I have a proven track record of success in the classroom, with high teaching effectiveness score. I have been a recipient of the Missouri Excellence in Political Science Teaching Award, and was nominated for the MU Donald K. Anderson Graduate Teaching Assistant Award. Such evidence validate my teaching philosophy, which rests on three primary goal: help students develop an aptitude for critical thinking, teach students marketable career skills, and instill in students an appreciation for the science of political science.


  • University of Reading, UK
      • Comparative Political Economy of Welfare State (convenor) 
      • Inequality (co-teaching)
  • The College of New Jersey, USA
      • Political Analysis (Methods)
      • Comparative Politics
      • East Asian Politics
      • Politics and Societies in Developing Countries (i.e., Comparative Political Economy of Development) 
      • International Studies
      • Intro to International Relations
  • University of Missouri, USA
      • Power and Politics in East Asia: China, Japan and Two Koreas
      • International Relations
      • Computing Methods in Introductory Statistics for Political Science
      • Intro to Political Research