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Teaching Experience

Harvard University

20013 – present

Preceptor, Earth and Planetary Sciences
Lecturer, Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Lecturer, HES Sustainability and Global Development Practice Graduate Programs
Responsibilities: design curriculum and program, create marketing materials, write field guides, advise students,
provide curricular support to tenured faculty, ongoing assessment of program effectiveness Courses: How to
Build a Habitable Planet, Energy: Problems, Perspectives, and Prospects, Natural
Disasters, Wetlands in a Global Environment, Sustainability of Natural Resource Materials, Capstone
Awards: Certificate of Distinction in Teaching; four-time recipient of Dean’s Commendation for
Extraordinary Teaching; ABL Connect Teaching Innovator Prize

Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Associate Professor, Math & Science Program 2016– 2022

Courses: Climate Change Science, Energy in the 21st Century, Environmental Science, Wetlands Science and Policy, Eating and the Environment, Biological Form and Function, Natural Disasters in a Global Environment, Natural Resource Materials of Art, Directed Study  

Committees/Service: Curriculum Committee, Head of Liberal Arts Liaison Initiative, Colleges of the Fenway

Sustainability Committee, Colleges of the Fenway Earth Day Planning Committee, MassArt Sustainability

Incubator, Muddy River Research Symposium Judge 

Johns Hopkins University

Course Designer, Capstone Supervisor, Adjunct Professor – present

School of Advanced International Studies, Masters in Sustainable Energy. Courses: Systems Analysis for Sustainable Energy, Capstone Advisor

Norwich University

Adjunct Professor 2020 – present

Master of Arts Strategic Studies, Bachelor of Science Strategic Studies and Defense Analysis, Bachelor of Science National Security Studies, College of Graduate and Continuing Studies Courses: Environmental Science, Sustainability Science

American University of Afghanistan

Associate Professor, STEM  2023 - present

Course: Everyday Science Seminar

American Public University System/American Military University

Adjunct Professor 2020 – present

Master of Science Environmental Policy Management, BS Environmental Science Courses: Environmental Science; Environmental Ethics Committees: Academic Quality Committee (elected member); STEM Committee

Boston College

Lecturer, Dept. Earth and Environmental Science
Lecturer, Woods College of Advancing 2014 – 2020

Visiting Research Scientist, Weston Observatory
Courses: Alternative Energy: Why Aren’t We There Yet?, Energy in the 21 st Century, Climate Change
Solutions, Environmental Geoscience I, Environmental Geoscience II, Sustainability Science, Natural
Disasters and Catastrophes, Eating and the Environment, Natural Resource Materials, Mobile Earth Awards:
Certificate of Excellence in Online Education; Phi Beta Kappa Faculty Teaching Award

Northeastern University

Adjunct Professor 2000 – 2013

Associate Academic Specialist, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Adjunct Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Co-creator and Director, Energy Systems Minor, Dept. Civil Envi Engineering Adjunct Professor, Honors Program
Courses: Environmental Science, Sustainable Development, Wetlands (with lab), Introduction to College, Environment at Northeastern, Marine Resources, Biological Oceanography, Environmental Geology, Natural Disasters and Catastrophes, Methods of Inquiry: Wetlands Science and Policy, Eating and the
Environment, Environmental Pollution, Senior Thesis, The Edible Environment, Physical Oceanography, Directed Study, Dynamic Earth (with lab), Hydrogeology (with lab), Groundwater
Geochemistry (with lab), Hydrology, Water Resources, Groundwater Modeling, Alternative Energy: Why Aren’t We There Yet?, Engineering Geology, Energy and the Environment Award:
Excellence in Teaching (5-time nominee, 1-time winner)

Tufts University

Lecturer, Medford, Massachusetts 2001 – present (nonconsecutive)

Course: Hydrogeology with laboratory; Community and Population Ecology

Syracuse University

1995 - 1999

Lecturer, Teaching Assistant, Basketball Program Tutor, Football Program Tutor and Mentor
Courses: Environmental Geology, Physical Geology, Historical Geology, Calculus, Biology

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