teaching

My teaching interests include public policy, the mass media, agenda-setting,  American political institutions, political communication, and research methods.

Teaching Experience at University of Texas at Austin:

Guest Instructor

  • U.S. Congress
  • Food and Politics
  • The U.S. Congress (graduate seminar)

Teaching Assistant

  • Research on the U.S. Congress (2014-2017)
    • Professors: Bryan Jones and Sean Theriault
  • Intro to American Government (2014)
    • Professor: John McIver
  • Congress (2013)
    • Professor: Sean Theriault
  • American Government (2011
    • Professor: Jim Sheffield (U. of Oklahoma)

Undergraduate Research Mentor

  • 2016-2017:
    • Lexi Darrow, “Effect of Election Season the Content and Behavior of Senator’s Twitter Accounts”
    • Brenna Wurm, Gender Partisanship: Differences in Senatorial Twitter Behavior”
  • 2015-2016
    • Brenna Larkin, “Through A Singular Lense: How Media Coverage Affects Public Opinion of Foreign Policy”
    • Catherine Blair, “Does Saturday Night Live Have a Political Bias?”
  • 2014-2015
    • Samuel Deleon, “Childhood Obesity and the National School Lunch Program”
  • 2013-2014
    • Andrew Gray, “Intelligence of Congressmen and Their Educational Background”