MS/US English – Department Chair
Allen Faculty Member since 2011
- B.A. in English with teaching licensure and a minor in Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Central Arkansas
- M.A. in English, University of Central Arkansas
What do you love about Allen?
I teach at edutopia! I have adoration for the students, admiration for my fellow faculty and staff, and a deep respect for our administrative team. I love this community, and teaching at Allen is truly my dream job.
Other hats you wear or have worn at Allen or previous schools:
- Capstone Coordinator
- ISAS Accreditation Self Study Co-Chair
- Diversity Club Sponsor
- Justice League Club Co-Sponsor
- Page Turners Book Club Sponsor
- Recycling Club Sponsor
What are you passionate about? Helping students find their passion. I also enjoy listening to nerdy podcasts, playing guitar, and getting my daily fitbit steps via long walks with my husband D.J. and our poodle puppy Lady!
Interesting Facts about you: I am from Arkansas, and I wear shoes every single day!
Favorite book? How about five?!? The Kite Runner, Pride and Prejudice, HP, Ender’s Game, Brave New World
Favorite quote? “One’s chances of survival increase with each book one reads.” ~Sherman Alexie
What causes are close to your heart? Program for Humanitarian Aid
If you were a fictional character, who would you be? A combination of Elizabeth Bennet from Pride and Prejudice and Leslie Knope from Parks and Rec.