Teaching

My teaching experience includes the following:

  • Philosophy 1 (Introduction to Philosophy) at Tufts (2016)
  • The annual Summer Institute of Civic Studies at the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship & Public Service (Tufts University), each year since 2009. Enrolls graduate students, faculty, and activists from many countries.
  • An annual European Summer Institute of Civic Studies, at Chernivitsi University (Ukraine) in 2015 and Augsburg (Germany) in 2016.
  • A Tufts philosophy seminar, “PHIL-0020-01-Intro to Civic Studies,” offered in the spring of 2014.
  • “Citizenship and Deliberative Democracy,” a seminar for professors at Tecnol√≥gico de Monterrey, Mexico City, 2014.
  • “Education for Active Citizenship,” a Tufts undergraduate course (2012).
  • “Facebook, Social Networking, and Community Organizing,” an undergraduate course at Tufts (2009).
  • High school classes on various civic topics, taught weekly between 2002 and 2007 at Northwestern High School in Hyattsville, MD.
  • An interdisciplinary graduate proseminar on Politics, Philosophy, and Public Policy, co-taught (three times) with colleagues from Philosophy and Government and Politics at the University of Maryland.
  • “Political Theory” and “Philosophy of Law,” two undergraduate lecture courses offered by the University of Maryland Philosophy Department in the late 1990s.
  • A graduate seminar on “Information Technology Policy,” co-taught (twice) with Robert Wachbroit in the Maryland School of Public Affairs.
  • “Wittgenstein and Moral Philosophy,” two continuing education seminars offered by Georgetown University in 1991-3
  • Tutorials on Nietzsche and Schopenhauer offered through Brasenose College, Oxford, 1990-1.