Teaching

Interests
International Relations, Comparative Politics, International Organizations and Non-Governmental Organizations, Human Rights, Human Security, Political Violence and Conflict, Asian Politics

Experience
  • At Christopher Newport University:
    • International Human Rights (Fall 2017)
    • Peace and Conflict Studies (Spring 2018)
  • At Dartmouth College, I have lectured for courses on Violence and Security and Improving Democracy: Institutional Innovations and Experiments in Developing Nations
  • At Yale University, I have served as:
    • TA for Introduction to International Relations (taught by Professor Jolyon Howorth)
    • TA for Introduction to Comparative Politics: States, Regimes, and Conflict (taught by Professor Adria Lawrence)
    • Head TA for The Balance of Power (taught by Professor Nuno Monteiro)
    • TA for International Challenges of the 21st Century (taught by Professor Jolyon Howorth)
  • I have also served as a Lead Instructor in Yale's Young Global Scholars Program(2014), where I have taught seminars on:
    • Gender and International Security 
    • Perceptions of Human Rights 
    • The Politics of Transitional Justice 
    • Humanitarian Aid and Conflict 
    • Participation in Civil Wars
      I have also served on the admissions committee of the Yale Young Global Scholars 2015 Program.
  • My commitment to teaching has led me to undertake the Certificate of College Teaching Preparation offered by the Yale Teaching Center, where I have undertaken numerous workshops on pedagogy on topics such as course design, active learning, peer learning, online teaching, promoting writing excellence, advanced discussion techniques, among others. An observation conducted by the Yale Teaching Center of one of my classes is attached below.  
  • Previously, I spent one year as an English Instructor at Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey.

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