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Teaching

Many moons ago, I taught middle school Special Education. While much has changed since then, my dedication to teaching and my conviction that education is a source of empowerment has not.

Courses I Would Be Excited to Teach
Introduction to IR (Undergraduate)
Introduction to Comparative Politics (Undergraduate)
Probability Theory (Undergraduate)
Civil War & Ethnic Conflict (Undergraduate and Graduate)
The Politics of Terrorism (Undergraduate and Graduate)
Introduction to Linear Regression (Graduate)
Transparent Research Design (Graduate)
Computational Techniques for Social Science (Graduate)
Ending Civil Wars (Graduate)

Undergraduate Classes I Will Be Teaching at USC
Terrorism and Counterterrorism (Fall 2019)
Violent Conflict (Spring 2020)

Previous Experience Mentoring Undergraduate Students
Student Mentoring and Research Teams (1 student)
Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (8 students)

Undergraduate research mentee Michael Obuchi presenting collaborative research project

Previous Courses I Served as a Teaching Assistant for
The Scientific Study of International Conflict (Undergraduate, Fall 2015)

U.S. Foreign Policy in East Asia (Undergraduate, Spring 2015)

Introduction to International Relations (Undergraduate, Fall 2014)
– Winner of the Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award