Eric is focused on supporting and collaborating with instructors to implement tools that improve equitable, student-focused teaching. Prior to joining CITL, they taught a second-level writing course on Criticizing Television as a lecturer and as an instructional consultant facilitated teaching workshops on Contemplative Pedagogy, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), and Trauma-informed Teaching. They have a Ph.D. from The Ohio State University Department of Theatre, Film, and Media Arts; an M.A. in Shakespeare & Theatre from the Shakespeare Institute; a B.A. in English; and their article, “Iago as the Racist-Function in Othello” was published in the spring 2022 issue of the Shakespeare Bulletin.