Teaching philosophy

I am currently updating my teaching philosophy to better reflect my research focus. Stay tuned!


Courses I teach

I am teaching or have taught the following courses at Columbia College Chicago:

  • Intro to Journalism
  • Grammar for Journalists
  • Essentials of Interviewing*
  • Food and Travel Writing*
  • Magazine Article Writing
  • Magazine Editing
  • Blogging: Beyond the Basics*
  • Travel Writing: Honduras*
  • Place, Process, Portfolio: Travel Stories*
  • College Magazine Workshop
  • Investigative Reporting Project
  • Interpretive Reporting
  • Art Activism Studio Project*
  • Master Class: Learning on the Lake

* Course I created or co-created


Echo Magazine

The College Magazine Workshop is a capstone course in which students in Journalism, Design, Photojournalism and Photography work together to create the award-winning Echo magazine and its companion website. I co-teach this course every spring semester with a colleague in the Design Department.