"We teach who we are."

"The courage to teach is the courage to keep one’s heart open in those very moments when the heart is asked to hold more than it is able so that teacher and students and subject can be woven into the fabric of community that learning, and living, require. "

-- Parker Palmer, The Courage to Teach

I believe that knowledge does not reside with the professor. Therefore, I work to create a classroom environment where students are encouraged not to be passive learners but active participants in the process of knowledge production. I bring to teaching fifteen years of experience and involvement with experiential teaching and learning and peace and justice activism, both in the Middle East and the United States. For more about this check my syllabi.

Trauma and Healing

The Evergreen State College
Spring 2007

Class Syllabus Word Document

Workshop Outline Word Doccument

Readings and Resources

Transforming Relationships

The Evergreen State College
Winter 2007

St. Martin's University
Women's Studies Courses

Spring 2008

Feminist Theory and Practice WS_400 as Word Document

Link to WS 400 Webinar Room

Spring 2007

Women, Culture, and Society (WS 333/SOC 333) as Word Document

Women’s Studies Seminar WS 400 as Word Document

Fall 2006

Introduction to Women's Studies (WS200) as Word Document

Gender, War, and Peace in Gobal Perspective (WS395) as Word Document

New Video - March 2006 Compassionate Resistance in Israel and Palestine. Windows Media Player 35 mb

"Race, Gender and Militarization" WGS410/510,
Winter 2005, Univ. of Oregon

"Gender And War In Film", WGS400/500, Winter 2005, Univ. of Oregon

"Community Organizing Fundamentals", Syllabus Summer 2004, The Evergreen State College

"Alternatives To Violence", Winter 2004, The Evergreen State College

"Gender, Conflict and Change In Political Context", Spring 2002, The Evergreen State College

- Course on Gender & Conflict: Feminist Perspectives on War, Peace & International Politics

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