Syllabus Design Workshop

Cosette Creamer, Departmental Teaching Fellow in the Government Department, is running a workshop on syllabus and course design this Friday, March 23rd, from 1-2PM in CGIS K252. If you’re applying to teach an undergraduate seminar or tutorial, are preparing job applications, or want an introduction to an important and frequent academic responsibility, this is the…

Disciplinary Expertise, Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Today’s guest post comes from Cosette Creamer, a J.D.-Ph.D. candidate and Departmental Teaching Fellow in Government, who writes about the benefits and challenges of interdisciplinary teaching. A recent article in the New York Times on St. John’s College observed that “as much of academia fractures into ever more specific disciplines, this tiny college still expects —…