Vita Spring 2014
Sarah K. Navin
10125 Alpine Drive
Reed City, MI, 49677
Master of Arts, Literature. Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI. Specialization: Medieval Literature. Master’s Exam Advisor: Martin Shichtman. August 2008.
Bachelor of Arts, Literature. Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI. December 2006.
Navin, Sarah. “Blondes have more fun”: Images of Legolas Greenleaf in The Lord of the Rings . 3rd Conference on Middle Earth. Westford, MA, March, 2011.
Navin, Sarah. Short Story Reading. Witching Hour Symposium. Salem, MA, Oct, 2005.
Additional Research Experience
Master’s Exam Preparation, Eastern Michigan University (M.Shichtman, Advisor). Conducted research on the evolution of Morgan le Fay in the Arthurian Legends. Researched the evolution of Celtic Goddesses and Religion. January-August 2008.
Basic Writing Comp FAQ Wiki. (Linda Adler-Kassner, Supervisor). Researched and compiled a Comp FAQ unit on students with disabilities in the Basic Writing Classroom. January-April 2008.
Honors and Awards
Eastern Michigan University, Nomination, Lloyd-Russell Award for Gender Studies. April, 2008.
Reporter. Eastern Michigan University Echo. Fall 2006.
Editing Staff. Jedi News Star Wars Fans Online Newsletter. October 2005-August 2006.
Editing Team. Slughorn Magazine. Fall 2005.
Lincoln High School Library Aide. 2001.
Lincoln High School Teacher’s Aide. 2001.
Microsoft Word, Microsoft Works, PowerPoint, Excel. Typing: 80WPM
Basic Spanish Proficiency. Studied for 4 years in High School and University.
August 2012-December 2012. Adrian College. English Instructor. Worked to instruct students in the First Year Composition Course At Adrian College.
September 2010-April 2012. Jackson Community College. English Instructor. Work to instruct students in Composition courses at Jackson Community College.
August 2008-February 2012. Smarthinking Online Tutoring. Tutor. Evaluate student writing as requested, and work “live” with students via instant messengers.
Fall 2005. Eastern Michigan University Holman Center Tutor. Tutored University students in English and History.
2000-2001. Lincoln High School Special Education Tutor. Worked weekly with Special Education Students at the Middle School Level.