ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

And honorary Kentucky Colonel. I teach interdisciplinary courses in the University of New Mexico's Honors College and am the instructor/faculty advisor for the Western Regional Honors Council's award-winning magazine Scribendi. In my spare time, I am usually involved in some combination of open space, white space, CMYK and RGB, flash nonfiction, long trails, f-stops, line breaks, and several Adobe Programs running simultaneously.  

On the Road to Discovery

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On the Road to Discovery

Locking Eyes

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Locking Eyes

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Wit

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Wit

The God Particle Is a Beatles Fan

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May 17, 2017

Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman sounds like an interesting book: “Drawing on decades of research in psychology that resulted in a Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, Daniel Kahneman takes readers on an exploration of what influences thought example by example, sometimes with unlikely word pairs like “vomit and banana.” […}Thinking, Fast and Slow gives … Read More

Do Androids Dream of the Road Not Taken?

Do Androids Dream of the Road Not Taken?

April 17, 2017

To quantify, to know for certain whether a piece of writing is good: this desire is one of my students. I tell them vague, mysterious qualifications. Does it help you transcend time and space and feel for a moment free of some constraint you didn’t know what there? Does it surprise you or lift a … Read More

On Abstract Text and the Concrete Object

On Abstract Text and the Concrete Object

January 14, 2017

This winter I’ve had the pleasure of chatting with Sarah Minor, who curates the Visual Essay series at Essay Daily, previously featuring fantastic artist-essayists such as Kristen Radtke, Marian Bantjes, and Bianca Stone. As a part of this series, we spoke about concrete essays, place-based writing, selecting a medium, and editing as art. You can read our conversation here: On … Read More

MFA

in Creative Writing from Eastern Washington University

BA

in Anthropology and Latin American Studies from University of New Mexico

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Professor in the UNM Honors College 2012-Present

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