Teaching

UNDERGRADUATE
  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in English Literature, Liverpool John Moores University (2016 to present, full time). Teaching:
    • ‘Post-Millennial British Fiction’. Level 6 module.
    • ‘Terrorism and Modern Literature’. Level 6 module.
    • ‘Dissertation’. Level 6 module.
    • ‘Migrants to the Screen’. Level 5 module; designed/convened as well as taught.
    • ‘Literary and Cultural Theory’. Level 4 module; convened 2017 to present.
    • ‘Literature in Context: Britain in the 1950s’. Level 4 module.

  • Assistant Professor of English Literature, Bilkent University, Ankara (2014 to 2016, full time). Teaching:
    • ‘Post-Colonial Literature’. Fourth-year module; designed/convened as well as taught.
    • ‘Modern British Fiction II (1950s to present)’. Third-year module; designed/convened as well as taught.
    • ‘Modern British Fiction I (to the 1950s)'. Third-year module; designed/convened as well as taught. 
    • ‘Research and Writing Techniques for Literary Essays’. Second-year module; designed/convened as well as taught. 
    • ‘The Short Story’. Second-year module; designed/convened as well as taught. 
    • ‘Appreciation of Literature’. First-year module; designed/convened as well as taught. 
    • ‘Critical Reading’. First-year module. 
    • ‘Senior Project’. Fourth-year module involving supervision of academic papers as well as creative writing projects (prose fiction and drama). 

  • Supervisor, Faculty of English, University of Cambridge (2007 to 2012, part time). Teaching:
    • ‘Postcolonial and Related Literatures’.
    • Open Dissertations, Parts I and II: postcolonial studies; contemporary British literature; contemporary American literature.

POSTGRADUATE

  • 'Mobilities'. MA module, LJMU. 
    • Masters Dissertation Supervisor, LJMU.
    • PhD Thesis Committee Member for doctoral theses being written at Ankara University (2015 to 2016) and Middle East Technical University (2015 to present).


    OTHER TEACHING

    • Higher Education Co-ordinator and A Level English Literature Lecturer, Walworth Academy Sixth Form, London (September 2012 to August 2014, part time). Teaching:
      • ‘Literature post-1900’ (twentieth-century American fiction and drama; contemporary British poetry).
      • ‘Poetry and Prose 1800-1945’ (nineteenth-century American poetry; nineteenth-century British and American fiction).
      • ‘Drama and Poetry pre-1800’ (Shakespeare; seventeenth-century poetry and drama).
      • ‘Texts in Time’ (contemporary British fiction and poetry).
      • Other responsibilities: responsible for leading all aspects of the sixth form’s Higher Education programme, including: advising students on HE; overseeing all students’ university applications; co-ordinating the sixth form’s provision of references; preparing students for interviews; widening participation in HE (especially in regard to students from non-privileged backgrounds).

    • Seminar Leader, University of Cambridge/The Sutton Trust (2011, part time). Teaching:
      • ‘Modernism and the Short Story’.
      • ‘Jack Kerouac and the American Dream’.
      • ‘Shakespeare’.

    • English Tutor, OISE, Cambridge (2008 to 2012) and LTC, London (March 2012 to September 2012), part time. Teaching:
      • English for academic purposes.
      • Composition.
      • Grammar.