Over the past decade, I have had the opportunity to work with many students to help them explore and understand the ways that media, culture, science, and technology shape the world we live in.  My classes are dynamic environments where students are expected to think, talk, make, and participate across diverse media platforms. Download a copy of my teaching philosophy here: Brandt-Teaching Statement 14

Instructor, UCSD Dept of Communication:

Teaching Assistantships in the UCSD Culture, Art & Technology Program:

  • Social Text: TA Mentor/Head TA (Spring 2012)
  • Global Hip Hop: TA Mentor/Head TA (Spring 2012)
  • Public Rhetoric & Practical Communication: Demonstrating Expertise through Digital Media (Summer 2012)
  • Public Rhetoric & Practical Communication: Communicating Expertise: Head TA (Fall 2011)
  • The Society of the Spectacle: Head TA (Winter 2011)
  • Origins of Culture, Art, & Technology (Fall 2009, 2010 & 2013)
  • Medical Technology & Ethics (Winter 2010)
  • Sensory Perception & Social Experience (Spring 2010)

Teaching Assistantship in the UCSD Dept. of Communication:

  • Advertising and Society (Spring 2009)
  • Communication and Social Force (Winter 2008, Winter 2009)
  • Gender and Science (Winter 2008)
  • Communication and the Person (Fall 2008)
  • Introduction to Communication (Spring 2008)
  • Communication and Human Information Processing (Fall 2007, Summer 2009)

Other Teaching Assistantships:

  • Intro to Science & Technology Studies, UCSD Extension/Academic Connections Program (Summer 2013)
  • Sociology of Mental Illness in Contemporary Society, UCSD Sociology (Fall 2008)
  • Neuroscience in Contemporary Literature, UC Berkeley Molecular & Cell Biology 
(Spring 2004)