Service and Development

Gettysburg College Service

First Year Seminar Program. 2013-Present.
Burg Leader (2014-2015): help coordinate a cluster of 8 seminars integrate curricular and co-curricular activities for the entering class.
First Year Common Book Committee. 2013-Present.

Cinema and Media Studies Program. Advisory Board.  2015-Present.

Faculty Interim Secretary. 2015-2016.

Faculty Governance Committee. 2011-2014.

Faculty Advisor: Gettysburg Environmental Concerns Organization (G.E.C.O). 2009-Present.

Faculty Co-Advisor: Campus Farmhouse Theme House. 2009-Present.

Adams County Food Policy Council: 2009 to Present

Phi Beta Kappa Faculty Organization: 2008 to Present

I also greatly enjoy participating both as a speaker and an audience member in events such as Family Weekend, Library series, Center for Public Service events, the First Year Burg Program, the Johnson Center for Creative Teaching and Learning events, and student-run initiatives such as the Brown Bag lunch time series at Farmhouse.

Professional Service

Ecomedia Studies, Moderator and Founding Member: 2009 to Present

Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE)
Awards Coordinator: 2014 to Present
Diversity Caucus Officer: 2011-2013
Graduate Working Committee: 2006-2009.

I am also a regular peer reviewer for many professional journals such as ISLE (Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and the Environment).  And, I am regularly asked to be a reference for job applications, promotion cases, and book proposals in ecocritical studies.

Professional Membership

Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE): 2005 to Present

Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences (AESS): 2010 to Present

International Environmental Communication Association (IECA): 2011 to Present

Modern Language Association: 2006 to Present

Scoiety for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS): 2007 to Present

Professional Development

Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAISA) Conference. June 3-5, 2015.

Blended Learning Workshop.  Central Pennsylvania Consortium. Sponsored by a Mellon grant. November 9, 2013.

Teaching Professor Conference. Cambridge, MA. May 20-22, 2010.

Adult Filmmaking Workshop for Educators. International Wildlife Media Center and Film Festival (IWFF). Montana Film Academy. Summer 2009.

Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society (AFHVS) and Association for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS) Conference participation. Penn State University. May 28-31, 2009.