Founding a Design Lab

I helped to kickstart the Rutgers Writing and Design Lab (RWDL), a forward-thinking multiliteracy center with a focus on digital composition. The RWDL offers face-to-face tutoring for a population of nearly 6,000 students, as well as workshops in document and instructional design.  As a senior consultant, I helped create student videos, craft effective presentations, podcasts, and web publications. We also … Read More

Kickstarting a Digital Studies Center

I helped to kickstart and grow the Rutgers-Camden Digital Studies Center (DiSC), an interdisciplinary, collaborative research, development, and education center. DiSC helps facilitate, support, and promote projects made possible by the convergence of digital technologies within the humanities as well as the arts, natural, and social sciences. Since I was was there at the beginning of the DiSC, I partnered with … Read More

Snip | RC Game Studios

I worked as a project manager and game producer for R-C Game Studio — a videogame collab operating out of the Digital Studies Center at Rutgers University. In my role as project manager, I coordinated various aspects of game production: selecting and approving the storyboards; coordinating the writing, directing, editing; offering technical advice on prototype builds. I helped to keep … Read More

DH Certification

I earned another cool certificate — this one for working with Dene Grigar, Davin Heckman, and other scholars at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute in Victoria, BC. The research class discussed e-literature, made games, played around with humanities programming, and discussed the theoretical bases for nonlinear story structure in the classroom. I made a bot inspired by the all the … Read More

Journal of Biological Sciences

The Journal of Biological Sciences posed an interesting problem. The copy was dense, difficult, and outside the scope of my interests. Here’s a title of one of the articles: My eyes strained under the weight of hyper-specific technical language: Hedera helix, Liriodendron tulipifera, and Xylella fastidious. There was also a bunch of data that I wasn’t qualified to verify, though … Read More

Mickle Street

The Mickle Street Review, a journal first published out of Walt Whitman’s house on Mickle Street in Camden, needed to update their website after being acquired by the Walt Whitman Program in American Studies. The old version of the website was beautifully coded, but it had a dated aesthetic, and it was in want of support for modern browsers. The … Read More