Curriculum Development & Experience

Teaching Experience

American University

Washington, D.C.

Washington Internships for Native Students (WINS)

Adjunct Professor, (Summers 2009-2012)

Course: Formation of Federal Indian Policy


Middlebury College

Middlebury, VT

Dissertation Fellow/Instructor

Department of Sociology/Anthropology (Spring 2005-Spring 2007)


University of St. Francis

(Satellite Campus to Joiliet, IL) Glendale, AZ

Adjunct Instructor, Department of Anthropology (Spring 2004)


Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ

Discussion Leader/Instructor, Voices of Discovery/Intergroup

Relations Center (Fall 2000-Spring 2001)


Crazy Horse School (K-12),

Oglala Sioux Tribe, Wanblee, SD

Principal/Teacher/Media Specialist (1997-1998)

Crazy Horse School is operated under local control through grants from the Bureau of Indian Affairs. It is on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, in one of the most impoverished regions in the United States, with unemployment near 85 percent. Duties ranged from Librarian, Principal, Lakota Studies Instructor, English teacher,…


Exploration Summer Program

Wellesley, MA

Teacher and Residential Counselor, Wellesley College (Summer 1996)

Courses: Identity, Musicology


Breadloaf Writing Workshops

Andover, MA

Peer Teaching Assistant and Co-Director (Summers 1987-1995)

Organized writing workshops for inner-city students and developed community needs pamphlets distributed to public schools in Lawrence, MA. The program is a project originated and inspired by the Breadloaf School of English’s teacher network located on the High School Preparatory campus of Phillips Academy.



August 14, 2017