Teaching

LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY, PRIMARY INSTRUCTOR:

  • Introduction to American Studies (upcoming)
  • Sports and Politics in American History (upcoming)
  • Environmental Documentary
  • Social Justice and Critical Geography
  • American Environment History
  • Freshman Studies
  • Global Rivers
  • Wilderness in the North American Imagination

YALE UNIVERSITY, PRIMARY INSTRUCTOR:

  • Environmental Inequalities
  • Wilderness in the North American Imagination

YALE UNIVERSITY, TEACHING ASSISTANT:

  • Women in Modern America
  • American Novel Since 1945
  • Introduction to Ethnicity, Race, and Migration
  • The American West
  • Media and Medicine in Modern America

YALE CENTER FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING, TEACHING FELLOW:

Designed and team-taught workshops for postdoctoral fellows, graduate students and the broader Yale community on the following topics:

  • Fundamentals of Teaching History (four-part series)
  • Teaching First Generation & Non-Traditional Students
  • Promoting Reading Excellence in the Humanities
  • Promoting Writing Excellence in the Humanities
  • Lecture Observation Series (two-part series)
  • Peer Observation Series (two-part series)
  • Grading and Academic Honesty

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, TEACHING AMERICAN HISTORY GRANT, UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, INTERN:

Worked with middle-school teachers from the Tucson Unified School District to supplement gaps in the curriculum and enhance teachers’ understanding of U.S. history. Met with teachers individually to develop curriculum and help improve student achievement. Led the following content and professional development seminars:

  • “U.S. in a Global Age: Early Imperialism,” Teaching American History Grant, Seminar Series
  • “Reading in the Social Studies: Reciprocal Teaching Strategies,” Teaching American History, University of Arizona Summer Institute
  • “Industrialization and the American Landscape, 1850-1930,” Teaching American History Grant, Seminar Series
  • “Civil Rights,” Teaching American History Grant, Seminar Series

News article about the Teaching American History Grant, University of Arizona.

FLOWING WELLS HIGH SCHOOL, ENGLISH TEACHER, TUCSON ARIZONA:

  • 11th Grade American Literature
  • 10th Grade English Literature
  • 9th Grade Global Studies