I teach writing-intensive college-level classes in development, management, and sociology. From 2010-2017 I taught at Brown University, the Rhode Island School of Design, the IE School of Business, and at the Rhode Island Adult Correctional Institutions. I am currently an Assistant Professor teaching graduate coursework at the School for Global Inclusion and Social Development at UMASS Boston. 

PEDAGOGICAL TRAINING

  • Certificate Course #3: “Professional Development Seminar”, Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning, Brown University (2014-2015)

  • Certificate Course #2: “Course design: principles and practice”, Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning, Brown University (2014-2015)

  • Certificate Course #1:“Reflective Teaching: Identification and exploration of practices and beliefs about teaching”, Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning, Brown University (2013-2014)

TEACHING COMPETENCIES: 

  • Leadership

  • Organizational theory

  • Political sociology

  • Development sociology

  • Third sector and civil society issues

  • Social movements

  • Qualitative methods and ethnography

  • Academic writing

CLASSES TAUGHT

  • “Social Innovation in Domestic Contexts”, SGISD, UMASS Boston, Fall 2018

  • “Ethics and Professionalism in Global Inclusion and Social Development”, SGISD, UMASS Boston, Fall 2018

  • "Leadership for Global Inclusion and Social Development", SGISD, UMASS Boston, Spring 2018

  • "Globalization and Community", College Unbound/Rhode Island Adult Correctional Institution. Spring 2017

  • "Society and Culture in the Age of Globalization", Brown University and IE Business School (Spring 2016, Autumn 2016; Spring 2017)

  • "General Sociology", Rhode Island Adult Correctional Institution/Community College of Rhode Island, Men’s Medium Security Facility & Women's Facility (Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Summer 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016).

  • "Organizational Theories of the Third Sector and Civil Society", Brown University (Autumn 2014, Spring 2016).

  • "Introductory Sociology", Rhode Island School of Design, (Spring 2015)

  • "Social Problems", Rhode Island Adult Correctional Institution/Community College of Rhode Island, Men’s Medium Security Facility, (Autumn 2015). Read coverage of US Sen. Whitehouse's visit to the class here. Read the Senator's reflections here.

  • "Qualitative Research Methods", Brown University BEO special seminar (Summer 2012).

  • "Organizational Theories for the Public and Private Sector", Brown University, (Autumn 2011).”