Ph.D. Sociology. University of California, Los Angeles (2008)
MA Sociology. University of California, Los Angeles (2003)
BA Women's Studies. University of Maryland, College Park (1999)

Recent Teaching & Advising Experience

Lecturer, UCLA Department of Sociology. 2011 – Present

     * Preparing original syllabi for undergraduate courses

     * Delivering lectures to classes of 75-320 students

     * Supervising graduate student teaching assistants

Director of College Admissions Advising Program, KlassTutoring. 2009 – 2011

     * Coordinated administration of the College Admissions Advising Program (CAAP)

     * Guided students through the college admissions process

     * Wrote & produced curriculum materials for CAAP

Research & Program Development Specialist, KlassTutoring. 2008

     * Co-authored The Tutor System, a guidebook for independent tutors

Instructor of Record, UCLA Undergraduate Education Initiatives. 2007

     * Independently designed & implemented an original seminar syllabus

     * Mentored students in the development of original empirical research projects

     * Supervised student writing

     * Organized a poster session & reception to showcase student work

     * Led meetings, presented lectures & facilitated discussions

Teaching Associate, UCLA Undergraduate Education Initiatives. 2006-2007

     * Assisted in the curriculum design for an interdisciplinary course

     * Facilitated student mastery of materials from five disciplines

     * Provided instruction in academic & analytic writing

     * Guided students through pre-writing, drafting, revising & editing

Teaching Assistant, UCLA Department of Sociology. 2004-2006

     * Developed lesson plans to stimulate student learning & promote concept mastery

     * Presented lectures & facilitated discussions

     * Advised & mentored students individually

     * Courses: “Intro to Sociology,” “Sociology of Gender,” “Sociology of the Family”

Professional Credentials & Memberships

American Sociological Association
National Association for College Admission Counseling
Commission on Teacher Credentialing Substitute Teaching Permit

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