Tatiana Servin De Maio

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De Maio
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Tatiana Servin De Maio obtained her Master of Arts degree in English Literature and Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Chapman University. She received her B.A. in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations and a minor in Human Services from California State University Fullerton. She currently works for Alteryx, an American computer software company based out of Irvine, California, with a development center in Broomfield, Colorado. 


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Tatiana was awarded the recognition of Student Commencement Speaker and Professional Promise Student in her graduating class. She formally worked with the John Fowles Center Director Dr. Mark Axelrod as a coordinator for the John Fowles Center for the Young Creative Writers program, which provides creative writing workshops for students of Orange High School; the program teaches students fundamental techniques of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry writing. 

As a second-year graduate student, Tatiana worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences. She is presently a member of both Sigma Tau Delta and the Inklings Literary Society. Her current research interests include the field of digital humanities, psychoanalytic/critical theory, poetry and fiction including authors Virginia Woolf, Samuel Beckett, and Fernando Pessoa.



Education and Relevant Coursework:

2014-         Masters Courses in Teaching (Completed Teach for America Coursework)

2016        Dominican University, Chicago, IL

2011-         Master of Arts in English and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

2014         Chapman University, Orange, CA Overall GPA: 3.87

2007-         Bachelor of Arts, Communications w/ concentration in Public Relations/  Minor in Human Services

2011         California State University of Fullerton, Fullerton, CA Overall GPA: 3.50 Upper Division GPA: 3.70


Academic Honors and Fellowships:

Teach for America Core Value of Team Award, TFA, Greater Chicago Area, Summer 2015

Best Poetry Manuscript for the John Fowles Center for Creative Writing, English Department, Chapman University, Spring 2014

Tom Massey Award for Outstanding Dual Degree Student, Wilkinson College of Humanities/Social Sciences, Spring 2014

Nominee for the James L. Doti Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Chapman University, Spring 2014

Digital Scholar, Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory (HASTAC), 2014 Cohort

Presentation Winner for “Living History: The Practices of Remembering/Memorializing,” DH Project Contest, Chap. Univ, Fall 2013

Graduate Student Scholarly/Creative Grant, Chapman University, June 2012

Graduate Student Research Award, Chapman University, Office of the Chancellor, February 2012

Student Commencement Speaker & Honors Recipient as “Public Relations Professional Promise Student,” CSU Fullerton, May 2011


Research and Teaching Experience:

Teach for America-English Language Arts and Creative Writing, Corps Member for the Greater Chicago Area  2015-2016

COMM 362 Public Relations Writing, Adjunct Professor, California State University Fullerton, Spring 2015

John Fowles Young Writers Workshop, Guest Instructor, Chapman University/Orange High School Partnership, Spring 2014

ENG 316 Advanced Poetry Workshop, Guest Lecturer, Professor Allison Benis White, Spring 2014

The Pedagogy Project by Scholars, Blog Contributor, Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory, 2014

HASTAC Collaborative Writing Project, Writer/Contributor, HASTAC 2014

ENG 304 Advanced Creative Writing, Graduate Teaching Assistant to Prof. Tom Zoellner, Spring 2012

ENG 310 Writing Nonfiction/Southern California Literature, Graduate Teaching Assistant to Prof. Tom Zoellner, Spring 2012


Creative and Scholarly Publications:

1. Intertwingled: The Work and Influence of Ted Nelson (edited by Daniele C. Struppa, Douglas R. Dechow),  Transcriber

2. “In Clicks, A Photo,” Calliope Literary Magazine, Spring Edition 2014, Author

3.  “In Clicks, A Photo,” Pour Vida Zine, Issue #3, “The Babysitter,” Pour Vida Zine, Issue #4, Author

4. Intervention, Treatment, and Recovery: A Practical Guide to the TAP 21 Addiction Counseling Competencies, ISBN: 978-0-7575-8795-5 Editorial Assistant


Conference Papers and Presentations:

1. "Living History: A Digital Humanities Project," Lightning Talk, Chapman University 2013

2. “Flaneurs, Free Association, Floating Links,” Presenter, Future of American Studies Institute, Dartmouth University, June 2012

3. “Film, Meaning, and Deconstruction,” Film Theory and Aesthetics Panel, Session Chair and Presenter, 33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, Albuquerque, NM, February 2012


Civic Activities and Affiliations:

Fowles Center Assistant, John Fowles Center for Creative Writing, Chapman University, Fall 2013/Spring 2014

Co-Coordinator, John Fowles Center for Creative Writing Young Writers Workshop, Chapman University, Fall 2013/Spring 2014

Member, Sigma Tau Delta, Alpha Zeta Iota Chapter, Chapman University, March 2012-Present

Board Member, YWCA of North Orange County, May 2012-2014 Scholar, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, August 2007-Present


Relevant Work Experience:

2016 - Present Alteryx

2011- 2015   California Association for Alcohol Drug Educators Present, Public Relations 


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