Teaching Experience

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September 1999 to Present
Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

Position: Professor of Art Education (September 2006 to present)
Graduate Faculty MFA Programs
Coordinator of Graduate Programs in Art Education (September 2008 - December 2011)

Undergraduate Courses:
Interdisciplinary Studio 1
Interdisciplinary Studio 2
Interdisciplinary Studio 3
Capstone Studio
Color for Object Makers
Materials of Traditional Media
Concepts and Processes for Classrooms
Exhibtions Seminar
Foundation Drawing 1
Foundation Drawing 2
Drawing into Print
Introduction to Painting

Graduate Courses
Graduate Seminar
Problems in Aesthetics
Issues in Contemporary Art
Artist/Teacher Thesis Projects
Faculty advisor for MFA candidates

Professional Service to the College
Curriculum design and development for graduate and undergraduate programs
Member of the All-College Committe for the 2007-2008 academic year
Chair of the Academic Policies Committee for the 2006-2007 academic year
Lead faculty for of the Art Education BFA Studio Curriculum Committee
Faculty and staff search committees

September 2014 to December 2014
Yale University, New Haven, CT

Position: MFA Core Critic, Visiting Professor in Painting

Graduate Courses
Seminar in Contemporary Practice

September 2002 to June 2008
Emmanuel College, Boston, MA

Position: Adjunct faculty

Undergraduate Courses
Basic Drawing 1
Basic Drawing 2
Painting I
Design and Compostion
Color and Design 

September 2004 to June 2005
College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

Position: Lecturer

Undergraduate Course
Two-dimensional Fundamentals
Painting I
Painting 2-Topics in Painting

Professional Experience

September 2000 – August 2001
Massachusetts College of Art Boston, MA

Position: Co-Director of Multicultural Student Development

Responsibilities included:
Maintained and encouraged discussion and affirmation of diversity issues on a campus of 2,500+ students. 
Reported to the Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and the Officer of Civil Rights, Diversity and Compliance.
Created and managed mentoring program for students matriculating from Boston Public Schools. 
Investigated and reported on diversity programs at other colleges. Networked with other diversity coordinators for discussion and information sharing. 
Reviewed college curricula and policies with the Compliance officer for diversity issues. 
Integral member of the Student Development Department; met and advised the Dean of Students on diversity issues. 
Presented findings monthly in joint meetings with faculty from Studio Foundation, administrators from Student Development and Coordinator of Service Learning.
Created original service materials in video and other media.
Proposed and implemented changes to the curriculum for the Studio Foundation program of the school to include travel to Cuba, China and Egypt, student exchange, community-service learning opportunities. 
Organized events around censorship utilizing “Banned Books Week” and available resources in the College's library system.
Created a film series that investigated representations of race, class and gender.
Liaised with the Colleges of the Fenway around diversity issues, specifically Black History Month, Women’s History Month and Gay and Lesbian Pride Month. 
Represented College at Educating Artists for a Multicultural World, a forum and panel discussion sponsored by the ProArts Consortium and the Colleges of the Fenway.

February 1998 – December 2003
Towers Perrin Boston, MA
Position: Senior Administrative Coordinator/Executive Administrative Assistant

Provide administrative support to the Location Administrator, Human Resources/Benefits supervisor, Managing Principal, key Principals and Consultants for an office of 250+ employees.

Manage the training, goal setting and compensation reviews for a group of 5-8 administrative assistants.

Key Successes:

Supervised new hire training process, including scheduling, HR orientations; new hire information packets. Reviewed and improved the process on a monthly basis.

Created, developed and branded the Office Wide Charities Committee that investigated the firm's practice of charitable giving, in collaboration with the Marketplace Leadership Council and the Office Advisory Council. Created the office protocol for soliciting charitable contributions.