EDUCATION

MFA Creative Writing
Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah GA: 2020-2022

MA Fashion Studies
(interrupted due to COVID-19)
Parsons Paris, The New School, Paris FR: 2019-2020

BA Studio Art, Photography emphasis
BA Social Psychology
Humboldt State University, Arcata CA: 2009-2014

EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE

Editor
Research & Development
MERDE Magazine, Paris FR / Brooklyn NY: 2020 to present

Editor
Student publication: Printing Fashion N°1
Parsons Paris: The New School, Paris FR: Spring 2020

Arts & Poetry Editor
Inscape Literary Journal
Pasadena City College, Pasadena CA: Spring 2019

Nonfiction Editor
Inscape Literary Journal
Pasadena City College, Pasadena CA: Fall 2018

Senior Editor
Y.E.S. House Biannual Newsletter
Youth Educational Services, House 91, Arcata CA: 2014

INTERNSHIPS
Publishers' Intern
Red Hen Press, Pasadena, CA: Jan 2022 – May 2022

Editorial Intern
Editorial-Based Contemporary Vintage
Byronesque, London UK / Paris FR: Summer 2020

Runway Correspondent
Paris Fashion Week
Fashionweek.Pro, New York NY / Paris FR: Fall 2019 – Winter 2020

PUBLICATIONS

Essay, Creative Nonfiction & Journalism

"Astro Holiday Gift Guide"
MERDE Magazine, Los Angeles, CA: Dec 2021

"Behind the Scenes with Starcrawler"
MERDE Magazine, Los Angeles, CA: Nov 2021

"Don Kaka: What's in a Name"
MERDE Magazine, Los Angeles, CA: Oct 2021

“Guilt Trip: The Psychology of Guilty Pleasures”
MERDE Magazine, Paris FR: Nov 2020

“Chloe Zofia Hawkins lets us in on her @secretparislibrary”
Parsons Paris: New School News, Paris FR: April 2020

“Géraldine Blanche on the Business of Fashion”
Parsons Paris: New School News, Paris FR: April 2020

“Immortal Taste: Thinking Through Fashion Magazine Archives”
Printing Fashion Festival, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris FR: Mar 2020

“Fashion, Wit, an Internship and MERDE”
Parsons Paris: New School News, Paris FR: Feb 2020

“Vogue Arabia: Behind the Veil”
Exhibition text for A Fashion Issue: Identities in Translation
Glassbox Espace d’Art, Paris FR: Dec 2019

“A Class Visit: Premiére Vision”
Parsons Paris, New School News, Paris FR: Oct 2019

“Catching Up with 2003 Poet of the Year: T. Cole Rachel”
Inscape Literary Journal, Pasadena CA: Spring 2019

“2019 Pasadena Festival of Women Writers”
Inscape Literary Journal, Pasadena CA: Spring 2019

Book Review

Authentic: A Memoir by the Founder of Vans
by Paul Van Doren
MERDE Magazine, Brooklyn NY: Summer 2021

Garments of Paradise: Wearable Discourse in the Digital Age
by Susan Elizabeth Ryan
Parsons Paris: The New School, Paris FR: Winter 2020

AWARDS & GRANTS

Student Opportunity Grant
Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah GA: 2021

Student Achievement Honor Scholarship Award
Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah GA: 2020

International Student Merit Grant
Parsons Paris: The New School, Paris FR: 2019

C.A.H.S.S. Travel Funding Award: SPE National Conference
Society for Photographic Education, Baltimore MD: 2014

Undergraduate "Research in a Creative Activity" Fellowship Award
Humboldt State University, C.A.H.S.S. Arcata CA: 2013

Presidential Volunteer Gold Service Award
former U.S. President Barack Obama, Washington DC: 2013

Student Travel Grant: SPE National Conference
Society for Photographic Education, Chicago, IL: 2013

EXHIBITIONS​​​​​​​
MERDE Magazine: Issue IV: Nostalgia in "A Magazine Show"
Dec. 2021 - Jan. 2022, Miriam Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
"A Fashion Issue: Interrogating the Influence of Fashion Publishing"
Dec. 2019 Glassbox Espace d’Art, Paris, France

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Teaching Assistant, Digital Photography
Humboldt State University, Arcata CA: 2011-2012

Student Teacher, CSU Summer Arts Photography Session
Cal State Monterey Bay, Seaside CA: 2013

COMMITTEE SERVICE

Welcoming Committee, Printing Fashion Festival
Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris FR: 2020

Student Representative, Parsons Paris Administrative Group
Parsons Paris, The New School, Paris FR: 2019-2020

Graphic Design Committee, Residential Academic Mentoring Program
Humboldt State University, Arcata CA: 2013-2014

Governing Body, Youth Educational Services
Humboldt State University, Arcata CA: 2012

MEMBERSHIPS

Society for Photographic Education
Association of Writers & Writing Programs
WGSN Trend Forecasters
Martin Parr Foundation
Psi Chi International Honors Society in Psychology
Americorps Alumni
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