I have teaching experience in higher education as a course instructor, a teaching assistant, and an on-line course content developer. Prior to pursuing my graduate studies, I also worked as a teacher in K-12 public education. My pedagogical approach to teaching centers on effective policies and practices for promoting engagement and learning among diverse groups of students.

I welcome the opportunity to teach undergraduate or graduate courses in the following areas:


Sociology of Immigration

Demography/Population Studies

Sociology of Education

Latino/a Sociology

Population Health

Social Demography

Urban Sociology

Social Stratification/Inequality

Research Methods 

Quantitative Methods