Teaching


"Education is that which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding." - Ambrose Bierce

For those interested, please see my teaching philosophy.


Classes offered regularly

1.  The Renaissance to the 20th Century (Introduction to Humanities Sequence). Syllabus.

2. The European Enlightenment. Syllabus.

3. Science and Society. Syllabus.

4. Introduction to Cultural Studies (Introduction to Science Studies). Syllabus.

5. Science in Cultural Context (Feminist philosophy of Science). Syllabus.


Previous Teaching Experience

1.  Introduction to Philosophy of Science, Teaching Assistant, University of Pittsburgh, September – December 2005: Designed and taught three recitation (discussion) sections. Syllabus.

2.  Mind and Medicine: Evolutionary Psychology, Teaching Assistant, University of Pittsburgh, January – April 2006: Designed and taught four recitation (discussion) sections. Syllabus.

3.  Myth and Science, Teaching Fellow (primary instructor), University of Pittsburgh, September – December 2007: Designed and taught a 2.5-hour lecture based class. Syllabus.

4.  Magic, Medicine, and Science, Teaching Fellow (primary instructor), University of Pittsburgh, January – April 2008; September – December 2009; Summer 2010: Designed and taught a 2.5-hour lecture based class (for summer 2010, twice weekly 3.5 hour class). Syllabus 1. Syllabus 2.

5.  Science and Religion, Teaching Fellow (primary instructor), University of Pittsburgh, January – April 2009: Designed and taught a twice weekly 75 minute lecture and discussion based class. Syllabus.

6. Morality and Medicine, Teaching Fellow (primary instructor), University of Pittsburgh, Septemberg - December 2011: Designed and taught a 2.5 hour lecture and discussion based class.  Syllabus.

7. Introduction to Philosophy, Lecturer, Eastern Tennessee State University, August – December 2012: Designed a taught a three times per week 55 minute lecture and discussion based class. Syllabus.

8. Science and the Modern World (Intro to HPS), Lecturer, Eastern Tennessee State University, August – December 2012: Designed a taught a three times per week 55 minute lecture and discussion based class. Syllabus.