Some of Caleb's evaluation comments, both as a TA and an Instructor of Record
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”
“Conservative Political Thought”
In the future, Caleb plans to teach courses in Democratic Realism, Political Realism, American Political Thought, Marxism, Critical Theory, and Foucauldian Political Thought.
He is also well-prepared to teach courses in American Politics, especially those in 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.