COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP), PhD in Urban Planning
New York, NY, Degree Expected 2024
HARVARD UNIVERSITY, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Master of Public Policy (MPP)
Cambridge, MA, 2019
Teaching Fellow, Professors Roberto Mangabeira Unger and Cornel West, American Democracy (HLS 2955, HDS 2733, AFRAMER 123Z), Spring 2019: Taught weekly discussion sections for undergraduate Harvard College students, developed course pedagogical material and discussion lessons, assisted students in office hours, provided feedback on student assignments. Through participatory discussions, helped students craft and defend paradigms for America’s institutional reconstruction and desired arrangements.
Course Assistant, Professor Quinton Mayne, Urban Politics, Planning, and Development (SUP-601), Spring 2019: Worked with Quinton Mayne as a Research Assistant in Fall 2018 to develop and enhance SUP-601 course syllabus, planning readings, theory, and pedagogical approaches for 6-7 course sessions. As Course Assistant, graded papers, led office hours, and ran select class sessions.
Course Coach, Professor Brian Mandell, Advanced Negotiation Workshop (MLD-280), January 2019, and Fundamentals of Negotiation Analysis (MLD-220M), Fall 2018: Developed course material, led select class lectures and sections, coordinated and ran pedagogical negotiation simulations, and assisted students in office hours.
Course Assistant, James Carras, Policymaking in Urban Settings (SUP-600), Fall 2017: Served as the sole teaching support for Professor Carras’ course on equitable urban development policy and practice. Graded papers, led office hours, and ran select class sessions.
STANFORD UNIVERSITY, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Public Policy, Bachelor of Arts with Departmental Honors (B.A.H.), Urban Studies
Stanford, CA, Class of 2015
Teaching Assistant, Stanford University Program on Urban Studies, Stanford, CA, Winter 2013: “Urban Studies 132:" Worked as the single Teaching Assistant in Larry Litvak’s course, "Urban Studies 132, Concepts and Analytic Skills for the Social Sector;” course material included quantitative and qualitative evaluation of social ventures; topics included organizational mission, strategy, communications / marketing, financing and impact evaluation; opportunities and limits of methods from the for-profit sector to meet social goals. Perspectives came from the fields of social entrepreneurship, design thinking and social change. Focus was on integrating theory with practical applications. Graded assignments, prepared study sessions, and proctored examinations for a 20-student seminar.