• California State University, Long Beach, Department of Communication Studies.  Associate Professor (2012-); Assistant Professor (2006-2012)
  • Arizona State University, Hugh Downs School of Human Communication. Graduate Associate Instructor (2002-2006); Forensics Coach (2002-2003)
  • University of Texas, Austin, College of Speech Communication. Graduate Teaching Assistant/Individual Events Coach (1999-2000)


  • Named “Most Inspirational Teacher, 2010” by the CSULB Senior Class, spring 2010.
  • Named “One of the Best Teachers in Long Beach” by the Long Beach Post, spring of 2009
  • Senior Class Favorite Faculty Member by the CSULB Office of Alumni Relations, spring of 2009


California State University

COM 130       Public Speaking

COM 300       Introduction to Rhetorical Theory

COM 301       Communication Criticism

COM 333       Performing Culture

COM 412       Gender and Communication

COM 590       Gradate Seminar in Qualitative Research Methods

COM 633       Graduate Seminar in Interpretive Communication

COM 640       Graduate Seminar in Rhetorical Theory and Criticism, Part 2

Arizona State University

COM 225       Public Speaking

COM 241       Introduction to Oral Interpretation

COM 281       Communication Activities, Forensics Workshop

COM 316       Gender and Communication

COM 394       Communication Technology in Everyday Life

COM 442       Performance and Identity: Performing Self and Other


COM 640, Graduate Seminar in Rhetorical Theory and Criticism (Spring 2013)

COMM 590, Graduate Seminar in Ethnography (Fall 2011)

COMM 300, Introduction to Rhetorical Theory (Spring 2011)

COMM 301, Rhetorical Criticism (Spring 2010)

COMM 412, Gender and Communication (Fall 2011)