Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION


2012: M.F.A. in Design Development The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Thesis: Learning to Be in the Digital Era: A Holistic Learning Framework for Design Education
Advisor: Elizabeth B.-N. Sanders, Ph.D.

2009: B.S. in Interior Space Design The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2003: Certificate of Audio & Music Production The Recording Workshop, Chillicothe, Ohio

 

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS


2013-Current: Academic Advisor, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2012–2014: Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

 

PUBLICATIONS


Thesis

Digital

Books

Cited

 

AWARDS, HONORS AND EXHIBITIONS


2015: Advisor of the Month – September, ACADAOS, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2014: Advisor of the Month – October, ACADAOS, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2014: Hacking the Thesis Featured in ASC Communications News & Updates, OSU Arts and Sciences Communications, Columbus, Ohio

2014: Hacking the Thesis Featured on u.osu.edu front page, OSU Office of the CIO, Columbus, Ohio

2012: COTA Car Free Columbus Photo Competition Winner, Central Ohio Transit Authority, Columbus, Ohio

2010: Graduate Associate Teaching Award Nominee, UCAT, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2009: OSU Department of Design Spring Show, OSU Urban Art Space, Columbus, Ohio

2008: OSU Department of Art Photography Show, Silver Gallery, Columbus, Ohio

2007: OSU Department of Design Foundations Show, Hopkins Hall Gallery, Columbus, Ohio

 

INVITED TALKS


2014: Hacking The Thesis: A Methodology for Managing Your Thesis, OSU Design 6300 – Exploration in Graduate Design Studies, The Ohio State University, March

2013: Hacking the MFA Design Thesis: A How To, OSU Design 6300 – Exploration in Graduate Design Studies, The Ohio State University, March

2009: Going to Grad School: Why Designers Should, OSU Design Circle Coffee-Talk Series, November

2009: Entrance Exam Q&A, OSU Design Circle Department of Design Info Series, November

2009: Literal and Phenomenal Transparency in Architecture and Interiors, Jeff Haase’s Sophomore Interior Design Studio, The Ohio State University, March

2009: Why Design School is Worth the Effort, Tony Reynaldo’s Introduction to Design Lecture, The Ohio State University, March

2008: Entrance Exam Q&A, OSU Design Circle Department of Design Info Series, November

2007: Entrance Exam Q&A, OSU Design Circle Department of Design Info Series, November

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE


2013-Current: Academic Advisor, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

  • Undergraduate Internship Field Experiences, Instructor of Record, SP 2014 to Current
  • Freshman College Survey: Pre-Design, Instructor of Record, AU 2013 to Current (Autumn Only)

2012–2014: Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

  • Introduction to Design Practice, Instructor of Record, AU 2012 to 2013 (Autumn Only)
  • Design History, Instructor of Record (Two Sections), SP 2013
  • Design Research I, Co-Instructor of Record, AU 2012
  • Design Research II, Co-Instructor of Record, AU 2012
  • Methods and Tools for Conducting Design Research, Assistant Instructor, AU 2012

2009–2012: Graduate Teaching Associate, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

  • Drawing Systems for Designers, Instructor of Record, SP 2012
  • Visual Thinking & Problem Solving, Instructor of Record, WI 2012
  • Introduction to Design, Instructor of Record (Seven Quarters), 2009−2011

2010: Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

  • Advanced Interior Design III, Assistant Instructor, SP 2010

2009: Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

  • Basic Interior Space Design III, Assistant Instructor, SP 2009

 

SERVICE TO PROFESSION


Committee Service

2015-Current: Student Advisory Committee: DESIGN CIRCLE – ex-officio, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2014-Current: Undergraduate Studies Committee, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2014-Current: AHUM Recruitment Committee, College of Arts and Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2013-Current: Undergraduate Enrollment Selection Committee, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2013-Current: Marketing and Recruitment Committee, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2013-2015: Design Foundations Curriculum Committee, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2013-2014: Design Circle Staff Advisor, Student Life, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Conference Service

2010–2011: Director of Social Media, Stir Symposium: October 7–9, 2011, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Guest Critic

2014: Junior VCD, Year-End Review, Sp 2014, VCD Faculty, OSU Dept. of Design

2014: Sophomore VCD, Year-End Review, Sp 2014, VCD Faculty, OSU Dept. of Design

2014: Intermediate Interior Design 2, Final Review, Sp 2014, M. Allison, OSU Dept. of Design

2013: Design Research 2, Final Review, Au 2013, E. Sanders, OSU Dept. of Design

2010: Design Research, Final Review, Au 2010, C. Gill and K. Devore, OSU Dept. of Design

2010: Senior Studio IV, Project Review, Au 2010, M. Allison, CCAD Dept. of Interior Design

2010: Basic Design I, Project Review, Au 2010, T. Jacoby, OSU Dept. of Design

2010: Adv. IS Design II, Final Review, Wi 2010, S. Melsop, OSU Dept. of Design

2010: Color & Communication, Project Review, Wi 2010, L. Beach, OSU Dept. of Design

2009: Intermediate IS Design III, Final Review, Sp 2009, S. Melsop, OSU Dept. of Design

2009: Intermediate IS Design II, Mid-Term & Final, Wi 2009, H. Goeller, OSU Dept. of Design

2008: Introduction to Design, Final Review, Au 2008, T. Reynaldo, OSU Dept. of Design

2008: Intermediate IS Design I, Final Review, Au 2008, J. Haase, OSU Dept. of Design

2008: Basic IS Design III, Final Review, Sp 2008, G. Esquivel, OSU Dept. of Design

 

EXTRACURRICULAR UNIVERSITY SERVICE


2009–2012: AIGA, Ohio State Student Group

  • 2011–2012: Vice President of Communications
  • 2010–2011: Director of Social Media Relations
  • 2009–2010: Founding Member

 

NON-ACADEMIC WORK


2000–2008: Assistant Store Manager, Cup O’ Joe Coffee & Desserts, Columbus, Ohio

2004: Sales Associate and Mechanic, Baer Wheels Bicycle Shop, Columbus, Ohio

2001: Louder than Words Host & Programming Director, WXCU Capital University Radio, Bexley, Ohio

2000–2001: Resident Advisor, Capital University, Bexley, Ohio

1999–2001: General Manager, Capital University Recreation Center, Bexley, Ohio

1999: Load Supervisor, RPS, Grove City, Ohio

1997–1999: Team Manager, Fazoli’s Italian Restaurant, LaCrosse, Wisconsin

1996–1999: Farm Hand, Arlan Spors Family Farm, Melrose, Wisconsin

1996–1997: Dishwasher & Busser, Olive Garden, LaCrosse, Wisconsin

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS


2013: Academic Advising Assocation of The Ohio State University (ACADAOS), Professional Member

2012: AIGA, Professional Member

2012: International Interior Design Association (IIDA), Professional Member

2009: AIGA, Student Member

2008: International Interior Design Association (IIDA), Student Member