and Editorial Background
Professional writer for six years, with experience in magazine,
journal, and business writing. Author of two articles in educational
publications; author of two articles conference proceedings; co-author
of one book; and author of one dissertation. Recipient of three
scholarship awards for essays. Professional writing instructor for six
years, with experience in teaching courses in writing (business,
professional, and technical), rhetoric, business communication, and
Editor of one program newsletter, various research materials (including
reports, white papers, and brochures) and one organizational
newsletter. Experienced in copyediting, content editing, and
/Professional Writing: Faculty instructor of professional and
grant-writing writing courses. Developer, writer, editor and designer
of a wide range of business and course materials, including websites,
brochures, newsletters, press releases, and briefings.
Researcher for eight years, with experience in all-source data
research. Developer, writer, and editor of a range of research
materials including briefings, reports, speeches, and articles.
Familiar with Internet search engines including Google and AltaVista.
Familiar with several research databases including Findlaw,
Lexis-Nexis, EBSCOHost, and the Digital National Security Database.
HTML, and Desktop Publishing: Webmaster for the RavenNDragon Site
(http://www.ravenndragon.net). Familiar with HTML, Dreamweaver,
Pagemill, and Mozilla. Familiar with several desktop publishing and
graphics programs for both electronic and print publishing, including
Pagemaker, Micrografix, and Adobe Acrobat.
- Speaker: Invited guest
lecturer at Catholic University of America (2002). Invited speaker to
Computers & Writing (2000 and 2001). Presenter at several writing
and academic conferences, including Crossing
Borders: Histories, Theories and Identities—University of Glamoragann,
(2004), Conference for
College Composition and Communication (2002 and 2003), American
Conference for Irish Studies (2000), College English Association (2000).