Mentorship & Teaching

Teaching

Bowling Green State University

Graduate Teaching Assistantship

2020 – 2021 Lifespan Developmental Psychology (PSYC 3100; 3 undergraduate course sections, Fall 2020 and Spring 2021)

Instructors of Record: Meagan Docherty, Ph.D. (Fall 2020); Yiwei Chen, Ph.D. (Spring 2021); LaNaya M. Anderson, M.S. (Spring 2021)

  • Responsibilities: monitoring chat boards during scheduled lecture; grading; leading group sessions on course content; uploading assignment content into Canvas.

2020 Psychology of Adult Development and Aging (PSYC 3090; 1 undergraduate course section, Fall 2020)

Instructor of Record: Yiwei Chen, Ph.D.

  • Responsibilities: monitoring student discussion board on Canvas; grading.

Guest Lectures

2021 Lifespan Developmental Psychology (PSYC 3100; 1 undergraduate course section, Spring 2021)

Instructor: LaNaya M. Anderson, M.S.

  • Responsibilities: guest lecturer on topics related to adult life, particularly emerging adulthood.

2020 Psychology of Abnormal Behavior (PSYC 4050; 1 undergraduate course section, Fall 2020)

Instructor: Amy K. Jordan, M.S.

  • Responsibilities: guest lecturer on topics related to disability and health, including an overview of models of health and health promotion efforts.

2020 Lifespan Developmental Psychology (PSYC 3100; 1 undergraduate course section, Fall 2020)

Instructor of Record: Meagan Docherty, Ph.D.

  • Responsibilities: guest lecturer on topics related to eating disorders in adolescence, including a focus on the biopsychosocial approach to body image and disordered eating; and designed exam content on presented lecture.

The Ohio State University

Guest Lectures

2015 – 2016 Abnormal Psychology (PSYCH 3331; 2 undergraduate course sections, Spring 2015 and 2016)

Instructors of Record: Janice N. McLean, Ph.D., Melissa T. Buelow, Ph.D.

  • Responsibilities: guest lecturer for the eating disorder content of the course, presenting recent research on neurobiological, cognitive, and psychophysiological research underlying etiology and maintenance of eating disorders; and designed exam content on presented lectures.

Mentoring & Tutoring

2016 Psychology Tutor, Tutoring Center

Advisor: Julie M. Hupp, Ph.D.

  • Responsibilities: assisted students in producing scientifically sound (APA 6th edition) writing; provided students with techniques in effective test taking and studying; and tutored students in introductory psychology courses.

2015 Research Methods in Psychology (PSYCH 2300; 2 undergraduate course sections, Autumn 2015)

Advisor: Melissa T. Buelow, Ph.D.

  • Responsibilities: met weekly with students to provide feedback on written paper drafts (APA 6th edition); provided techniques on effectively presenting psychological research (oral and written presentations); and worked with students to produce scientifically sound writing.

2015 Peer Writing Consultant, The Writer’s Studio

Advisor: Daniel Keller, Ph.D.

  • Responsibilities: tutored citation methods to undergraduate students; collaborated with Peer Writing Consultants to develop writing workshops on various topics; and met with students individually to provide interdisciplinary writing tutorials.

Senior Honors Thesis Co-Advisor

Senior Honors Thesis Co-Advisor (Advisor: Abby L. Braden, Ph.D.)

2022 – Present Bethany D. Durkin, Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University

Title: What Factors Impact Empathy in Undergraduates in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic?: Understanding the Role of Population Density

Honors level: Summa Cum Laude

2022 – Present Keira N. Mills, Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University

Title: What Factors Impact Empathy in Undergraduates in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic?: Understanding the Role of Political Ideology

Honors level: Summa Cum Laude

2022 – Present Kaylee A. Ries, Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University

Title: What Factors Impact Empathy in Undergraduates in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic?: Understanding the Role of Vaccination Status

Honors level: Summa Cum Laude