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Fall 2024

For full descriptions, dates & times, and instructors’ bios, click the Fall 2024 Course Offerings link above. 

ExCollege Signature Courses - Taught by Visiting Lecturers 

 

EXP-0001-F Chinese Medicine: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Healing
Instructor: Fannie Koa

 

EXP-0002-F Immigration and Human Rights Advocacy
Instructors: Alejandro Bracamontes and Doug Smith

 

EXP-0003-F Beyond Monogamy: Marriage, Love, and Freedom in Contemporary Culture
Instructor: Casey O'Reilly 

 

EXP-0004-F Global Health: A Practitioner's Approach to Real-World Problems
Instructors: Jennifer Goldsmith and Anatole Manzi

 

EXP-0005-F Financial Innovation through Technology: New Ways of Building the Future
Instructor: Dahiana Duarte Pena
 

EXP-0006-F Medicine, Ethics, and the Law
Instructor: Pam Gilman

 

EXP-0007-F Let's Talk About Sex: In the Classroom and Beyond
Instructor: Jeanna Kinnebrew

 

EXP-0008-F Dramatizing War
Instructor: Rob Grace

 

EXP-0009-F Law and Social Control
Instructor: Sarah Lee Day

 

EXP-0010-F Exploring Biodiversity in Human-Altered Environments
Instructor: Brittany Velikaneye

 

EXP-0011-F Climate Fiction: The Intersection of Writing, Climate Science, and Activism
Instructor: Julie Carrick Dalton

 

EXP-0014-F Behind the Reporter’s Notebook: Global Journalism in the 21st Century
Instructor: Jonathan W. Rosen

 

EXP-0016-F The Science of Color
Instructor: Nathan Lanning

 

EXP-0017-F Who Wrote This? ChatGPT, LLMs, and the Future of Learning
Instructor: Gregory Marton

 

EXP-0018-F Investing, Psychology and Human Behavior
Instructors: Douglas A. Rachlin and Raphael Leeman
 

EXP-0023-F Camp Bad Taste, Humor, and Cult-Classics
Instructor: Jo Michael Rezes

Explorations: Peer-Taught Courses for First-Year Students

EXP-0050-A: SPAM: A Look at Food History Across the Asian-Pacific Diaspora
Instructors: Rita Dai and Joyce Fang 

 

EXP-0050-B: Zoo Ethics & the Human-Animal Connection
Instructor: Kai Preminger

 

EXP-0050-C: [Un]Equal Justice Under Law: The Courts, the Constitution & You
Instructors: Sam Nashel and Mihir Sharma 

 

EXP-0050-D: Villainy 101: the Subversion of Morality in Fantasy
Instructors: Samantha Coleman and Alexander Crete

 

EXP-0050-E: Zen in Everyday Life
Instructor: Ray Feinleib

 

EXP-0050-F: Aid Under Fire: Humanitarianism in Conflict Zones
Instructor: Ian Condon 

 

EXP-0050-G: Frontiers in Modern Medicine: Balancing Innovation with Humanity
Instructor: Altea Thompson

 

EXP-0050-H: Defying Gravity: Exploring Aviation & the Psychology of Flight
Instructor: Blake Freedland 

 

EXP-0050-J: Children's Cartoons: Steamboat Willie to Bluey
Instructors: Culiandra Nero and Raymond Rosales

 

EXP-0050-K: Mental Health Portrayals in American Culture
Instructors: Rowan Chetner and Hailey Swett

 

EXP-0050-L: What is Historical Truth?: Creating History Beyond the Archive
Instructor: Kathleen Landis

 

EXP-0050-M: Movie-Goer as Philosopher: Exploring Goodness, Justice & Freedom
Instructors: Thomas Gatzke and Riley Roche

 

EXP-0050-N: Fast Fashion’s Impact on Environmental Sustainability
Instructor: Hannah Kelly 

 

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

 

EXP-0068-F Designing Your Career Journey
Instructor: Kelly Roberts 

 

EXP-0080-F Writing Fellows Seminar
Instructor: Hannah Weildon

 

EXP-0100-F Peer Teaching

Instructors: Amy Goldstein and Courtney McDermott

 

EXP-0102-F Theory and Practice of Participatory Education

Instructors: Amy Goldstein and Courtney McDermott

 

EXP-0104-F Teaching Assistant Workshop

Instructor: Amy Goldstein 

 

EXP-0105-AF/BF Independent Study 

Instructor: Amy Goldstein 

 

EXP-0106-F Auditing for Breadth 

Instructor: Chris Clark

 

EXP-0112-F Publishing The Tufts Daily

Instructor: Courtney McDermott