Curriculum Vitae

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Education

ABD in English / Certificate: Digital Humanities, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, (Ph.D. anticipated May 2019)

B.F.A. in Studio Art (Digital Media) / B.A. in English, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, May 2012

Teaching Experience

Advanced Exposition: Codexposition, [English] University of Florida, August 2018-December 2018
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Advanced Exposition: Makeademia, [English] University of Florida, May 2018-June 2018
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Advanced Argumentative Writing: Making Media Meta, [English] University of Florida, January 2018-April 2018
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Writing Through Media: Disney Then and Now, [English] University of Florida, August 2017-December 2017

Disneyfication of American Literature and Culture, [English] University of Florida, August 2016-December 2016

Survey of American Literature: American Children's Fantasy, [English] University of Florida, August 2015-December 2015
(http://www.english.ufl.edu/courses/syllabi/2015-2016/Fall_2015/AML2070_03A5_Brooks.pdf)

Writing Through Media: The History (and Future) of the Book, [English] University of Florida, January 2015-May 2015

Writing About Magic, [English] University of Florida, August 2014-December 2014
(http://www.english.ufl.edu/courses/syllabi/2014-2015/Fall_2014/ENC1145_3318_ESneeden.docx)

Workshop Training

Co-Creator (with Aaron Beveridge and Sara Gonzalez) and Instructor (with Aaron Beveridge and Shannon Butts), Beginning Arduino Training Series, Marston Science Library, University of Florida (http://guides.uflib.ufl.edu/c.php?g=217137&p=1434264)

Sensing Sound Tutorial, April 2018
Morse Code Tutorial, February 2017
Paper Animatronic Tutorial, November 2016
Pseudo Theremin Tutorial, April 2016 
Piezo Tutorial, November 2015 
Photocell Tutorial, April 2015 

Instructor, (with Sara Gonzalez and Shannon Butts), Girls Technology Camp, Marston Science Library, University of Florida, (http://guides.uflib.ufl.edu/Girlstechcamp)

Crafting with Technology, July 2018

Augmented Reality Scavenger Hunt, July 2017
Crafting with Technology, July 2016

Instructor, Gator Computing Program, Center for Precollegiate Education and Training, University of Florida

Servo Motor Arduino Introduction, June 2018

Servo Motor Arduino Introduction, June 2017

Instructor, (with Sara Gonzalez and Shannon Butts), Light-Up Valentines Day Card Pop Up Activity, Marston Science Library, University of Florida, February 2017

Presentations

International

Volumetric Captures: Digitizing Spatial and Temporal Shifts of Movable Books, "Technologies of the Book." Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing, University of Victoria, Canada, June 9-12, 2017

Digitization and Dissemination of Movable Books Data, Digital Humanities Summer Institute Colloquium, University of Victoria, Canada, June 13-17, 2016

Media Coverage: https://theamericanscholar.org/gif-books/ September 6, 2016

National

Re(p)lic(a): Making 3D Prints of Treasure Bindings to Explore Historic Bookmaking Practices, "#States of Insecurity." Modern Language Association Convention, New York City, NY, January 4-7, 2018

A Digital Reimag(in)ing of Movable Books in the Baldwin Special Collections, "Imagined Futures." Children's Literature Association Conference, Tampa, FL, June 22-24, 2017

Pat, Press, and Spot: Translating Tactility between Traditional and Technological Books, "Boundary Conditions." Modern Language Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA, January 5-8, 2017

Regional

The Evolving Expectations of Eutopia, "Utopia/Dystopia: Whose Paradise is It?" South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference, Jacksonville, FL, November 4-6, 2016

The heART of the LAM: Cultural Heritage Preservation with 3D Technology, "In Concert: Literature and the Other Arts." South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference, Durham, NC, November 13-15, 2015 

The Paradox of Treasure Bindings' Preservation, "Sustainability and the Humanities." South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference, Atlanta, GA, November 7-9, 2014

Translating Media: Toys and Moveable Books to eBook/Apps, "Cultures, Contexts, Images, Texts: Making Meaning In Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds." South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference, Atlanta, GA, November 8-10, 2013

Awards and Honors

NEH Summer Scholar, National Endowment for the Humanities, June 2018

English Department Graduate Student Teaching Award, University of Florida, February 2018

Graduate Student Council Travel Grant, University of Florida, November 2016

HASTAC Scholar, Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory, September 2016

Digital Humanities Summer Institute Tuition Scholarship, University of Victoria, June 2016

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Travel Grant, University of Florida, November 2015

Grinter Fellowship, University of Florida, August 2012-May 2015

University Scholars Award, University of Florida, March 2011

Service

Production Editor, ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, August 2015-December 2017
(http://english.ufl.edu/imagetext/)

Planning Committee Member, Graduate Comics Organization Conference, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, April 2016, April 2017

Guest Editor, "How We Make," TRACE Innovation Initiative, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, April 2016-April 2018
(http://trace.english.ufl.edu)

Planning Committee Member, THATCamp Gainesville, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, April 2016, April 2017 

Work Experience

Lead Graphic Designer/Technical Editor, The Athena Group, Inc. Gainesville, FL, May 2011-Present
(http://STEMsims.com)

Professional Memberships/Affiliations

Modern Language Association 
Children's Literature Association 
Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing
Digital Humanities Working Group


Current Positions

PhD Candidate in the English department @UF. NEH Summer Scholar 2018. HASTAC Scholar 2016-2018. Guest Editor of Trace: Innovation Initiative. Graduate Student Representative on the Digital Humanities Certificate Committee @UF. Co-instructor of Arduino trainings at the Marston Science Library @UF. Lead Graphic Designer/Technical Editor at The Athena Group, Inc.

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