Courses Taught

A listing of interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate courses I have designed and delivered (individually and collaboratively) over the years.

Antioch University Seattle, Center for Creative Change
Graduate Program in Environment & Community
Sustainable Food Systems & Permaculture Design
1998 – 2015

  • Applications of Social Change (second year capstone field projects)
  • Appropriate Technologies & Social Adaptations
  • Global Pluralism
  • Critical Inquiry
  • Ecological Sustainability
  • Ethics & Environmental Justice
  • Permaculture & Sustainable Systems Design
  • Philosophical Perspectives in Environment & Community
  • Reflective Practicum II (second year capstone field projects)
  • Theories & Practices of Social & Environmental Change
  • Tools & Techniques of Interdisciplinary Environmental Analysis
  • Fundamentals of Environmental Science
  • Topics of Environmental Sustainability
  • Master’s Thesis Consultations / Degree Committee Chair
  • Graduate Student Caucus
  • Many, many Independent Study projects
  • Surfaces for Salmon: Best Stormwater Management Practices from Shingle to Soil to Sound — professional development workshops
  • Technician Class amateur “ham” radio license training course (Seattle Amateur Radio Training)

Zhejiang Agriculture & Forestry University
Department of Silviculture, Institute of Bamboo
Lin’an, Zhejiang Province, China
September, 2006 to March, 2007

  • Bamboo for Sustainable Development
  • Practices of Sustainable Community Development
  • Principles & Methods of Designing Sustainable Systems

Pacific Lutheran University
Department of Sociology & Social Work

  • Introduction to Social Work
  • Field Experience I & II
  • Social Welfare Policy
  • Social and Environmental Sustainability: Global Problems-Local Solutions
  • Coordinating and supervising Field Practicum Program for all senior Social Work students
  • Faculty liaison to the student Social Work Organization (SWO)

Lincoln Memorial University
Department of Social Work

  • Social Work Practice I
  • History of Social Welfare
  • Diversity in Social Work Practice

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
College of Social Work

  • Adult Treatment Groups
  • Social Work Practice III (Macro)
  • Social Work Skills Labs

University of the West Indies, Mona
Department of Sociology & Social Work

  • Community Organization
  • Supervision in Social Work
  • Social Work with Groups
  • Social Work Practice Skills

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