The New School

Part-time Assistant Professor – online faculty
member ACT-UAW, Local 7902 | Adjuncts Coming Together/United Auto Workers – annual contract

The New School for Public Engagement | School of Media Studies, New York


current courses + sample syllabi

Sound Culture (graduate seminar/fall, launched 2007)

Radio Experiments (graduate studio/spring, launched 2016)

Narratives in Sound (graduate studio/summer, launched 2014)

Listening In: The History of Radio (undergraduate seminar/spring, 2005-08; re-launched 2017)


previous courses | graduate + undergraduate

Audio Experiments (2009-2015)

Radio Narratives (2005-2014)

Media, Nature & Apocalypse (2013-2015)
Creative Radio: Media Practice (2004-2012)

Radio Rebels: Culture of Podcasting (2007-2008)

awards + grants

2017 | Semi-Finalist, Distinguished University Teaching Award, Provost Office

One of 13 semi-finalists out of 189 nominations and 2000 New School faculty. Recipients of the Distinguished Teaching Award demonstrate sustained excellence in teaching, exemplifying The New School’s mission: to prepare students to understand, contribute to, and succeed in a rapidly changing society, and thus make the world a better and more just place.

2010 | Sloan Foundation Grant

Semester-long online technologies and pedagogy workshop, spring, 2010; invitation to develop new courses; subsequently led to Media Ecologies (2010) and Media, Nature & Apocalypse (2013, 2014, 2015)

2008 | Part-time faculty Development Fund

Travel grant to attend Third Coast Audio Festival, Chicago, Oct. 2008

additional teaching activity

2012-present | Principal & Secondary Thesis Advisor

Work closely with graduate students applying theory to media practice culminating in their MA thesis (not a requirement of the MA degree; these students take on extra credits and advisors guide and mentor them throughout their thesis semesters).

2006-present | Prior Learning Evaluator

Review and grant undergraduate course credits for students seeking application of work-related and/or field experience

2006-present | Independent Study Instructor (2006-2015)

Guidance of graduate/undergraduate students producing radio projects for production credit courses

Teaching Methods >>