Teaching

Teaching Assistant at University of Wisconsin-Madison

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to designing and leading four 50-minute discussion sections each week; co-creating evaluations and assignments; grading all aspects of student performance; providing feedback on syllabus and lecture content; holding office hours to assist students with course material and resources; and setting up online and remote learning resources.

Political Science/International Studies 439: The Comparative Study of Genocide
Teaching Assistant for Scott Straus, Spring 2020

History 277: Africa: An Introductory Survey
Teaching Assistant for Neil Kodesh, Fall 2019

International Studies 523: Culture and the Global Workplace
Teaching Assistant for Online Course of International Internships Program, Summer 2019

African Cultural Studies 277: Africa: An Introductory Survey
Teaching Assistant for Matthew Brown, Spring 2019

Political Science 160: Introduction to Political Theory
Head Teaching Assistant for Daniel Kapust, Fall 2018


Instructional Support

Legal Studies 450: Courts, Constitutionalism, and Human Rights
Reader and grader for Tinashe Hofisi, Fall 2020

Political Science/International Studies 439: The Comparative Study of Genocide
Wrote weekly quizzes for online summer course for Scott Straus, Spring 2020

International Studies 601: Topics in Global Security: Negotiating Peace in the African Great Lakes Region
Provided weekly logistical instructional support and mentored and evaluated students as a Graduate Assistant for Russell Feingold, Fall 2018

Political Science 362: African International Relations
Graded exams and final papers for Michael Schatzberg, Fall 2016


Guest Lectures

Legal Studies 450: Courts, Constitutionalism, and Human Rights
December 2020: “The Global Landscape of LGBTQ+ Rights.”

Legal Studies 400: Law, Sexuality, and Society
March 2020: “Criminal Punishment in the British Empire: Colonialism and Sex Laws in Tanzania.”

African Cultural Studies 277: Africa: An Introductory Survey
March 2019: “Gender and Sexuality in African Contexts.”


Professional Development

“Abolitionist Restorative Justice Workshop,” Two-part intensive training
Training to build solidarity within and across communities of color through engaging in liberated narratives, identifying and rejecting complicity in white supremacist culture, and collectively manifesting justice
Transformative Action Network, July-August 2020 (8 hours)

“Wiki Scholar Training,” Six-week immersive course
Course on how to research and write Wikipedia articles on state responses to the COVID-19 pandemic
Wiki Education, June-July 2020

“Remote Readiness,” Five-part webinar for transitioning to online instruction
Access and Accessibility, Assessment and Activities, Communication and Collaboration, Content and Sharing, Course Outcomes and Storyboarding
University of Wisconsin-Madison, March 2020 (7.5 hours)

“Indigenous Political Science: Opportunities for Innovation and Inclusion” Pre-Conference Short Course
American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, August 2019 (4 hours)

“Accessibility and Inclusivity in the Classroom Workshop”
College of Letters and Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison, November 2018 (1 hours)

“Graduate Assistant Equity Workshop”
Graduate School, University of Wisconsin-Madison, September 2017 (3 hours)