Some of Caleb's evaluation comments, both as a TA and an Instructor

 Caleb presenting at APSA Teaching and Learning Conference 2016; featured in  PS: Political Science and Politics  (April 2016)

Caleb presenting at APSA Teaching and Learning Conference 2016; featured in PS: Political Science and Politics (April 2016)

Caleb believes that being a great professor requires being an effective educator. Twice recognized for excellence in teaching, Caleb is regarded as one of the best TAs in his department, with ESCI scores consistently ranked well above departmental and university norms. Caleb's written evaluations emphasize his enthusiasm for the material; his ability to demystify and distill complicated ideas; the open and positive learning atmosphere he cultivates; the value of attending office hours; and the way in which he cares about his students. Frequently, students describe Caleb's courses as the best of their college career. 

Caleb has taught

  • "Introduction to Political Philosophy"
  • "Ancient/Classical Political Theory"
  • "Modern Political Theory"
  • "Contemporary Political Theory"
  • "Democratic Theory and Its Critics" 

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Caleb is looking forward to offering "Conservative Political Thought" in the spring of 2019. In the future, he hopes to teach courses on American Political Thought, Feminist Political Theory, Liberalism, Political Realism, and French Post-Structuralism.

He is also well-prepared to teach courses in American Politics, especially those on Political Behavior and Political Communications.

Caleb served as Lead TA for his department from 2015-2017, responsible for training new TAs and handling all TA-related issues, and was awarded the Certificate in College and University Teaching in conjunction with his PhD.