At UCSD, I teach graduate and undergraduate courses in urban studies, globalization, development, migration, gender, research methods, political sociology, and postcolonial theory. My courses ask big questions that bring sociology into dialogue with the world.

Teaching Awards 

  • UC-San Diego Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Course Development Grant
  • American Sociological Association Section on Teaching and Learning Teaching Innovations and Professional Development Award
  • UC Berkeley Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award

Courses Taught

  • Feminist Theory, Graduate Seminar
  • Urban Sociology, Graduate Seminar
  • Undergraduate Research Seminar
  • The Practice of Social Research
  • Gender, Power, and Globalization
  • Development in Theory and History
  • Contemporary Immigration in Global Perspective
  • Sociology of Poverty
  • Classical & Contemporary Social Theory