Teaching

University of Pennsylvania

Instructor, Climate Crisis and Media, 2020 (new summer course)

  • Designed and currently teaching (summer 2020) a special topic undergraduate communications course on climate crisis and media at the Annenberg School for Communication
  • Wrote an interdisciplinary syllabus that draws together key texts from critical cultural 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 

Co-Instructor, Visual Culture and Communication, 2019

  • Designed and co-taught a special topic undergraduate communications 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 Professor Joe Turow with teaching Annenberg School for Communication’s largest introductory undergraduate media and communications 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 College of Natural Resources Professor Ignacio Chapela 
  • Earned high teaching ratings with an average score of 6.64/7 from students. The class was extremely 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