Curriculum Vitae
Curriculum Vitae - Wendy Lym

Postsecondary Education

University of Texas Austin

Doctor of Philosophy

University of Texas Austin

Master of Arts

Teaching Experience

Austin Community College, Professor, 2006-present

St. Edward's University, Post-doctoral Fellow, 2004-2006

The University of Texas at Austin, Assistant Instructor, 1999-2003

Denver Community College, Instructor, 1998-1999

Professional Publications

"Strategies for Improving Vertical Alignment: Implementation of a College-Readiness Collaborative of Secondary and Post-Secondary Educators," Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2014.

“How to Answer a Prompt for a Short Paper,” Manual of Faculty Teaching Tips. Austin Community College English Department. Austin, 2010.

 “Tempting Students with Scholarly Research: Breaking the Fast-Food Research Diet,” College Teaching, Volume 57, Issue 4, September 2009 , page 237.

 Interacting with King Lear—An Online Resource for Instructors of English Literature Survey Courses. Diss. The University of Texas at Austin. Austin. 2004.


Invited Lectures and conferences

Texas Medieval Association  Conference, “How to Win Students and Influence Colleagues: Innovative Teaching in the Medieval and Early Modern Classroom," roundtable, 2019

”8-week Faculty Training, 2019

Austin Ed Summit, 2016, "Student Expectations: K-12 & Higher Ed"

Vista Ridge High School Professional Development, "College Readiness in Composition: Putting Vertical Alignment into Practice," 2013

Region XIII Avatar Literacy Video Series, College Readiness in Composition: Putting Vertical Alignment into Practice,, 2013

Celebration of Great Teaching, 2009 and 2011

College Readiness Standards Meeitng, 2010

College and Career Readiness Initiative Round Up, 2010

TCCTA Gifts Seminar, 2010

Technology Trends Day, 2010

Disciplinary Literacy for Success in College and Careers, 2010

College and Career Readiness Symposia, 2009

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Texas Education Association Alignment Project, 2009

"Computers vs. Blackboards: Net Learning or Not Learning," SXSW Interactive Panel, 2003

"Theories of Community Applied to the Literature Classroom-How to Jumpstart Pedagogical Evolution." Texas Tech University Graduate Conference, 2003

courses taught

Introduction to Literature (Austin Community College)

American Literature: Civil War to the Present (Austin Community College)

American Literature: Beginnings through Civil War (Austin Community College)

British Literature: Anglo-Saxon through 18th Century (Austin Community College)

British Literature: 18th Century to the Present (Austin Community College)

World Literature: Ancient through 17th Century (Austin Community College)

Composition II (Austin Community College)

Composition I (Austin Community College)

Introduction to Creative Writing (St. Edward’s University)

Cultural Foundations: World Voices (St. Edward’s University)

Rhetoric and Composition/Freshman Studies (St. Edward’s University)

Rhetoric and Composition II (St. Edward’s University)

Capstone Senior Seminar (St. Edward’s University)

Writing and Publishing on the Web (St. Edward’s University)

Rhetoric and Composition (University of Texas)

Rhetoric and Composition, Computer-Assisted (University of Texas)

Critical Reading and Persuasive Writing (University of Texas)

Banned Books and Novel Ideas (University of Texas)

Reading British Women Writers (University of Texas)

Masterworks of Literature—World (University of Texas)

Advanced Research and Writing (Denver Community College)

Distance Learning Rhetoric and Composition (Denver Community College)

Basic Composition (Denver Community College)

college service

Faculty Learning Community, Global Gender and Women's Studies, 2019-2020

Catch the Next Mentor, 2017-2018

Central Texas Pathways/TXRAN, 2015-2017

Rio Review, Faculty Advisor, 2014

Faculty Advisory Council for the CCRI/ELA Faculty Collaborative, State of Texas, 2010-2015

Coordinator ACC and AISD Programs to Promote College Readiness, 2010-2015

Developmental Writing Task Force, English Representative, 2009-2014

English/Language Arts Chair for the ACC College Readiness Standards Faculty Team, 2009-2013

Coordinator for the College Readiness Collaborative, 2009-2013

TYCCA Conference, 2013

Assistant Department Chair of Assessment, English Department, 2008-2012

Women’s History Month Committee, 2009-2010

Writing Advisory Committee, 2008-2009

Developmental Writing Hiring Committee, 2008

Coordinator, St. Edward’s University English Students and the Texas Book Festival, 2005-2006

consulting and creative writing

"Hestia," Cracked the Spine, The Year Anthology, 2020

Retreat West Shortlist for the Novel Prize 2018, Iron Scourge

Texas Observer Short Fiction Prize 2017 for "Muriel"

Writer's League of Texas 2017 Manuscript Finalist, Historical Fiction for Mary Bennet Gets No Play

Austin Amherst Writers Workshop, 2015-present

Educational publishing K-12, software and print, 1995-2007

Julio, unpublished screenplay, 2006

Chicago House Poetry Open Mic Host, 1991-1993

Poets from the Springs, Chile Verde Press, 1991