If you come to one of my classes, you will find a warm, interactive, and exploratory scene, bustling with student activity. Yet while the class feels personal and fun, the students know exactly what is expected of them and how the class activities are helping them learn. As a teacher, my priorities are to foster students’ critical-thinking and develop their skills for self-directed, lifelong learning. I aim to empower students, not only with knowledge and concrete skills, but also with confidence and a sense of self-efficacy.
The four pillars of my teaching strategy are clear organization, active learning, affective connection, and leveraging diversity. Read more about my teaching philosophy...
- Environment, Natural Resources and Society (CES 248)
- Online version of Environment, Natural Resources and Society (CES 248)
- Introduction to Community and Environmental Sociology (CES 140)
- Foundations of Agroecology (Agroecology 375)
- Food Systems, Sustainability, and Climate Change (Envt St 400)