Jacob C
Writer #16203
Kingston, NY
Joined 6/27/2016
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Having taught college courses for over two years, Jacob has learned to hone the characteristics of effective writing that he has trained in his students: clarity, organization, and rhetoric. With meticulous attention to detail and rigorous research, he provides educated, thoughtful, and engaging writing. Further, with backgrounds in a milieu of fields--from literature to film, from the restaurant industry to education, from music to sports, for example--he is able to deliver intelligent writing to a number of intended audiences. In addition to his experience as a teacher and academic writer, Jacob is also in the process of writing a novel and a collection of short stories.
Education
Press Release

Jacob C's Education Industry Experience

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As a budding scholar, Jacob converted his M.A. thesis into a conference presentation and a short article, which he is preparing for publication. Similar to the rest of his scholarly work, this article examines how the aesthetics of a literary work (David Foster Wallace's "Infinite Jest," in particular) can elicit ecological sensibility in its readers.

Specialties

Expository Writing, Academic Writing, Creative Fiction and Nonfiction, Critical Theory, Cultural Studies

Interests

Science and Technology, Ecology and Environment, Critical Media, Science Fiction, Film

Education

CUNY Brooklyn College

With an emphasis in Critical Theory, Jacob finished his M.A. with a 3.9 GPA and on the Graduate Dean's List. His thesis read David Foster Wallace's "Infinite Jest" through an ecological lens, arguing that the novel's aesthetic thrust opens its readers to active engagement with the myriad unknowable beings and objects around them.

Education

0 Projects Completed

As a budding scholar, Jacob converted his M.A. thesis into a conference presentation and a short article, which he is preparing for publication. Similar to the rest of his scholarly work, this article examines how the aesthetics of a literary work (David Foster Wallace's "Infinite Jest," in particular) can elicit ecological sensibility in its readers.

Press Release

4 Projects Completed

While living in Brooklyn, Jacob developed press releases, promotions, social media posts, and advertisements for both a local restaurant and for a local indie band. These projects helped develop the clients' online presence, increasing revenue for the restaurant and helping raise funds for the band's independent record distribution.

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