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I have had the privilege to teach and assist in several courses at the University of Chicago. He
re's an overview in reverse chronological order:
  • "The Business of Entertainment," Von Holst Prize Lecturer (Spring 2014): designed and taught a History Colloquium, a course that introduces third-year history majors to research and writing methods through the in-depth study of a specific topic, in this case, entertainment. You can now check out the syllabus here, our Zotero group library here, and what's left of our Twitter feed at this link (students responded to readings with the hashtag #h29646): https://twitter.com/search?q=%23h29646.
  • “Introduction to Latin American Civilizations I: Pre-Columbian and Early Colonial Latin America,” teaching assistant to Prof. Emilio Kourí (Fall 2013): planned and facilitated weekly discussion section of 25 students, created assignments, and graded exams.
  • “Problems in the Study of Gender,” co-instructor with Prof. Rachel Jean-Baptiste (Winter 2013): collaborated in the planning, grading, and teaching of Gender Studies introductory course.
  • Bessie Pierce Prize Preceptor, History Department (Fall 2012 – Spring 2013): planned and taught a 1-quarter methodology and historiography seminar for History seniors, as well as guided students in writing their BA thesis throughout the year. Here's the Zotero group library we built: http://www.zotero.org/groups/hist_29801-03.
  • “Introduction to Latin American Civilizations III: The Long Twentieth Century,” teaching assistant to Prof. Dain Borges (Spring 2011): planned and facilitated, partially in Spanish, weekly discussion section of 25 students, plus created and graded exams/assignments.
  • “Introduction to Latin American Civilizations II: Colonialism and Independence,” teaching assistant to Prof. Valeria Manzano (Winter 2011): planned and facilitated weekly discussion section of 21 students, as well as helped create and grade exams/assignments.
Before beginning my graduate program, I also taught action civics to high school students as a program coordinator for an incredible Chicago nonprofit, Mikva Challenge.  While in college, I founded and facilitated Interact, a program that brought Princeton University students into Trenton, NJ, high schools as instructors of international affairs.  Outside of the classroom, I taught and choreographed flamenco for five years at the University of Chicago.