Currently an independent development consultant, Dr. Terrell has worked in foundation relations since 2008, writing proposals and managing grants for nonprofit organizations in the Philadelphia region. Her grant proposals have helped raise more than $3.9 million for such organizations as the Mann Center for the Performing Arts, the National Constitution Center, the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation, and Philabundance. Prior to her development career, Dr.Terrell was an Assistant Professor of Literature, Communication, & Culture at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, where she taught courses in literature and writing. She also has taught at the University of California-Los Angeles and at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Terrell received her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of Pennsylvania.
Independent Development Consultant