2016–present

Biodiversity Collections (BIOL 1108). Lecture & Laboratory. Department of Biological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX. Duties: primary instructor for course for freshmen students, which is focused on retaining students in the STEM fields. Funded by the HHMI grant, students learn the importance of biodiversity collections while helping to upgrade and organize specimen conditions and data.

Evolutionary Genetics (BIOL 1107). Lecture & Laboratory. Department of Biological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX. Duties: primary instructor for course for freshmen students, which is focused on retaining students in the STEM fields. Funded by the HHMI grant, students generate sequence data for barcoding of unidentified specimens in the UTEP Biodiversity Collections.


2013–present

Research Funding and Professional Development (BIOL 6308/5308). Lecture. Department of Biological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX. Duties: instructor for lecture. Co-taught with several other faculty members in department (Fall semesters).


2010–present

Biodiversity (BIOL 6312). Lecture. Department of Biological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX. Duties: primary instructor for lecture (Taught every 2 years)


2009–present

Herpetology (BIOL 5305). Lecture & Laboratory. Department of Biological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX. Duties: primary instructor for lecture & laboratory course at graduate level. (Taught every 2 years)


2008–present

Special Problems (BIOL 4198). Undergraduate research course. Department of Biological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX. Duties: major advisor for laboratory-based research projects. (Every semester)

Genetics (BIOL 3320). Lecture. Department of Biological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX. Duties: primary instructor for lecture. (Every semester)


2008

Evolution (BIO 4305). Lecture & Laboratory. Department of Biology, Villanova University, Villanova, PA. Duties: primary instructor for lecture and laboratory course, which has a research and writing enrichment. (Spring semester).


2007

Guest Lecturer. Department of Biology, Villanova University, Villanova, PA. Evolution & Evolution Laboratory. Duties: Designed and delivered two 50-minute lectures on classification and phylogenetic methods for an undergraduate course, and explained and demonstrated the process of DNA purification in laboratory. (1 week)


2003–2005

Head Graduate Teaching Assistant. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, The University of Kansas, Lawrence. Human Anatomy Dissection and Observation Labs. Duties: Primary instructor for dissection lab, organizes schedule for entire lab course, coordinates topics and practical exams, deals with content questions, schedules and oversees duties for undergraduate and graduate teaching assistants, prepares teaching manual. (2 yrs)


2003 & 2005.

Graduate Teaching Assistant. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary

Biology, The University of Kansas, Lawrence. Human Anatomy Dissection Lab. Duties: Primary instructor, including test design and grading, utilizing human cadavers. (2 semesters)


2001–2003

Graduate Teaching Assistant. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, The University of Kansas,

Lawrence. Human Anatomy Observation Lab. Duties: Primary instructor, including test design and grading, utilizing human cadavers. (2 yrs)


2001

Instructor. Natural History Museum, The University of Kansas, Lawrence. Herpetology Seminar. Duties: Design and instruction of course for children aged 7–10. (1 wk)


1999

Substitute Teacher. Charles Drew Science Magnet, Buffalo, New York. Duties: Instruction of science classes for Grades 2–6. (5 mo)


1997–1998

Teacher of Record. Department of Biology, University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe. Anatomy and Physiology Lab. Duties: Primary instructor, including test design and grading, utilizing preserved organs and models. (1 yr)


1997

Teacher of Record. Department of Biology, University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe. Basic Biology Course. Duties: Designed and instructed a summer course for children aged 8–12. (1 mo)

Teacher of Record. Department of Biology, University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe. General Zoology Lab. Duties: Primary instructor, including test design and grading, utilizing preserved and live specimens. (1 semester)


1996

Laboratory Assistant. Department of Biology, University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe. Anatomy and Physiology Lab. Duties: Assisted teacher of record. (1 semester)

Teaching Assistant. Department of Biological Sciences, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York. Introductory Biology. Duties: Discussion leader for general topics in biology, including quiz design and assignment of grades. (1 semester)

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