Curriculum Vitae

CV can be downloaded HERE.

Maia Petee

(503) 858-9148


University of North Texas – Interdisciplinary M.S. Computational Linguistics, Computer Science, Data Science
Expected completion May 2020
Current 4.0/4.0 GPA

University of Florida – B.A. magna cum laude Linguistics
August 2004 – May 2007
3.92/4.0 GPA


National Merit Scholarship (won) –  2004
University Scholar (UF)  (won) –  2006
National Web Design Awards (as dev team) (won) – 2016
UNT Faculty Senate Outstanding TA Award (nominated) – 2020


Cowles, H. Wind and Maia A. Petee. When A Penguin Is A Bird: An On-Line Study of Category Co-Reference. UF Journal of Undergraduate Research, Spring 2008.
Maia Petee and Alexis Palmer. UNTLing at SemEval-2020 Task 11:  Detection of Propaganda Techniques in News Articles. In Proceedings of COLING 2020.

Research Experience

Research Assistant, UF Psycholinguistics Lab: 05/2006 — 05/2007
SemEval 2020, as part of UNT Linguistics Team: 11/2019 — 05/2020

Recent Work Experience

University of North Texas – Graduate Teaching Assistant – August 2018 — present
Grades student assignments, providing feedback and assisting educational outcomes. Substitutes for professor and gives lectures when required. Develops course and educational materials in line with teaching outcomes.

Has developed and created written course materials at the graduate level.

Has worked one-on-one with students to teach them basic Python programming skills.

Priority VA – Virtual Assistant & Project Manager – April 2017 — September 2019
On an individual contract basis, provides technical and administrative support to executives; including, but not limited to, project management, social media management, email newsletters, and web development and maintenance.

ByFranziska (FZK) – Front-End Web Developer – March 2015 — June 2017
Responsible for theme customization, stylesheet creation, rough buildout of most of sites undertaken by the firm in this time. Client meetings, tutorials, client support, organization.

Self-Employed – Freelance WordPress Developer – March 2015 — August 2018 
All responsibilities included in my role with Franziska, as well as project management, invoicing, and bookkeeping.

I have over 10 years’ customer service experience, as well as experience in technology and education fields.

Teaching Experience & Education

University of North Texas (Graduate Teaching Assistant): 08/2018 — present
Santa Fe Public Schools (Substitute Teacher):  02/2013 — 05/2013
Santa Fe Community College (Teaching Certificate, Secondary English): 01/2013 — 05/2013

Technical Skills

  • Python
  • NLTK
  • spaCy
  • pandas
  • SQL
  • SPSS statistics
  • Data analytics
  • Data annotation
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • WordPress
  • e-commerce development
  • Photoshop

Familiar With

  • Liquid (Ruby-based templating language)
  • Git
  • Ruby
  • Javascript
  • PHP