My pedagogy is honed through readings from feminist, queer, postcolonial, and anti-racist work on sociospatial justice through the lens of critical geography, sociology, and anthropology. Equally essential is core and cutting-edge work on political economy that informs my approach of research as practice to empower, inspire, and push students. You can get a sense of the quality of the work I expect in my recommendation writing policy. Below I list those key texts that frame my pedagogical approach.
- Conway, Jill Ker. 2002. A Woman’s Education. New York: Vintage.
- Dewey, John. 1997. Experience And Education. New York: Free Press.
- Greene, Maxine. 2000. Releasing the Imagination: Essays on Education, the Arts, and Social Change. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
- Fine, Michelle. 2006. “Bearing Witness: Methods for Researching Oppression and Resistance—A Textbook for Critical Research.” Social Justice Research 19 (1): 83–108.
- Hall, Stuart. 1991. “Ethnicity, Identity and Difference.” Radical America 23 (4): 9–22.
- Haraway, Donna J. 1990. Simians, Cyborgs, and Women: The Reinvention of Nature. New York: Routledge.
- Harding, Sandra. 1988. Feminism and Methodology: Social Science Issues. Indianapolis, IN: Indiana University Press.
- Harvey, David. 1994. ‘On Doing Interdisciplinary Work in a Multidisciplinary World. Personal manuscript.
- Katz, Cindi. 1996. “Towards Minor Theory.” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 14 (4): 487 – 499.
- Rich, Adrienne. 2009. A Human Eye: Essays on Art in Society, 1996–2008. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.
Rubin, Gayle. 1984. “Thinking Sex: Notes for a Radical Theory of the Politics of Sexuality.” In Pleasure and Danger: Exploring Female Sexuality, edited by Carole S. Vance, 267–319. New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul Books.
- Said, Edward W. 2000. “Invention, Memory, and Place.” Critical Inquiry 26 (2): 175–192.
- 2017, 2016, 2015. Data Driven Cultures, American Studies, Trinity College.
- 2017, 2016, 2015. Queer America, American Studies, Trinity College.
- 2016, 2015. The Digital Image of the City, American Studies, Trinity College.
- 2016, 2015. Conflicts & Cultures in American Society: The 1980s, American Studies, Trinity College.
Digital & Computational Studies
- 2014, 2015. Data Driven Societies, Digital and Computational Studies, Bowdoin College.
- 2014. The Digital Image of the City, Digital and Computational Studies, Bowdoin College.
- 2013. Social Media for Academics, JustPublics@365 MediaCamp, Graduate Center CUNY and School of Journalism CUNY.
Geography, Urban Planning, & Design
- 2013. Reassessing Inequality and Re-imagining the 21st Century: East Harlem case study, Environmental Psychology, Graduate Center CUNY. http://inq13.gc.cuny.edu/
- 2012. Environmental Research Methods, Sustainable Interior Environments (M.A. program), Fashion Institute of Technology SUNY. http://jgieseking.org/2012SIE562/
- 2007, 2008. Environmental Psychology & Geographical Theory, Interior Design Department, Pratt Institute.
- 2005. Human/Nature: Perception of the Environment, Geography, Mount Holyoke College.
Gender & Sexuality Studies
- 2013. Seminar in the City: Queer(ing) New York, graduate seminar offered in-person and online, Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS), Graduate Center CUNY.
SELECTED GUEST LECTURES
- 2013. “Selfies,” Visual Studies of Social Life taught by Susan Bell, Sociology & Anthropology Department, Bowdoin College.
- 2013, “Rethinking the ‘Gayborhood’ for All,” Global Sexualities taught by Krista VanVleet, Sociology & Anthropology Department, Bowdoin College.
- 2013. “Queer Space & Place,” Queer Identity & Popular Culture taught by Laura Portwood-Stacer, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University.
- 2012. “LGBTQ Community, Online Media & Health,” Feminist New Media & Health taught by Jessie Daniels, Honors Colloquia, Hunter College CUNY.
- 2011. “Mental Mapping: Methodology & Analytics,” Research Methods taught by Rachel Pain, Geography Department, Durham University.
- 2010, 2009. “Homosexuality and the City in New York City,” Urban Studies taught by Peter Hopkins, Geography Department, Newcastle University.
- 2009. “LGBTQ Studies in the University,” Map of Knowledge taught by Alan Hausman, Humanities Program, Hunter College CUNY.
- 2008. “Mental Mapping Methodology,” A Survey of Geographic Methods taught by David Chapin, Environmental Psychology Program, CUNY Graduate Center.
- 2008, 2006. “Human Sexuality,” Introduction to Psychology taught by Martin Downing, Jr., Social Sciences Department, LaGuardia Community College CUNY.
- 2007, 2006. “The Census,” Introduction to Urban Studies taught by Kimberly Libman, Urban Studies Department, Hunter College CUNY.