Education

5/2021*                   Belmont University, Nashville, TN

M.S. in Audio Engineering

5/2019                     Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

B.A. in Psychology with Distinction and High Honors

Honors Thesis: “Poor Performance Decreases Player-Avatar Identification in Sports Videogames”

                        

Spring 2018            Abroad Semester: University of Auckland, NZ           

    

*Expected graduation

Work Experience

9/2019 - Present          Studio Engineer, Relationary Marketing, Nashville, TN

  • Recorded podcasts using a portable recorder, as well as some video content for social media use. 

8/2019 – Present          Intern, Nashville Entrepreneur Center, Nashville, TN

  • Produced, recorded,  and edited the entrepreneur-oriented podcast, Navigate.

  • Planned meet-ups for podcast creators and community building events.

  • Audited the pre-flight course which prepares startups for their initial launch.

7/2019 – Present          Volunteer, Sound Engineer, SoFar Sounds, Nashville, TN

  • Set up audio equipment (i.e. speakers, microphones, etc.)

  • Set levels and mixed live sound. 

  • Assisted with door duty and other event staff positions. 

7/2019 – 10/2019         Waitress, Douglas Corner Cafe, Nashville, TN

  • Provided excellent, reliable, and friendly service.

  • Maintained attention to detail and organization in a fast-paced environment. 

6/2017 – 8/2017           Intern, Lightning 100, Nashville, TN

  • Organized data on Lightning 100’s 2017 volunteer work using Microsoft Excel.

  • Shadowed multiple departments (e.g. event planning, marketing).  

  • Edited audio from live interviews to be released as podcasts.  

9/2016 – 6/2017          Sound Technician, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

  • Set up audio equipment for college events.

  • Mixed live sound for touring musicians at the Horn Gallery.

  • Coordinated with touring musicians in preparation for their performances.

  • Worked under a flexible schedule, remaining available to fix problems with the audio equipment as needed.

Research Experience

8/2018 – 5/2019          Research Assistant for Dr. Patrick J. Ewell, Kenyon College, OH

  • Ran participants for several in-person studies involving aggression in videogames and player-avatar identification.

  • Designed a study on language and identification in videogames.

  • Wrote and developed IRB applications, formal proposals, and poster presentations.

  • Presented a poster at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in 2019.

8/2017 – 12/2017         Research Assistant for Dr. Sarah Murnen, Kenyon College, OH

  • Designed a survey-based study on the effect of sexual behavior on interpersonal judgment.

  • Analyzed the data using SPSS software.

  • Designed a poster, which was presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association in 2018. 

1/2017 – 5/2017           Research Assistant for Dr. Joshua VanArsdall, Kenyon College, OH

  • Studied animacy effects on memory accuracy.

  • Edited and tested Qualtrics surveys.

  • Prepared critical slides for a visual memory test using Photoshop.

Awards

Merit List, Kenyon College

Student Research Support Award, Kenyon College

Teen Category Winner,  2014, American Songwriting Awards

Presentations

Fuisz, G., Ewell, P.J., & Webster G.D. (February, 2019) The Relationship Between Network Centrality and Life

Satisfaction in a Pokémon Discord. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality

and Social Psychology, Portland, OR.

  

Skills

  • Adobe Creative Suite

  • SPSS, R, Qualtrics

  • Pro Tools, Logic Pro X