Teaching Experience

Adjunct Faculty (2024)

Fordham University Department of History – New York City, NY

  • “History of Modern Latin America”
  • “Central American Revolutions”

Visiting Lecturer (2023)

Rutgers University Department of Latino and Caribbean Studies – New Brunswick, NJ

Teaching Fellow / Graduate Student Instructor (2022-2023)

UCLA Department of History and the UCLA Center for Community Engagement, “History 195CE” – Los Angeles, CA

  • Supervised the academic progress of students completing internships in history-related fields, advised students in careers in history, graded all papers and assignments, hosted weekly one-on-one meetings with students, facilitated writing workshops, and advised undergrads on how to write history research papers.

Teaching Associate (2019-2020)

UCLA Department of History – Los Angeles, CA

  • “A History of Global Feminisms, 1850-Present” with Dr. Katherine Marino

  • “Contemporary Latin American Culture” with Dr. Robin Derby

UCLA Department of Chicano/a and Central American Studies – Los Angeles, CA

  • “Central Americans in the U.S.” with Dr. Leisy Abrego

Teaching Assistant (2018-2019)

UCLA Department of History – Los Angeles, CA

  • “History of Modern Latin America” with Dr. Robin Derby

  • “Social History of Modern Latin America” with Dr. Fernando Perez-Montesinos

UCLA Department of Chicano/a and Central American Studies – Los Angeles, CA

  • “Introduction to U.S. Central Americans” with Dr. Leisy Abrego

Instructor and Curriculum Developer (2015-2019)

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN) – Los Angeles, CA

As curriculum developer, I created the Political Education Youth Program curriculum. As an instructor, I facilitated weekly after school workshops and programming where I taught youth ages 11-18 about political theory, Central American history, social movements, immigrant and worker rights, and filmmaking.

English & Life Skills Teacher and Curriculum Developer (2014) – Los Angeles, CA

Refugio Unaccompanied Children Shelter and Foster Care Program, Soledad Enrichment Action Inc., Los Angeles, CA

As a teacher for Refugio, a program started to serve young people in immigration custody awaiting family reunification, I was trained to teach English and work with recently migrated Central American youth between the ages of 14-17 years old. I also helped design the program’s Life Skills and English Language curriculum.