I usually work with K-12 and college students though I could work with students of any age. In the classroom, my lessons consisted of traditional classroom discussions and group work. As a tutor, I aim to be flexible and student-centered: I focus on what each student needs help with and adjust according to his or her needs.
I am originally from New York City (I got my BA in History at Brooklyn College) and am currently a PhD student in English at Boston University. I have experience with SAT Prep and as a writing tutor and instructor. I could work with students of all ages.
• PhD in English and American Literature GPA: 3.86 (in progress)
• Graduate Certificate in the Teaching of Writing
William E. Macaulay Honors College at CUNY Brooklyn College
• Graduation: May 2015 (Summa Cum Laude)
• Bachelor of Arts in History with minors in English and Caribbean Studies GPA: 3.926/Dean’s List
Research and Teaching Interests: twentieth and twenty-first century Caribbean (diaspora) and African American/African diaspora literature, post-colonial/diaspora theory and criticism (with an emphasis on creolization), diversity in the graphic novel
“‘Fukú vs. Zafa: The (Gendered) Legacies of the Plantation System in Junot Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.” “The Unexpected Caribbean” Symposium, University of Kansas (October 18-20, 2018)
“‘Fukú vs. Zafa: The (Gendered) Legacies of the Plantation System in Junot Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.” “Seamed by its own bitter juice”: Voice, Vis-ibility, Literacies, Goldsmiths University of London (June 19-20, 2018)
Awards and Honors:
Teaching Fellowship (2018-2019)
Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF) Diversity Scholar Fellowship (2018)
Graduate Writing Fellowship (2017-2018)
Teaching Fellowship (2016-2017)
Dean’s Fellowship (2015-2016)
Gertrude Beatrice '86 and Louis Albert '38 Leon Memorial Scholarship (2014)
The Special Merit Award for Outstanding Contribution to the English Department (2014)
Phi Beta Kappa (2014-present)
George A. Wade Scholarship (2013, 2012)
Daniel M. Lyons ’39 History of the United States Prize (2013)
Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (2013-present)
English (Native Speaker)
Part-Time Tutor at Sylvan Learning Center (January 2020-)
• Guided students during instruction hour as they worked with Sylvan-based teaching materials.
Part-Time Assistant at The Black Scholar (September 2018-September 2019)
• Worked with the editor-in-chief and the managing editor in promo-tion of TBS’s past, current, and upcoming content across various so-cial media platforms.
Teaching Fellow at Boston University (September 2018-May 2019)
• EN 170: The Graphic Novel: Histories and Fictions
Graduate Writing Fellow at Boston University (September 2017-May 2018)
• WR 100: Literature and History of the Americas: Mapping a Caribbe-an-American Literary Tradition
• WR 150: Caribbean-American Women Writers
Teaching Assistant at Boston University (September 2016-May 2017)
• EN 127: Reading American Literature
• EN 375: On the Road in American Literature and Film
Tutor/Quality Control at Success Stories Learning Center LLC
(September 2012- January 2013, February 2015- June 2015)
• Provided homework help and test preparation to students from pri-mary and secondary schools.
• Graded homework assignments of students from primary and sec-ondary schools.
Intern at Brooklyn College English Majors Counseling Office
(September 2013-May 2014)
• Provided assistance to prospective English majors at Brooklyn Col-lege.
• Contributed to a weekly literary blog titled “The Boylan Blog.”
• Took minutes at internship meetings.
Tutor at Brooklyn College Learning Center
(September 2013- May 2014)
• Provided assistance with essays to Brooklyn College students.
• Facilitated the development of effective writing skills.
Volunteer at Let’s Get Ready Program
(June 2012-August 2012, March 2013-May 2013)
• Provided SAT preparation to high school students in both small groups and in a classroom setting.
• Provided college preparation to high school students in small groups.
Peer Mentor at Brooklyn College
(February 2013-May 2013)
• Aided college freshmen with their transition from high school.
• Guided college freshmen to academic and social opportunities on campus.
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