PhD Drama and Theatre, UC San Diego and UC Irvine, 2017
MA Theatre, San Diego State University, 2011
BA Drama, Summa Cum Laude, Seattle University , 1998
Fantasy Films and Fandom
Psycho Mothers in Film
Asian American Theatre: Comparative Racialization (Co-Instructor)
Teaching Assistant UC San Diego
Introduction to Theatre
Cult Films: Weirdly Dramatic
Native American Film
Theatre and Film
Great Performances: Film Animation
Ancient and Medieval Drama
Contemporary Theatre: 1900-Present
Teaching Assistant San Diego State University 2009-2010 · Heritage of Storytelling
Publications and Conference Papers
“Playing Among Domestic Ruins: Memorializing Displacement in Post-Katrina Homes.” Performing the Family Dream House: Space, Ritual, and Images of Home, eds. Emily Klein, Jennifer-Scott Mobley, and Jill Stevenson. University of Iowa Press. (Under Review)
“A House and Open Road: Contextualizing Displacement in Waiting for Godot” in Working Session Site-Based Theatre as a Trans-Contextual Experience, American Society for Theatre Research, 2016.
“Opening the Door to Refuse, the Golden Door” Theatreforum. 2016.
“Maternal Monsters: Spectacular Representations of Motherhood and Nation in German-Occupied France” in Working Session What is worth fighting for? Debating the stakes within theatres of war. American Society for Theatre Research, 2015.
"Kamchatka: Who are they? Where do they come from? Why are they here?" TheatreforumWinter/Spring2014, Issue 44.
Outstanding Contribution to Undergraduate Instruction in the Department of Theatre and Dance, University of California, San Diego, 2017
Graduate Student Research Grant, University of California, San Diego, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Best New Masters Candidate, San Diego State University, 2011