• Editing and copy-editing interdisciplinary article submissions ranging from psychiatry and prejudice in the Victorian period to transatlantic plagiarism in the Romantic period, from postgraduate students at the University of Oxford.
• Completed a project of researching and writing 5 travel articles complete with itinerary, specially aimed towards the magazine’s target group- parents with young children.
• Article pending publication on stagecraft and audience response in Waiting for Godot.
• Played a varied role in this community organisation that hosts art events and stages neo-pagan theatre and ritual drama in Edinburgh. Helped organise volunteers, created storylines for the festival and worked to promote events.
• Taught dance, facilitated communication between students, volunteers, sponsors and staff, organised events with and for young adults with autism in special education. Saw first hand the value of reaching out, with positivity and receptivity. Learned and demonstrated the ability to relate to diverse audiences and to appreciate different points of view.
• Thesis: “Thou Art a Dreaming Thing; A Fever of Thyself”. An exploration of the literary treatment of cognitive science with regard to liminal consciousness and reading as reverie. • Long 18th Century Day Conference Participant: researched and presented an original interdisciplinary paper on consciousness drawing on concepts of phenomenological psychology and literary theory. • Special interests and completed projects include: Literature and Book History; Children’s Literature in the Victorian and Modernist Period; Witchcraft, Fantasy and the Supernatural in Early Modern Drama.
• Thesis: “Being in Becoming: A Conversation”. Exploring epistemological worries in a post-war climate. • Awarded the David Masson Scholarship for originality of research. • Minored in Philosophy. Research projects include: Philosophy of Mind and the study of Consciousness; Madness and Sexuality in Victorian Literature; Psychology and Cognitive Science in Literature; Coming of Age in the American Novel; Metaphysics and Literature in the long 18th Century.
Teaching English as a Foreign Language, 140 hours, practical and theory.