Teaching

TEACHING INTERESTS/AREAS PREPARED TO TEACH

Poetry Writing (Including Poetic Forms and Prosody)

Introduction to Creative Writing (Multi-Genre Including Poetry, Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction, the Essay, and Drama)

Advanced Multi-Genre Creative Writing (Including Poetry, Creative Non-Fiction, and Fiction)

Documentary Poetics

Creative Nonfiction

The History of Poetry and Poetics

English Renaissance Poetry

The Seventeenth-Century Devotional Lyric

The Elegy in English (From the Renaissance to the Contemporary Elegy Focusing on Race, Class, and Gender and as Poetry of Resistance)

American Poetry (With an Emphasis on Modern, Postmodern, and Contemporary Poetry)

Multicultural Poetry (With an Emphasis on the Poetry of Remembrance and Witness)

World Literature (Great Works of World Literature with an Emphasis on Poetry)

Translation Studies (French and Yiddish Poetry)

Interdisciplinary Studies (The Melding of Poetry with Visual Art to Produce Socially and

Historically Engaged Hybrid Work)

Genocide and Trauma Studies

Rhetoric and Composition

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UNIVERSITY POSITIONS (Selected)

2018-Pressent              Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, University of Toledo, Department of English     Language and Literature

2018 (Spring)               Part-Time Lecturer, Rutgers University, Department of English

2012-2016                   Teaching Fellow, Department of English, University of Houston

2008-2011                   Part-Time Lecturer, Rutgers University, Department of English

2008 (Spring)              Poet-in-Residence, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at The New School, Department of Literary Studies

2006-2007                    Lecturer in English (Full-Time), The City College of New York / CUNY, Department ofEnglish

2004-2006                   Adjunct Lecturer in English, The City College of New York / CUNY, Department ofEnglish

2003-2006                   Adjunct Assistant Professor of Humanities, New York University, School of Continuing and Professional Studies

2005 (Fall)                   Visiting Assistant Professor, Pratt Institute, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences

2003 (Fall)                   Visiting Assistant Professor, Pratt Institute, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences

TEACHING EXPERIENCE  (SELECTED)

Undergraduate Courses

UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO, 2018-

Writing Workshop in Poetry (Advanced): “The Art of Voice” (Fall 2019)

Creative Writing (Poetry and Fiction) (Fall 2019)

Reading Poetry (2 Sections, Fall 2019)

Writing Workshop in Poetry (Advanced): “Documentary Poetry: Merging the Social with thePersonal and Making Poems News” (Spring 2019)

Special Topics for Writers: “‘More Crazy Mourning, More Howl’: The Elegy, Poem of Grieving and Resistance” (Spring 2019)

Creative Writing (Poetry and Fiction) (Spring 2019)

Writing Workshop in Creative Nonfiction Prose (Advanced): “After Great Pain, A Formal Feeling Comes” (Fall 2018)

Creative Writing (Poetry and Fiction) (2 Sections, Fall 2018)

College Composition I (Fall 2018)

RUTGERS, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY, NEW BRUNSWICK CAMPUS, Spring 2018, Spring 2008-Fall 2011

Advanced Multi-Genre Creative Writing Workshop: Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Non-Fiction (Spring 2018)

Advanced Poetry Workshop (4 Sections)

Intermediate Poetry Workshop (4 Sections)

Introduction to Creative Writing: Poetry, Fiction, and Drama (6 Sections)

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON, 2012-2016

Creative Writing: Poetry (Intermediate)

Literature Course: Introduction to Poetry / A Survey of British and American Poetry from the

Renaissance to the Twenty-First Century

Literature Course: Introduction to Drama with Emphases on Renaissance and Twentieth-Century Plays

First-Year Writing I (7 Sections)

First-Year Writing II (6 Sections)

Online Facilitator, First-Year Writing II

EUGENE LANG COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AT THE NEW SCHOOL, DEPARTMENT OF LITERARY STUDIES, Spring 2008

Reading for Writers: (Advanced Multicultural Reading and Writing Intensive Class): “Poetry ofRemembrance and Witness”

THE CITY COLLEGE OF NEW YORK / CUNY, 2004-2007

 Advanced Poetry Workshop (4 Sections)

Intermediate Poetry Workshop (4 Sections)

Introduction to Creative Writing: Poetry, Fiction, and Drama (4 Sections)

World Humanities: Major Works of World Literature (2 Sections)

Composition

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF CONTINUING AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES, 2003-2006

 Advanced Multi-Genre Creative Writing Workshop: “Writing of Remembrance and Witness”

Expository Writing (8 Sections)

PRATT INSTITUTE, SCHOOL OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, Fall 2005 & 2003

 Advanced Poetry Workshop

Introduction to Creative Writing: Poetry, Fiction, and Drama

Graduate Courses

THE CITY COLLEGE OF NEW YORK / CUNY, 2004-2007

MFA Critical Practice Class (Craft of Poetry): “The Modern Poetic Sequence”

 MFA Poetry Workshop