Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA     2013-2017

  • Bachelor of Arts, English and Communications Studies
  • Minor, Gender Studies
  • GPA: 3.51
  • Honors Thesis: “Jesuit Slaveholding: The Implications of a Connection between Slavery and Saint Joseph’s University”
    • Advised by Jennifer Spinner, Ph.D.
  • Summer Scholars Project: “Fear and Loathing of the Millennial Generation: An Exploration of the Politics, Culture, and Ideals of America’s Youth”
    • Advised by Owen Gilman, Ph.D.

Relevant Coursework

20th Century British and Irish Novel (Fall 2013)

Sophomore Seminar: Critical Application of Literary Theory (Fall 2014)

Early American Literature (Spring 2015)

Rereading the Sixties (Fall 2016)

Literary Journalism (Spring 2016)

Women’s Writing as Emancipation (Spring 2016)

Feminist Theories (Spring 2017)

Academic Positions

Writing Tutor, Saint Joseph’s University (2014-present)

Editorial Positions

Managing Editor, The Hawk Newspaper (2015-2016)

Editorial Intern, Philadelphia Weekly (2016)

Social Media Coordinator, The PHL Lady Project (2016-present)

Opinions Editor, The Hawk Newspaper (2014-2015)

Research Interests

20th Century Women’s Literature

20th Century British and Irish Literature

Women’s Writing as Emancipation

Selected Publications

“Defining Boundaries: Taking a Closer Look at St. Joe’s Clery Act Statistics.” The Hawk Newspaper. Saint Joseph’s University. 7 December 2016. Print and Web.

“Philly on the Cheap.” Philadelphia Weekly. Newspaper Media Group. 3 August 2016. Print.

“Why Every College Student Should Read Blackout.” FlockU. FlockU LLC. 12 July 2016. Web.

“What I Wish I Knew When I Graduated High School.” Clover Letter. Clover. 23 May 2016. Web.

“Editors at Work: Psychology Today and Women Under Siege.” The English Department Blog. Saint Joseph’s University. 18 March 2016. Web.

“Womanifesto.” The Hawk Newspaper. Saint Joseph’s University. Weekly, Aug. 2014-Dec. 2015. Print and web.

“Your Lady Squad: Galentine’s Day.” The Lady Project Blog. The Lady Project. 12 February 2016. Web. 

Grants and Awards

Saint Joseph’s University: Summer Scholars Grant (2016)

Saint Joseph’s University: Presidential Scholarship (2013-2017)

Saint Joseph’s University: Regis Grant (2013-2017)

Saint Joseph’s University: Excellence Award (2013-2017)

Saint Joseph’s University: Dean’s List (2014-2017)

The Hawk Newspaper: Editorial Excellence Award (2015)

Associated Collegiate Press: Pacemaker Award (2014)


Sigma Tau Delta National English Honor Society  (2016-present)

Associated Collegiate Press (2014-present)

College Media Association (2014-present)

PHL Lady Project (2015-present)

National Organization of Italian-American Women (2016-present)