- Maria Montessori -

Physician and Educator 

“Within the child lies the fate of the future.”

Note: In this role, I designed and prepared the syllabus and all course materials, delivered lectures, mentored students, assessed students for a grade, and held office hours.
  • “Socy101: Introductory Sociology”, 2013-2018, University of South Carolina (USA).

    • Undergraduate level course, without prerequisites.

    • Format: in person, and web-based.

    • Enrollment: between 10 and 120 students/course.

    • Six semesters: Summer 2013, Spring 2014, Summer 2014, Summer 2016, Summer 2017, Summer 2018.

  • “Socy305: Sociology of the Family”, 2015-2016, University of South Carolina (USA).

    • Advanced level, undergraduate course, with prerequisites.

    • Format: in person.

    • Enrollment: ~70 students/course.

    • Three semesters: Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016.

Teaching Assistant
Note: In this role, under the supervision of the instructor of record, I delivered practical lectures, mentored and tutored students, graded student assignments.
  • “Socy305: Sociology of the Family” (~70 students), Spring 2015, Spring 2017

  • “Socy220: Elementary Statistics for Sociologists” (~70 students), Fall 2012, Spring 2013

  • “Research Practicum” (~5 students), Univ. of Groningen (Netherlands), Psychology Department, Spring 2011

Guest Lecturer
  • “Missing data treatment in STATA” in Research Methods, March 2018

  • “A brief history of the U.S. family” in Sociology of the Family, January 2018

  • “Parental Status and Affective Well-being” in Introductory Sociology, October 2017

  • “Are we equal yet? Parent’s gender and time with children” in Introductory Sociology, March 2017

  • “Interracial and Interethnic families” in Sociology of the Family, April 2015

  • “Fatherhood” in Sociology of the Family, March 2015, November 2015

  • “The transition to adulthood” in Introductory Sociology, December 2014

  • “Cross-cultural comparison of four educational systems” in Sociology of Education, October 2013, March 2014

Mentoring and Supervision
Note: I mentored doctoral students during their research stay at the MPIDR.
  • 2019, Denys Dukhovnov, Ph.D. Candidate in Demography (University of California, Berkley)

  • 2020, Lushi Chen, Ph.D. Candidate in Social Computing (Edinburg University, UK)