Environmental Studies 200C:The Environmental Nexus, Ethical Thought and Moral Values Track. Princeton University, Spring 2017. Co-instructor with Melissa Lane. Taught two ethics precepts that met alongside The Environmental Nexus, an interdisciplinary course focusing on climate change, food and water shortages and biodiversity loss from the perspectives of climate science, economics, ethics, literature and art. Ethical topics covered included: climate change ethics, ethical assumptions in climate change economics, ethical issues concerning future people, animals, species and biodiversity, the ethics of adaptation to climate change and the ethics of geoengineering. (Syllabus Here).
Environmental Studies 200C: The Environmental Nexus, Ethical Thought and Moral Values Track. Princeton University, Fall 2016. Research Assistant to Melissa Lane. Selecting readings for and organized the ethics component of a new interdisciplinary course in Environmental Studies, The Environmental Nexus. More on The Environmental Nexus Course: here, and here, Philosophy 205/Classics 205: Introduction to Ancient Philosophy. Princeton University, Spring 2016. Assistant in Instruction to Simon Shogry. Taught two precepts covering material from Plato (Apology, Euthyphro, Meno, Phaedo, Republic) and Aristotle (Categories, Physics, De Anima, Nicomachean Ethics). (Syllabus Here).
Philosophy 205/Classics 205: Introduction to Ancient Philosophy. Princeton University, Fall 2015. Assistant in Instruction to Hendrik Lorenz. Taught two precepts covering material from the Presocratics (Thales, Anaximander, Anaxemines, Heraclitus, Parmenides, Democritus), Plato (Euthyphro, Meno, Protagoras, Republic), Aristotle (Nicomachean Ethics, Physics), Epicurus and Early Stoics (selections from Long and Sedley). (Syllabus Here).
Philosophy 112E: Introduction to Ethics and the Environment. University of Montana, Spring 2013. Teaching assistant to Christopher Preston. Course organized around the expansion of the moral community. Beginning with traditional anthropocentric ethics, readings gradually introduced more generous morally relevant criteria that include animals, plants, species, ecosystems and, finally, the whole biosphere within the moral community.
Philosophy 110E: Introduction to Ethics. University of Montana, Spring 2013. Teaching assistant to Albert Borgmann. Course covered central texts in the History of Ethics (Aristotle, Mill and Kant) as well as contemporary issues in Practical Ethics. Philosophy 110E: Introduction to Ethics. University of Montana, Fall 2012. Teaching assistant to Matthew Strohl. Course covered major figures in the history of ethics (Plato, Aristotle, Mill, Kant), as well as issues in contemporary Metaethics and Practical Ethics.
Photo: Grinnell Glacier, Glacier National Park, Montana