Teaching

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AWARDS
2015-16 Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC) Outstanding Teaching Assistant, $100.

GRANTS
2019 Travel funding for undergraduate students to attend the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers annual conference in Flagstaff, AZ. Instructionally Related Activities Grant (IRA), CSU Maritime. $1,500.

2018 Travel funding for undergraduate students to present research at the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers annual conference in Reno, NV. Instructionally Related Activities Grant (IRA), CSU Maritime. $3,000.

2017 Travel funding for undergraduate students to present research at the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers annual conference in Chico, CA. Instructionally Related Activities Grant (IRA), CSU Maritime. $1,750.

2017 Course Redesign of GMA 105: Ocean Politics for increased retention. Provost’s Curriculum Redesign Grant, CSU Maritime. $1,000.

2016 GPS Coastline Measurement and Mapping. Purchase of handheld GPS units to use in new course, GMA 395 GIS Mapping & Spatial Analysis. Instructionally Related Activities Grant (IRA), CSU Maritime. $1,500.

PRIMARY INSTRUCTOR

2021 Science & Society.
2018-20 Ocean Environmental Management.
2017-20 Comparative Maritime Policies.
2017-20 GIS Mapping & Spatial Analysis (ArcGIS).
2016-19 Ocean Politics.
2016-19 Environmental Policy.
2019 Political Geography.
2019 Citizen Environmental Science.
2016 Comparative Politics.
2015 Our Changing Climate,online.
2014-15 Introduction to Physical Geography, online.
2013 Environment and Society, online.
2012,15 Our Dynamic Landscape.
2011Computer Cartography (ArcGIS).

STUDY ABROAD
2019 International Experience Lead, New Zealand. 20 undergrads, 3 weeks. Themes: Seabed mining, indigenous rights, island biosecurity, Antarctic politics.
2017 International Experience Lead, Vietnam. 28 undergraduates, 3 weeks. Themes: Global shipping, Pacific rim, Southeast Asia.

LAB INSTRUCTOR
2012 spring; Geographic Apps. of Remote Sensing, 483/583 (ERDAS).
2012 spring; GIS for Natural & Social Sciences, 417/517 (ArcMap).
2011 fall; Introduction to Remote Sensing, 330 (ERDAS).

TEACHING ASSISTANT
2016 spring; Our Diverse Biosphere, 220.
2015 spring; The Political and Cultural Geography of Globalization, 210.
2015 spring; Introduction to Sustainable Development, 302.
2008 spring, 2007 fall; Weather and Climate, 101.