (2018)



University of Rochester


School of the Art Institute of Chicago


School of the Art Institute of Chicago

PhD Visual & Cultural Studies

Dissertation: "Study Nature, Not Books: A Genealogy of Photography on the Mind and Brain"

MA Visual & Critical Studies

Thesis: "Beholding Bodies & Embodied Beholders in Annette Messager's Mes voeux"


Studio arts degree with coursework in photography, drawing, video art, and art history, theory & criticism

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