EDUCATION
Ph.D., Human Development. Fielding Graduate University, 2016
Fields of study: Human development, cyberpsychology, sociology, transformative learning, systems theory.
Dissertation Title: Aggression and Adaptation: An Online Psychodynamic Discourse Analysis Of Ego Defense in the Body Positive Community
M.H.D., Human Development, Fielding Graduate University, 2015
M.S., Organizational Leadership and Ethics, St. Edward’s University, 2007
M.M., Vocal Performance, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 1995
B.M., Vocal Performance, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 1993


TEACHING EXPERIENCE
University of Texas at Austin: Lecturer
School of Human Ecology, Dept. of Human Development and Family Science
Edward’s University: Instructor
Foundations of Leadership and Communication (Fall 2013-Spring 2017)
Technical and Business Writing (Fall 2012-Summer 2017)
Leadership and Communication Theory (Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2013)
Marketing Communications (Fall 2012)
St. Edward’s University: Teaching Assistant
Leadership and Communication Theory (Summer 2009)
Fielding Graduate University: Teaching Fellow
Cultures of Inquiry: Epistemology (Fall 2015, Spring 2016)


AWARDS AND HONORS
Teaching Fellow, Fielding Graduate University, 2015-2016
LaNelle and Dennis Ford Scholarship, Fielding Graduate University, 2015
LaNelle and Dennis Ford Scholarship, Fielding Graduate University, 2013
OD Network Student Paper Contest, Co-winner, 2008
Academic Excellence Award, St. Edward’s University, 2007


ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS
Aggression and Adaptation: An Online Psychodynamic Discourse Analysis Of Ego Defense in the Body Positive Community, CyberPsychology, CyberTherapy, & Social Networking Conference, 2017
Diversity in Action: A Lightning Round of Shared Best Practices from SEU Faculty, St. Edward’s Teaching Symposium, 2017
Framing Change: A New Approach to Change Management Analysis (Co-presenter), OD Network Conference, Student Paper Contest Winner, 2008


JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
Framing Change: A New Approach to Change Management Analysis (co-author). OD Practitioner, 2009, Vol. 41 No. 1.
Bribery, Economic Development, and Cultural Change: Curbing Corruption in China,
Perspectives in Business, 2007, Volume 4, No. 2.  


INDUSTRY PUBLICATIONS
Organizational Politics: Using Your Power for Good, The Systems Thinker, Vol. 20, Number 3.
Actions Speak Louder than Words: Understanding the Power of Symbolic Action,
The Systems Thinker, Volume 20, Number 8


PUBLIC SPEAKING
Power and Perils of Digital Activism. SXSW Interactive, 2017
Managing the comments. Austin Bloggers Association, 2017
Activist Burnout and Self Care in a Digital Age (Livecast). Pantsuit Republic Texas, 2017
Leading in a digital world: Promoting moral and spiritual growth on the internet, Seton Cove, 2015
Compelling presentations: How to engage and interest your audience. RISE Austin, 2013, 2012
Mission, vision, and values: What are they and why do they matter? RISE Austin, 2009

Organizational politics: Using your power for good, Wisdom at Work, 2008


PEER REVIEW
Presentation Review Board Member, St. Edward’s University Teaching Symposium, 2013


ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIPS
Transformative Learning Network
Austin Jung Society
Association of Internet Researchers
International Leadership Association


CONSULTING
Internal Cyberpsychology Consultant, Pantsuit Republic Texas, 2017
Facilitated quarterly meeting, Mighty Kids Pediatric Therapy. 2016
Individual career development coaching. 2008-current
Consulted on cyber-aggression, autonomy, and safety. Austin Discovery School, Middle School, 2015, 2016
Guest talk on social media research and college preparation, McNeil High School, 2014
Corporate formation, conflict mediation, leadership development, and facilitation. Tribe Media Agency, 2009-2011
Developed core values and mission, employee policy manual. Big Sky Pediatric Therapy, 2009
Employee engagement research and consulting, Supercircuits. 2009
Employee engagement & organizational culture research and consulting. Precision Fleet Brakes, 2009-2011