curriculum vitae

Education

Wake Forest University
Documentary Film Program
M.F.A. Documentary Filmmaking

 

Long Island Univesrity, Brooklyn Campus
M.A. Teaching Adolescents with Disabilities
 
New York University
Gallatin School of Individualized Study
B.A. Individualized Study
Concentration in Media and Culture

Teaching

Experience

2018 – Present          Production Advisor, Tisch School of the Arts, Department of Undergraduate
Film and Television, New York University
2017 – Present          Adjunct Instructor, Department of Arts and Communication, Westchester
Community College
2016 – Present          Adjunct Instructor, Tisch School of the Arts, Department of Open Arts, New
York University
2015 – Present          Adjunct Instructor and Adult Education Lab Course Consultant, Jacob Burns
Film Center
2012 –2015              Teaching Assistant, Department of Film and Media Studies, Wake Forest
University
2004 –2012             World History Teacher, Park Slope Collegiate, New York City Department of
Education
Awards
Grants
Fellowships

POV Award at the Brooklyn Film Festival Exchange Pitch Competition (2018)

Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts Individual Grant Recipient (2018)

  • $10,000 award to support the completion of Million Dollar Block

New York State Council of the Arts Grant Recipient (2018)

  • $25,000 award to support the completion of Million Dollar Block

Vimeo Staff Pick (2016)

Short of the Week Pick (2016)

New York University Adjunct Professional Development Grant (2016)

Wake Forest University Alumni Development Fund Award (2016)

  • $5,000 award to support the completion of Million Dollar Block

Florida Film Festival Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Short (2015)

Victoria, TX Independent Film Festival Best Documentary Short (2015)

Oak Cliff Film Festival Best Documentary Short (2015)

Indie Grits Film Festival Young Grit Award (2015)

Wake Forest University Center for Innovation Creativity and Entrepreneurship New Venture Seed Grant (2015)

  • $3000 toward the development of an online platform for educators and filmmakers

New Orleans Film Festival Programmer's Artistic Vision Award (2014)

Telluride Film Festival Student Symposium Participant (2014)

Wake Forest University Alumni Travel Grant (2014)

  • $300 toward travel to University Film and Video Association Conference

River Run International Film Festival Pitch Competition Winner (2014)

Richter Scholarship Recipient (2014)

  • $5000 scholarship to fund an independent research trip to Zambia to film a documentary short

University Film and Video Association Carole Fielding Grant Recipient (2014)

  • $3200 grant to support the completion of unmappable

Wake Forest University 3MT Competition Runner-up (2014)

New Orleans Film Festival Pitch Perfect Winner (2013)

National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Seminar (2011)

  • Punishment, Politics, and Culture at Amherst College

Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad in China (2010)

National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Institute (2008)

  • Literatures, Religions, and Arts of the Himalayan Region at the College of the Holy Cross

National Endowment for the Humanities, Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops (2008)

  • Immigration, Religion and Culture on the Lower East Side at the Eldridge Street Synagogue

  • Benjamin Franklin and the History of America at Villanova University

Co-wrote a winning $10,000 Facing History Grant (2008)

New York City Teaching Fellow (2004-2006)

Americorps Service Learning Grant Recipient (2006)

Donor’s Choose Grant Recipient (2005)

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