Teaching

  • Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, 2017

    Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • Graduate Student Instructor (2017; M. Steven Fish)
          Evaluations

  • Civil Conflict and International Intervention
  • Graduate Student Instructor (2016; Aila Matanock)
          Evaluations

    Graduate Student Researcher, Enhancing African Studies, curriculum development project to expand undergraduate course offerings and advising in African Studies to meet growing cross-campus needs by leveraging the new Global Studies major and minor framework (2016-2017)


    ENGLISH TEACHING EXPERIENCE

    2012-2013 ABIDJAN, COTE D’IVOIRE
    Fulbright Public Policy Fellow | Ministry of Education, Pedagogy Unit
    Weekly English courses for MOE staff; developed documents and presentations on grammar and Business English

    Volunteer | English lessons and presentations on American culture in various institutions in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
    - American Corner (February 2013)
    - U.S. Embassy in Côte d’Ivoire (February 2013 & October 2012)
    - CUSA English School (February 2013 & November 2012)

    2011 PARIS, FRANCE
    English instructor | European Communications School
    Developed lessons and material for improving written and oral English in students aged 18-20 years. Classes on nutrition and obesity in the U.S., marketing and publicity, and commercial negotiations.

    2008-2010 ORLEANS and TOURS, FRANCE
    English Teaching Assistant | Académie d’Orléans-Tours
    Created interesting and interactive lessons on American culture to encourage spoken English and develop middle school and elementary school students’ English skills.

    2007 NORFOLK, VIRGINIA, USA
    Teacher | Breakthrough Collaborative/Learning Bridge
    Created and implemented lesson plans for four courses, 9th grade English and 8th grade English: developed a course on writing techniques, literature analysis, and grammar. 9th grade Social Studies: developed a six week course on racism in the U.S., religious terrorism, genocide, modern Africa and economic disparities in the U.S.

    2008-2012 Private Tutoring in France
    - Children aged 6-14 years
    - Adults: English for travel, Business English, American culture