B.A. in English and Secondary Education, Clarke University (Dubuque, IA)
M.A. in English, Iowa State University (Ames, IA)
Favorite ISU memory or tradition:
Exploring the campus with new friends!
"We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated" -Maya Angelou
Walking my dog, playing video games, skateboarding, and watching anime.
I am a life-longer reader and I've always been interested in multicultural literature. Two authors I love are Gabriel García Márquez and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Fun facts about you:
My favorite place in the U.S. to visit is California! I go about twice a year.
I love ramen and honestly any restaurant with good vegetarian options!
What I love most about my job:
I love helping international students build a community/support system with one another at ISSO events and through our IFYE course!
What are you listening to?
Taylor Swift almost all day every day. Besides her though, I also listen to classic rock and current rock artists like Greta Van Fleet and Rise Against.
What are you watching?
I love sitcoms like New Girl, but I mostly watch anime. My favorites are Demon Slayer and Jujutsu Kaisen.