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Teaching Vision

 As a teacher of politics, I see my task as creating spaces for students to frame both a normative and empirical foundation for dealing with questions of power, justice, identity, equality, and freedom. I am interested in developing students’ capacity to argue cogently, persuasively, and synthetically, as well as teaching them about the state of the art research in the field, employing both qualitative and quantitative methods.

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Teaching Experience

As Instructor of Record

University of British Columbia

Issues in International Conflict Management: Armed Group Governance (Spring 2024)

Problems in International Relations: Armed Conflict (Spring 2024) [syllabus]

Political Violence, State Fragility, and State-Building (Fall 2023) [syllabus]


Simon Fraser University

Research Methods in International Studies, Simon Fraser University (Fall 2023) [syllabus]

State Fragility and Reconstruction, Simon Fraser University (Fall 2022, Summer 2023) [syllabus]


Baruch College, City University of New York

Civil Wars and Peacebuilding (Spring 2021) [syllabus]

Introduction to Comparative Politics (Spring 2021) [syllabus]

The United States in the Age of Globalization (Winter 2020, Winter 2021) [syllabus]

Lehman College, City University of New York

Democracy and its Critics, Lehman College (Fall 2017, Fall 2018) [syllabus]

Politics and Culture, Lehman College (Fall 2016, Fall 2017) [syllabus]

As Teaching Assistant at the University of Michigan ICPSR summer program

Causal Inference for the Social Sciences II, 2023 (Sebastian Calonico and Gonzalo Vazquez-Bare)

Causal Inference for the Social Sciences, 2023 (Jake Bowers and Thomas Leavitt)

Regression III – Advanced Methods, 2022 (David Armstrong)

Simultaneous Equation Models, 2022, 2021 (Sandy Marquart-Pyatt)

Causal Inference, 2020 (Jake Bowers)

Maximum Likelihood Estimation, 2020 (Robert Lupton)

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