You are on page 1of 4


2015 M.A. in English and Certificate in Teaching English in Two-Year Colleges
DePaul University, Chicago IL
2013 B.S. in English
Drury University, Springfield MO

FA 2016-Present English Specialist
Southwestern Illinois College, Belleville IL
FA 2013-SU 2015 Workshops Assistant Coordinator, Writing Tutor, & Writing Fellow
DePaul University Center for Writing-based Learning (UCWbL), Chicago IL

FA 2017 LUL 101 University 101: First Year Experience (as Instructor of Record)
Lindenwood University, Belleville IL
SP 2015 ENG 101: Composition / ENG 197: Communication Skills (as Teaching Intern)
Harry S Truman College, Chicago IL

“Potential for and Barriers to Actionable Antiracism in the Writing Center: Views from the IWCA
Special Interest Group on Antiracism Activism,” W. Faison, T. Haltiwanger Morrison, K.
Levin, E. Simmons, J. Kar Tang, and K. Tucker. Praxis: A Writing Center Journal.
(Submitted for initial review, 2018)

“Bringing Social Justice to the Center: Using Invitational Rhetoric to Create a Model for Activist
Tutoring,” K. Tucker. International Writing Centers Association, 2018
“Cultivating Compassion: Mindful Actions for Empowering Tutors to Engage with Difficult Ideas,”
K. Tucker. Midwest Writing Centers Association, 2018
“Infiltrative Tutoring: Using Creative Writing Strategies to Elicit Self-Reflection from Secretive
Writers,” K. Tucker. International Writing Centers Association, 2017
“Process over Product…But How?: Making Better Writers through Fostering a Growth Mindset,”
K. Tucker. National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing, 2017
“Tutoring and Mentoring Don't Have to be Terrifying,” K. Tucker and A. Slater. DePaul University
Peer Tutor and Mentor Summit, 2014
“Interactive Teaching Strategies to Engage Students in Foundational Writing Skills,” K. Derrick, K.
Tucker, and M. Rentscher. DePaul University Teaching & Learning Conference, 2014
“Transforming Perspectives on Our Roles as Peer Leaders,” K. Tucker and M. Rentscher. DePaul
University Peer Tutor and Mentor Summit, 2013

As English Specialist, develop and facilitate workshops on topics including plagiarism, citation
styles, and the writing process. Southwestern Illinois College, 2016-Present
“How to Not ‘Fail’ at Photoshop,” DePaul UCWbL Inservice, 2014
“Tutoring with Visual Rhetoric,” K. Derrick and K. Tucker. DePaul UCWbL Inservice, 2014
College Connect high school outreach workshop series on topics including blogging, research skills,
active reading, and literature reviews; DePaul UCWbL, SU 2014 & 2015
McNair Scholars workshop series on topics including scholarship essays and personal statements for
graduate school applications, DePaul UCWbL, 2013-2015
As Assistant Workshops Coordinator, developed and facilitated workshops on topics including
ePortfolios, peer review, multimodal composing, visual rhetoric, and professional writing.
DePaul UCWbL, 2013-2015

Workshop Facilitator, Anti-Racism Activism SIG session, International Writing Centers
Association, 2018
Panel Moderator, “Potential for and Barriers to Actionable Anti-Racism in the Writing Center,”
IWCA @ CCCC Collaborative session, 2018
Co-leader, Anti-Racism Activism Special Interest Group, International Writing Centers
Association, 2017-Present
Proposal reviewer, International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference, 2017

Scholarship Committee Chair, Southwestern Illinois College, 2017
Co-Curricular Outcomes Assessment Committee member, Southwestern Illinois College, 2016-
Panel moderator, DePaul University Teaching & Learning Conference, 2014

Co-creator and Facilitator, O’Fallon Community Writing Group, O’Fallon IL, 2017-Present
Transcriber, American Prison Writing Archive, Digital Humanities Initiative, 2017-Present
Writing Tutor and Workshop Facilitator, Roosevelt High School, Chicago IL, 2014
Writing and Digital Rhetoric Tutor, Chicago Public Schools On the Money student economics
magazine, Chicago IL, 2013

Student Mentor for DePaul University ASK Mentoring Network, 2018-present
Student Mentor for Drury University Mentoring Network, 2018-present

Researcher and writer, “Project Success Outcomes using the Learning and Study Strategies
Inventory: Student Learning Report to the Co-Curricular Outcomes Assessment
Committee,” Southwestern Illinois College, 2017
Researcher and writer, “Course Technology: Student Learning Report to the Co-Curricular
Outcomes Assessment Committee,” Southwestern Illinois College, 2016
Data coder, UCWbL Writing Fellows research project, DePaul UCWbL, 2015
Transcriber, Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse faculty feedback research project, DePaul UCWbL,

Writer and editor, Study Skills guide for the Project Success at-risk early alert system, Southwestern
Illinois College, 2016
Writer and editor, Workshops Team handbook, DePaul UCWbL, 2015
Editorial assistance, New Perspectives on European Women’s Legal History, eds. Sara Kimble and
Marion Röwekamp, DePaul University, 2015
Creator, traditional and digital marketing materials for writing center workshops, DePaul UCWbL,
Web maintenance, DePaul ePortfolio Get Help Guide, DePaul UCWbL, 2014-2015
Copy editor, Faculty publications in various academic disciplines, DePaul UCWbL, 2014-2015

Travel Grant Award, International Writing Centers Association, 2017
Recognition of Outstanding Achievement & Service, DePaul University English Department, 2015
Best Team Award: Workshops Team, 2015 DePaul UCWbL Penny Awards, 2015
Sigma Tau Delta International Honor Society, Alumni Epsilon Chapter, DePaul University, 2014
Graduate Assistantship, DePaul University English Department, 2013-2015
“Introduction to Publishing in WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship,” Webinar by WLN
Associate Editors Elizabeth Kleinfeld, Julie Prebel, and Sohui Lee, 2018
“#RisforResearch, #FisforFUN: Assessing Writing Center Learning Outcomes,” DePaul UCWbL
Inservice, 2015
“Social Justice Writing Practices and Pedagogies,” lecture by Angela Haas to the Writing, Rhetoric,
and Discourse Department at DePaul University, 2015
“Quiet Thunder: Engaging Introverts in the Classroom,” DePaul University Teaching Commons
Workshop, 2015
“Uncovering Students’ Hidden Learning,” DePaul University Teaching Commons Workshop, 2014
“Working with ELL Conversation Partners,” DePaul UCWbL Inservice, 2013

Learning management systems: Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Canvas
Academic support management systems: WCONLINE, TutorTrac
Document design: Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Publisher
Web design: WordPress, Digication ePortfolios, HTML, CSS
Images: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Pixlr, Canva
Audio & Video: Adobe Audition, Garage Band, Adobe Premiere, iMovie
Conferencing: Adobe Connect, Zoom

International Writing Centers Association Rhetoric Society of America
Midwest Writing Centers Association Council of Writing Program Administrators
National Council of Teachers of English Coalition of Feminist Scholars in the History of
Conference on College Composition and Rhetoric and Composition