The goal of the MA in Critical Studies is to produce creative critical thinkers prepared to address pressing contemporary issues located at the intersection of art and critical theory. Graduates of the program develop the research, writing, and communication skills necessary for rigorously investigating forces shaping contemporary cultural production with imagination, creativity, and collaboration. DOWNLOAD THE CURRICULUM

The goal of the MA in Critical Studies is to produce creative critical thinkers prepared to address pressing contemporary issues located at the intersection of art and critical theory. Graduates of the program develop the research, writing, and communication skills necessary for rigorously investigating forces shaping contemporary cultural production with imagination, creativity, and collaboration. DOWNLOAD THE CURRICULUM

 

TEACHING INTERESTS

  • Critical Theory
  • Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Queer Theory
  • Feminist Theory
  • LGBTQI+ History and Activism
  • Queer Literature
  • Modernism
  • Close Reading
  • Academic Writing

COURSES DESIGNED & TAUGHT

 

Pacific Northwest College of Art, 2016-present
Portland, Oregon

Introduction to Critical Theory

Feminist Theory, Queer Theory, Gender, and Sexuality

Graduate Thesis Writing (MFA Visual Studies)

Feminist Theory

Queer Literature 

Gender and Sexuality

 

Portland State University, 2015-2017
Portland, Oregon

Freshman Inquiry: Health, Happiness, and Human Rights; 

Power and Imagination 

Sophomore Inquiry: Gender and Sexualities

 

Washington State University Vancouver, 2015
Vancouver, Washington

Critical Frameworks in Gender Studies 

 

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 2009-2014
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Introduction to College Writing
Introduction to Research Writing
Introduction to English Studies
Queer Theory and the Novel - flyer
Queer Modernism - flyer

 

Portland State University, 2006-2008
Portland, Oregon

College Writing
Introduction to College Writing
Survey of the Canon