Courses Taught

Faculty, Chico State University Philosophy & Religious Studies (2019-)
PHIL 209               The Meaning of Life (40)
PHIL 327               Health Ethics (23)
PHIL/RELS339  Confronting the Animal: Theory, Culture & Practice (30, 30)
PHIL 341               Justice & Global Issues (23)

Lecturer, UC Davis American Studies, English, Comparative Literature (2016-)
AMS 55                  Food in American Culture (40, 40, 265, 40, 250, 40, 250)
AMS 155               Eating in America (80, 80)
AMS 157               Animals in American Culture (40, 80, 80)
AMS 25                  The United States as a Business Culture (40, 40)
ENL 149                 Eco Disney (35)
ENL 160                 Film as Narrative: Eco-Disaster Capitalism (80)
ENL 3                       Introduction to Literature (25, 25)
COM 3                    Introduction to Literature: The Modern Crisis (25)

Assistant Professor, Ashford University (2016-19)
ENG 225                Introduction to Film (35 students, 20+ sections)
ENG 125                Introduction to Literature (35 students, 20+ sections)
ENG 202                American Literature After 1865 (10, 10)
ENG 346                British Literature, Romantic-Modernism (10)

Postdoctoral Fellow, Rice University (2015-16)
HURC 310            Cinematics: The Ecological Paradigm (30)
FWIS 131              First-Year Writing: Texts Against Humanity (15)

Associate Instructor, UC Davis Comparative Literature (2009-15) 
COM 4                    Nonhuman Forms “after” 1945: The Age(s) of M.A.D. (25, 25, 25)
COM 4                    What is a Text? Nonhuman Genres since Dracula (25, 25, 25)
COM 4                    Contemporary Literature: Global Environments (25, 25, 25, 25)
COM 3                    Nonhuman objects of the long 19th century (25)
COM 1                    Ecological Sense in the Ancient World (25, 25, 25)

Teaching Associate, San Francisco State University Humanities (2006-07) 
HUM 225              Values in American Life (50, 50)

Instructor, UC Davis Extension International English Programs (2010-)
Intercultural Research Project
Research Paper
Advanced Composition
US Society & Culture
Intermediate Composition
Expressions & Idioms
Academic Preparation Skills
Reading & Vocabulary