“All innovation lies at the edges of two different disciplines”

A former journalist, trained in political science and public policy, and having worked at University of California San Francisco and Stanford School of Medicine, my teaching style reflects my interdiscipinary background as I strive to connect ideas across disciplines.

Below you can get information on the course taught and a glimpse of student work:

Student Story Maps

Courses Taught:

Introductory GIS

Advanced GIS


Health Regulation


State and Local Health

Health Communication

Activity Section Instructor for Problem-Based Learning

Special Topics in Health

GIS Fundamentals


Geographic Information Technology, Spring 2020

Department of Urban Planning and Geography,

San Jose State University

Research Design for Economic, Political, and Policy Science Students , Spring 2017

University of Texas, Dallas