Akron, OH, 44313
Joined on June, 2012
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EducationBA English from University of Notre Dame
Minor in Italian from University of Notre Dame
MA English Language and Literature from Oxford University, England
Currently MA Theology student at Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, Berkeley, CA
ExperienceWriter and Editor for Jeremy Jones Associates, Ltd. (2007-present). Copy Edited Oman, Culture and Diplomacy (Edinburgh Press, 2011).
Ghostwriter for International News Correspondent (2007).
Researcher and Editor for Jonathan Morris, The Promise (HarperOne, 2008); God Wants You Happy: From Self-Help to God's Help (HarperOne, 2012).
Teacher’s aide in bilingual Chilean school (2004).
Published Work Includes:
“In the Wake of Their Forefathers.” Pride: The Magazine of Omani Heritage. Ministry of Culture and Heritage. Muscat, Oman (2010). English and Arabic.
“The Business of Helping People: Eleanor Roosevelt, Human Rights, and Life in the Public Service.” Comment Magazine (Fall 2007).
“Our Lady of the Bathtub.” Desert Call. Spiritual Life Institute: Crestone, Colorado (Autumn 2010).
“The Cottage.” Desert Call. Spiritual Life Institute: Crestone, Colorado (Summer 2011).
“The Samaritan Woman.” In The Mute Swan. http://contemplative-prayer.org/2011/05/11/the-samaritan-woman-poem-by-megan-furman.aspx (May 11, 2011); “The Joy of the Sorrowful.” In The Mute Swan. http://contemplative-prayer.org/2011/04/03/the-joy-of-the-sorrowful-by.aspx (Apr 3, 2011).
Academic Writing Includes:
Oxford University Master’s Thesis: "Reading, Literature, and Reading Literature: Conceptions of the Literary in Reading Lolita in Tehran"
"What Is Wisdom? Intersection and Divergence in Platonic and Biblical Traditions"
"What Is Knowledge? Insights from the Futuhat of Ibn ‘Arabi"
"Artistic Creativity: Inspiration and Knowledge in the Thought of Plato and Hegel"
"Inspiration and the Creative Imagination: Cognitive Science and Philosophical Anthropology"
"Imperial Strategies Behind the Game: The Ideological Implications of Promoting Life as a Game, as Reflected in Selected Colonial Texts"
"Zbigniew Herbert and J.M. Coetzee: The Problem of Binaries, and Transcendence"
"Art and Life: Butting, Battering, and Rebuilding the Boundaries through the Monologues of Spalding Gray"
"Madness, Southern Masculinity and the Tragedy of Darl in William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying"
HobbiesCreative Writing (Short fiction and poetry), Cooking/Catering, Running, Hiking, Soccer, Learning languages
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