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Vitae


OSEL, JOSEPH, D.
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
imperativepapers@gmail.com


BACKGROUND

Producer, Publisher and Editor with a background in philosophy, psychology and literary theory



HIGHER EDUCATION

□ Associate of Arts & Sciences
Shoreline Community College (2003)
Contemporary Moral Problems Unit
□ Bachelor of Arts
The Evergreen State College (2009)
Dept. Society, Politics, Behavior & Change
□ Master of Arts
Seattle University (2011)
Dept. Psychology; Existential-Phenomenology



KEY PROFICIENCIES

Conceptual— metaphysics, continental philosophy, ethics, world-religions and mythology, world history, comparative history of ideas, critical-literary theory, literary-realism, storytelling, psychology, psychoanalysis, media and cultural studies, race-relations, African diaspora studies, individualism, political ideologies, constitutional law, police science, human ecology and ethology, semiotics, phenomenology, micro-sociology, existentialism, leisure studies, turn of the century rap music

Technical— research, substantive, academic and technical editing, digital content creation, creative and academic writing, journalism, graphic design, web builders, videography, final cut pro, content management systems (CMS), hypertext markup language (HTML), cascading style sheets (CSS) search engine optimization (SEO), data analytics, narrative analysis, discourse analysis, program and project management, Microsoft and macintosh programs, technical-writing, copy-editing, training and teaching, public relations, human resources, information technology, management & services



SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS

11 years experience as a superintendent Producer, Publisher & Editor
▪ Executive produce digital media content for scholastic, leisure and marketing genres including conceptual and technical development, creative design and coordination, principal photography, post-production editing & distribution ▪ Develop and execute brands and editorial strategies, executive policies and procedures ▪ Direct editorial boards, create, curate and aggregate content ▪ Correspond with the public and conduct interviews with public figures for web-publication ▪ Supervise assistant editors, enforce style, technical and ethical guidelines ▪ Serve as primary administrator for video-sharing, blog-publishing, open-source content management systems, and digital media companies ▪ Analyze, interpret and annotate complex discourse for web-consumers ▪ Accept, reject and refine crowd-sourced contributions for accuracy, style and brevity

14 years experience as an Educator, Counselor & Clinician
▪ Conducted outreach, intake, psychotherapy and case-management for patients ▪ Developed and implemented individual treatment plans (ITP), individual education plans (IEP), crisis intervention directives, and conducted ongoing mental-health assessments for various providers in King County ▪ Facilitate access to private and community based services▪ Planned and facilitated developmentally appropriate curriculum, directed outdoor classroom design, trained and lead assistant teachers ▪ Completed ongoing assessments of social-emotional, physical, cognitive, and language maturation according to the Creative Curriculum's Developmental Continuum ▪ Conducted parent-teacher conferences and supported executives



DISCIPLINARY EXPERIENCE

Producer | Publisher | Editor
□ Field Research Editor / TESC Externship (2007)
□ Publisher & Chief Literary Editor / Commonline Journal, the (2007—17)
□ Web Editor / Radical Critique; Intl. Journal of (2010—)
□ Crowd-Source Editor / Genius Media Group, Inc (2013—18)
□ Creative Production Consultant / Force Advisor (2014—)
□ Proprietor / Imperative Papers (2015—)

Educator | Counselor | Clinician
□ Paraprofessional Substitute / Acad. for Precision Learning (2000—03)
□ Residential Counselor / Fodor Homes, LLC (2003—05)
□ Activities Coordinator / Fodor Homes, LLC (2005—06)
□ Preschool Teacher / Wallingford United Methodist (2008—10)
□ Child & Family Psychotherapist / Atlantic Street Center (2010—12)
□ Preschool Teacher Lead / Interlake Child Learning Center (2014—17)

Skilled | Unskilled Labor
□ Shop Assistant / Lynn Hufford Construction (1995—97)
□ Clerk / Bugle Boy Industries (1997—98)
□ Freight Dockworker / United Parcel Service (1998—00)
□ Auditor / Silver Cloud Inn (2000—03)
□ Caterer / Delicious Planet (2002—03)


MAJOR EDITOR PROJECTS

Peer-Review Editor, Academic
• Catalogue of the poet Rob Plath (07-17)

Major Editor, Genius Crowd-Source
• "Shorty the Pimp" [1992] by Too $hort
• "Lethal Injection" [1993] by Ice Cube
• "Strictly 4 My N. I. G.G. A. Z." [1993] by Tupac Shakur
• "The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory" [1996] by Makaveli
• "Lets Get Free" (2000) by dead prez
• "Tipping Point" [2004] by The Roots
• "Revolutionary But Gangsta" [2004] by dead prez
• "Emeritus" [2008] by Scarface
• "Raw" [2010] by Hopsin
• "Follow Me Home" [2011] by Jay Rock
• "Section .80" [2011] by Kendrick Lamar
• "The Workout" [2012] by Stic.man
• "Run the Jewels" [2013] by Run the Jewels 
• "Run the Jewels 2" [2014] by Run the Jewels
• "Black Hystori Project" [2014] by CyHi The Prince
• "Black Hystori Project 2: N.A.A.C.P." [2015] by CyHi The Prince
• "To Pimp a Butterfly" [2015] by Kendrick Lamar
• "Ascension" [2016] by Flatbush Zombies
• "DAMN" [2017] by Kendrick Lamar




PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Presentations
• University of Washington SLP Grand Rounds on Traumatic Brain Injury (02/2007)
• The Evergreen State College Symposium "Community Psychology Versus" (09/2007)
• The Evergreen State College Symposium on Psychoneuroimmunology (03/2008)
• Department of Behavior & Society Colloquium on CAM Therapies (12/2008)
• Department of Behavior & Society Colloquium on Neuroplasticity (12/2008)
• University of Washington Colloquium: Pleasures and Perils of Culture (03/2010)
• Seattle University Workshop on Brief Solution-Oriented Therapy (04/2010)
• Seattle University Seminar: Obtaining Graduate Level Internships (02/2011)
• UW School of Social Work Invited Symposium: Criminology Questions in WA State (09/2015)
• UW Invited Symposium II: “Community Impact Forum" (01/2016)

Continuing Education 
• Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy [10 credits] (03/2012)
• AWSU Experimental College [various] (2012-2016)
• Positive Behavior Guidance [2 credit Merit] (2016)

Associations & Memberships
• Society for Existential Analysis
• International Journal of Radical Critique
• Registry of Open Access Repositories
• Genius Media Group Inc.
• Viktor Frankl Institute



ACADEMIC CITATIONS

• Texas Law Review Dicta, 91 (2012). "Book Review: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness" / N. Sciullo
• Syracuse University Press (2013). The Room and the World: Essays on the Poet Stephen Dunn / Laura McCullough, ED
• King's Review (2013). "Journy to Justice: American Dreams and NightMares After Rosa Parks" / D. Dias, QC
• Lakefront Historian (2014). "Reflections on DuSable to Obama: Chicago’s Black Metropolis" / Devin Leigh
• People of Color Organize (2013). "The New Jim Crow Discredited, Advocates Demand Revision" / A. Johnson
• Press Street/Antenna (2013). "Is the New Jim Crow the Same Old White Supremacy?" / G. Barrow
• Cornell University: Africana Student Corner (2014). "Free Marissa: The Criminalization and Mass Incarceration of Black Women" - N. Gabriel
• Journal of Socialism & Democracy, 28:3 (2014). "Insurgent Intellectual: Mumia Abu-Jamal in the Age of Mass Incarceration" / N. Fort.
• Fractured Atlas/ Nat.Brut (2015). "Virginia G. Loperena’s Best Book Read in 2014: “The New Jim Crow” by Michelle Alexander" - ED. Kayla E.
• Argument & Critique (2015). "Review: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness" - P. Webb.
• Metropolitan Review (2015). "Conviction" / A. Warren
• Berkeley Journal of Employment & Labor Law (2015). "Recent Publications, 36" / J. Emp. & Lab. L.
• University of North Carolina Press (2016). "Beyond Integration: The Black Freedom Struggle in Escambia County, Florida, 1960-1980" - M. Butler
• Macat International, 24:13 (2017). "Macat Analysis: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration In the Age of Colorblindness"