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Over the years I have taught a variety of graduate and undergraduate courses in history, religious studies, and public policy. I have also taught versions of the “classic texts” courses at Columbia University and the University of Chicago. I’ve collected here the most recent versions of all of my syllabi, both for the interest of potential students and for other teachers to reference (teaching resources should, I think, generally be made public, and if any other teachers have questions about the syllabus or any of the assignments, feel free to write).

Seeing Like a State: Thinking Historically about Public Policy and Welfare (graduate research seminar, last taught Spring 16)

Human Rights and Genocide (undergraduate lecture, last taught Spring 16)

Twentieth Century Europe (undergraduate lecture, last taught Fall 15)

The Global Sixties: Race, Sex, Revolution (introductory undergraduate seminar, last taught Fall 15)

Introduction to Human Rights and Social Movements (undergraduate service-learning course, last taught Spring 15)

Religion, Race, and Citizenship in Modern Europe (advanced undergraduate seminar, last taught Spring 14)

Classics of Social and Political Thought (core seminar, last taught 2012-13): Fall, Winter, Spring

Contemporary Civilization (core seminar, last taught 2011-12): Fall, Spring