Since my PhD candidacy, I have taught courses in the histories of Latin America, the Americas, and the world, as well as on digital history, historical methodology, architecture, and gender studies. Please click on the headings below to learn more about each course.
Digitizing Immigration History (Wabash College)
Introduction to historical digital methods and criticism, culminating in original, collaborative research on the history of immigration in the US.
Digital History (U. Scranton)
Introduction for first-year history majors to the discipline and digital methods. Please note that the projects below are unedited student work.
Fall 2017 blog and final projects: http://sites.scranton.edu/hist190/
2019-2020 final projects: https://sites.google.com/view/latinxscranton/hist190
Website to which 2021 and 2022 courses contributed: https://digitalprojects.scranton.edu/s/rememberingblackness/page/home
Colonial Latin America (U. Scranton)
Introduction to the history of Latin America before national independences, including Indigenous societies.
Students in Fall 2017 collaborated with the Lackawanna Historical Society to produce oral histories of Latin American immigrants in Scranton: https://sites.google.com/view/latinxscranton/home
Modern Latin America (U. Scranton)
Introduction to the history of Latin America after national independences.
Race in Latin America (U. Scranton)
Upper-division seminar analyzing how ideas about race have changed and affected the lived experiences of Latin Americans. Students worked together to interactively present what they learned as part of the Multicultural Center's Food for Thought series.
Course blog: http://sites.scranton.edu/hist327/
Spring 2018 syllabus: https://www.dropbox.com/s/oawn8rdd5hbjr6k/HIST327_syllabus_20180306.pdf?dl=0
Gender and Family in Latin America (U. Scranton)
Lower-division seminar on the history of gender and sexuality in the Americas.
The Craft of the Historian (U. Scranton)
Sophomore-level course introducing history majors to the methods and philosophy of the discipline. Focused on the history of the birth of the metropolis around the turn of the twentieth century.
Fall 2016 syllabus: https://www.dropbox.com/s/51z97adjt3805jk/HIST140_syllabus20161018.pdf?dl=0
The Business of Entertainment (Von Holst Prize Lecturer, Spring 2014, U. Chicago)
Introduced third-year history majors to research and writing methods through the in-depth study of a specific topic, in this case, entertainment.
Zotero group library: https://www.zotero.org/groups/256816/hist_29646_the_business_of_entertainment
What's left of our Twitter feed (students responded to readings with the hashtag #h29646): https://twitter.com/search?q=%23h29646
Senior Seminar (Bessie Pierce Prize Preceptor, Fall 2012–Spring 2013, U. Chicago)
Planned and taught a 1-quarter methodology and historiography seminar for History seniors, as well as guided students in writing their BA theses throughout the year.
Zotero group library: http://www.zotero.org/groups/hist_29801-03
Problems in the Study of Gender (co-instructor with Prof. Rachel Jean-Baptiste, Winter 2013, U. Chicago)
Collaborated in the planning, grading, and teaching of Gender Studies introductory course.
Interdisciplinary Design Studio (co-instructor with Prof. Mario Gandelsonas, Fall 2018, Princeton)
Introduction for Urban Studies students to architecture and urban design through projects based in São Paulo.
Before beginning my graduate program, I 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 the classroom, I taught and choreographed flamenco for five years at the University of Chicago.