Joanna Gorman

Freelance Creative Writer & Content Writer

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Location:Oceanside, California, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/joannagorman
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Education
M.A. History, expected graduation date, Fall 2012. California State University, San Marcos.
B.A. History, 2008; Dean’s List. California State University, San Marcos.

Experience
College Teaching Experience 2009-Present
Montesquieu Winery, customer service, editing (French translating) 2004-2006
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS), volunteer caseworker, financial counselor 1998-
2004

Publications/Presentations
Book review for the publication Terrae Incognitae
Book reviews for the publication California History Action, California Council for the Promotion
of History (CCPH) July 2011, February 2009-2011
Paper presentation, CSU San Marcos Colloquium, Spring 2010
Thesis proposal presentation, CSU San Marcos History Department, Fall 2009
Paper presentation, UCLA, Phi Alpha Theta Conference, April 2009
Paper presentation, CSU, San Marcos, Colloquium, March 2009

Research/Writing Experience
Researcher/writer for www.geni.org, Present
Thesis research for M.A. History program, CSU San Marcos, 2008-Present
Hoover Institution, Stanford University, October 2010

Teaching Experience
Teaching Assistant, Hist 130 (U.S. History, to 1877) CSUSM, Spring 2012
Teaching Assistant, Hist 101 (World History, to 1500) CSUSM, Fall 2011
Teaching Assistant, Hist 130 (U.S. History, to 1877) CSUSM, Spring 2011
Teaching Assistant, Hist 202 (World History, 1500-present) CSUSM, Fall 2010
Teaching Assistant, Hist 131 (U.S. History, 1877–present) CSUSM, Spring 2010
Teaching Assistant, Hist 131 (U.S. History, 1877-present) CSUSM, Fall 2009
Counseling Sailors and Marines for Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS), 1998-2004

Professional Development
Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 training, Fall 2009-Present
Moodle training, Summer 2010
Web CT training, certificate obtained, Summer 2009
Arabic language training, Summer 2008
French language training, 4 years (college-level)

Affiliations/Memberships
Phi Alpha Theta president (Alpha Zeta Chi Chapter, CSUSM), Academic Year 2010-2011
Phi Alpha Theta historian (Alpha Zeta Chi Chapter, CSUSM), Fall 2009
History Club president, Fall 2008

Interests
Historical interests: U.S. foreign policy, Diplomatic history, Media history, Middle East,
Japanese Occupation period (1945-1952), Cold War period, Early Modern France
Research, editing and writing for professional and academic publications

Additional Experience
President, Alpha Zeta Chi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, CSU San Marcos
Historian, Alpha Zeta Chi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, CSU San Marcos
Published writer, California Council for the Promotion of History (writing samples available)
President, History Club, CSU San Marcos
Public speaking and presentations
Training in Adobe Dreamweaver and Photoshop Elements, CS4
Customer Service Representative
Skills (2) Rating
Creative Writing
Content Writing