BSEd in English Education & minor in Drama, University of Georgia
MA in Literature, Northwestern University
Experience: High School Drama and English Teacher; Ten years with Athens Creative Theatre as performer, stage manager, and assistant director
Areas of Interest: TV/film, Performing arts, Theatre, Nonprofit work, Entrepreneurship, Creative Writing/Literature
Ideal Job in 10 Years: Owner of a theater studio teaching children or an executive of a performing arts organization or publishing company
What led you to enroll in the MSLCE program at Northwestern? I want to merge my passions for the arts and education with my business experience to continue to have a challenging and rewarding career.
Favorite (song/movie/show/festival/exhibition … )? Hamilton
What are you most looking forwards to about the MSLCE program? Spring trek
If you could have lunch with one person, who would it be? Edgar Allan Poe—he wrote so brilliantly yet was a very tortured soul. I would want to hear about his process to write and pull himself out of his darkest moments.
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? NYC or London
What thought or message would you put in a fortune cookie? Be yourself. You are the only one who can.
If you could donate one million dollars, which cause/organization would you choose to support? ASPCA
Which leader or influential figure inspires you the most and why? Lin-Manual Miranda—he is talented in so many different areas and has a wide array of interests
Where are you from? Chicago, IL