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Education

Kansas State University

College of Arts and Sciences

Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology

Bachelor of Arts in Spanish

Secondary Area in International Studies

Secondary Area in Latin American Studies

Minor in Philosophy

Minor in Political Science

Primary Texts Certificate

Graduation May 2006

3.80 GPA

Studied abroad in Granada, Spain during fall 2004 at the University of Granada

Work Experience

Information Technology Specialist: Information Technology Assistance Center, K-State University, July 2008 -August 2009

Revamped, managed, and wrote for the university Information Technology newsletter, provided consulting and training, and created technology and web 2.0 presentations.

Reference Generalist: Dow Chemical Multicultural Resource Center, K-State Libraries, May 2007 - August 2009

Managed student workers, assisted in programming and outreach events, managed website and created many new web pages and web concepts, provided reference to library patrons, taught 5-10 library instruction courses per semester

Teaching Assistant: Cultural Anthropology, Kansas State University (KSU) Fall 2005, spring 2006, Fall 2006

Assisted professor in the teaching of 400 and 200 student lectures and taught two 20 student recitation classes per week

Teaching Assistant: Linguistic Anthropology, KSU, Fall 2006

Assisted professor with a 40 student linguistic course

Crew Member: Chipotle Mexican Grill, Manhattan, KS July 2006 – Present

Prepared food and worked with management to implement more environmentally sustainable practices

Tutor of Anthropology and Spanish: Academic Learning Center, KSU January 2006 – May 2006

Tutored a number of student athletes in Cultural Anthropology and Spanish language classes

Mover and Packer: Fry Wagner Moving & Storage, Lenexa, KS May - August 2003, 2004, 2005

Led small moving and packing crews as crew leader and driver

Shift Leader: Panera Bread Co., Olathe, KS November 1999 – June 2001

Led shifts in all aspects of the Panera restaurant, bakery, and café along with assisting all managers in overseeing the general operation of the store

Honors

Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

2006 Ibn Battuta Award in Anthropology winner

2005 Popkins Scholarship in Modern Languages