Teaching is a central focus to my intellectual development, and I have been fortunate to have many opportunities to teach several different classes over the course of my graduate and post-graduate career. As a historian and educator, I am firmly committed to the goal of helping students engage with the past in meaningful ways and to use their knowledge of the past to make informed, ethical decisions about the present. I teach in the Department of History at Loyola University Chicago and the Department of History at DePaul University.