Teaching

University of North Carolina (2014-present)

ENGL 129: Lynching in American Literature and Culture
English and Comparative Literature elective satisfying cultural diversity core requirement

ENGL 129: Slavery and the Holocaust in American Fiction and Film
English and Comparative Literature elective satisfying cultural diversity core requirement

ENGL 144: From Hunger Games to Handmaids’ Tales: Dystopian Fictions and Futures
English and Comparative Literature elective on topics in popular genres

ENGL 367: The God(s) of Slavery: Religious Experience in Early African-American Literature
English and Comparative Literature elective satisfying African American Literature to 1930 major elective

ENGL 411: Holocaust Literatures in Translation
English and Comparative Literature elective on topics in memory and literature

ENGL 762: America’s Strange Fruit: Lynching in Literature and Culture
Graduate-level English and Comparative Literature elective in cultural studies

CONTINUING ED: The Inkling Prophet of Oxford: C.S. Lewis as Academic, Apologist, and Artist
Open enrollment short-term course offered through the Friday Center continuing education program

National Taiwan University of Science & Technology (2016)

Introduction to College Writing
100-level composition course introducing academic genres through an analysis of intellectual history and political discourse

Introduction to Public Speaking
100-level communications course introducing core concepts, contexts, and strategies for effective public speaking and presenting

University of Illinois (2009-14)

Composition

Basic Composition: Preparing for College
Precollege-level composition course for a summer bridge program supporting incoming low-income African-American students

The Internet as Public Sphere: Writing the Worldwide Web
100-level blended composition course with instruction split equally between in-person and online environments

Writing Slums: Squatters in First and Third World Megacities
100-level composition course introducing academic genres through the rhetoric of contemporary political controversies

Writing Genocide: Answering America’s “Never Again”
100-level composition course introducing academic genres through the rhetoric of contemporary political controversies

Communities, Technology, and the Stakes of Digital Social Media
100-level multimedia composition course required for students doing community internships as a part of the Chicago Civic Leadership Certificate Program

Understanding Rhetoric: Rhetoric In-the-World and Online
100-level multimedia composition course required for students doing community internships as a part of the Chicago Civic Leadership Certificate Program

Rhetoric and Public Life: Writing for Social Change
300-level capstone composition course for students doing community internships as a part of the Chicago Civic Leadership Certificate Program

Film

Introduction to Film: Understanding Movies
100-level English elective and Moving Image Arts core course designed to provide a broad overview of film theory and strategies

Nazisploitation!: Holocaust Perpetrators in American Film
100-level English elective on contemporary topics in film and culture