I’ve taught several courses at Temple University over the last 2 years, both general education requirements and elective courses. If you’re interested in seeing the syllabuses for any of these courses, feel free to send me an email.


POLS 1201 Foreign Governments (Introduction to Comparative Politics)

This undergraduate course considers the values, institutions and processes of politics and government in selected developing and developed countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Thematic topics include regime types, revolutions, political violence, political economy of development, and current affairs in advanced democracies.

Spring & Fall 2019, Spring 2020 (online)

POLS 0825 Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences (Introduction to Statistics)

This General Education course familiarizes students to introductory statistics as it is often used in the social sciences. The course covers descriptive statistics, various hypothesis tests, and simple and multiple linear regression.

Spring & Fall 2019, Spring 2020 (online)

POLS 2321 Politics of the Global Economy

This course explores the international and national politics of markets and economic systems in historic and contemporary contexts. The course is divided into three units, broadly organized into the following themes: 1) theories of the state, markets, and international relations in the context of discrete periods in economic and political history: (1880-1914, 1919-33, 1945-2008); 2) contemporary developments and debates in international trade, economic development, inequality, and the politics of finance; 3) developments in global economic governance since 2009, including discussions of reforms in the IMF, WTO, World Bank, and G20, as well as the rise of BRIC economies and the proliferation of trans-governmental and non-governmental organizations.

Summer 2020 (online)

POLS 0862 Development & Globalization

This course exposes students to topics and issues related to the political economy of development. It begins with a survey of major theories in political economy — Classical Liberalism, Marxism, Keynesianism, Economic Nationalism — then moves on to examine the causes and effects of globalization, and of economic development.

Summer 2019 (online)