Curriculum Vitae

Education


Texas Tech University | Lubbock, TX | Aug. 2002 – May 2006
M.A., Experimental/Social Psychology

Concentration: Social Psychology & Close Relationships

  • Masters Thesis: Impression Management in Dating
  • Chairperson: Dr. Clyde Hendrick

Graduate Awards

  • Department of Athletics Teaching Award | 2004
  • Psychology Department Scholarship | 2002 – 2003

University of Texas at San Antonio | San Antonio, TX | Aug. 1998 – May 2002
B.A., Psychology

Honors: Cum Laude Graduate

  • Honors Thesis: Contrast Effects of Physical Attractiveness
  • Chairperson: Dr. Stella Garcia-Lopez
  • Career Opportunities in Research Scholarship | 2000 – 2002

Experience


Dallas, TX | Jan. 2015 – Present
University of North Texas at Dallas
Lecturer, Psychology Undergraduate Program

Courses Instructed | Online

  • Psychology of Sexual Behavior | 11 Sections
  • Psychology of Women | 10 Sections
  • Marital Adjustment | 7 Sections
  • Behavioral & Biopsychosocial Challenges within LGBT Communities | 3 Sections
  • Positive Psychology | 2 Sections
  • Social Theory of Close Relationships | 1 Section

Courses Instructed | Face-to-Face

  • Applications of Learning Foundations | 2 Sections
  • Introduction to Psychology | 2 Sections
  • Introduction to Industrial Organizational Psychology | 1 Section

Dallas, TX | Aug. 2015 – July 2016
Mountain View College
Adjunct Faculty, Psychology Undergraduate Program

Courses Instructed | Face-to-Face

  • General Psychology | 1 Section
  • Lifespan Development | 1 Section
  • General Psychology, Dual Credit | 1 Section

Portland, OR | Aug. 2013 – Nov. 2016
Concordia University
Adjunct Faculty, Master of Education in Educational Leadership Program

Graduate Courses Instructed | Online

  • Action Research | 1 Section
  • Educational Research | 1 Section
  • Theories of Teaching & Learning | 15 Sections

Rochester, MN | Aug. 2013 – May 2014
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
Assistant Professor, School of Graduate & Professional Programs

Graduate Courses Instructed | Face-to-Face

  • Developmental Psychology | 1 Section
  • Statistical Techniques & Research Methods | 1 Section

Winona, MN | Aug. 2013 – May 2014
Winona State University
Adjunct Faculty, Undergraduate Program

Courses Instructed | Face-to-Face

  • Introduction to Psychological Science | 1 Section
  • Psychology of Gender | 1 Section

La Crosse, WI | Jan. 2013 – Jan. 2014
Viterbo University
Adjunct Faculty, Center for Adult Learning

Courses Instructed | Online:

  • Colloquium I, Capstone Research | 2 Sections

Kingsville, TX | Aug. 2008 – Aug. 2011
Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Full-Time Adjunct Faculty, Undergraduate Psychology Program

Courses Instructed | Face-to-Face

  • Introduction to Psychology | 24 Sections
  • Survey of Psychology | 8 Sections

Corpus Christi, TX | Aug. 2009 – May 2010
Del Mar College
Adjunct Faculty

Courses Instructed | Face-to-Face

  • General Psychology | 1 Section
  • Social Psychology | 1 Section

Lubbock, TX | Aug. 2002 – May 2007
Texas Tech University
Adjunct Faculty/Graduate Assistant

Courses Instructed | Face-to-Face

  • Close Relationships | Instructed as Adjunct Faculty (Fall 2006, Spring 2007)
  • Close Relationships | Instructed as Graduate Teaching Assistant (Fall 2003 – Spring 2006)
  • Introductory Psychology | Instructed as Graduate Teaching Assistant (Fall 2003 – Spring 2006)

Advising & Research

  • Student Advising | Degree planning, course registration, and career counseling within the Texas Tech Psychology undergraduate advising office (2006)
  • Graduate Research Assistant | Assisted faculty research development, data collection, and statistical analysis (Fall 2002 – Spring 2004)

Honors & Awards


Teaching Awards

  • Texas A&M University-Kingsville: Chancellor’s Teaching Excellence Award | 2008
  • Texas Tech University: Department of Athletics Teaching Award | 2004

Academic Scholarships

  • Texas Tech University: Psychology Department Scholarship | 2002 – 2003
  • University of Texas at San Antonio: Career Opportunities in Research Scholarship | 2000 – 2002

Honor Societies: University of Texas at San Antonio

  • PSI CHI National Honor Society in Psychology | 1999 – 2002
  • University of Texas at San Antonio Honors Program | 2000 – 2002
  • National Dean’s List | 2000 – 2002 
  • Golden Key National Honor Society | 2000 – 2002
  • Mortar Board Honor Society | 2002

Professional Membership & Service


Psychological Associations

  • APA Society for Media Psychology & Technology | 2017 – Present
  • Social Psychologists in Texas Member | 2004 – 2006
  • Society of Personality and Social Psychology Member | 2002 – 2006

Professional Associations

  • People to People International | 2017 – Present
  • Catch the Next Dream Catchers Program | 2016 – 2017

Professional Development

  • Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) Psychology Learning Outcomes Workshop | Austin, TX, Aug. 14, 2018
  • Achieving & Maximizing Health in Gender Equity by Dr. Yu-Fen Lin | UNT-Dallas Faculty Research Presentation, April 26, 2018
  • Technology Mind & Society Conference | Washington, DC, April 5-7, 2018
  • 3rd Annual UNT Dallas Student Research Symposium | Dallas, TX, April 24, 2018
  • Aging in a Second Language by Dr. Arxer & Dr. Shappeck | UNT-Dallas Faculty Research Presentation, April 4, 2018
  • World AI Day Conference | Richardson, TX, Feb. 24, 2018
  • Teaching Professor Conference | St. Louis, MO, June 2-4, 2017
  • Mindfulness: The Next Public Health Revolution, by Dr. John Gasko | UNT-Dallas Faculty Development Training, April 21, 2017
  • Taking a Scientific Approach to Teaching, by Dr. Julie Schell | UNT-Dallas Faculty Development Training, April 21, 2017
  • Catch the Next Spring Institute | Dallas, TX, March 29-31, 2017
  • Retrieval-Based Learning Workshop, by Dr. Julie Schell | UNT-Dallas First Year Experience Program, Feb. 24, 2017
  • Catch the Next Teaching & Learning for Student Success Webinar | Jan. 19, 2017
  • Society of Personality & Social Psychology Conference | San Antonio, TX, Jan. 18-21, 2017

Service University of North Texas at Dallas 

  • Faculty Mentor for McNair Scholars Program | June 15, 2018 – Present
  • Student Appeals Committee Member | Aug. 18, 2017 – Present
  • Psychology Club Faculty Advisor | Aug. 24, 2016 – Present
  • Communication & Technology Search Committee Member | July 24-26, 2018 
  • Campus Emergency Response Team (CERT) Volunteer | June 26, 2018
  • Psychology Club Event: Hierarchy of Needs | April. 9, 2018
  • JAG Fest/360 Preview Day Participant | March 24, 2018
  • Psychology Club Movie Night: Get Out! (2017) | March 22, 2018
  • Psychology Club Event: Annual Love Talk | Feb. 19, 2018
  • Psychology Club Event: Suicide Prevention Guest Speaker & Pot Luck | Nov. 15, 2017
  • Psychology Club Event: Memorial Collage for Survivors of Suicide Loss Day | Nov. 13, 2017
  • Major Madness Participant | Oct. 31, 2017
  • True Blue Participant | Oct. 28, 2017
  • Psychology Club Movie Night: Perfect Stranger (2007)  | Oct. 19, 2017
  • Psychology Club Event: Domestic Violence 101 | Oct. 12, 2017
  • Psychology Club Event: Suicide Prevention Training | Sept. 23, 2017
  • Communication Search Committee Member | June 13-15, 2017
  • Communication & Technology Search Committee Member | April 3-28, 2017
  • Psychology & Sociology Career Fair Coordinator & Participant | April 14, 2017
  • JAG 360 (True Blue & Family Day) Participant | March 25, 2017
  • Psychology Club Event: Guest Speaker Dr. Yu-Fen Lin | March 20, 2017
  • Psychology Club Event: Graduate Student Panel | Feb. 27, 2017
  • Psychology Club Event: Annual Love Talk | Feb. 13, 2017
  • Psychology Club Donor: $400 to T-Shirt Fund | Jan. 31, 2017
  • JAG Fest Participant | Jan. 24, 2017
  • Catch the Next Dream Catchers Program | 2016 – 2017

Texas A&M University-Kingsville 

  • Psi Chi Induction Ceremony Keynote Speaker | 2011
  • Psychology Club Faculty Advisor | 2008 – 2011

Texas Tech University 

  • Close Relationships Research Laboratory Member | 2002 – 2006
  • Social Psychology Research Laboratory Member | 2002 – 2006
  • Experimental Council Member | 2005 – 2006
  • Student Government Representative | 2003 – 2005
  • Mentor Tech Program | 2004 – 2006

AmeriCorps

  • Camp C.A.M.P. Counselor | Summer 2002

Teaching Qualifications & Ratings


Courses Instructed | Online

University of North Texas at Dallas | Dallas, TX   

  • Psychology of Sexual Behavior (11 Sections)
  • Psychology of Women (10 Sections)
  • Marital Adjustment (7 Sections)
  • Behavioral & Biopsychosocial Challenges within LGBT Communities (3 Sections)
  • Positive Psychology (2 Sections)
  • Social Theory of Close Relationships (1 Section)

Concordia University (Graduate) | Portland, OR

  • Theories of Teaching & Learning (15 Sections)
  • Action Research (1 Section)
  • Educational Research (1 Section)

Viterbo University | La Crosse, WI

  • Colloquium I, Capstone Research (2 Sections)

Courses Instructed | Face-to-Face

University of North Texas at Dallas | Dallas, TX

  • Applications of Learning Foundations (2 Sections)
  • Introduction to Psychology (2 Sections)
  • Introduction to Industrial Organizational Psychology (1 Section)

Mountain View College | Dallas, TX

  • General Psychology (1 Section)
  • Lifespan Development (1 Section)
  • General Psychology, Dual Credit (1 Section)

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota (Graduate) | Rochester, MN

  • Developmental Psychology (1 Section)
  • Statistical Techniques & Research Methods (1 Section)

Winona State University | Winona, MN

  • Introduction to Psychological Science (1 Section)
  • Psychology of Gender (1 Section)

Texas A&M University-Kingsville | Kingsville, TX

  • Introduction to Psychology (24 Sections)
  • Survey of Psychology (8 Sections)

Del Mar College | Corpus Christi, TX

  • General Psychology (1 Section)
  • Social Psychology (1 Section)

Texas Tech University | Lubbock, TX

  • Close Relationships (6 Sections)
  • Introductory Psychology (6 Sections)

Student Course Evaluations | University of North Texas at Dallas (5 Point Scale)

Summer 2018

  • Psychology of Women | Evaluation Mean = 4.47 (31 enrolled)
  • Advanced Seminar in Psychology | Evaluation Mean = 4.81 (17 enrolled)

Spring 2018

  • Psychology of Women | Evaluation Mean = 4.59 (32 enrolled)
  • Marital Adjustment | Evaluation Mean = 4.75 (32 enrolled)
  • Sexual Behavior | Evaluation Mean = 4.56 (31 enrolled)
  • Advanced Seminar in Psychology | Evaluation Mean = 4.54 (18 enrolled)

Fall 2017

  • Introduction to Psychology | Evaluation Mean = 4.64 (35 enrolled)
  • Psychology of Women | Evaluation Mean = 4.9 (39 enrolled)
  • Marital Adjustment | Evaluation Mean = 4.9 (36 enrolled)
  • Sexual Behavior | Evaluation Mean = 4.86 (35 enrolled)

Summer 2017

  • Psychology of Women | Evaluation Mean = 4.78 (31 enrolled)
  • Sexual Behavior | Evaluation Mean = 4.76 (30 enrolled)

Spring 2017

  • Introduction to Psychology | Evaluation Mean = 4.61 (36 enrolled)
  • Marital Adjustment | Evaluation Mean = 4.4 (33 enrolled)
  • Psychology of Women | Evaluation Mean = 4.56 (33 enrolled)
  • Sexual Behavior | Evaluation Mean = 4.84 (30 enrolled)

Fall 2016

  • Introduction to Industrial Organizational Psychology | Evaluation Mean = 4.86 (29 enrolled)
  • Marital Adjustment | Evaluation Mean = 4.69 (34 enrolled)
  • Psychology of Women | Evaluation Mean = 4.90 (33 enrolled)
  • Sexual Behavior | Evaluation Mean = 4.61 (35 enrolled)
  • Behavioral & Biopsychosocial Challenges within LGBT Communities | Evaluation Mean = 4.35 (33 enrolled)

Graduate Coursework


Texas Tech University | Lubbock, TX | Aug. 2002 – May 2006
Experimental Psychology Ph.D. Program

  • Note: I completed all graduate coursework for the Experimental Psychology Ph.D. Program, except for my dissertation. I earned a M.A. in Experimental Psychology while enrolled in the Ph.D. program, but did not earn a doctoral degree, having stopped at the dissertation stage.

Graduate Courses Completed

  • Intermediate Statistics in Psychology (PSY 4380) Grade: B | Fall 2002
  • Seminar in Social Psychology (PSY 5328) Grade: B | Fall 2002
  • Independent Research (PSY 7000) Grade: CR | Fall 2002
  • History Systems of Psychology (PSY 5350) Grade: B | Spring 2003
  • Seminar in Cognition (PSY 5356) Grade: B+ | Spring 2003
  • Independent Research (PSY 7000) Grade: CR | Spring 2003
  • Introduction to Educational Research (EPSY5379) Grade: A | Summer 2003
  • Problems in Psychology (PSY 5001) Grade: P | Summer 2003
  • Colloquium in Teaching Psychology (PSY 5101) Grade: P | Summer 2003
  • Research (PSY 7000) Grade: CR | Summer 2003
  • Small Group Behavior (PSY 5331) Grade: B | Fall 2003
  • Independent Research (PSY 7000) Grade: CR | Fall 2003
  • Seminar in Human Emotions (PSY 5001) Grade: B | Spring 2004
  • Advanced Correlational/Factor Analyses (PSY 5347) Grade: B- | Spring 2004
  • Psychobiological/Cognitive Processes of Aging (PSY 5385) Grade: A+ | Spring 2004
  • Independent Research (PSY 7000) Grade: CR | Spring 2004
  • Independent Research (PSY 7000) Grade: CR | Summer 2004
  • Automaticity & Social Behavior (PSY 5340) Grade: B | Fall 2004
  • Human Factors Psychology (PSY 5370) Grade: A | Fall 2004
  • Experimental Design (PSY 5380) Grade: B | Fall 2004
  • Independent Research (PSY 7000) Grade: CR | Fall 2004
  • Attitudes & Attitude Change (PSY 5330) Grade: B | Spring 2005
  • Psychophysiology (PSY 5351) Grade: B | Spring 2005
  • Structural Equation Modeling (PSY 5360) Grade: A | Spring 2005
  • Independent Research (PSY 7000) Grade: CR | Spring 2005
  • Independent Research (PSY 7000) Grade: CR | Summer 2005
  • Human Motivation (PSY 5326) Grade: B | Fall 2005
  • Independent Research (PSY 7000) Grade: CR | Fall 2005
  • Seminar in Perception: Theories/Applications (PSY 5354) Grade: B | Spring 2006
  • Independent Research (PSY 7000) Grade: CR | Spring 2006
  • Doctor’s Dissertation (PSY 8000) Grade: CR | Summer 2006
  • Doctor’s Dissertation (PSY 8000) Grade: CR | Fall 2006

Cumulative Hours & GPA

  • Attempted Hours: 120
  • Earned Hours: 117
  • Quarter Hours: 48
  • Quarter Points: 156
  • GPA: 3.25