Adrienne Foreman

Writer and Editor


Ph.D., English Literature, Texas A&M University, GPA: 3.85 August 2013
M.A., English Literature, Texas State University, GPA: 4.0 May 2008
B.A., Letters and Sociology, University of Oklahoma, GPA: 3.82 May 2004
Magna cum laude, double major with minor in Japanese



Create elegant and concise content that is audience and purpose appropriate.


Modify content with the intention of producing an accurate, mistake-free, complete work.


Teach, lead, and manage a wide variety of communication projects in team and independent situations.


  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Google Docs
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Mac OS and Office
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • MediaMatrix
  • Audacity
  • Blackboard/Moodle



Contract Curriculum Developer

July 2013-Current

Contract position developing an onboarding curriculum for a fast growing software company.

  • Analyzed the company needs in order to create courses to integrate new hires to the company as quickly and efficiently as possible.
  • Wrote eight lecture plans, assignment options, and course evaluations. Created a new hire handbook and introductory videos.

Texas A&M University

Graduate Assistant Teaching

Fall 2008-Spring 2013

Position developing full course design of composition and literature courses.

  • Wrote lesson plans, syllabi, lectures, assignments and course evaluations.
  • Presented lectures, led class conversations, and mentored students.
  • Organized colloquia for the English department as well as the Glasscock Center. And co-writing grant proposals when organizing colloquia for the department.

Texas State University

Instructional Assistant

Fall 2007-Spring 2008

Assisted 300+ classes in English world literature and american literature courses. I wrote and presented lessons, and I graded the majority of the homework and tests.

Photodex Corporation

Contract Editor

By assignment, 2006-2008

Reviewed, revised, and edited multiple manuals for the corporation. Transcribed and edited software specifications.

Constangy, Brooks, and Smith, LLC

Office Manager

July 2004–July 2006

Acted as legal secretary, paralegal, and office manager for local division of this national law firm. Transcribed motions, orders, etc. Legal typing speed: 92 wpm with 2% error rate.


“A Fantasy of Otherness: The Use of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender to Solidify Self in Henry Selick's Coraline.” Red Feather. Vol. 3.2. 2012.

“Interview with John T. Irwin.” South Central Review. Vol. 27. 2010. 171-176.

Book Review of Unless the Threat of Death is Behind Them by John T. Irwin. South Central Review. Vol. 27. 2010. 194-196.

Forthcoming Publication. “Is Doctor Who Feminist?” All of Time and Space. Ed. Robert Smith? [sic] ATB Publishing. Publishing Date TBA.


“Traditional Terms and New Technology: The Supplemental Relationship between Composition Courses and New Media.” Presented at International Technology, Education, and Development Conference (INTED). Valencia, Spain.

“From Revolt to Style: Movements in Advertising and Text from The Maltese Falcon and The Adventures of Sam Spade.” Presented at Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS). March 2012, Boston, MA.

“The Cost of Identity: Development of Self and the Function of the Race and Gender in Henry Selick's Coraline.” Presented at SCMS. March 2011, New Orleans, LA.

“Replica[n]ted Sexual Image: Bio-Power and the Removal of the Female in Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner.” Presented at Film and History Conference. November 2010, Milwaukee, WI.

“‘Silent Witnesses’: Body as a Site of Community in Charlaine Harris’s Grave Sight.” Presented at Joint Conference of Popular Culture and American Culture Association. April 2009, New Orleans, LA.

“Violent Control: V.I. Warshawski’s Subversion of Paretsky’s Social Commentary.” Presented at South Central MLA Conference. November 2008, San Antonio, TX


Texas A&M English Department Doctoral Research Award: 2012

Texas A&M English Department Conference Travel Grants, four totaling 2009-2012

Liberal Arts Graduate Fellowship: 2008-2009

Texas State English Department Conference Travel Grant: 2007

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