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Fall 2022

ExCollege Signature Courses – Taught by Visiting Lecturers

EXP-0001-F: Gaming Cultures & Contexts: From Mario to Meeples. In-Person                                                                                                               

Instructor: Krys Ziska Strange

EXP-0002-F: Sorry, Not Sorry: The Apology Through a Social Justice Lens. In-Person                                                                                                  

Instructor: Quinn Phillips

EXP-0003-F: Gender and Sexuality in Sports. In-Person                                                                                                                                                    

Instructor: Valerie Moyer

EXP-0004-F: Global Health: A Practitioner's Approach to Real-World Problems. In-Person                                                                                          

Instructors: Jennifer Goldsmith and Anatole Manzi

EXP-0005-F: The War on Drugs or the War on Us? In-Person                                                                                                                                            

Instructor: Aaron Bray

EXP-0006-F: Medicine, Ethics, and the Law. In-Person                                                                                                                                                       

Instructor: Pamela Gilman

EXP-0007-F: Let's Talk About Sex: The Evolution of Sex Education in the United States. In-Person                                                                            

Instructor: Jeanna Kinnebrew

EXP-0008-F: Self-Help in American Culture: Historical and Critical Perspectives. In-Person                                                                                        

Instructor: Jiemin Tina Wei

EXP-0010-F: Monument Controversies: Memorializing the Past, Shaping the Present. In-Person                                                                                

Instructor: Julia Judge Mulhall

EXP-0011-F: Animals and American Empire. In-Person                                                                                                                                                      

Instructor: Kate Poje

EXP-0014-F: Behind the Reporter's Notebook: The Practice of Global Journalism in the 21st Century. In-Person                                                      

Instructor: Jonathan W. Rosen

EXP-0016-F: Contagion in Culture, Media, and Popular Performance. In-Person                                                                                                             

Instructor: Mia Levenson

EXP-0018-F: Investing, Psychology, and Human Behavior. In-Person                                                                                                                               

Instructor: Douglas A. Rachlin    

EXP-0019-F: Text, Image, Language: Thinking Through Art and Writing. In-Person                                                                                                        

Instructor: Tamar Bresge

EXP-0020-F: Stories in the Night Sky. In-Person                                                                                                                                                                                  

Instructor: Carie Cardamone

EXP-0022-F: Crafting Community. In-Person                                                                                                                                                                                

Instructor: Rebecca Aberle

EXP-0023-F: Camp: Humor, Bad Taste, and Cult Classics. In-Person                                                                                                                                                

Instructor: Jo Michael Rezes

 

Sponsored Courses - The ExCollege collaborates with other Tufts programs to offer courses and independent learning opportunities

EXP-0068-F: Designing Your Career JourneyIn-Person

Instructor: Sheryl Rosenberg

EXP-0069-AF: Personal Career DevelopmentIn-Person

Instructor: Malakia Silcott

EXP-0070-F: Emerging Adulthood & The First Year Experience​. In-Person

Instructors: Kate Pillette and Kimberley Doan

EXP-0078-F: Inquiry: Power and Prejudice: Race and International Relations​​​​​​. In-Person

Instructor: Heather Barry

EXP-0079-F: EPIIC: Power and Prejudice: Race and International Relations. In-Person

Instructor: Abiodun Williams

EXP-0080-F: Writing Fellowship Seminar. In-Person                                                                                                                                                                            

Instructor: Hannah Herndon

EXP-0081-F: Subject Tutoring SeminarIn-Person

Instructor: The StAAR Center

EXP-0105-F: Independent StudySpecial Arrangement

Instructor: Howard Woolf

EXP-0106-F: Auditing for BreadthSpecial Arrangement                                                                                                                                                                      

Instructor: Howard Woolf

EXP-0111-F: Mock Trial​. In-Person

Instructor: Amy Goldstein

EXP-0112-F: Publishing the Tufts Daily. In-Person

Instructor: Howard Woolf

 

Spring 2022

ExCollege Signature Courses – Taught by Visiting Lecturers

EXP-0001-S Collaborative Media-Making for Social Justice. In-Person

Instructor: Courtney Wittekind

EXP-0002-S #outfitoftheday: Clothing, Sustainability, and the Global Implications of Getting Dressed. In-Person

Instructor: Ariel Kraten

EXP-0003-S The Universe: Illuminated by Women. In-Person

Instructor: Lynn Carlson

EXP-0004-S Exploring Improvisation: Playing Music Together. In-Person

Instructor: Nathaniel Shaffer

EXP-0005-S Empathy: Varieties and Practices. In-Person

Instructor: Susan Lanzoni

EXP-0006-S Fighting Discrimination: Defending Legal Rights in the 21st Century. In-Person

Instructor: Torey Cummings

EXP-0008-S Mixed Messages: Multiethnic and Multiracial Identity in the 21st Century U.S. In-Person

Instructor: Jasmine Ramon

EXP-0009-S Pharmacology and Therapeutics. In-Person

Instructor: Frank Massaro

EXP-0010-S Current Trends in Asylum and Refugee Law: A Hands-on Seminar. In-Person

Instructors: Maggie Morgan & Anne Georges

EXP-0012-S Imagined Worlds: Cartography and LiteratureIn-Person

Instructor: Porter White

EXP-0013-S Deconstructing the Ivory Tower: A Critical Perspective on Universities. In-Person

Instructors: Jessica Pesce & Adam Poluzzi

EXP-0014-S Phages: Microbial Genomics & Bioinformatics. In-Person

Instructor: Hannah Gavin

EXP-0015-S An Insider's Guide to the World of Food MediaIn-Person

Instructor: Denise Drower Swidey

EXP-0030-S Famous Trials in U.S. HistoryIn-Person

Instructor: Ian Pilarczyk

 

Peer Taught Courses – Undergraduates teach pass/fail courses that count toward graduation

EXP-0051-S Abolitionist Organizing: Community, Re-imagination, and LiberationIn-Person

Instructors: Claudie Guetta & Thomas Levy

EXP-0052-S Stan Twitter and Celebrity: Parasocial Relationships on the Internet. In-Person

Instructor: Donavan Payne

EXP-0053-S 1968: Year of Global RevoltIn-Person

Instructors: Elebetel Assefa & Molly Gould

EXP-0054-S Privilege and Power: The Ethics of VoluntourismIn-Person

Instructor: Ellen Murphy

EXP-0055-S A Boy and His Tiger: Everyday Philosophy in "Calvin and Hobbes"In-Person

Instructor: Liam Scanlon

EXP-0056-S Unpacking Expertise: Science, Society, and SelfIn-Person

Instructor: Audrey McGlothlen

EXP-0057-S How to Not Get Scammed: Ponzi Schemes, Pyramid Schemes, MLMs, and MoreIn-Person

Instructor: Gillian Rooney

EXP-0058-S Scooby Doo and Contemporary American MythologyIn-Person

Instructors: Katherine Edeburn & Drew Weisberg

 

Sponsored Courses - The ExCollege collaborates with other Tufts programs to offer courses and independent learning opportunities

EXP-0066-S Visions of Peace in Israel/Palestine. In-Person

Instructors: John Cho & Rachel Coll

EXP-0067-S Financial Literacy: Understanding Personal FinancesIn-Person

Instructor: Christopher Di Fronzo

EXP-0068-S Designing Your Career JourneyIn-Person

Instructor: Sheryl Rosenberg

EXP-0077-S Microfinance and Financial InclusionIn-Person

Instructor: Adam Grenier

EXP-0078-S U.S. Intelligence and Foreign Policymaking: China, North Korea, and Beyond​​​​​​​. In-Person

Instructor: Sue Mi Terry

EXP-0079-AS Inquiry: Designing a Simulation on Problems without Passports​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​. In-Person

Instructor: Heather Barry

EXP-0079-S Problems without Passports​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​. In-Person

Instructor: Abiodun Williams

EXP-0101-S Peer-Teaching​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​. Special Arrangement

Instructor: Justin Jimenez

EXP-0103-S Theory and Practice of Participatory Education​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​. In-Person

Instructor: Justin Jimenez

EXP-0104-S Teaching Assistant Workshop​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​. Special Arrangement

Instructor: Amy Goldstein

EXP-0105-FS Independent Study​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​. Special Arrangement

Instructor: Amy Goldstein

EXP-0105-HS Independent Study​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​. Special Arrangement

Instructor: Amy Goldstein

EXP-0106-S Auditing for Breadth​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​. Special Arrangement

EXP-0107-S Tufts with Rwanda Fellowship​​​​​​​. In-Person

Instructor: Bella Prenata and Esma Abib

EXP-0112 Publishing the Tufts Daily. In-Person

Instructor: Howard Woolf