Teaching

Course Instructorships

Fall 2015         “History 493: Global Migration,” Department of History, University of Northern British Columbia

Fall 2015         “History 281: Republican Latin America,” Department of History, University of Northern British Columbia

Winter 2015    “History 332: Global Public Health,” Department of History, University of Northern British Columbia

Winter 2015    “History 191: World History since 1550,” Department of History, University of Northern British Columbia

Fall 2014         “History 493: Environment, Export Economies, and Workers in Latin America since 1850,” Department of History, University of Northern British Columbia

Winter 2014    “History 292: Latin America: The National Period,” Department of History, University of Toronto

Fall 2013          “Canadian Studies 267: Canadian Nationalisms,” Canadian Studies Program, University of Toronto

Teaching Assistantships

2011 – 2012    Canadian Studies Program, Glendon College, York University, Course: “Introduction to Canadian Studies”

2009 – 2010    Department of History, York University, Course: “Twentieth-Century World History: War, Revolution, and Society”

2008 – 2009    Department of History, York University, Course: “Twentieth-Century World History: War, Revolution, and Society”

Other Teaching Experience

2007 – 2008    High school English assistant, Barnim-Gymnasium, Bernau, Germany

2006 – 2007    Writing assistant, Department of English, Glendon College, York University

2005 – 2006    High school English assistant, Moses-Mendelssohn-Oberschule, Berlin, Germany

2003 – 2004    English assistant, Institut universitaire de formation des maîtres, Grenoble, France

TEACHING PHILOSOPHY

Goals:

  • To motivate students to learn and to challenge their intellectual boundaries
  • To engage students with the historical course material in an exciting and interdisciplinary environment
  • To encourage students to express themselves in a clear, concise manner
  • To teach students learn to formulate better questions, identify underlying assumptions, evaluate evidence, and construct their own arguments

Methods:

  • Cumulative writing assignments that build off one another
  • Primary source analysis
  • Personal attention to students
  • The use of film clips and music
  • Integration of digital media in assignments
  • The use of a variety of engaging texts that allow students to find arguments, discuss sources, and analyze authors’ points of view
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