Online Resume and Curriculum Vitae

Via Justine De Fant

Publicist and Freelance Writer


University of Guam Press – Publicist and Community Outreach Coordinator

07/2021 – Current

  • Maintained relationships with existing vendors and established new local, national, and international partnerships.
  • Developed promotional content and wrote several project proposals and grants to fill community needs.
  • Promoted UOG Press events and news through various digital marketing platforms, projects, and events and coordinated interviews with local and international news outlets.
  • Tracked and reviewed program performance metrics to improve audience engagement and community outreach.

Guam Legislature – Research Analyst

02/2021 – 07/2022

  • Analyzed and synthesized research results to present findings to a senatorial team.
  • Recommended amendments or legislation based on research results and community needs.
  • Examined geographical, financial, and statistical data using traditional and modern approaches.
  • Prepared thorough, accurate and well-edited documents for cases, client communication and internal needs.

Department of English and Applied LinguisticsTeaching Assistant / Writing Center Tutor

12/2016 – 12/2020

  • Peer-reviewed undergraduate and graduate students’ papers.
  • Organized and conducted writing workshops for essay organization, thesis statement, and formatting.
  • Compiled reports of student data using Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel.
  • Managed and created content for the Writing Center’s website and InstaGram page (@uogwritingcenter)

Guma’ Mami, Inc. A Non-Profit Organization – Poetry Instructor

11/2018 – 05/2019

  • Created curriculum for a 5 week poetry workshop for adults with disabilities.
  • Reviewed and edited poetry and photography submissions in preparation for a gallery exhibit at the Guam Museum


  • 2022. GDOE School Librarians’ Conference.
    • “The University of Guam Press: Xpanding the Xperience and Paving Pathways for Partnership”
  • 2020. Sigma Tau Delta International Convention (deferred due to COVID-19)
    • “Demonizing the Hegemonic Culture of 18th Century Colombia”
  • 2020. Annual Research Conference
    • “Demonizing the Hegemonic Culture of 18th Century Colombia”
  • 2019. Annual Language Arts Conference
    • Ethical Concerns & Critical Thinking Issues From the Perspective of the D.E.A.L. Writing Center
  • 2019. Guma’ Mami Conference
    • Do You See Me Now: Exploring Stigma Through the Eyes of Persons with Disabilities conference
  • 2018. Sigma Tau Delta International Convention
    • The Secrets to Success: Told by an Unsuccessful 20 Year Old”
  • 2018. Annual Language Arts Conference
    • Navigating Your Way Through College Writing: A Tutor’s Perspective


Master of Arts: English Literature
University of Guam, Fall 2020
Graduate Student Award Nominee
Bachelor of Arts: English Literature
Writing Minor
University of Guam, Spring 2018
Magna Cum Laude


Strong written and verbal communication
Grant writing
Digital marketing
Research and facts collecting
Project management abilities
Task Management


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