Teaching

Achievements:
– Qualification: Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, 2017
– Winner of LSE Department of Government Class Teacher Award, 2019
– Nominated for LSE Student Union Student-led Teaching Awards, 2020. Categories: excellent feedback and communication; innovative teaching; mentoring and personal development; online teaching
– Awarded LSE Teaching and Learning Development Fund for design of simulation activity, 2019

Module design:
Oxford Social Policy and Intervention, 2016: Core Methodological Themes in Social Policy and Intervention (with Thees Spreckelsen)
1st year doctoral student module, designed to foster interdisciplinary communication between doctoral students: Mix of lectures and seminars to discover and discuss methodological diversity in the department; hands-on workshops on development of research questions, identification of methods training needs; topics covered: RCTs, systematic reviews, small-N comparative case studies, causal identification methods, large-N observational studies

LSE, 2018-9: GV477 Comparative Public Policy Change
Postgraduate module, re-designed the curriculum to adapt to own research expertise in education and social policy, diversified and updated the reading list, designed innovative class activities (e.g. creation of podcast), adapted assessment.

LSE, 2019-20: GV4F4 Policy Advice in Theory and Practice
Postgraduate module, re-designed the curriculum to enhance learning towards practical learning outcomes: last third of the module dedicated to “students as practitioners of policy advice”, including simulation activity (open access resource here), and student group presentations of policy advice case studies; updated and diversified the reading list.

Courses taught:

LSE Government (2018-present)
– GV477 Comparative Public Policy Change (MSc): seminars and lectures, module convenor
Average student evaluation score: 4.9/5
– GV4F4 Policy Advice in Theory and Practice (MSc) seminars and lectures, module convenor
Average student evaluation score: 4.4/5
– GV4E9 Approaches and Issues in Public Policy and Administration (MSc): seminars and lectures
Average student evaluation score: 4.7/5
– GV263 Public Policy Analysis (UG): lectures on political parties and public policy; interest groups and public policy.
– GV499 MSc dissertation supervision and marking
– GV390 UG dissertation supervision and marking

Oxford, Social Policy and Intervention (2015-2018)
– The Politics of Social Policy: graduate student research seminar, seminar convenor
– Qualitative Research Methods, MSc in Comparative Social Policy: lectures on small-N comparisons, case selection, process tracing, and document analysis
– Core Methodological Themes in Social Policy and Intervention: workshops for doctoral students
– Qualitative Methods Workshops for research students: ‘aligning ontology and epistemology’ ; ‘preparing for elite interviews’.
– MSc and MRes dissertation supervision and marking

SciencesPo Paris (2014)
– Comparative Constitutional Law (UG): seminar instructor
– Democracy in Hard Times (MA): teaching assistant

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