TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

Linfield College

Assistant Professor, Department of English: Fall 2018 – Present

 

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Instructor, Department of English and Comparative Literature: Fall 2016 – Spring 2017

Instructor, Department of English and Comparative Literature: Spring 2013 – Spring 2015

Instructor, School of Romance Languages, Department of Spanish: Fall 2011 – Spring 2015

 

Universidad de Sevilla (Spain)

Instructor, Department of British and North American Literature: Fall 2015 – Spring 2016

Instructor, Department of Education: Fall 2015

 

Seminario Metropolitano de Sevilla (Spain)

Instructor, English as a Second Language Program: Fall 2015

 

 

COURSES TAUGHT

 

Linfield University

 

Instructor of Record

 

Arab / Muslim / Terrorist (Fall 2019)

300-level special topics course on Arab and Muslim diasporic studies

 

Puritans to Postmoderns (Spring 2019)

200-level American literature survey with emphasis on less-commonly taught literatures

 

Inquiry Seminar: Races of the Future, the Future of Race (Fall 2018)

First-year seminar investigating the intersection of critical race studies and speculative fiction

University of North Carolina, Department of English and Comparative Literature

 

Instructor of Record

 

Contemporary Arab American Literature (Spring 2017)

100-level elective examining Arab American novels, poetry, film, and comic books

 

Language Matters (Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Fall 2016)

100-level required rhetoric and composition course introducing academic writing in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities

 

Teaching Assistant

 

Intersectionality: Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Social Justice (Spring 2017)

200-level English, American Studies, and Political Science super-course addressing multiple modes of difference through an interdisciplinary framework

 

Movie Criticism: Re(why)nd (Spring 2015)

100-level elective introducing film analysis and film theory

 

History of the English Language (Spring 2014, Spring 2015)

300-level elective surveying the English language from Old English to the present  

 

Mixed Race America (Fall 2013, Fall 2014)

200-level service learning elective examining racial and ethnic communities in the United States

 

English in the USA (Spring 2013)

300-level elective covering the regional, social, and stylistic variations in the English language in the United States

 

University of North Carolina, School of Romance Languages, Department of Spanish

 

Instructor of Record

 

Spanish for High Beginners (Fall 2011 – Spring 2013)

100-level accelerated Spanish-language course with instruction split between in-person and online environments

 

Intermediate Spanish I (Fall 2013, Spring 2014)

200-level Spanish-language course expanding awareness of the Spanish-speaking world through readings and discussions of representative texts

 

Teaching Assistant

 

Spanish Sociolinguistics (Spring 2012)

300-level Spanish-language elective on contemporary language topics in linguistics, sociology, psychology, and communication studies

 

Universidad de Sevilla, Department of British and North American Literature

 

Instructor of Record

 

Survey of 19th-Century British Literature (Spring 2016)

Second-year survey of Romantic poetry and Victorian fiction (delivered in English)

 

20th-Century British Literature: James Joyce (Fall 2015)

Second-year course exploring James Joyce’s novels and short stories as postcolonial literature (delivered in English)

 

Universidad de Sevilla, Department of Education

 

Instructor of Record

 

Nuevas Iniciativas en la Tecnología y el Bilingüismo (Fall 2015)

Master’s-level course introducing pedagogical theories of writing, reading, speaking, and listening in bilingual education (delivered in Spanish)

 

Seminario Metropolitano de Sevilla

           

Instructor of Record

 

The Catholic Church in a Postmodern World (Fall 2015)

Advanced English-language conversation class on current controversies in Catholicism