Teaching

INTERESTS

  • Classics (Greek & Latin), Antiquity, & Reception
  • Science & Technology Studies
  • Science, Medicine, & Rhetoric
  • Literary & Cultural Theory
  • World Literature & Comparative Literature (Scandinavian, European, South American, African, & Migrant literatures)
  • Early Modern History & Literature (Shakespeare, Scientific Revolution & Technology, English Civil War, The Royal Society, & Natural Philosophy)
  • Modernism (British, American, & Continental European)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Faculty, Columbia College 2015-current

  • Various courses in Literary Studies, History, Writing & Composition, as well as high school English.

Lecturer, World Literature, Simon Fraser University, 2011 to 2012

  • WL 301W: Advanced Composition, “Exercises of Power: Powerful Writing and Writing Under Power,” Jan-Apr 2012.
  • WL 100: Introduction to World Literature, “Literature of Contact and Conflict,” Jan-Apr 2012.
  • EXPL 160: Introduction to Research and Interpretation in the Arts, Jan-Apr 2012.
  • WL 100: Introduction to World Literature, “Literature of Contact and Conflict,” Sep-Dec 2011.
  • WL 100: Introduction to World Literature, “Literature of Contact and Conflict.” (Global Issues student cohort) Sep-Dec 2011.
  • EXPL 120: Explorations in Society, “Perspectives on the Self in Society.” Sep-Dec 2011.

Sessional Instructor, Simon Fraser University, 2009 to 2013

  • WL 303: Global Culture and Its Others, “From Imperialism to Globalization,” May-Aug 2013.
  • WL 104: Modern World Literature, “The Self in Modern Literature,” Jan-Apr 2011.
  • WL 202: North/South, “Modernism in Europe & South America,” Sep-Dec 2010.
  • WL 102: Introduction to World Literatures, “The Hero Figure,” Jan-Apr 2010.
  • WL 202: North/South, “Modernism in Europe & South America,” Sep-Dec 2009.

Adjunct Professor, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 2011-2016

  • HIST 2233: The Modern World. Jan-May 2016.
  • HIST 1215: World History since 1500. Jan-May 2016.
  • HIST 1214: World History to 1500. Sep-Dec 2015.
  • ENGL 3056: Modernism. May-Jul 2015.
  • HIST 1214: World History to 1500. May-Jul 2015.
  • CORE 1001: Perspectives on the Individual. Jan-Apr 2015.
  • HIST 1215: World History since 1500. Jan-Apr 2015.
  • HIST 1214: World History to 1500. Sep-Dec 2014.
  • COMM 3102: History of Communications. Jan-May 2013.
  • HIST 1214: World History to 1500. Jan-May 2013.
  • ENGL 3387: World Literature. Sep-Dec 2012. (co-taught with Julie Okot Bitek)
  • ENWR 1102: Academic Research and Writing. Sep-Dec 2012.

Adjunct Lecturer, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 2009 to 2011

  • HIST 1102: World Civilizations II. May-Jul 2011.
  • CORE 1006: The Global Challenge. May-Jul 2011.
  • CORE 1006: The Global Challenge. May-Jul 2011.
  • CORE 2007: Perspectives on the Individual. Jan-Apr 2011.
  • HIST 1101: World Civilizations I. Jan-Apr 2011.
  • HIST 1102: World Civilizations II. Jan-Apr 2011.
  • CORE 1006: The Global Challenge. Sep-Dec 2010.
  • HIST 1101: World Civilizations I. Sep-Dec 2010.
  • HIST 1102: World Civilizations II. Sep-Dec 2010.
  • CORE 2007: Perspectives on the Individual. May-Aug 2010.
  • HIST 1101: World Civilizations I. May-Aug 2010.
  • FRSH 1000: Freshman Seminar. May-Aug 2010.
  • SOCI 2243: Sociology of Science & Technology. Jan-Apr 2010.
  • SOCI 1201: Introduction to Sociology. Jan-Apr 2010.
  • COMM 2099: Professional Communication. Sep-Dec 2009.
  • EPS 1101: Introduction to Business Communication. Sep-Dec 2009.

Sessional Instructor, University of Alberta, 2006 to 2009

  • ENGL 101: Introduction to Literature. May-Jun 2009.
  • ENGL 108: Introduction to Language and Literature for Nursing Students. May-Jun 2009.
  • ENGL 199: Essentials of Writing for Engineering Students). Jan-Apr 2009.
  • ENGL 199: Essentials of Writing for Engineering Students. Jan-Apr 2009.
  • CLIT 201: Literature of the European Tradition I. Sep-Dec 2008.
  • CLIT 352: Film, Literature, Theory & the Arts “Technology and Film”. Jul-Aug 2008.
  • ENGL 199: Essentials of Writing for Engineering Students. Jan-Apr 2008.
  • CLIT 206: Introduction to Literary Theory. Sep-Dec 2007.
  • ENGL 199: Essentials of Writing for Engineering Students. Sep-Dec 2007.
  • ENGL 105: Readings in Prose. Jan-Feb 2007.
  • ENGL 199: Essentials of Writing for Engineering Students. Sept-Dec 2006.
  • ELLA 17: “Ask Your Pharmacist” A Survey of Pharmacy History in Canada. May 2006.

Teaching Assistant, University of Alberta, 2002-2008

  • SOCI 325: Youth & Crime. Jan-Apr 2008.
  • CLIT 353: Fairy Tales & Folk Tales. Sep-Dec 2006.
  • CLAS 102: Classical Mythology. Sep-Dec 2002.

Sessional Instructor, MacEwan University, 2007 to 2009

  • ENGL 101: Introduction to Literature. May-Jun 2009. (6 cr)
  • ENGL 108: Introduction to Language and Literature for Nursing Students. May-Jun 2009.
  • ENGL 101: Introduction to Literature II. Jan-Apr 2009.
  • ENGL 101: Introduction to Literature I. Sep-Dec 2008.
  • ENGL 111: Introduction to Literature for Professional Programs. Jul-Aug 2008.
  • ENGL 111: Introduction to Literature for Professional Programs. Sep-Dec 2008.
  • ENGL 111: Introduction to Literature for Professional Programs. Sep-Dec 2007.
  • ENGL 108: Introduction to Language & Literature for Nursing Students. Sep-Dec 2007.
  • Sessional Instructor, University of Lethbridge, 2009
  • ENGL 1900: Introduction to Literature. May-Jun 2009.

Sessional Instructor, Athabasca University, 2008

  • ENGL 212: Poetry & Plays. Sep-Dec 2008.
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