Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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Primary Instructor

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

In teaching, I strive to foster discussion and use my exams and essays as a tool to practice critical thinking and analysis and encourage students to apply concepts covered in class to new contexts.

 

POLI 130: Introduction to Comparative Politics

January 10- May 3, 2019
August 20 - December 4, 2019

In this course, I survey comparative politics in three sections. In the first section of the course, we discuss two key questions: (1) What is a democracy? and (2) How do countries democratize? In the second part of the course, we cover democratic backsliding and varieties of non-democratic regimes. Finally, this course analyzes special topics in comparative politics ranging from colonialism and post colonialism to globalization and the European Union to corruption and clientelism.

Graduate Teaching Assistant

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

POLI 789: Game Theory I

Spring 2017
Spring 2018

In this course, I served as a teaching assistant for Anna Bassi. I lead a lab section within the class time focused on how to walk through solving different types of game theoretic models, reviewing necessary mathematical skills, and formal notation. I also created and typed answer keys for each problem set that I covered during class.

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

POLI 130: Introduction to Comparative Politics

Fall 2015
Fall 2016

In this course I served as a Teaching Assistant under both Rahsaan Maxwell (2015) and Andrew Reynolds (2016). I lead three recitation sections focusing on discussion of the course material and drawing connections between the case studies covered in lecture and core concepts from their readings.

POLI 238: Introduction to Latin American Politics

Spring 2016
Fall 2017

In this course I served as a teaching assistant under Cecilia Martinez-Gallardo. I lead three recitation sections focused on reinforcing material and discussion about readings and lecture. I emphasized drawing connections and applying ideas to specific cases in Latin America.