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Kyle G. Boggs
Master of Arts • Rhetoric and Composition 2007
Northern Arizona University
Bachelor of Arts • professional writing 2003
Minors: Communications & History
Graduate Certificate • women’s and gender studies 2007
Northern Arizona University
Northland Family Help Center, Flagstaff, AZ 2009-2011
Staff for Women and Children’s Shelter
o Gave lectures and workshops on Sexual Violence Prevention and Education both on Northern Arizona University’s campus and Flagstaff and other northern Arizona communities.
o Lead The MARS Project (men against rape and sexism) on Northern Arizona University’s campus, through the Women’s and Gender Studies Program. Provided guidance to student group as they planed events, lectures, workshops, and built coalitions across campus. I also trained “martians” to become sexual violence peer educators.
o Lead the Flagstaff BARS campaign (bars against rape and sexism) by working with local establishments in training bar staff on how to respectfully, but actively handle issues of sexual assault and sexual violence.
o Worked as staff in the shelter, which houses women and children fleeing domestic violence situations.
Gateway Student Success Center, Flagstaff, AZ 2005-2006
Undergraduate Academic Advisor
o Advise a variety of students with common issues such as choosing a major, deciding on a class, and applying for a job or going to graduate school.
o Provide one-on-one feedback on student’s resumes, cover letters, and employment or scholarship applications and essays.
o Maintain academic and professional resource center by selecting and ordering books and magazines, maintain “suggestion box,” for book requests, adhere to department budget.
o Provided campus with workshops and presentations on various related topics.
Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, Lafayette, IN 2003-2005
Director of Development
o Coordinated grant proposals and completed grant applications, including detailed budget sections.
o Lead the museums fundraising initiatives through membership development, solicitation of corporate and private charitable contributions, implemented planned giving program, and facilitated special events.
o Maintained strong connection with local media—including newspapers, radio, and local television—through composing regular press releases, conducting interviews and television appearances.
o Contributed regularly to museum newsletter and annual report, and created promotional material such as brochures, advertisements, and invitations.
o Prepared monthly reports on development initiatives and presented material to both the Board of Directors and Foundation Board.
Purdue University Press, West Lafayette, IN Summer 2002
o Created PR material for upcoming book releases, maintained database
Purdue Exponent, student-run newspaper, West Lafayette, IN 2001-2002
o I wrote for City, Features, and Entertainments Desks, and received an internship in the summer of 2001.
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 2011-pres
Graduate Teaching Assistant
o I teach introductory freshman composition: English 101 and 102
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 2009-2011
Women’s and Gender Studies Department
o I taught both WGS 191: Women, Gender Identity, and Ethnicity, and WGS 215: Making “Real Men”: Masculinities in the United States
STAR Program, NAU, Flagstaff, AZ summers: 2006-pres
Instructor and Supplemental Lab Leader
o I teach one or two sections of English 110: Rhetoric & The Media in transitional program for incoming college freshmen from diverse rural and urban backgrounds.
o Serving as supplemental lab leader during the afternoon, I met regularly with students to reinforce main ideas and provide more individualized help on assignments.
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 2007-2008
o Part administrator and part teacher, during this unique one-year-instructorship, I taught two sections of English 105: Critical Reading and Writing in the University Community, co-ran the University’s Writing Center, and facilitated both the fall and spring graduate assistant orientations and served as a mentor to new teachers.
o Taught weekly brown bag, English 587, a teaching practicum mandatory for all new graduate assistants working in the writing center.
o Met regularly with Writing Center graduate student consultants to discuss common issues, such as working with ESL students, basic writers, and other diverse populations unique to Northern Arizona.
o Served on department hiring committee.
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 2006-2007
o Taught one section of English 105: Critical Reading and Writing in the University Community, each semester.
o Served as a consultant in the University’s Writing Center and maintain regularly scheduled hours.
The Noise, an independent, monthly northern Arizona magazine 2006-pres
Columnist, and member of Editorial Board
o Provide content for a 1500-3000 word monthly column concerning local environmental and social issues. I also write frequently about cycling issues in Flagstaff.
Journal of Women and Aging, Book Review, The Kaleidoscope of Gender: Prisms, Patterns, and Possibilities, 3rd ed. By Joan Z Spade and Catherine G. Valentine. November. 2011.
The Earth First! Journal, “Direct Action Halts Ski Resort Construction on Sacred Site.” September 2011
Austin Cycling News, “That’s Not Why I Ride a Bike: On Riding all Year Long.” January 2011.
The Sustainability Review. Arizona State University. “Arizona Test Bowl: Denying Human Rights and Experimenting with the Ecological Integrity of the San Francisco Peaks,” February 2010.
Z-Magazine “Cartooning Resistance: An Interview with Stephanie McMillan,” March 2009
The NileGuide.com, an international travel website 2008-2009
“Local Expert”/ Freelance Travel Writer
o Complete regular assignments covering the Grand Canyon, Sedona, and Flagstaff (restaurant reviews, trip itineraries…etc.)
The MARS Project (men against rape and sexism) 2010 to pres
Community Educator, Northland Family Help Center
o With the MARS Project, I have helped to facilitate many different workshops across NAU’s campus and have brought in performances like the award winning performance troupe, MENding Monologues, and a lecture by Michael Kimmel. April 14.
“Liberate Earth Day,” Taala Hooghan infoshop, Flagstaff, AZ 2009 and 201o
o Presented workshop on Green Consumerism and facilitated a short discussion for this annual event
The MARS Project (men against rape and sexism), Flagstaff, AZ 2006-2008
Outreach Coordinator, volunteer
o Organized and hosted events like “MARSfest,” where I gave workshops to fraternities and sororities, athletic teams, and classrooms at the university and community college level regarding the effects of violence against women, homophobia, and sexism in our communities.
o Served as guest speaker for “Take Back the Night” in Flagstaff (April 16, 2008)
Culture Community and The Environment, NAU, Flagstaff, AZ 2007
Lecture Series Planner
o Served as key contact in bringing activist and writer Derrick Jensen to speak at NAU through a University-sponsored environmental lecture series. March 22th.
“Banned Book Week,” NAU, Flagstaff, AZ 2006
Awards and Honors
Purdue University • Certificate for work on Professional Writing website (now Purdue’s famous Online Writing Lab) • 2003
Northern Arizona University, English Department • partial tuition waiver • 2005-07
Northern Arizona University, Associated Student’s for Women’s Issues • honored at First Annual Inter-State Womyn’s Conference for “all the work [I] have done for feminism on this campus” • 2008
University of Arizona • English Department Fellowship award • 2011-2012
University of Arizona • Institute of the Environment travel grant, $500 • Spring 2012