Teaching

Teaching experience

Classes

Tools of the Trade (Course Number ENE 198-02). Instructor.

Graduate-level course, 12 students

Energy and Resources Group

University of California, Berkeley

Fall 2009

•   Sole instructor and grader for graduate-level survey of mathematics and basic physics, including linear algebra, statistics, differential and integral calculus, differential equations, and thermodynamics

Introductory Statistics. Teaching assistant.

Undergraduate course, 200 students

Department of Natural Resources Economics

University of Massachusetts

Fall 2001 and Spring 2002

Physics Teaching Assistant and Departmental Tutor

Amherst College, 1995-98

•   Grader for Advanced Electromagnetism (1997)

•   Laboratory Assistant for Classical Mechanics (1997)

•   Grader and problem section Teaching Assistant for Electromagnetism (1996)

•   Tutor for Classical Mechanics, Electromagnetism (1995-1998)

Mentored Students

PhD committee member

2018             Jehová Lourenco, Jr., Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Departamento de Ciências Biológicas, Vitória, ES, Brazil

Masters adviser

2018              Jennifer Marie Hanson, University of Arizona masters student

Other graduate student and undergraduate mentoring

2018              Jesus Quinn, University of Arizona undergraduate (3 credits, independent study)

2017              Laura Mchugh, University of Arizona masters student

2012-2017    Henry Houskeeper, University of California, Santa Cruz undergraduate/graduate student

2015              Colin Michael Lynch, University of Arizona, undergraduate (1 credit)

2013-2015    Carlea Anne Winkler, University of California, Berkeley undergraduate in semester Mo’orea field course (IB: C158, “Biology and Geomorphology of Tropical Islands”)

2012-2015    Natalie Lowell, University of California, Berkeley graduate

2012-2014    Mark Wilber, Georgetown University graduate

2012              Brynn Cook, University of California, UC Berkeley undergraduate

2012              Charlotte Levy, Skidmore College undergraduate

2011              Arianne Messerman, Kenyon College undergraduate

2010              Deborah Bartholomew, University of Arkansas undergraduate

Lectures and field trips

Geospatial Data Workshop in R. Data Carpentry workshop, co-organized with Tyson Swetnam. November 10-11, 2018.

The Gray Pine/chaparral ecosystem: a fire ecology story. Instructor/field trip leader (one-day trip). Field trip to Mount Diablo for UC Berkeley Alumni (group of 12). April 10, 2015.

Ecology from populations to ecosystems. Instructor/field trip leader (one-day trip). Field trip to Mount Diablo for the Renaissance School, middle-school class, Oakland, CA. December 2014.

Empirical evidence of climate change. Guest lecturer.

Western State College of Colorado continuing education program for high school teachers. Gothic, Colorado. July 2009.

Biology of Birds. Instructor.

Summer community outreach workshop. Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory. Gothic, Colorado. July 2010.

Volunteer environmental educator

Teatown Lake Reservation, Ossining, NY

Summers 1995-96

Field Technicians

I would be happy to provide references for any of the below (affiliations current at our time working together). Please contact me at my email address on this website.

Deborah Bartholomew, University of Arkansas undergraduate

Jessica Goddard, University of California Berkeley graduate student

Henry Houskeeper, University of California, Santa Cruz graduate

Anya Kamenskaya, University of California

Natalie Lowell, University of California, Berkeley graduate

Arianne Messerman, Kenyon College undergraduate

Mark Wilber, Georgetown University graduate/ UC Santa Barbara PhD student