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EDUCATION

MLA, GASTRONOMY
Boston University | 2010 - 2012
Research Areas: Gastrotourism in Tanzania • Globalization and the Wine Industry • Choice and Food Satisfaction • Food Spaces as Gender Boundaries • The Creation of the Chef During the Rise of Haute Cuisine • Final Meal Choices of Death Row Inmates

CERTIFICATES
Boston University | 2010 - 2012
Culinary Arts • Baking Arts • Wine Fundamentals • Artisan Cheeses of the World • ServSafe Food Safety

BA, MAGAZINE JOURNALISM
Minor: Sociology
Ball State University | 2002 - 2006

WORK

PUBLICATIONS MANAGER
Datassential
June 2013 - Present

FREELANCE WRITER AND COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST
January 2006 - Present

 

SKILLS/MISC.

  • Created and currently manage ChicagoFoodBloggers.com, a directory of and resource for Chicago-based food bloggers
  • Currently write a gastronomy and recipe blog that was featured in Edible Boston magazine
  • Assisted in editing Dr. Rachel Black’s book Porta Palazzo: The Anthropology of an Italian Market
  • Attended the 2011 International Conference on Food Styling and Photography
  • Participated in author and food journalist David Leite’s “Food & Recipe Writing Seminar”
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe InDesign
  • Wrote a section on political participation for the college textbook Am. Gov. 2008 by Dr. Joseph Losco and Dr. Ralph Baker