Teaching

Teaching Interests

  • Comparative Politics

  • Latin American Politics

  • International Development

  • Politics of the Global South

  • Populism and Democracy

  • Scope and Methods of Political Science

  • Quantitative Social Science

  • Qualitative and Mixed Methods

Instructor of Record

Toronto Metropolitan University:


Statistics and Social Science (Undergraduate - Fall 2022)

Politics in Latin America (Fall 2022)

Introduction to Research and Statistics (Winter 2022)

Politics of International Development (Winter 2021)


Tulane University:


Scope and Methods of Political Science (Fall 2019)


Colorado College:


Comparative Politics of Latin America (Spring 2017)

Teaching Assistant

University of Texas at Austin:


Statistical Analysis I (Graduate - Fall 2013, Fall 2014)

Statistical Analysis in Political Science (Undergraduate - Spring 2015)

Introduction to Latin American Government and Politics (Spring 2014)

American Government (Spring 2013)

Issues and Policies in American Government: Social Movements (Fall 2012)

Invited Talks

  • “The Divergent Gender-Based Performances of Women Leaders in Programmatic Presentations Parties and Charismatic Movements.” Annual Workshop of the Duke-UNC Latin America Working Group, Apr. 2022.

  • “How to Play the Woman Card: The Divergent Gender Strategies of Women Leaders in Programmatic Parties and Charismatic Movements.” Behavioural Political Economy Group Speaker Series, Toronto Metropolitan University, Apr. 2022.

  • “Charismatic Movements and the Problem of Succession.” Politics and Government Virtual Seminar Series, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE), Mexico City, Mar. 2022.

  • “The Emergence and Revival of Charismatic Movements.” Virtual Talk with the Department of Political Science at the Peruvian University of Applied Sciences, Sep. 2021.

  • “The Emergence and Revival of Charismatic Movements.” The Politics and International Relations Virtual Speaker Series, University of Aberdeen, Mar. 2021.

  • “The Politics of Covid in Latin America.” Virtual event co-sponsored by the Hinckley Institute and the University of Utah Center for Latin American Studies, Nov. 2020.

  • “Populism and the Pandemic: Venezuela.” International Virtual Lecture Series sponsored by the Jean Monnet EU Center of Excellence for Comparative Populism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Political Science Institute at the University of Brasilia, Sep. 2020.

  • “The Emergence and Revival of Charismatic Movements.” Virtual Lecture Series, Occidental College, July 2020.

  • “Charismatic Movement Revival in Latin America.” Presented at George Washington University, Washington, D.C., Nov. 2019.

  • “Charisma Lives On: A Study of Peronism and Chavismo.” Presented at American University, Washington, D.C., Dec. 2018.

  • “The Persistence of Personalism: Peronism and Argentina’s Political System.” Presented at Torcuato Di Tella University, Buenos Aires, Nov. 2016.

  • “Political Communications and the Experimental Method.” Presented at the University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Oct. 2016.