PDF of Teaching Portfolio, including Student Evaluations




Lecturer (UC Berkeley, Political Science Dept.)

As lecturer for these courses, I created the syllabi, lectured three times a week, met with students weekly and advised my teaching assistants on a weekly basis about how to run their classes as well as how to evaluate the students’ work. 

History of Renaissance & Early Modern Political Thought(Fall 2018, 108 Students)

History of Modern Political Thought(Spring 2018, 162 Students)


Teaching Assistant (UC Berkeley, Political Science Dept.)

As a teaching assistant, I was responsible for two weekly classes of 27 students each in which I reviewed the week’s lectures and assigned reading as well as leading the class in collaborative small group learning exercises. I was also responsible for grading all papers and exams and giving extensive written feedback to students and working with them to improve their work. 

Ancient and Medieval Political Thought(Fall 2017, 54 Students)
Guest lecture: “Aristotle’s Constitutions (PoliticsBook IV Chs 2-4; 8-12)”

Ancient Political Thought (Fall 2014 and Fall 2012, 54 Students)
Guest lecture: “Plato’s RepublicBook II”

Early Modern History of Political Thought(Spring 2014, 54 Students)
Guest lecture: “Thomas Hobbes’s Leviathanand the laws of nature”

Gender and International Human Rights(Fall 2013, 54 Students)

Introduction to Political Theory(Spring 2013, 54 Students)
Guest lecture: “Susan Moller Okin’s critique of Rawls”


Teaching Assistant (Tufts University, Political Science Dept.)


For these courses I held bi-weekly review sessions, weekly office hours, and graded papers and exams. 

Introduction to Modern Political Thought(Spring 2009, Spring 2008, )
Rousseau’s Political Philosophy(Spring 2009)
Nietzsche’s Political Philosophy(Fall 2008)
Liberalism and Its Critics(Fall 2008)