Teaching

I have taught for five courses on topics in conservation biology, evolution and ecology. In these courses, I have lectured, run discussion sessions, and led classes through laboratory and field exercises.

Graduate Teaching Assistant at the University of Wisconsin
Introductory Biology for Non-Majors, Instructor: Sharon Thoma (Fall 2005)
Introductory Biology Laboratory, Instructor: Gale Oakes (Fall 2005, 2006)
Extinction of Species, Instructor: Christopher Vaughan (Fall 2008)
Evolutionary Biology, Instructor: Andy Peters (Spring 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)

Guest Lecturer at the University of Wisconsin
Extinction of Species, (Fall 2008): Drivers of amphibian declines
Evolutionary Biology, (Spring 2007): One-locus natural selection models
Evolutionary Biology, (Spring 2008): One-locus natural selection models, Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium
Tropical Herpetology, (Spring 2012): The flying herps of Southeast Asia’s forests

Field Course Instructor at the Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanic Garden
Advanced Field Ecology and Conservation in Xishuangbanna, China (Summer 2009). Taught herpetology section and mentored students on independent projects.

 

JEB teaching