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Areas of Teaching and research

  • Environmental Humanities and Ecocriticism
    • Environmental justice: race, gender, species
    • Environmental literary activism, postcolonial ecocriticism and ecopoetics, geopoetics
    • African and indigenous literatures, oral and vernacular language literatures
  • Human Geography and Critical Development Studies
    • Histories of extractive industries and uneven development
    • Representations of development; gender, culture and development; arts in and as development
  • Literary arts practice
    • Ecopoetry, fiction and creative non-fiction writing as scholarly and activist practice
    • Community arts and cultural democracy

Graduate Courses Taught

  • Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, University of British Columbia, Kelowna, Canada
    •  Special Topics in Sustainability (Fall 2019)
    •  Professional Development in Interdisciplinary Studies (Fall 2019 – Winter 2020)

Undergraduate Courses Taught

  • Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, University of British Columbia, Kelowna, Canada
    • Reading Animals (Winter 2021)
    • Environmental Literature (Fall 2020)
    • Readings in Narrative (Winter 2020 – Fall 2021)
    • Studies in Composition (Winter 2020)
  • Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University, Toronto, Canada
    • Tropical Conservation and Sustainable Development (TA, Fall 2013 and 2014)
    • Human/Non-human Animal Relations (TA, Winter 2013)
    • Transnational Literature and the Politics of Empire, Colonialism and Development (Fall 2016 [Cancelled])

Community College Teaching

  • Coast Mountain College, Hazelton and Smithers, Canada
    • Auxiliary Career and College Preparation Instructor (November 2017-May 2018)
    • Computer Science 111, University Credit program (Instructor, Fall 2012)
    • Environmental Monitoring, School of Exploration and Mining (Instructor, Fall 2012)