Lectures

Portland Fashion Institute

2021

Storytelling for Business

Clark College

2019, 2020

Reflections on a UX Career

University of Portland

2019

User Experience + Games

Western Oregon University

2019

Agency:

Getting real work done amidst corporate chaos

(Lecture and Workshop)

VanTalks

2016

Mindful Games:

The role of games in culture, UX, and cognition

(Click to View)

Oregon Entrepreneurs Network

2015

The Business of Games

(Panel Moderator) (Click to Listen)

Webvisions

2015

Welcome to the Ludic Century

Intel IT Technical Leadership Conference

2015

A Fool and Their Money:

The Rise of Gamification

Computer-Human Interaction Forum of Oregon

2015

Room to Grow:

UX, Antifragility, and Live Action Games

Part of the 2015 “Gamefully Employed: Innovation at Play” series

Computer-Human Interaction Forum of Oregon

2013

Authentically Kick-Ass

Part of the 2013 “Quantifying Kick-Ass” series

Education

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2016

Certified Scrum Product Owner

 

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2009 – 2012

Bachelor of Science – Industrial Design


Graduation Speaker

Art Institute of Portland Dean’s List (Jan 2011)

Member of the Ai Team at Mt. Tabor Adult Soapbox Derby (2011)

Recipient of the Winter Scholarship (Dec 2010)

Northwest Career Colleges Federation Certificate of Appreciation

President of the Ai Portland Honor Society (2010 – 2011)

Treasurer of Ai Portland IDSA Student Chapter (2009 – 2011)

Treasurer of Ai Portland Student Government (2010 – 2011)

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2000 – 2005

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Bachelor of Arts – English (3.57)

Teaching Certification – Grades 6-12
Certificate – Human Relations
Minor Coursework – Playwrights’ Workshop

University of Iowa Dean’s List (Jan 2002-May 2003 and Dec 2004)

Member of The National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Member of Pi Lambda Theta International Honor Society & Professional Association in Education

Member of U. of Iowa Golden Key International Honor Society

National Dean’s List  2003-2005

Treasurer and Co-founder of University of Iowa Freethinkers

President and Founder of University of Iowa Other Sports Group

Guest at the Finkbine Dinner and Award Ceremony (May 2005)

Co-founder and visual designer of PAVE literary online journal

Featured Playwright at U of I Art Museum 10-Minute Play Festival

Contributor at No Shame Theater