"Teaching is more than imparting knowledge, it is inspiring change.
Learning is more than absorbing facts, it is acquiring understanding."
- William Arthur Ward
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Teaching is one of my passions. The primary goal for me is to create an atmosphere that is comfortable for my students and to be as approachable as possible. I feel it is important my students know they can come to me with any question, no matter how fundamental or complex. I also emphasize to my students that even as their instructor, not even I have all the answers and that while I lead the class and teach them what I know, I too, am always learning. This, in my perspective, gives them the confidence to participate in class and to share what they think and know. In this type of environment, learning is made easier.
To date, I have developed and taught three classes: Social Problems, Social Psychology, and Senior Research Seminar. I have also requested to teach Social Statistics in the summer of 2018. However, given my background in quantitative methodology, I am also equipped to teach undergraduate and graduate level statistics and methods, in addition to more specialized methodological courses, like longitudinal data analyses and structural equation modeling. I am also prepared to teach courses in substantive areas related to health and mental health, life-course studies, family, religion, and theory.