I have designed and taught a number of courses across the humanities curriculum at the University of Oregon, a large public university with a wide range of students and as an instructor for Digital Humanities programming at Lafayette College, a small liberal arts college in Pennsylvania. I have experience and pedagogical training in world literature, writing and composition, and science and literature.
Instructor: Lafayette College
Mellon Digital Humanities Summer Scholars Program
Six week intensive internship and introduction to digital humanities methods for seven undergraduate students with six hours per week of classroom time plus individual work on projects of their own design. http://sites.lafayette.edu/dhss/
Instructor: University of Oregon
Comparative Literature 360, “Artificial Women,” Spring 2014
Upper division literature class discussing constructs of the ideal woman in modern iterations of the myth of Pygmalion.
Comparative Literature 211, “Literary Machines,” Spring 2013
Gen-ed world literature class tracing the impact of the Second Industrial Revolution on the body of the worker in literature from multiple national contexts.
Comparative Literature 211, “Silence and Lies,” Fall 2012
Gen-ed world literature class that examined narrative techniques of omission through unreliable narrators, censorship and political upheaval.
Writing 123, “Bodies and Policy” Spring 2012
Advanced writing course focused on writing a longer research essay centered on topics regarding the body (e.g. organ donation) and politics.
Writing 122, Fall 2011, Spring 2011
Second half of introductory writing sequence for class following the pedagogy of John Gage’s Shape of Reason and using Great Interdisciplinary Ideas as a reader.
Writing 121, Fall 2010, Winter 2011, Winter 2012
Required introductory writing course for class following the pedagogy of John Gage’s Shape of Reason and using They Say/I Say as a course reader.
Team Teaching: University of Oregon
Comparative Literature 211 “The Tempest in a Global Context”, Winter 2010
Team taught with a then upper level graduate student, Emily Taylor. Discussed post-colonial re-writings of Shakespeare’s Tempest.
Comparative Literature 211, “Rewording Africa” Fall 2009
Team taught with then upper level graduate student, Max Rayneard. Facilitated term-long project on American media representations of Africa.