I have taught College Composition for over 12 years as a professor at Purdue University Global, University of Phoenix and Clark College. I also taught English as a second language at Hosei University in Tokyo.
I have a masters degree in Creative Writing from Antioch University and a Bachelors of Arts in English- Writing at California State University, Northridge, Los Angeles. I have a minor in business and Art from San Diego State University.
Today, I live in Portland, Oregon with my beautiful dog Chenille and boyfriend, Dave.
As a long-term writing instructor, I have assisted hundreds of students in the following areas:
Narrowing and focusing the topic
Brainstorming and free-writing
Creating a thesis statement
Paraphrasing, summarizing and quoting
APA and MLA Citations
Outlining and creating the first draft
Developing and structuring paragraphs
Revision and Editing
APA and MLA Formatting
I look forward to assisting and working with you!
Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: San Diego State University - Bachelor in Arts, English
Graduate Degree: Antioch University-Los Angeles - Master of Fine Arts, Creative Writing
I like to cook, read great novels, and go for long walks.
CLEP American Literature
College Level American Literature
High School English
High School Level American Literature
High School Writing
Middle School Reading
Middle School Reading Comprehension
Middle School Writing