STAFF & FACULTY DIRECTORY PROFILE
Phone: (510) 577-9100 ext.
Started at O'Dowd:
Bachelor of Science Political Science (Minor in History and Philosophy) San Jose State University
Juris Doctor New College of California, School of Law, San Francisco
Why I Teach:
I teach to: raise consciousness, connect students with the natural world, instill curiosity, and to help students care for the earth.
Most powerful teaching technique:
Why are the subjects you teach important?:
People are much more likely to care about their planet if they learn something about it. This caring can lead students to take active steps to protect it.
"I never lose. I either win, or learn." - Nelson Mandela
"Concentrate not on the eradication of evil, but on the cultivation of virtue. ... Evil is not driven out, but crowded out." - MLK Jr.
"The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to you." - Neil deGrasse Tyson
"I'll sleep when I'm dead...." - Warren Zevon
Recommended visual media:
Into the Wild Gandhi
"One Hundred Years of Solitude"-Gabriel Garcia Marquez "A New Earth"-Eckhart Tolle
Hobbies or outside interests:
Backpacking, making music, playing anything, hanging out with friends and family