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ACADEMIC CV

Achievements and Experience

HEAD OF DEPARTMENT, HUMANITIES, WLSA SHANGHAI ACADEMY, SHANGHAI, CHINA

August 2017-Present

  • Develop curriculum, manage teachers, and teach coursework for bespoke Global Impact Programme which includes the following courses: Skills Development Programme (SDP), Assimilation and Differences Across Societies (ADAS), Colloquy (A course based on Humanities and Sociology focusing on technical writing and critical thinking), Chinese History, Chinese Strategic Studies, Chinese Literature, and Ethics.

  • Manage twenty-three staff members from seven nationalities in a diverse academic department.

  • Designed an interdisciplinary curriculum focusing on Ethics (a required course for program completion).

INTERNATIONAL TEACHER, EDUCATION FIRST, SHANGHAI, CHINA

September 2015 - August 2017

  • This position allowed me to focus on language learning for students of all ages. With this company I developed materials used all over China for EF's Career Advancement Events. I also performed award-winning training for teachers in Shanghai and Guangzhou on teaching methods.

TEACHING ASSOCIATE, SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY, SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA

2014

  • Developed syllabus and overall course structure, geared towards my own interests in Phenomenology and Critical Thinking with an emphasis on argumentation. Administered all grades.