University teaching

Data / Software Carpentry Instructor, University of Oslo, Norway (2016) workshops
R for data analysis and visualization
Data Carpentry R for Genomics

University of Oslo, Norway (2015) volunteer-based workshop
Basic R workshop (introduction to R statistical package)

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois (2013)
The Nature of Ecology (SAIC-3557)
Mushrooms, Molds & Medicines (SAIC-3362)

Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois (2010 – 2013)
[main campus & El Centro campus (academic center for the Latino community)]
Introduction to Biology (Biology 100)
The Changing Natural Environment (Biology 104)
General Biology (Biology 202)
Ecology (Biology 305)
General Mycology (Biology 334)

University of Wisconsin – Madison, Madison, Wisconsin (2010)
Mycology (Botany/Plant Pathology 332)

Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan (2007)
Teaching Assistant (lab component): Forest Ecology (FW3020)
Guest lecturer, Conservation and Restoration (lecture component): Forest Ecology (FW3020)

Invited class lectures

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden, October 2020
Guest Zoom lecture, Root-soil-microbe interactions course: Deciding on the analyses given the objective(s) and data; Method application to own research questions

Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, August 2020
Guest Zoom lecture: Working across biological scales to understand global change

Indiana University Northwest, Gary, Indiana, US, August 2018
Guest lecture, general mycology course: Fungal fruiting, the environment, and global change impacts

Pedagogic training

Doctoral Supervision Course, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden (Autumn 2020)
Education for Sustainable Development, Workshop for Course Leaders, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden (Oct. 2020)
Teaching in Higher Education (Module 1), Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden (Sept. 2020)
Teaching Active E-Learning, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden (Sept. 2020)
Data & Software Carpentry Instructor Training (II), University of Oslo, Norway (Jun. 2016)
Data & Software Carpentry Instructor Training (I), ELIXIR UK, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK (Nov. 2015)

Committee memberships, supervision & skills transference

Committee member (supervisor) for Fredrik Rustøen, Universitetet i Oslo, M.S. candidate, The effects of climate change on fungi’s substrate affinity and distribution (Jan. 2015 – Dec. 2016).

Committee member for Andrea Erber, Northeastern Illinois University, ‘Exploring the feasibility and time efficiency of mycoremediation of polluted waters: A study testing Chicago River water samples,’ M.S. (2013).

Multiple skills transferences (to peers, undergraduate, MS, and PhD students): fungal identification; molecular methodologies; mycorrhizal fungi; R; and statistical analyses.

 

Link to pedagogical vision, teaching philosophy