Associate Professor, Psychology (Summer 2015)
Instructor of record for Psyc103: Principles of Behavior.
UCSD Outreach Teacher Training Program (2013 – present)
Developing curriculum for implementation of three full neuroscience lessons in high school classrooms, piloting these lessons, and securing funding.
The College Classroom Course (Winter 2015)
Completed a 10-week course on the fundamentals of active teaching in an undergraduate classroom.
Visiting Educator at High Tech High San Marcos (Winter 2015)
Designed and taught a six-week module, “Neuroscience Tools & Societal Impacts,” to three junior biology classes.
NSF GK-12 Socrates Fellow (2012-2013)
Collaborated with high school biology teacher to develop curricula, teach classes, and design a project that translates doctoral research to students. Included a month-long summer course on pedagogy and active learning.
UC San Diego, Dept. of Neuroscience Teaching Assistant (Fall 2012)
Assisted with Neuroscience 200A, Molecular & Cellular Neuroscience.
Northampton County Jail, Music Therapy Class Coordinator (2008-2011)
Created and implemented lesson plans for weekly music class meetings, organized and trained volunteers.
Santa Cruz County Jail, Kathryn W. Davis Projects for Peace Fellow (Summer 2009)
Taught weekly computer, book & film, and art classes with female inmates.