Teaching Statement

As a teacher, I aim to engage my students on their terms: whether drawing out their individual academic interests, including bringing in the science of art, or framing a lesson plan around a reference to pop culture, I seek to make the past visible in the present and encourage students to make connections to their … Continue reading Teaching Statement

History of Art 1

As a tutor on the History of Art I course (Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh), I oversaw weekly tutorials for ten to sixteen students. Following assigned readings by lectures, I developed tutorials to encourage student engagement with course materials through creative exercises such as drawing key concepts. I ensured tutorial materials available to … Continue reading History of Art 1

Ohio University Summer School at the University of Edinburgh: Place-Making and Making Places

Invited to do a half-day session in 2016, I was invited back in 2017 to do a full-day session on how Scotland as place is conceived in film. (The course did not run in 2018.) My aim in this one-day session is to familiarise students with how Scotland is conceived in film and television, challenging … Continue reading Ohio University Summer School at the University of Edinburgh: Place-Making and Making Places

Museum Education

I have held several positions in museum education during my time at university. Ranging from volunteering at Norwich Cathedral to interning at Dickinson College's The Trout Gallery, I have worked to make museum exhibitions and heritage programming accessible to large audiences, from young students to the general public. Such work has taught me the importance … Continue reading Museum Education