Curriculum Designer - Research Associate - Applied Linguist
Sep 2017 - Present (3 years 11 months)
-UX Narrative - Digital Mindfulness App - AnalogU - University of Oregon College of Arts & Sciences
-MozFest: Technology, Consciousness, and Agency: Deconstructing Digital Design
-Languaging & Professional Devlopment - Alternatives to Academia - Invited Talk - Key Note -
Funded through Connected Academics
Symposium: Harnessing Digital Technologies to Unpack the Dynamism of Human Interactions
-Metapragmatic Development through Explicit Mindfulness Training -
-Design Researh Assistant: qualitative research for VR app for Syrian & similar refugees in Germany.
Responsiblities included survey creation, delivery, & analysis.
Funded through Deutsche Telekom
-Creative Direction: AnalogU - Digital Mindfulness App
-AnalogU - Digital Mindfulness App
-Mavericks Incubator - Market Incubator for Learning/Language Science, Technology, & Experience Design
-Graphic asset production process improvement for image heavy language learning curriculum.
-Translation management - From English and German into Arabic, Farsi, & Pashto.
Producer & Host
Jan 2010 - Present (11 years 7 months)
Overhear is my box of curiosity. Listen in, be inspired.
Commercial Real Estate
2007 - Present (14 years)
Graduate Teaching Fellow
Jun 2016 - Sep 2016 (3 months)
UX & design research on a virtual reality language learning app for the refugee populations in Germany to learn German.
Associate researcher on initial needs analysis phase, up through persona development.
Sp-Ed Instructional Support
4J School District
Sep 2007 - Aug 2011 (3 years 11 months)
Design, plan, and implement instructional program for students with non-neurotypical cognitive function.
University of Oregon
May 2009 - May 2011 (2 years)
Leaders Engaging in Authentic Dialogue (LEAD) is a seminar series I developed with the University of Oregon's Holden Leadership Center. LEAD brings pairs of community leaders together for unscripted, unvarnished public discussions.
Northwest Christian College
Aug 2009 - Dec 2009 (4 months)
Sep 2003 - Aug 2007 (3 years 11 months)
Program Intern/Camp Leader
Hume Lake Christian Camps
1997 - 2000 (3 years)