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Profession: Graphic/Web Design
Location: Knoxville, Tn , United States ( TYS )
Home base: Knoxville, TN
URL: http://homepage.mac.com/jroby/
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Languages spoken: English, (simple) French
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Blood type: A+
Last login: about 7 years ago
Member since: 30 Sep 2005 14:09

About

For now, I’m going to dump my resumé here. I’ll soon be back with a bit more info regarding origins, recent marriage, and professional aspirations.

CURRENT POSITION

Webmaster / Graphic Designer, The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Department of Health Policy.


  • Accomplishments

    • Programmed and implemented the Alcohol Cost Calculator

    • Programmed and implemented jobs database maintained at The Department of Health Policy homepage

EDUCATION:

The George Washington University

2005-present: Doctor of Philosophy Candidate, American Literature.
1998-2005: Master of Philosophy, American Literature, The George Washington University.

University of California, Riverside

1997: Bachelor of Arts, English, cum laude.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

The Modern Language Association August, 1999-present

The Western Literature Association September, 2000-present
The Society for the Study of Southern Literature, 2002-present

 

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

Graduate Teaching Assistant September, 1998-2002

Dept. of English

George Washington University, Washington, DC.




  • This position fulfills the current
    conditions for receiving the Graduate Teaching Assistantship
    and Fellowship.
  • Design, teach, and evaluate one section of
    English 10, “Writing as Communication” Fall Semester,
    and one section of English 11 Spring semester. These courses
    are equivalent to first-year undergraduate Basic Writing
    courses at other universities, and are required of all entering
    undergraduates at GWU.
  • Assist and lend guidance to students at all
    levels of education who require aid in their writing.
    Situations range from serious revision suggestions to helping
    students generate ideas.

PUBLICATIONS

Roby, Justin. “Systematic
Change: William Gibson, Monsters, Cyborgs, and Time.
Janus Head,
special George Washington University Human Sciences Conference issue, January
2001.

CONFERENCE PAPERS

Roby, Justin. (April 7, 2000). “Systematic
Change: William Gibson, Monsters, Cyborgs, and Time.
” Paper presented
at the George Washington University Human Sciences Conference, Washington, DC.

Roby, Justin. (October 26, 2000). “‘I’se a
dang’ous nigger, I is’: Willa Cather, Signifyin(g), and (Re)writing
History in Sapphira and the Slave Girl

and Death Comes for the Archbishop
Paper presented at the Western Literature Association Conference, Oklahoma
University, Norman, OK.


Roby, Justin. (April 20, 2001). "Sex Acts, Identity
Politics, and Violence: Matthew Shepard, Boys Don’t Cry" Presented
at the George Washington University Human Sciences Conference, Washington,
DC.


Roby, Justin. (March 16, 2002). “‘I’se a dang’ous
nigger, I is’: Willa Cather, Signifyin(g), and (Re)writing History in
Sapphira and the Slave Girl and Death Comes for the Archbishop
Presented for the panel "Willa Cather in Black and White" at the
Society for the Study of Southern Literature Conference, Lafayette, LA.


Roby, Justin. (April 14, 2002). "‘Caught in the Act
of Legending’: Constructing Communities and Individuals in Richard Wright’s
Fiction." Presented at the George Washington University Human Sciences
Conference, Washington, DC.

OTHER SKILLS and EXPERIENCE

  • Webmaster for George Washington University English Graduate
    Student Association, 2001-2002.
  • Interim Webmaster for George Washington University English Department and Graduate
    Program
    , Spring 2002.
  • Student Researcher at the Center for Health Services Research
    and Policy. Duties include data entry (Access 97), website authoring and maintenance
    (www.gwhealthpolicy.org, www.gwu.edu/~chsrp).
  • Proficiency using Dreamweaver 4.0/MX and Fireworks 4.0/MX, Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut
    Pro, Bias Peak DV. Experienced Macintosh OS 9/10 and Windows 2000/XP user.
  • Knowledge of and experience with Audio/Video equipment:
    TVs, VCRs, P/A systems.
  • Basic installation knowledge of computers and Audio/Video
    equipment.

 

HONORS and AWARDS

The George Washington University

Graduate Teaching Assistant Fellowship September 1998-May
2002.

University of California, Riverside

Phi Beta Kappa, Inductee June, 1997
Dean’s List March, 1994-March, 1997
Grand Prize, English Dept. Undergraduate Essay Contest June, 1995-June, 1997
UC Regents Scholarship September, 1993-June, 1997
University Honors Program Housing Fellowship September, 1993-September, 1996
Student Alumni Association Scholarship September, 1993

Testimonials


Publications

Justin Roby. Janus Head , pp. 190-209, Winter 2001. "Systematic Change: William Gibson, Monsters, Cyborgs, and Time" Janus Head , pp. 190-209. Winter 2001.



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