My Teaching

Digital Teaching Portfolio

Courses:

  • Illinois History
  • Never Just A Game: Sport and Identity in the United States
  • U.S. Colonial and Imperial History
  • United States History to 1877
  • United States History Since 1877

Courses Taught as a Teaching Assistant (listed chronologically):

  • World History to 1500, Dr. Yihong Pan, Miami University
  • World History Since 1500, Dr. David Fahey, Miami University
  • American History to 1865, Dr. Andrew Cayton, Miami University
  • American History Since 1865, Dr. Allan Winkler, Miami University
  • United States History Since 1877, Dr. Dave Roediger, University of Illinois
  • United States History to 1877, Dr. Augusto Espiritu, University of Illinois
  • United States History Since 1877, Dr. Fred Jaher, University of Illinois
  • United States History from 1877 to the Present, Dr. Kerry Wynn, University of Illinois
  • Western Civilization to 1660, Dr. Harry Liebersohn, University of Illinois

Teaching Awards:

  • Incomplete List of Teaching Excellence, Fall 2002, Fall 2007, Summer 2008. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Digital Teaching and Learning Activities:

  • Workshop Organizer, Cross-Disciplinary Imaging and Image Analyses, National Science Foundation Funded-Workshop, April 1-2, 2011.
  • Co-Organizer, HASTAC 2010 Conference, an entirely-virtual conference for the
  •     Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory, Spring 2010.
  • Digital Workshop Organizer, Advanced Computing in Tropical Studies, Supercomputing10 Conference.
  • Course Designer, Introduction to Humanities, Arts, and Social Science Advanced Computing for African-American Studies, taught by Dr. Kevin Franklin, Spring 2009.
  • Graduate Assistant, American Indians of Illinois Online, Dr. Brenda Farnell, Department of Anthropology, June 2003 to August 2003. Development of course materials and website design for American Indians of Illinois Online Project
  • Website design and maintenance for the Native American Women’s Playwright Archive, Miami University, December 2000-May 2001.

Guest Lectures- Higher Education:

  • Guest Lecture/Workshop entitled: “Technologies for the Slavery at the University of South Carolina Project,” History 497F: Slavery and the Origins of the University of South Carolina. University of South Carolina, September 28, 2010.
  • Guest Lecture entitled: “Introduction to Digital Tools for Literary Study,” English 700: Introduction to Graduate Studies in English. University of South Carolina, September 27, 2010.
  • Guest Lecture entitled: “Introduction to Digital Tools for Oral History,” History 700: Oral History. University of South Carolina, September 14, 2010.
  • “Intersecting Athletics: The Branding and Cultural Meaning of Mascots,” Advertising 590: Sport, Culture, and Advertising. University of Illinois, April 17, 2008.
  • “The Great White City”: Race, Space, and Otherness at Chicago’s Columbian Exposition,” History 273: Illinois History. University of Illinois, September 26, 2007.
  • “Consuming (Native American) Mascots in Popular Culture,” Advertising 590: Sport, Culture, and Advertising. University of Illinois, April 19, 2007.
  • “Dr. King and the Complexities of Race,” History 276: African American History Since 1877. University of Illinois, April 5, 2007.
  • “Johnson v M’Intosh,” History 277: Native Americans to 1850. University of Illinois, November 28, 2006.
  • “Vietnam,” History 152: American History from 1877 to the Present. University of Illinois, July 26, 2004.
  • “Populism and Protest,” History 152: American History from 1877 to the Present. University of Illinois, June 21, 2004.
  • “Racializing Sports Mascots,” African-American History 298: “If I Could Be Like Mike: Sports and American Race Relations”. University of Illinois, April 15, 2002 and October 28, 2003.
  • “The Cultural World of the Roaring Twenties,” History 152: American History from 1877 to the Present. University of Illinois, October 22, 2002.
  • “The Racialized World of the 1920s,” History 152: American History from 1877 to the Present. University of Illinois, March 9, 2004.
  • Co-Guest Lecture with Troy Smith, University of Illinois entitled: “The Minnesota Uprising,” History 278: Native Americans Since 1850. University of Illinois, February 6, 2007.

Guest Lectures- Secondary Education:

  • “Native Americans, Race, and Sports Mascots,” University High School, Champaign Public School District, Champaign, Illinois. February 18, 2004.

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