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My teaching experience began more than 15 years ago, when I started working for the University of Virginia Athletics Department in 2003 tutoring athletes in Calculus.

For the two years before I started at UC Berkeley I was a faculty member at Woodberry Forest, a private boarding school in central Virginia, where I taught AP Physics B and research, general, and freshman physics; and at the Yinhatil Nab'en (“Seeds of Knowledge”) School in San Mateo Ixtatán, Huehuetenango, Guatemala, a small town in the northwestern Mayan highlands, where I taught math, physics, and music.

As a graduate student in the UC Berkeley Astronomy Department, I served as a graduate student instructor for both Astronomy 7A (introductory astronomy for majors) and Alex Filippenko’s popular Astronomy C10 (for non-majors), and tutored more than 20 Bay Area high school students in physics, math, and Spanish.

In the fall of 2010, I co-organized a course entitled “Radio 101: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about the Basics of Radio Astronomy, but Were Afraid to Ask.” Radio 101 was a graduate-student-led seminar designed to familiarize interested graduate students with the fundamentals of radio astronomy.

Recorded Presentations
(see the full list of presentations on my CV)

Strip the Cosmos episode 2: “Inside the Sun” (19 Nov 2014) [video] [IMDB]

Mock Interview, Alda Center science communication workshop, Palo Alto, Calif. (18 Jan 2014) [video]

Wonderfest New Science Smorgasbord, San Francisco, Calif. (11 Dec 2013) [video]

Caltech Astronomy Tea Talk, Pasadena, Calif. (11 Nov 2013) [video]

Wonderfest Science-Comedy Improv Blitz, San Francisco, Calif. (1 Nov 2013) [video]

SETI Institute colloquium, Mountain View, Calif. (26 Feb 2013) [video]