RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS
Email Etiquette (Chris Blattman)
Getting Letters of Recommendation
How to Get a Busy Person to Respond (Mattan Griffel)
(especially for undocumented/ trans/ vulnerable students)
Resources for Doctoral Students (Jonathan Sterne)
READING AND WRITING GUIDES
Calling Bullshit in the Age of Big Data (Carl T. Bergstrom & Jevin West)
False, Misleading, Clickbait-y, &/or Satirical “News” Sources (Melissa Zimdars)
Social Science Writing Guide (Paisley Currah)
What is Plagiarism? (from the Chronicle for Higher Education)
Is It Original? (with flow chart, from the Poynter Institute)
Guide to Literature Reviews (from UNC)
HyperGrammar (from the University of Ottawa)
English as a Second Language Resources (from Purdue University)
CURRENT COURSES TAUGHT
Comparative Participatory Democracy & Social Movements
Surveys trends and examines tensions in comparative non-electoral political participation, direct democracy, and civic engagement, in both the Global South and North.
Advanced Seminar on Community-Based Research
Focuses on participatory/ community-based research as an epistemological standpoint, rather than a set of methods-- grappling with universal/ situated/ local knowledge production, validity & rigor, & implications for communities on the ground.
Politics of Health Policy
Introduces population health and social determinants, major healthcare systems,
key political debates, and the political economy of global health policy.
Comparative Social Policy
Surveys trends in welfare, education, healthcare, and immigration policy across industrialized nations in North America, Australia, East Asia, and Europe.