At the University of Regina, I teach courses on British Romanticism, Literary History and Academic Writing.
At the University of Central Florida, I taught British literature of the Restoration, the Long-Eighteenth Century, and the Romantic eras, as well as the “Lit Theory Survey” for English Majors. I also directed and supported three award-winning Honours in the Major (HIM) Theses, from UCF’s talented and hard-working students.
At the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, I taught undergraduate classes on British Romanticism, affect and the history of feeling, happiness, and “Life After Death” (a multi-disciplinary exploration of posthumousness and legacy). To see a sample syllabus and student work, you can access an archived version of 2014’s WRDS 150 – “The Happiness Class.” You might also be interested in four complete essays from a 2015/16 “Forceful Feelings” themed version of the WRDS 150 course. The students and I worked together on these to revise and polish them for online publication.
In 2016, I began teaching in the Co-ordinated Arts Program at UBC. My “Individual and Society” stream course was a literature survey (1740 to the present) on the theme of “Getting Unstuck.”
In 2017, I taught “Romantic Worldliness,” an upper-division course in UBC’s English Department on global exchanges in the long-Romantic imagination.
In 2018, I received support from the Centre for Distributed Learning at UCF in order to develop an online course,”Wild Romanticism: North America in the British Romantic Imagination, 1757 – 1818.”
In 2019, “Wild Romanticism” was a finalist for the NASSR Pedagogy Prize, which resulted in a short article: “Into the Wilds of America: Teaching British Romanticism’s Transatlantic Imagination.”
In 2023, a grad/hons class that I designed, “Romanticism, Labour and Longing” won the Anti-Racist Pedagogy contest sponsored by Eighteenth Century Fiction.