Professional Service

  • Modern Language Association (MLA). Role: Moderator. MLA Convention 2021, Panel sponsored by American Literature Society: ‚ÄúRevolution in the Ruin: Historicism and New Horizons for Black Writers during the Cold War". 01/10/2021 - 01/10/2021

Internal Service

  • U of U Black Faculty and Staff Association. Speakers' Committee for 5th annual "State of Black Utah" Summit. Member (Proposed and contacted prospective speakers for student/community-facing panel)., 03/03/2021 - 04/10/2021. University service.
  • Department of English Executive Committee. Member (Serve in an advisory capacity to the Chair and assist with annual review of faculty merit), 01/2021 - 12/2021. Department service.
  • Department of English Speaker Series Committee. Member (Assisted with planning, coordination, and hosting of professional symposium), 01/2021 - 12/2021. Department service.
  • Department of English Antiracism Programming Committee. Member (Assisted with analysis of data from department climate survey and developing policy recommendations), 01/01/2021 - 12/09/2021. Department service.
  • Department of English Antiracism Programming Committee. Member (Developed faculty/student climate survey, held focus group with graduate students, and assist with programming and policy recommendations), 08/2020 - 12/2020. Department service.
  • Department of English Speaker Series Committee. Member (Arrange colloquia devoted to faculty work-in-progress and coordinate visiting scholars in literary studies and connected field), 05/2020 - 12/2020. Department service.
  • Department of English Executive Committee. Member (Serve in an advisory capacity to the Chair and assist with annual review of faculty merit), 01/2020 - 12/2020. Department service.
  • Department of English, SLCC Task Force. Support relationship building between U of U and SLCC faculty and students, 10/2019 - 11/2019. Department service.
  • University of Utah Black Faculty and Staff Association . Regularly attend meetings and participated in graduate student mentoring workshop , 09/10/2019 - 04/11/2020. University service.
  • Department of English Executive Committee. Member (Serve in an advisory capacity to the Chair and assist with annual review of faculty merit), 09/2019 - 12/2020. Department service.
  • Department of English Speaker Series Committee. Arrange colloquia devoted to faculty work-in-progress and coordinate visiting scholars in literary studies and connected field, 08/15/2019 - 12/15/2020. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • Senior Thesis Mentor for Salt Lake Center for Science Education. 11/2019 - 05/2020

Outreach

  • Gave two literature lectures for Salt Lake Center for Science Education (SLCSE) AP English class. Senior Thesis Mentor for SLCSE student; assisted with public exhibit informing participants about Black literary figures that was featured in West View media paper and website. 01/2020 - 09/2020