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Teaching Experience

I look forward to designing and developing relevant courses for students that promote modern literacies and address key current issues. A list of courses under development can be found below.

Courses Taught

Elementary Psychology

(PSYC 1101) 3 credits, undergraduate level, University of Georgia

Spring 2023 | Enrollment 262 | face-to-face (Course evaluation)

Fall 2022 | Enrollment 147 | face-to-face (Course evaluation)

Research Methods in Psychology

(PSYC 3980) 3 credits, undergraduate level, University of Georgia

Spring 2022 | Enrollment 32 | face-to-face (Course evaluation)

Summer 2020 | Enrollment 29 | online asynchronous (Course evaluation)

Developmental Psychology

(PSYC 4220) 3 credits, undergraduate level, University of Georgia

May 2021 | Enrollment 16 | hybrid online and face-to-face (Course evaluation)

Neuropsychology

Creative Scholars Program, University of Georgia

Summer 2021 | Enrollment 14 | face-to-face 

Intensive summer study program for gifted students

Graduate Teaching Seminar

(GRSC 7770) 3 credits, graduate level, University of Georgia

Fall 2021 | Enrollment 22 | face-to-face (Course evaluation)

Fall 2020 | Enrollment 12 | face-to-face (Course evaluation)

Team taught with Dr. Kacy Morris in collaboration with the Center for Teaching and Learning.

Course provides pedagogical training and teaching support to graduate students.

Research Analysis Laboratory
Instructor

(PSYC 3990) 3 credits, undergraduate level, University of Georgia

Spring 2020 | Enrollment 35 | onset of COVID-19, pivot to online learning (Course evaluation)

Team taught laboratory section for Dr. Michelle vanDellen's statistical theory course

Fall 2019 | Enrollment 34 | face-to-face (Course evaluation)

Team taught laboratory section for Dr. John Achee's statistical theory course

The Brain, Intelligence,
and Creativity

TIP Summer Program, Duke University

Summer 2019 | Enrollment 14 | face-to-face intensive study (Teaching evaluation)

Intensive summer study program for gifted students

Teaching Assistant Experience

Research Methods in Psychology

(PSYC 3980) 3 credits, undergraduate level, University of Georgia

Spring 2021 | Enrollment 34 | online

Faculty mentor: Tori Vratnina-Smoot, PhD

Cognitive Psychology

(PSYC 4100) 3 credits, undergraduate/honors level, University of Georgia

Spring 2021 | Enrollment 160 | face-to-face 

Faculty mentor: Dr. Kara Dyckman

Supervised the honors option and mentored honors projects for 12 students

Developmental Psychology

(PSYC 4220) 3 credits, undergraduate level, University of Georgia

Fall 2020 | Enrollment 30 | face-to-face 

Summer 2019 | Enrollment 30 | face-to-face

Faculty mentor: Dr. Tori Vratnina-Smoot

Social Psychology

(PSYC 4200) 3 credits, undergraduate level, University of Georgia

Spring 2019 | Enrollment 67 | face-to-face

Mentor: Michael Snell, MS

Judgment and Decision Making

(PSYC 3100) 3 credits, undergraduate level, University of Georgia

Fall 2023 | Enrollment 140

Spring 2019 | Enrollment 37

Faculty mentor: Dr. Adam Goodie

Elementary Psychology

(PSYC 1101) 3 credits, undergraduate level, University of Georgia

Fall 2018 | Enrollment 298 | face-to-face 

Faculty mentor: Dr. Kacy Morris

Introduction to Psychological Research

(PSYC 2980) 3 credits, undergraduate level, Armstrong State University

Fall 2015 | Enrollment 28 | face-to-face 

Faculty mentor: Dr. Joshua Williams

Introduction to Statistical Analysis

(PSYC 2990) 3 credits, undergraduate level, Armstrong State University

Fall 2015 | Enrollment 28| face-to-face 

Faculty mentor: Dr. Joshua Williams

Careers and Professional Skills in Psychology

(PSYC 3100) 3 credits, undergraduate level, Armstrong State University

Fall 2015 | Enrollment 28 | face-to-face 

Faculty mentor: Dr. Joshua Williams

Further Pedagogical Experience

Tutor and coordinator for migrant student education

Partnerships for Student Achievement | Program Director: Dr. Jeri Lerwick

2018-2019 | Farmington View Elementary School | Forest Grove, OR

Developed, implemented, and supervised supplemental education for migrant student population. Developed after-school programs for all students.

Volunteer coordinator for various school programs.

Substitute Teacher

Southeast Whitfield High School | Head Administrator: Dr. Alan Long

Spring and Fall 2006

Long-term substitute for three health classes per semester. 

Assisted in special education classrooms as instructional support.

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Courses under development

  • Introduction to Media Psychology

  • Adolescent Media Trends

  • The Psychology of Virtual Society

  • The Psychology of Technology and Digital Well-being

  • Calling Bull: The importance of critical thinking in a digital world (seminar)

  • Video Games and Behavioral Economics (upper-level seminar)

  • Urban Issues

  • Environmental Psychology

  • Physiological Psychology

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