This portfolio contains selections of my professional work, displayed with the permission of my manager, and a smattering of academic work. There is some overlap with my creative writing portfolio (available on Portfolium).
Gevirtz Graduate School of Education Pieces
Michael Perez ProfileMichael-Perez-Profile
A profile of GGSE alumnus Michael Perez. This profile was featured on the GGSE newsfeed and in their quarterly newsletter. Read it on their website here.
Natalia Jaramillo ProfileNatalia-Jaramillo-Profile
A profile of current GGSE student Natalia Jaramillo. This profile was featured on the GGSE newsfeed and in their quarterly newsletter. Read it on their website here.
Miranda Vasquez ProfileMiranda-Vasquez-Profile
A profile of current GGSe student Miranda Vasquez. This profile was featured on the GGSE Newsfeed and in their quarterly newsletter. Read it on their website here.
Compiled GGSE Press ReleasesPress-Releases-Compiled
This is a compiled document containing all the miscellaneous press releases I've written during my time at the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education. They cover a variety of accomplishments by alumni and current students. These stories are very brief (only up to about 300 words), but they have all been featured on the GGSE website.
Creepypasta as Genre and DiscourseCreepypasta-as-Genre-and-Discourse
"Creepypasta as Genre and Discourse" is the title of my research article. I was an undergraduate CREATE Research fellow in the summer of 2018. I spent that summer studying the development of online short horror as a genre, culminating in a research poster and this article. It's unpublished, as I never found the right place for it, but has gone through several reviews and edits, and I'm very proud of it.
Isolation, Depression, and Identity in FanfictionIsolation-Depression-and-Identity-in-Fanfiction
Fanfiction is not a new phenomenon by any means, but the study of the genre by writing studies scholars is fairly recent. This essay, written in the fall of my freshman year, explores some of that research and explores my own relationship with fanfiction and the online communities that produce it.