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Work experience

Mar 2013Present

Instructor

UCLA

As sole or primary instructor, I taught college composition and a course I designed on identification and media.

  • Taught my own syllabus for four different specialized courses directed at all ranges of undergraduate studies
  • Earned an LGBT teaching fellowship for my course "Cyberqueer," that covers the intersections of gender, race and sexuality across varied media
  • Designed assignments, grading rubrics, projects and goals for a ten-week quarter
  • Project management: helped students develop individual projects on queer media, such as podcasts, blogs, text-based games and short documentaries
  • Arranged for guests working at the intersection of sexuality and media to come speak to the class, answer questions, and provide feedback on student projects
20102013

Teaching Associate

UCLA

Assisted four courses for the theater department, including those cross-listed with Chicano studies and film. Led up to 100 students at a time in both online and offline environments.

  • Provided course updates to both instructor and students
  • Ensured students understood lecture material through engaging group discussion
  • Graded student work and provided feedback
  • Gave lectures on varied topics, including the history of drag performance and the reconstruction of space in videogames (e.g. Assassin's Creed)
20122013

Instructor

Boston Educational Institute
  • Designed syllabi and activities for a range of levels (4th-12th grades)
  • Developed assignments, set course objectives, and facilitated discussion
  • Communicated weekly with supervisor and parents regarding student progress
20082009

English as a Second Language Instructor

Green Sam Wangho
  • Taught English as a Second Language to Kindergartners and 4-12 grade students
  • Orchestrated yearlong curriculum, involving mapping and geography, music, and games
  • Supervised students on field trips
  • Developed an intensive noraebang practice

Education

Bachelor's Degree

Whittier College

Triple major: English, Theater, Philosophy; Spanish minor

Master's Degree

New York University

Performance Studies

Doctor of Philosophy

UCLA

Theater and Performance Studies