STAFF & FACULTY DIRECTORY PROFILE
Phone: (510) 577-9100
Started at O'Dowd:
B.S. Applied Physics - Columbia University
M.Ed. Secondary Education - Arizona State University
M.A. Economics - University of California, Santa Cruz
Why I Teach:
To see the spark of understanding in students' eyes!
Most powerful teaching technique:
Learning by teaching
Why are the subjects you teach important?:
We are using mathematical models to describe the physical world around us.
"Passion without reason is blind, reason without passion is dead. Thought should not lack the heat of desire, nor desire the light of thought" -Will Durant
In Vienna (Wien) hotdogs are called 'Frankfurters', and in Frankfurt they are called 'Wieners'.
Recommended visual media:
2001: A Space Odyssey
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Stranger in a Strange Land
Hobbies or outside interests:
Board games, biking and burritos