Curriculum Vitae


Carl Z. Nellis

Portland, OR
CarlZNellis  gmail  com
@guthfana | LinkedIn


M.A., American Literature, Boston College, May 2015

B.A. Summa cum Laude, English Language and Literature, Gordon College, May 2010


September 2015          Lecturer, Medieval Period
Gordon College JAF Travel Seminar, Iceland: Place, Culture, Theology

Jan 2014–May 2015    Teaching Fellow, Boston College
First-Year Writing Seminar, course design and primary instruction

Jan–May 2009             Volunteer Tutor, Gordon College English Department
Acted as a mentor and individual tutor at the request of faculty and the Gordon College Academic Support Center

Sept–Dec 2008           Teacher’s Assistant, Gordon College English Department
Assessed teaching strategies with professor and department chair


Sep 2016–Present          Host, New Books Network, History and Intellectual History

Feb 2013–Present          Associate Editor, Hendrickson Publishers

Sep 2011–Feb 2013       Editorial Administrative Assistant, Hendrickson Publishers

Sep 2010–Present          Freelance Editorial, Academic Publishing

Jun 2008–May 2009      Editor-In-Chief, The Vox Populi, Gordon College community journal

Mar–May 2008               Associate Editor and Founding Member, The Vox Populi

Aug 2007–May 2009     Resident Advisor, Fulton Hall, Gordon College


May 2015               Boston College Apprenticeship in College Teaching certification

Dec 2013                Boston College Historical Placement Examination, Pass with Distinction

May 2010               Phi Alpha Chi, Honors Society, Gordon College

2009–2010             Malcolm T. Caldor Memorial Scholarship

Dick and Judy Gross Servant-Leader Scholarship

Gordon Edward Kirkpatrick Scholarship

2007–2008              Jerusalem and Athens Forum, Honors Seminar, Gordon College

2006–2010              Dean’s Scholarship, Gordon College

Presidential Honors, four time recipient

Dean’s List, four time honoree


2015                         Gordon College JAF Travel Seminar, Iceland
Lecturer, Medieval period, for the mixed graduate and undergrad seminar Iceland: Place, Culture, Theology

2009–2010            Scholars’ Semester in Oxford, University of Oxford, England
Thesis: ‘Intellect and Monstrosity in the West Highland Water Horse”
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Emma Plaskitt, SCIO Lecturer in English
Language and literature tutorials in Anglo-Saxon and Old Norse


2017                     Immigration and Environment Working Groups, Essex County #6 Indivisible, Essex County, MA
2010–2011          Youth Leadership Team, Coatesville Bible Fellowship, Coatesville, PA
2009                     Volunteer Tutor, Gordon College English Department, Wenham, MA
2006-2008           ESL Assistant, International Rescue Committee, North Start Program, Lynn, MA


Christianity and Communication Studies Network, Forum 4:15 Conference, June 2017
Presentation: “Publishing for a multicultural public sphere”

Boston College Arts Festival, three poems, 2015

Massachusetts Poetry Festival, reading with Salem Theater of Words and Music, “The Finman’s Skin,” 2014

Boston Comedy Arts Festival, reading with Cape Anne Improv, 2013

Poems published in The Idiom, Gordon College campus arts journal, 2008, 2009, 2010


German, working knowledge

Anglo-Saxon (Old English), working knowledge

Old Norse, introductory knowledge

Latin, introductory knowledge

References and further information are available on request.


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