Curriculum Vitae

A condensed version of my CV.

2015         Certification: Wilderness First Responder, Wilderness Medical Associates
2011         M.A. Educational Technology, CSU Long Beach, CA
2009         M.A. in German, CSU Long Beach, CA
2009         Certificate: Wilderness Studies, CSU Long Beach, CA
2006-07    Academic Year International Program at Universität Heidelberg, Germany
2006         B.A. in German, CSU Long Beach, CA
2004-06    Intensive German Program at the Univerisyt of New Mexico, Taos, NM
                  German Summer School in Taos Ski Valley, NM (Summer 2004, 2005, 2006)
2002         A.A. in General Education, Cerritos Community College, Norwalk, CA
1999         Certificate: Computer Repair and Maintenance
                  Los Angeles Regional Occupational Program, Bellflower, CA

Positions Held:
2010-        Pomona College, Claremont, CA, Associate Director of Language Instruction
Present     Director Foreign Language Resource Center (FLRC)
                  The Oldenborg Center for Modern Languages and International Relations
2005-11    CSU Long Beach, CA, Instructional Student Assistant
                  Language Lab Assistant Director, Department of Asian and Asian American
2009         CSU Long Beach, CA, Lecturer, Department of Kinesiology
2007-08    CSU Long Beach, CA, Teaching Associate
                  Department of Romance, German, Russian Languages and Literature
2004-05   University of New Mexico, German Summer School,
                  Taos Ski Valley, NM, Technology Coordinator (Summer 2004, 2005) 

2010-16   Foreign Language Pedagogy Course session: Technology in the language
                 classroom, Pitzer College
2016         Teaching German with Technology, AATG-SC chapter meeting, Fullerton College
2015        Technologie im Fremdsprachenunterricht: gestern, heute, und morgen
                 University of New Mexico, German Summer School in Taos Ski Valley, NM
2013         Geschichte der Technologie im Fremdsprachenunterricht: technische Möglichkeiten
                 und Grenzüberschreitungen
                 University of New Mexico, German Summer School in Taos Ski Valley, NM
2012         “Language technology resources,” Claremont Graduate University
2011         Faculty workshop: Video projects in the classroom, Pomona College
2010         Consulate General of Spain, “Integrating movie clips into PowerPoint while
                  adhering to copyright issues,” CSULB
2009         IALLT, Atlanta, GA, “Enhancing the Community Building Characteristics of the
                  Language Lab”
2009         “Expanding the language lab via FaceBook,” SWALLT, Pomona College

Academic Services:
2007-16   Volunteer: Warren High Drama Department, Set Construction,
                 Earl Warren High School, Downey, CA
2014-17   President, Southwest Association for Language Learning Technology
2015         IALLT Ursula Williams Graduate Student Conference Grant selection committee
2013         Technology Assistant: Jeffrey L. High and Sophia Clark ed., Heinrich von Kleist:
                  Artistic and Political Legacies (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2013)
2012         Graduate Student Representative, International Association for Language
                  Learning Technology
2011         Technology Organizer, World Wide Heinrich von Kleist Reading Day, Pomona
2004-11   CSULB Wilderness Studies trip and expedition leader
2009         Technology Coordinator, Who is this Schiller[now] conference at CSULB
2008         Event Committee, German Techno Band Dyko at CSU Long Beach
                 Sponsored by the Goethe Institut, AATG, and the RGRLL Dept. at CSULB (Fall
2008         CSULB Organizing Committee, Emcee: AATG-So. California Chapter Annual
                 Meeting. Presenter Michael Hoefig (Goethe Institut)
2007         Editorial Assistant: Jeffrey L. High ed., Schiller’s Literary Prose Works:
                 New Translations and Critical Essays (New York: Camden House, 2009)
2006         Technology Consultant: CSULB Lecture: Taming the E-Beast
2006         CSULB Organizing Committee: AATG-Southern California Chapter Annual Meeting.
                  Presenter Mohamed Esa (McDaniel College)
2006         CSULB Recreational Sports Advisory Board

English-Native, Spanish-Native, German-Advanced

Membership in Professional Organizations:
American Association of Teachers of German
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
The Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium
International Association for Language Learning Technology
SouthWest Association for Language Learning Technology

Areas of Interest:
Art, Film, Foreign Language Pedagogy, Computer-aided Language Learning and Teaching, Friedrich Schiller, Heinrich von Kleist, German Novella, Witch Persecutions, Technology, Wilderness Conservation