Teaching

I believe that learning happens best in an inclusive environment, where mentorship rests at the center of the educational experience and critical thinking serves as the primary means of engaging with content.

PTRM 482: Wilderness and Protected Area Management

University of Montana

Instructor of Record - Fall 2020

Providing lectures and other classroom instruction, creating and grading assignments, and providing in person and online support on material related to the conceptual foundations of parks and wilderness, how thought and discourse influence wilderness and protected area management, and pressing issues of wilderness and park management.

RPTM 496: Independent Study in Outdoor Recreation Planning and Management

Pennsylvania State University

Instructor of Record - Spring 2020

Provided individualized instruction through one-on-one meetings and online content concerning the guiding theories and frameworks of visitor use management in parks and protected areas

RPTM 320: Recreation Resource Planning and Management

Pennsylvania State University

Instructor of Record - Fall 2019 / Teaching Assistant - Fall 2018

Provided lectures and other classroom instruction, created and graded assignments, and provided in person and online support on material related to the recreation management of public lands in the United States and beyond

RPTM 1: Wilderness Recreation and Management

Pennsylvania State University

Instructor of Record - Spring 2019

Led classroom lectures and discussions about the history, management, and current issues of Wilderness areas in the United States, as well as the types of recreation that can be carried out in these spaces. Helped students learn and apply skills like trip planning and risk management as they traveled to the Dolly Sods Wilderness of West Virginia

RPTM 197: Recreational Walking and Exploring Cape Cod

Pennsylvania State University

Instructor - Fall 2017

Facilitated classroom discussions on various historical and modern issues relating to the practice of walking and adventure, with relevance to Cape Cod, Massachusetts and the national seashores. Led field-based engagement activities during a week-long trip to Cape Cod National Seashore