Bethany Doane

I have over ten years of experience in academic and professional office environments as a teacher, scholar, administrator, writer, and editor (of both words and video).

Work Experience

2013-Present: Pennsylvania State University

  • Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (August 2019-Present)
    • Designing and teaching undergraduate courses (online and in-person); scholarly research, writing, and editing
  • Graduate Research & Teaching Fellow, English and Women’s Studies (August 2013-August 2019)
    • Scholarly research and teaching, organizing scholar/author visits and symposia

July 2010 – May 2013: Towson University

  • Graduation Specialist (Registrar’s office)
    • Reviewing student records, conferring degrees, answering student inquiries, data reporting, and planning Commencement

June 2008 – July 2010: Sinclair Broadcast Group

  • Promotions Editor (Video)
    • Importing and editing video and graphics for promotional TV spots

January – May 2008: Science Gallery Dublin

  • Production Assistant
    • Logistics, liaison & communication with artists and galleries, exhibition development & promotion, customer service, phones, email, project management


  • Writing: published writer in a wide range of outlets: scholarly, magazine, web/blog, creative
  • Editorial: manuscript evaluation, copyediting/proofreading, artist/author liaison
  • Promotions: social media, website management, flyers and posters, press packages, video editing, event coordination, mass communications
  • Project Management & Planning: scheduling, timelines, task management, setting objectives, record-keeping, research, event organization/planning, correspondence
  • Administrative: emails/communications, filing, data-reporting, meeting and event scheduling, note-taking, presentations and reports, delegation, teamwork
  • Personal: organized, creative, open-minded, motivated, independent, detail-oriented, self-directed
  • Programs & Apps: Windows, Mac, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Gmail (G-Suite), Acrobat, Dropbox, WordPress, Photoshop, InDesign, Learning Management (various)


  • PhD (2019) in English and Women’s Studies – Pennsylvania State University
  • MA (2013) in Humanities – Towson University
  • BA (2007) in Film, minor in French – Towson University

Progressive art can assist people to learn not only about the objective forces at work in the society in which they live, but also about the intensely social character of their interior lives. Ultimately, it can propel people toward social emancipation.

Angela Y. Davis