Teaching & Mentorship

Teaching Experience

  • Undergraduate Introduction to Oceanography (Winter 2011 – 2013)
    0 0 Teaching assistant for Prof. David Lund and Prof. Brian Arbic
    0 0  – Led and organized weekly laboratory sections, comprised of observation, experiments, discussion, and problem sets relevant to oceanography
    0  0 – Developed and improved teaching materials for the weekly laboratory sections
  • Undergraduate Introduction to Environmental Sciences and Geography (Fall 2013)
    0 0 Teaching assistant for Prof. Joel Blum
    0 0  – Led weekly discussion sections on topics relevant to environmental sciences and geography
    0  0 Certificate: Teaching certificate from the Kaufman Teaching Certificate Program (KTCP), MIT, Cambridge, MA

Mentorship & Leadership

  • 13th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant (ICMGP)  (1/2016 – present)
    0 0 Providence, RI, USA
    0 0 – Serving as the community outreach & mentorship committee for the upcoming ICMGP conference
  • Tsinghua-MIT China Energy & Climate Project (CECP) (4/2016)
    0 0 Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, MIT
    0 0 – Organized the student poster session
  • Graduate Student Mentor (9/2013 – 4/2015)
    0 0 Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Michigan
    0 0 – Led new graduate student orientations and teaching assistant meetings to improve department’s teaching quality
    0 0 – Evaluated teaching skills for individual teaching assistants in the department
  • Undergraduate student thesis advisor for Rachel Ross (4/2014 – 1/2015)
    0 0 Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Michigan
    0 0 – Thesis title “Mercury biomagnification in the food web of freshwater lake and adjacent forest ecosystems”
  • Undergraduate student thesis advisor for Michelle Chirby (6/2012 – 4/ 2013)
    0 0 Program in the Environment, University of Michigan
    0 0 – Thesis title “Bioaccumulation of mercury in the brain, muscle, and liver tissues of inshore pompano and offshore amberjack from the Gulf of Mexico”
  • Society for Conservation Biology (9/2007 – 4/2008)
    0 0 Sustainable Campus Committee Executive, Kingston Chapter, Canada