Teaching

2017 – present
Scholar in Residence/ Postdoctoral Fellow, Reed College (English Department)

  • Global Intimacies
  • Plot and Plantation: Resistance, Flight, and Narrative Form

2016-2017
Adjunct Lecturer, The College of Staten Island (English Department)
Adjunct Instructor, The Harry Van Arsdale Center for Labor Studies of SUNY

  • College Writing: The Story of the Smartphone
  • College Writing and Effective Communication for Paraprofessionals

2015
Recipient of the Diana Colbert Innovative Teaching Prize 

Award description: “The [Graduate Center] English Program offers an annual Innovative Teaching Prize in memory of Diana Colbert.  Diana, a student in our Program from 2006-2011, is remembered for her brilliance as a scholar, her dedication and creativity as a teacher, and her kindness and empathy towards her classmates in the Ph.D. Program in English.  She loved teaching CUNY undergraduates, with a particular gift for supporting students struggling with college-level work.

The Diana Colbert Innovative Teaching Prize honors excellence in course design in three areas close to Diana’s heart: nineteenth-century literature and culture, African American literature and Africana studies, and politics and literature.”


2014-2015 
Adjunct Lecturer/Teaching Fellow, Queens College (English Department)

  • Global Intimacies
  • College Writing: Diasporic Notes in North American Culture
  • Race, Across History and Genre

2013-2014 
Writing Across the Curriculum Fellow, Baruch College

Description: I provided consultation and faculty support in developing writing assignments, and in employing methods of Writing-Across-the-Disciplines pedagogy. I provided yearlong writing support for students of Baruch’s “Great Works” course. In addition to regularly posting on Baruch’s Communication-Across-the-Curriculum blog (cac.ophony.org), I organized writing workshops for students and faculty. A detailed description of my work at Baruch can be found here.


2010-2013
Adjunct Lecturer/Teaching Fellow, City College (English Department)

  • Introduction to Literary Study
  • Representative Writers of the Renaissance
  • Representative Writers of the Romantic Period
  • Critical Reading and Writing II
  • World Humanities
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