Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University

Research Instructor & Director

           Sole instructor of weekly year-long senior thesis course on research methods.                                                                        Directed competitive undergraduate research program.                                                                                                                    Assisted students with IRB application process, international fieldwork, writing, and publication.

Department of Political Science, George Washington University

Section Leader

  • Course: Introduction to Comparative Politics, Lead Instructor: Dr. Chris Mitchell

Independently led two weekly discussion sections to cover themes and readings.                                         Evaluated the written work of 40 students in two discussion sections.                                                                      Designed and led workshops for students to read and comment on peers’ drafts.                                                   Lectured to 200 students on the contemporary history and political dynamics of the Middle East.

Teaching Assistant Specialized in Writing Pedagogy

  • Course: Comparative Politics of the Middle East, Lead Instructor: Dr. Nathan Brown
  • Course: International Security Politics, Lead Instructor: Dr. Eric Grynaviski

Assisted in assignment design to facilitate best practices of writing pedagogy, including scaffolded writing, multiple graded drafts, and peer review; lectured on the conventions of writing for political science.                 Designed and implemented workshops on concepts of structure, argumentation, and academic citation.     Graded written work and exams

Department Coordinator for Writing Pedagogy

Trained professors in writing pedagogy for political science                                                                                            Evaluated existing course offerings to ensure compliance with program requirements                                       Designed and led trainings in writing pedagogy for professors and graduate teaching assistants

Pedagogical Training

Over 100 hours training in writing pedagogy from the Writing in the Discipline (WID) program at George Washington University.