Lydia Pottle Currie
22825 NE 21st Place | Sammamish, WA 98074 | (425) 657-0226 | email@example.com
Temple University Philadelphia, PA
Awarded M.A. in English Literature, May 2002
Qualifying Paper: “Implicit Theories of Memory in the Writings of Virginia Woolf”
Smith College Northampton, MA
B.A. 2000 Major in English Literature; Minor in History
Honors thesis: “Sexual Apprehension in the Writings of Virginia Woolf”
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
Spent junior year at Penn, classwork focused on English Literature with an historical concentration
High degree of familiarity with both Windows and Macintosh computing environments. Proficient in all Office applications, HTML coding, digital media, database maintenance.
Speak basic Korean and American Sign Language.
Teacher - Lake Washington Technical College Kirkland, WA (2002-present)
Currently teach one English class per semester at LWTC. Independently design syllabus and select texts. Work with a diverse student body including high school students and students retraining for a second career. Teach 4-6 non-native speakers of English per semester.
Teaching Assistant - Intellectual Heritage Program Philadelphia, PA (2000-2002)
Fully funded teaching assistantship through the Intellectual Heritage department at Temple University. Responsible for successful integration of new instructors into the department. Tutored at-risk students, conducted classroom workshops, assisted faculty in constructing essay assignments, supervised an undergraduate tutoring staff of three.
Tutor – Temple University Writing Center Philadelphia, PA (2000-2002)
Assisted Temple students in planning, organizing, editing and revising written work. Special emphasis on working with ESL and learning disabled students. Oversaw the running of the Center on weekend shifts.
Research Assistant - Smith College Northampton, MA (1999-2000)
Assisted two professors in researching books and preparing them for publication. Proofreading, fact checking, bibliography compilation, securing copyright permissions, preparing digital media.
Research and Administrative Assistant - Penn Humanities Forum Philadelphia, PA (1998-1999)
Research assistant to the Director and administrative assistant to the Associate Director.
Library research, office management, administration of the application process for the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities, word processing, database compilation, coordination with student groups, designing publicity materials, maintaining the Forum website.
Research Assistant - Smith College Northampton, MA (1997-1998)
Word processing in English and Korean; finding, acquiring and cataloging obscure books and articles, editing English translations of Korean literary works.
Presenter – Marianne Moore Conference: “A Right Good Salvo of Barks”
“’An Accidental Omission?’ Married Amiss and Moore’s Evolving Perspective on Marriage.” Presented at an academic conference hosted by Pennsylvania State University, March 28-29, 2003.
Docent – Woodland Park Zoo Seattle, WA (2002-)
Conduct on-grounds educational programs for zoo visitors and school groups, lead tours.
Intern - Northampton Arts Council Northampton, MA (2000)
Grant writing, publicity, database administration and web design.
Proctor – Hebron Academy Hebron, ME (1995-1996)
Study hall supervisor, weekend dormitory resident and other duties to assist the faculty.
1. Dean Douglas Emory
Lake Washington Technical College
1605 132nd Avenue NE Kirkland, WA 98034
Tel. (425) 739-8311
2. Dr. Daniel Tompkins
Temple University Intellectual Heritage Program, 14 Anderson Hall
1114 W. Berks Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Tel. (215) 204-4900
3. Dr. Lori Salem
Temple University Writing Center, 201 Tuttleman
1801 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Tel. (215) 204-0700