Curriculum Vitae for Katherine Lashley
Ph.D. English Language and Literature, Morgan State University, Anticipated Spring 2016.
M.S., Library and Information Science, Drexel University, Spring 2010
M.A., Contemporary Communications, College of Notre Dame of Maryland, Fall 2008
Concentrations: Writing (business and creative nonfiction), Rhetoric
Colloquium: Growing Up With an Older Autistic Sister, A Memoir, Fall 2008
B.A., English, College of Notre Dame of Maryland, 2007
Concentration: Creative Writing
Writing Tutorial: (two semesters) The Emerald Key: A Work of Fantasy
Adjunct Instructor of English, Towson University, Fall 2009 to Present. Teach English 102: Writing for a Liberal Education which covers writing a variety of essays and conducting research for a research and persuasive essay.
Librarian, Faith Theological Seminary, Spring 2011 to Present. As a part-time librarian I oversee cataloguing, shelving of materials, and reference services.
Adjunct Instructor of English, Harford Community College, Spring 2009 to Spring 2011. Teach English 101: English Composition which covers essay and research paper writing. Teach English 102: English Composition and Literature which serves as an introduction to literature (poetry, short fiction, and drama). The writing and research skills learned in English 101 are expanded so students learn how to analyze literature.
Adjunct Instructor of English, Stevenson University, Fall 2010. Teach two sections of English 151: Writing from Sources which covers using a variety of sources (web, database, and image) to support ideas, explanations, and arguments in essays.
Manuscript Processing Assistant, Archives Department, Loyola/Notre Dame Library. Catalogue and digitize material (newspapers, journals, letters) related to the poet Gerard Manley Hopkins. Complete as part of a Practicum for Drexel University and as an internship at the Loyola/Notre Dame Library. 08/15/09 – 07/27/2010
Editorial Assistant to Dr. Stephen Vicchio, Professor of Philosophy, College of Notre Dame of Maryland, 2005 to 11/10/09. To date, I have copyedited eight of his manuscripts, five of which have been published with the other three on their way.
Writing Center Tutor, English Department, College of Notre Dame of Maryland, 2006 to present.
Knowledge of the various databases, including MLA Bibliography, LION (Literature Online), JSTOR, Academic Search Premier, and those databases using EBSOhost Research Databases.
Lashley, Katherine. (April 2009) Emerging Shadows: Growing Up With An Older Autistic Sister. Presented and participated in the Research Day 2009 at Drexel University.
Lashley, Katherine. (April 2009) Emerging Shadows: Growing Up With An Older Autistic Sister. Presented and participated in the Nancy Kreiter Student Research Day at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland.
Lashley, Katherine. (2008) Emerging Shadows: Growing Up With An Older Autistic Sister. Presented as part of my master’s project in contemporary communications at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland.
Lashley, Katherine. (2007). The Emerald Key: A Work of Fantasy. Presented for the English Department at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland.
Lashley, Katherine. (2011) My Younger Older Sister: A Memoir, Growing Up with an Autistic Older Sister.
Lashley, Katherine. (2010) “My Compound-Complex Relationship” Damozel.
Lashley, Katherine. (2009) “The Restaurant” Gunpowder Review.
Lashley, Katherine. (2009) http://gator.ndm.edu/~lashleyproj/ website accompanying the memoir Emerging Shadows
Lashley, Katherine. (2003). The Teacher’s Selection Anthology of Poetry. 2003 Edition, Volume I. 137.
Awards and Honors:
Writing Tutorial Award, College of Notre Dame of Maryland, 2007
Sigma Tau Delta, National English Honor Society, became member in 2007
Kappa Gamma Pi, National Catholic College Graduate Honor Society, selected member in 2007
Student Leadership Extraordinaire Award recipient, (for demonstrated exemplary student leadership), Notre Dame Day 2005
Skills and Qualifications:
Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Paint, Adobe Flash, InDesign, Photoshop, DreamWeaver, HTML coding
Tutoring experience in writing