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:

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

NSF Graduate STEM Fellow in K-12 Education,
Horace Mann Middle School, San Francisco Unified School District
Eighth Grade Physical Science (2008-2009)

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

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)

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)