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Teaching

teaching

 
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E-Line Media

As Master Instructor for E-Line Media’s Make Room! learning programs, and a Unity Certified Associate, I direct, teach, and design curricula for after-school game design programs and summer camp programs in New York City and New Jersey. In our courses, kids ages 13-18 learn the ropes of game design and development, create original games and compete in design challenges, all while building Computer Science, design, art and collaboration skills.

Learn more about Make Room!

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pratt institute

I teach in the Game Design & Interactive Media program at Pratt Institute. My course, Storytelling & Interactive Narrative Design, highlights the central structural and aesthetic role narrative brings to game design.

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Kenyon College

In the summer of 2018, I was a Teaching Fellow in the Kenyon Review Young Writers Workshop. This two-week program helps students develop their creative and critical abilities with language—to become better, more productive writers and more insightful thinkers. As a Fellow, I had the privilege of shadowing poet and teacher Richie Hoffman.

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university of illinois at urbana-champaign

Prior to living in New York City, I was a Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where I taught Composition I & II, Business Writing, Environmental Writing, Creative Writing, Literary Editing, and Creative Composition. I also developed, directed, and taught in a 3-day summer creative writing camp, the Illini Academy in Creative Writing, for high-school aged students.