Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience

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Current Courses:

Adjunct Assistant Professor. English Department, Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus

  • “Texts and Contexts: Literature of Travel and Migration”: A self-designed introductory literature course in which students explore diverse works of literature within the course theme.
  •  “Composition and Rhetoric II,” a rigorous writing course that helps student develop college-level writing skills through a rhetorical approach to writing and a critical reading of non-fiction texts.
  • “Composition and Rhetoric I,” An introductory course, covering the basics of essay writing.

Adjunct Assistant Professor. English and Modern Languages Departments, Baruch College, The City University of New York. September 2017-Present.

  • “Great Works of World Literature II”: A rigorous course introducing students to major texts from the 17th century to the present.
  • “Great Works of World Literature I”: An introduction to literature, covering antiquity through the first half of the 17th century.

Part-time Online Instructor. Literature and Graduate Humanities Program, American Public University System.

  • Teach online courses, including: “U.S. Literature Since the Civil War,” “Humanities: Research, Study, and Use,” “Romantic and Industrial Revolutions.”
  • Interact with students daily through online forums and individual messages.

Past:

Adjunct Assistant Professor. English Department, York College, City University of New York

  • “Writing 302: Writing and Research for the Sciences, Technology, and Mathematics,” an upper-division writing course that helps science majors develop their writing skills while critically reading relevant journalistic and scholarly articles.
  • “English: 126: Composition II: Writing about Literature,” a progressive writing course that combines an introduction to literary interpretation and analysis with the development of college-level writing skills.

Adjunct Assistant Professor. English Department, St. John’s University, Queens Campus

  • “English 1100c: Literature in a Global Context” a self-design course introducing students to World Literature.

Adjunct Assistant Professor. English Department, Bronx Community College, City University of New York

September 2015- December 2015

  • Taught English 12 “Composition and Rhetoric II”: A second-semester writing course that helps students develop their writing by emphasizing the process of writing in response to other texts.

 Part-time Instructor. Lane Community College, Eugene, OR. Spring 2011-Spring 2014.

Taught the following courses from self-designed syllabi:

  • “Introduction to College Writing” : Introduces students to the fundamentals of college-level writing.
  • “Introduction to Academic Writing”: Focuses on the college essay with an emphasis on critical reading and thinking.
  • “Argument, Style, and Research”: The last course in the required sequence, emphasizing the writing of a substantial research essay.

Graduate Instructor. University of California, Irvine, Fall 2007-Spring 2009.

  • Taught “Critical Reading and Rhetoric” and “Argument and Research” as the sole instructor.

Graduate Instructor. Syracuse University Writing Program, Fall 2005-Spring 2006.

  • Taught an introductory composition course, “WRT 105: Analysis, Argument and Academic Writing” and a junior-level research course, “WRT 205: Critical Research.”

Teaching Assistant. Syracuse University Program in Judaic Studies, Fall 2004-Spring 2005.

  • Assisted in teaching introductory and junior-level literature courses.