Teaching Portfolio

At La Trobe University (Legal Studies Program, Department of Social Inquiry, School of Social Sciences):

Coordinator, Lecturer and Tutor: Police, Society, and Democracy* (Regularly since 2015); Research Methods for Legal Studies and Politics* (Semester I regularly since 2012); Fundamental Concepts of Legal Studies* (Honours, regularly since 2012); Law and Development* (Biannually since 2012); U.S. Politics (2012); Criminal Procedure (Law School, 2012); The Politics of Development in Latin America* (Masters of International Development, co-taught, 2014 and 2015).

Study Tour Subject (When the Levee Breaks)*With Trevor Hogan and Terrie Waddell, developed, coordinated and taught a new School-wide, research-intensive study-tour course for undergraduate and postgraduate students, on social, legal and political change in the Mississippi Delta region, based in New Orleans, Clarksdale and Memphis, (June 2016, scheduled again for 2018).  Includes ongoing research about transformative learning in short-term mobility programs, and development of partnerships with select universities and organizations.

Tutor: Discrimination and the Law (Semester II 2011); Police, Law, and Order (Semester I 2013); Crime and Criminology (Semester II 2013)

At Tulane University (Department of Political Science, 2008-2011):

Andean Politics (Fall 2009)
Central American and Caribbean Governments (Spring 2011)
Comparative Constitutionalism (Spring 2010)
Comparative Judicial Politics (Fall 2009)
Comparative Politics (Fall 2008, Spring 2009 – Fall 2010)
Latin American Governments (Fall 2008 – Fall 2010)
Research Methods (Fall 2010)
Law, Politics, and Society (Spring 2011)
The Rule of Law in Latin America (Spring 2009)

I also taught Constitutional Law (Civil Liberties) and Latin American Politics at the University of South Carolina, Columbia (Summer 2008), and worked as a graduate teaching assistant at the same University during my Ph.D.  Previously, I was an Adjunct Lecturer of Law at Universidad Catolica Andres Bello and Universidad Central de Venezuela, in Caracas, Venezuela.

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