Teaching

Fordham University

Instructor, Media and the Environment, Fall 2021, Spring 2022

  • Adapted, re-designed, and wrote the syllabus for two sections of an advanced interdisciplinary undergraduate senior seminar on environmental communication at the Department of Communication and Media Studies

University of Pennsylvania

Instructor, Climate Justice and Digital Media, asynchronous online course

  • Developed and will produce an asynchronous online graduate course for the Executive Program in Digital Media for Social Impact at the School of Social Policy and Practice and the Annenberg School for Communication

Instructor, Climate Crisis and Media, 2020

  • Designed and taught a special topic undergraduate communication course on the climate crisis and media at the Annenberg School for Communication
  • Wrote an interdisciplinary syllabus that draws together key texts from critical cultural studies, journalism studies, postcolonial theory, environmental sociology, and qualitative studies of environmental communication
  • Transitioned the course to a remote learning format for summer 2020 because of COVID-19 
  • Earned high teaching ratings with an average score of 3.93/4 from students

Co-Instructor, Visual Culture and Communication, 2019

  • Designed and co-taught a special topic undergraduate communication course on visual culture at the Annenberg School for Communication
  • Wrote an interdisciplinary syllabus that draws together key texts from cultural studies and visual studies in discussion of critical theories of representation and power
  • Earned high teaching ratings with an average score of 6.64/7 from students

TA, Media Industries and Society, 2018

  • Assisted Joe Turow with teaching Annenberg School for Communication’s largest introductory undergraduate communication course
  • Earned high teaching ratings with an average score of 4.59/5 from students

University of California—Berkeley 

Student Instructor, Communicating Sustainability, 2014, 2013 

  • Designed and taught a for-credit undergraduate Democratic Education at Cal (DeCal) course on environmental communication under the supervision of Ignacio Chapela 
  • Earned high teaching ratings with an average score of 6.64/7 from students. The class was very popular and is still being taught today (based on the syllabus I wrote) through the DeCal program and the Student Environmental Resource Center (SERC)—an environmental student center that I co-founded as an undergraduate at Berkeley