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Courses Taught

As Primary Instructor:
 

  1. Individual Morality and Social Justice (UC Berkeley, Summer 2017) course materials
  2. Introduction to Philosophy: Mind-Body Problem (San Quentin State Prison, Fall 2016) course materials
  3. Introduction to Philosophy: Metaphysics (San Quentin State Prison, Summer 2015)
  4. Introduction to Philosophy: Epistemology (San Quentin State Prison, Spring 2014)
  5. Introduction to Philosophy: Early Modern (San Quentin State Prison, Spring 2013)

As Graduate Student Instructor:
 

  1. Individual Morality and Social Justice (Niko Kolodny, Spring 2017)
  2. Hume (Barry Stroud, Fall 2015)
  3. Philosophy of Society (John Searle, Spring 2015)
  4. Descartes (Tim Crockett, Fall 2014) explanatory footnotes on the Meditations
  5. Philosophy of Language (John Searle, Spring 2014)
  6. Philosophical Methods (Daniel Warren, Fall 2013)
  7. Introduction to Logic (Justin Bledin, Summer 2013)
  8. Modern Philosophy (Hannah Ginsborg, Spring 2013)
  9. Nature of Mind (John Campbell, Fall 2012)
  10. Metaphysics (Dan Gibberman, Summer 2012)
  11. Introduction to Moral and Political Philosophy (Bojana Mladenovic, Spring 2009)

Teaching Awards

Humanities Teaching Fellow, UC Berkeley, 2017

  • Awarded to approximately 0.1% of graduate student instructors.
    Selection based on student evaluations, in-person interview, faculty nomination, and Teaching Effectiveness Award Essay.
    (The fellowship involves leading a workshop for first-time teaching assistants. Here is my workshop lesson plan. For the good stuff, skip to page 7.)

Teaching Effectiveness Award, UC Berkeley, 2017

  • Awarded to approximately 0.5% of graduate student instructors.
    Selection based on classroom observation, faculty nomination, student evaluations, and short essay about teaching.
    (Here is my Teaching Effectiveness Award Essay, in which I describe a formative assessment that I use in introductory courses.) 

Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, UC Berkeley, 2015

  • Awarded to approximately 9% of graduate student instructors.
    Selection by philosophy faculty based on student evaluations and classroom observation.


Teaching Evaluations

Here are complete and unedited copies of teaching evaluations for every course that I have taught at Berkeley and San Quentin.