Courses, Lawrence University

Ethnic Studies:

Social Justice and Critical Geography

Introduction to Ethnic Studies

Introduction to Asian American Studies

Environmental Studies:

Race and Urban Ecologies

Environmental Documentary

Wilderness in the North American Imagination

Social Ecologies (independent study)

Gender and the American Landscape (independent study)

Gender Studies:

Gender, Sports, and Society

American Studies:

Introduction to American Studies


Sports and Politics in American History

Republic to Nation: The United States, 1789-1896

Media and Medicine in Modern America

History of the American Environment

Mob History in the United States (independent study)

Global Studies

Global Rivers

First Year Studies 100 and 101

Courses, Yale University

Primary Instructor:

Environmental Inequalities

Wilderness in the North American Imagination

Teaching Fellow:

Women in Modern America

Introduction to Ethnicity, Race, and Migration

American Novel Since 1945

The American West

Media and Medicine in Modern America

Workshops, 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

Curriculum Building, University of Arizona

Department of Education, Teaching American History Grant: 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:

Reading in the Social Studies: Reciprocal Teaching Strategies

U.S. in a Global Age: Early Imperialism

Industrialization and the American Landscape, 1850-1930

Civil Rights

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

English Teacher, Flowing Wells High School


11th Grade American Literature

10th Grade English Literature

9th Grade Global Studies