The defining philosophies of my teaching are (i) leveraging diversity for learning, (ii) making connections to lived experiences and contemporary events, and (iii) enhancing learning through student engagement.
Teaching at Saint Mary's College
At Saint Mary's College, I teach courses on diverse topics related to social and environmental justice, critical pedagogy and community engagement. Courses in the Justice, Community and Leadership program emphasize critical thinking, engaged learning through service and an enduring commitment to social justice. Course descriptions can be found here.
My teaching has been featured in Berkeley media and blogs
News report on a climate negotiation class exercise for International Environmental Politics
Blog-post on Berkeley Connect small-group meeting on the California Drought
Blog-post on Berkeley Connect small-group meeting on professional development