Ph. D, English Literature, University of Texas, 2013. Dissertation: Buddhist Philosophy in the work of David Foster Wallace

B.A. Williams College, 2001

Adjunct Professor of Rhetoric and Writing, St. Edward's University 2014 

Professor of Humanities, Washington State Penitentiary 2013-2014

Whitman College Instructor, 2012

Teach For America, Jersey City 2001-2003


Publications: "Mapping, the Unmappable, and Pynchon's Anti-Tragic Vision" in Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day: A Corrupted Pilgrim's Guide.