Teaching

I have taught a range of US and Latin American history courses at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Georgia. For my statement of teaching philosophy, teaching portfolio, or other materials, please contact me.


COMPREHENSIVE EXAM FIELDS

(Nine total fields: four passed in Fall 2010, five passed in Spring 2015)

Modern American History (Bethany Moreton)
Early American History (Stephen Mihm)
Modern Latin American History (Pamela Voekel)
Religion in Latin America (Reinaldo Roman)
US and the World (Daniel Sargent)
US and Latin America (Richard Candida-Smith)
Colonial Latin American History (Margaret Chowning)
Colonial US History (Mark Peterson)
Anthropology of Christianity (Charles Hirshkind)

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE


Department of History, University of California

Teaching Assistant, 2013-2015

Civil Rights and Social Movements in the United States (Spring 2015)
The U.S. from Civil War to Present (Spring 2014)
The U.S. from Settlement to Civil War (Fall 2013)

Department of History, University of Georgia
Instructor of Record, 2011
American History since 1865 (Summer 2011)

Department of History, University of Georgia
Teaching Assistant, 2007-2011
Latin America since 1800 (2 semesters, 2010-2011)
American History since 1865 (4 semesters, 2008-2010)
American History to 1865 (2 semesters, 2007-2008)


TEACHING AWARDS

Vipperman Teaching Assistantship Award, Department of History, University of Georgia, 2011
University-wide Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, University of Georgia, 2009


GUEST LECTURES


“Can the Centre Hold: Revolutionary Mexico,” Modern Latin American History, University of Georgia, Spring 2011
“The Age of Jackson,” American History to 1865, University of Georgia, Fall 2008


TEACHING INTERESTS


Introductory Surveys
American History to 1865
American History since 1865
Modern Latin American History (since 1800)
The U.S. & the World
Religion in American History

Upper-Level / Graduate Seminars
Empire and the Americas, 1898-Present
Vice and Virtue in Modern America
Global Visions of American Social Movements
Settler Colonialism and Immigration in America
Race and Ethnicity in Modern US History
To Save the World: NGOs and International Development in the 20th Century
In the Name of Humanity: Humanitarianism and Human Rights