I am prepared to teach students on topics in urban, architectural, and art history, as well as global cultural studies and critical theory. Courses I have developed include:

  • History and Theory of Architecture: Pre 1890 (Rice University, Spring 2018)
  • Identity and Urbanity: Politics, Race, and Resistance in the City (Rice University, Fall 2017)
  • Memory, Trauma, and History in 20th-Century Architecture
  • The Turn to the Object in the Humanities
  • The History of New York City in a Global World
  • Berlin Architecture in 20th-Century German History
  • From Edo to Tokyo: Japanese Urban Society and Modernity
  • Post-WWII Photography and Conflict in Japan


ARCH/HART 412 Politics, Race, and Resistance in the City, Fall 2017 and Fall 2018
Research seminar on the politics and power dynamics of urban space, through a study of racial segregation and forms of resistance in the city, focused on the United States in the 20th century, as well as current affairs. 

ARCH/HART 345/645 History & Theory II – Pre 1890, Spring 2018
Lecture-based survey course on architectural history and theory from 10,000 BCE to 1890 CE.

4.605x A Global History of Architecture, Fall 2015 and Fall 2016 (Teaching Assistant for Prof. Mark Jarzombek, MIT)
MOOC survey of architectural moments from a global perspective – 100,000 BCE to 1,600 CE. www.edX.org

4.241 Theory of City Form/The Making of Cities, Spring 2015 (Teaching Assistant and Occasional Instructor for Prof. Lauren Jacobi and Prof. Rafi Segal, MIT)
Historical study of social forces that have made and shaped cities around the globe.
Teaching evaluation: 6.2/7.0 Report

4.607 Thinking about Architecture, Fall 2013 (Teaching Assistant for Prof. Mark Jarzombek)
Course on the intersections of architecture and philosophy, with the goal of creating thoughtful arguments about current debates in design and preservation.
No evaluation given.

4.605 A Global History of Architecture, Spring 2014 (Teaching Assistant for Prof. Mark Jarzombek)
Survey of architectural moments from a global perspective – 100,000 BCE to 1,600 CE.
Teaching evaluation: 6.2/7.0 Report

4.601 Introduction to Art History, Fall 2012 (Teaching Assistant for Prof. Drew Armstrong)
Survey of the history of art from medieval Europe to Abstract Expressionism, with a focus on western material and public art.
Teaching evaluation: 6.7/7.0 Report

4.641 19th-Century Art, Spring 2012 (Teaching Assistant for Prof. Kristel Smentek)
Survey of European art in the 19th century, with a focus on social, industrial, and religious factors influencing art production.
Teaching evaluation: 6.3/7.0 Report