Professional focus: I teach ninth-grade Fundamentals of Composition and Journalism
Scholarly or professional activities: My undergraduate degree is in English literature and my first Master of Arts is in teaching. I am pursuing an M.A. in literature through the Bread Loaf Program at Oxford. I formerly worked in advertising for two New York firms, leading strategy for digital campaigns among other activities.
Grew up: Saint Paul, Minnesota
Favorite music or musician: Beyonce all day
Favorite book or author: If I had to choose one, Beloved by Toni Morrison
Favorite TV show or movie: The Sopranos!
Typical Saturday routine: I like a no-routine Saturday. I love to go on a stroll with my family or get pancakes at a diner.