Curriculum Vitae

For a list of works written, edited, or published by Ben Vandersluis, please see his portfolio.

Education

  • (in progress) Master of Arts: English (Language and Literacy)
    California State University, Chico (Chico, CA)
    Thesis: "Horror Counterstory Rhetorics" (working title)
    Committee: Dr. Ayde Enriquez-Loya (chair), Dr. Christian Fosen, Dr. Kimberly Jaxon
    May 2023

  • Certificate in Literary Editing and Publishing (LEAP)
    California State University, Chico (Chico, CA)
    December 2022

  • Bachelor of Arts: English (English Studies), minor in Comparative Religion
    California State University, Chico (Chico, CA)
    December 2017

  • Associate of Arts: Social and Behavioral Science
    Butte College (Oroville, CA)
    December 2015

Employment

  • English Mentor
    California State University, Chico (Chico, CA)
    August 2021 - December 2022

  • Teacher Associate
    California State University, Chico (Chico, CA)
    August 2021 - May 2022

  • Writing Tutor
    California State University, Chico (Chico, CA)
    August 2021 - December 2
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  • Plant Breeder Assistant
    Rice Experiment Station (Biggs, CA)
    January 2018 - January 2021

  • Bookseller
    Barnes and Noble Booksellers (Chico, CA)
    November 2014 - August 2017

Volunteer

  • Vestry Secretary
    St. Augustine of Canterbury Anglican Church (Chico, CA)
    February 2020 - February 2023

  • Student Editor/Intern
    Watershed Review, Flume Press (Chico, CA)
    January 2022 - December 2022
    August 2017 - December 2017

  • EGSC Secretary
    English Graduate Student Council (Chico, CA)
    August 2021 - May 2022

Software Skills

  • Adobe InDesign

  • Adobe Illustrator

  • Audacity

  • Microsoft Word (and Google Docs)

  • Microsoft Excel (and Google Sheets)