Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, 2017
Introduction to Comparative Politics
- Graduate Student Instructor (2017; M. Steven Fish)
- Civil Conflict and International Intervention Graduate Student Instructor (2016; Aila Matanock)
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
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