Yale Young Global Scholars (2012-13)

Position: Senior Instructor, Yale University, Yale Young Global Scholars Program (New Haven, CT), 2012 & 2013

Developed and Taught the following two-hour seminar classes (2012-13):

  • Understanding Social Contract Theory
  • Revolutionary Values: Political Theory and the Declaration of Independence
  • The Role of Liberalism in American Political Thought
  • Rawls (Political Liberalism) and his Critics
  • Democratic Values and Emergency Politics
  • Exploring Leadership Ethics
  • Order, Liberty and Obligation in the Social Contract Tradition

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Writing Program Director: developed the 2012 Writing Program for the session on American Politics, Philosophy, Law and Economics; served as a Writing Group Leader within this Program, mentoring 14 students; informally mentored a junior instructor in teaching and writing advising
  • Marshall Brief Project Mentor: advised two Marshall Brief project teams for the session on Studies in Grand Strategy, each comprising five students, through development and presentation of a policy proposal, and served as a policy judge for the Marshall Brief presentations (2012-13)
  • Crisis Simulation Director: devised and managed the 2013 Simulation Exercise (leading a core team of three instructors and a larger team of 8-10 staff), a weekend-long crisis simulation activity for c. 150 students involving multiple actor types and rolling scenario development

Further information:

Yale Young Global Scholars Website: http://globalscholars.yale.edu/

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