Graduate Student Instructor - University of Michigan
Developed, taught, and lead laboratory exercises and field trips for various classes focused on introducing geologic concepts such as (i) Rock identification, plate tectonics, and structure of the Earth, (ii) Depositional environment interpretation and stratigraphic geochronology, (iii) Stress, stain, and structural deformation, and (iv)Basic geological field methods including: mapping, structural analysis, stratigraphic interpretation, and geomorphic responses using LiDAR surveys in cooperation with UNAVCO.
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant - University of Arizona
As a senior undergraduate student I helped to run labs and field trips, and held office hours for tutoring related to class activities and homework.
Teaching Development Workshops
Pathways to Scientific Teaching (participant): February 2020
Two day workshop lead by Diane Ebert-May hosted by the Postdoc Teaching Opportunities Program at UC Berkeley
Adapting Active Learning Strategies in your courses (participant): July 2019
Two day workshop lead by Drs. Rachel Teasdale and David McConnell during the Earth Educators Rendez-vous
Earth Educators Rendez-vous (participant): July 2019
Hosted by Tennessee State and Vanderbilt Universities this 5th annual workshop and meeting brings together students, educators and researchers to discover and become involved with opportunities relating to teaching and learning Earth Science
Preparing Future Faculty (participant): May 2018
Hosted by the University of Michigan Center for Teaching and Learning this month-long seminar helps graduate students prepare to pursue and succeed in faculty careers by providing workshops and activities on topics such as: effective teaching for a diverse student body, current issues in higher education, tenure and faculty work-life, and the job market.
Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award: (2018)
Awarded at the annual John & Ruth Dorr Memorial Awards Dinner for innovative and enthusiastic teaching.