Academic Portfolio

Exhibitions

Drawn in the Dust, UNLV Barrick Museum, Oct 22 – Dec 10, 2010.

Exhibition of work by Las Vegas comic book artists.

Frida Kahlo’s Mexicanidad, UNLV Barrick Museum, Oct 27 – Dec 18, 2010.

Selection of pre-Hispanic and modern materials to accompany the Mexican Consulate-curated exhibition “Viva Frida!”

Teaching

Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Teaching has finally taught me the meaning of E.M. Forster’s cryptic admonishment to “Only connect”. Connect ideas and descriptions to students’ lives; connect students’ lives one to the other; connect the experiences within my classroom’s walls to the world outside them.

Curriculum Vita

An overview of my academic career: education, teaching history, research, publications, academic presentations, and areas of study.

Courses Taught

Catalog descriptions, course descriptions, and course objectives for classes I have taught or prepared.

Sample Syllabi

Samples of syllabi I have created for my various courses (PDF downloads):

Student Evaluations

  • Scans of evaluations from a recent semester of “Gender, Race, and Class” (All page fronts, then all page backs; first page is overview, all scores out of 4)
  • Reviews of my courses from RateMyProfessors.com:
    • UNLV (23 ratings, 3.2 overall)
    • CSN (21 ratings, overall 4.2/5)

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