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

Teaching Experience:

2019
Lecturer and Instructor of Record, University of California, Berkeley
Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management
Global Change Biology

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 (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)