Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks in the woods and listens carefully, [s]he can learn more than what is in books.    – George Washington Carver
 

Teaching Experience:

2015
Graduate Student Instructional Mentor, University of Michigan
Teaching mentor for first-year Program in Biology graduate student instructors

2011-2015
Graduate Student Instructor, University of Michigan
Honors College Core in Natural Science, Biology and Society (2015)
Biology of Fungi Laboratory (2011 & 2013) (Course offered alternate years)
Genetics, Discussion Section (2012)
Evolution, Discussion Section (2012)

2011
Lecturer and Course Coordinator,
San Francisco State University Department of Biology
Introductory Biology Laboratory I

2007-2010
Graduate Teaching Assistant, San Francisco State University
Science Concepts in Introductory Biology (2010)
The World of Plants Laboratory (Introductory botany for non-majors) (2010)
Introductory Biology Laboratory II (2007 & 2008)

2008-2009
NSF Graduate STEM Fellow in K-12 Education,
Horace Mann Middle School, San Francisco Unified School District
Eighth Grade Physical Science
 
 
I’m also a proud member of one of the nation’s oldest graduate teaching unions: the University of Michigan Graduate Employees Organization, an affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers (Detroit Local 3550)