Teaching

Teaching Experience 

1. Instructor of Record 

  1. Spring 2021, Virginia Tech: SPIA 4454: Future of Cities, undergraduate online course
  2. Spring 2020, Virginia Tech: SPIA 4454: Future of Cities, undergraduate & graduate online course (lead instructor)

2. Teaching Assistant  

  1. Fall 2019, Virginia Tech: SPIA 5984: Graduate Student Colloquium
  2. Fall 2019, Virginia Tech: SPIA 4454: Future of Cities, undergraduate & graduate online course
  3. Spring 2018, Virginia Tech: UAP 5564 : Information Technology, Society, & Public Policy, graduate course
  4. Fall 2011, University of Waterloo, Canada: ENVS 195 Introduction to Environmental Studies, undergraduate course
  5. Spring 2012, University of Waterloo, Canada: LAN/GEOG 450, Changing Form and Structure of Metropolitan Canada, undergraduate

3. Instructor 

Unity University College, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  1. History of architecture, undergraduate
  2. Architectural design studio, undergraduate (co-instructor)
  3. Interior design seminar and studio, undergraduate

Teaching Contributions 

    1. 07/2019, Invited lecture, Virginia Tech, Mandela Fellowship for African Young Leaders                                        Lecture on Accessible Transportation for Persons with Disabilities in the U.S.

2. 04/2019 Invited External Critic, Virginia Tech                                                                                          Autonomous vehicles student-presentation evaluation

3. 08/2018 Invited Presenter, Ethiopian Institute of Architecture, Building Construction and City Development, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia                                                                                                                                      Workshop on Advanced Qualitative Research Methods

Pedagogical Training

  1. Future Professoriate, Graduate School, Virginia Tech, 2020 
  2. Fundamentals of University Teaching, The Centre for Teaching Excellence, University of Waterloo, Canada, 2013