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Experimental College

Current Courses

Current courses

Important information on Distribution and HASS credit for ExCollege courses

Fall 2020

Course Course Title Instructor

ExCollege Signature Courses – Taught by Visiting Lecturers

EXP-0001-F Urban Agriculture: Feeding Our Cities and Ourselves Lindsay Allen
EXP-0002-F #outfitoftheday: Clothing, Sustainability, and the Global Implications of Getting Dressed Ariel Kraten
EXP-0003-F Students As Data: Critical Issues in Higher Ed & Tech Lance Eaton
EXP-0004-F Dancehall Queens: Analyzing Bodies, Power, and Resistance Through Dance Onisha Etkins
EXP-0005-F Ethics of Ignorance: How Do We Respond to What We Don't Know? Magnus Ferguson
EXP-0006-F Twitter Fiction: New Literature and Meaning in the Digital Sphere Daniella Gati
EXP-0007-F Creative Practice for Social Change John Giordano
EXP-0008-F Antarctica: The Far South in Science and Culture Marissa Grunes
EXP-0009-F The Robot Jobs Apocalypse? Fact vs. Fiction James Kossuth
EXP-0010-F Legacies of Indigenous Genocide: U.S.-Mexico Border Dillon Kim
EXP-0011-F Innovation: From Idea to Intellectual Property Melissa Johannes
EXP-0012-F Opioids and Addiction: Examining the Current Epidemic Emily Cummins
EXP-0013-F Science Fiction, Weird Fiction, Ecofiction: A Speculative Short Story Workshop Ian Muneshwar
EXP-0014-F Behind the Reporter's Notebook: The Practice of Global Journalism in the 21st Century Jonathan Rosen
EXP-0015-F Asian Americans in the Media Aaron Parayno
EXP-0017-F Phages: The Next Frontier in Medicine and Agriculture Hannah Gavin
EXP-0018-F Investing, Psychology and Human Behavior Doug Rachlin
EXP-0022-F Environmental Problem Solving for a Habitable World Zdenka Myslikova
EXP-0023-F Information Technology & Society Nicholas Rabb
EXP-0024-F XP Earned: Video Games and Memory Made in Virtual Time Peter Spearman
EXP-0025-F Color Play: Materials and Color Theory Catheline van den Branden
EXP-0026-F Crimes and Criminals in the Popular Imagination Ashley Wilcox
EXP-0049-F Unraveling Craftivism Madeleine Delpha

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

EXP-0068-AF Design Thinking for Career Exploration: Creative Strategies for First-Years Donna Esposito
EXP-0068-BF Design Thinking for Career Exploration: Creative Strategies for First-Years Sheryl Rosenberg
EXP-0069-AF Personal Career Development Malakia Silcott
EXP-0069-BF Personal Career Development for Athletes Greg Victory
EXP-0070-AF Basic RAD TUPD Staff
EXP-0070-BF Basic RAD TUPD Staff
EXP-0076-F Achieving Flow: Learning to Breathe and Developing Your Full Human Potential Edward DeMore
EXP-0077-F Microfinance and Financial Inclusion Adam Grenier
EXP-0079-AF Inquiry: China and the World Heather Barry
EXP-0079-F China and the World Abi Williams
EXP-0080-F Writing Fellowship Seminar Kristina Aikens
EXP-0081-F/NC Subject Tutoring Seminar Katherine Swimm
EXP-0087-F Visions of Peace in Israel/Palestine Rachel Eilbaum
EXP-0100-AF Leading a First-Year Seminar Amy Goldstein
EXP-0100-BF Leading a First-Year Seminar Howard Woolf
EXP-0102-AF Teaching Practicum Amy Goldstein
EXP-0102-BF Teaching Practicum Howard Woolf
EXP-0104-F Teaching Assistantship Howard Woolf
EXP-0105-AF Independent Study Howard Woolf
EXP-0105-BF Independent Study Howard Woolf
EXP-0106-F Auditing for Breadth Howard Woolf
EXP-0111-F Mock Trial Howard Woolf

Spring 2020

Course Course Title Instructor

ExCollege Signature Courses – Taught by Visiting Lecturers

EXP-0001-S The Woman Suffrage Movement and How We Remember It Barbara Berenson
EXP-0002-S Psychoactive Plants and Fungi: Remedies, Rituals, and Regulations John de la Parra | Ernest Anemone
EXP-0003-S Asian American Theatre and Performance Yizhou Huang
EXP-0004-S Immigrants & Non-profits: Services to Survive and Thrive Pauline Jennett | Sara Jorgensen
EXP-0005-S Peacebuilding and the Arts Elke Jahns-Harms
EXP-0006-S Wandering Games: Videogames, Performance, Philosophy, Protest Melissa Kagen
EXP-0007-S Breakthrough Biotechnologies: CRISPR and Beyond Tobias Kaiser | Amanda Vernon
EXP-0008-S Choreographies of Resistance Sharon Kivenko
EXP-0009-S The Morals of the Story: Literature and Ethical Identity Isabel Legarda
EXP-0010-S The Science of Light: From the Rainbow to the Retina Avalon Owens
EXP-0011-S More than a Feeling?: Critical Approaches to Emotion in Apocalyptic Times Justin Jimenez
EXP-0012-S Biofabricated Food: Cellular Agriculture & Sustainability Natalie Rubio | John Yuen | Andrew Stout
EXP-0013-S Famous Trials in U.S. History Ian C. Pilarczyk
EXP-0014-S AI, Justice, Imagination: Technology and Speculative Fiction Janet York | Jonathan Zong
EXP-0015-S An Insider's Guide to the World of Food Media Denise Swidey
EXP-0016-S Sheep to Shawl: A Hands-on Exploration Amy Goldstein | Kim Goldinger

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

EXP-0051-S Existentialism, Film and the Search for Meaning Nicolas Avalle | Siddharth Jejurikar
EXP-0052-S Intentionality in the Outdoors: Engaging with Nature in Responsible and Sustainable Ways Sam Collins | Max Migdail
EXP-0053-S Techquity Yaasante Owens | Tony Goss
EXP-0054-S Breaking Silence in Asian America Emma Ishida | Jennifer Kim
EXP-0055-S Alternative Jewish History: American Judaism Through a Social Justice Lens Micah Kraus | Molly Tunis
EXP-0056-S Introduction to Investment Banking Devin Lockett | Brett Rojas
EXP-0057-S The Avengers and Beyond: Faces of the MCU Thomas Risoleo | Jefferson Xu
EXP-0058-S Gender, Justice, and True Crime Francesca Rubinson | Elisa Sturkie
EXP-0059-S Black Mirror & the Trajectory of Modern Technology Eric Savage
EXP-0060-S Face It: The Art & Science of Caricature Jacob Shaw
EXP-0061-S Introduction to Cardistry Eric Wu
EXP-0062-S Research in Neuroscience Tufts NeuroNetwork Executive Board

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

EXP-0067-S Financial Literacy: Understanding Personal Finances Christopher Di Fronzo
EXP-0068-S Design Thinking for Career Exploration: Creative Strategies for First-Years Sheryl Rosenberg
EXP-0069-S Personal Career Development for Athletes Greg Victory
EXP-0070-AS Basic RAD TUPD Staff
EXP-0070-BS Basic RAD TUPD Staff
EXP-0071-S Advanced RAD Anthony Paolucci | Nicholas Dell'Anno
EXP-0078-S CANCELLED: 21st Century Negotiation Skills for Global Leadership Elizabeth McClintock
EXP-0079-AS Inquiry Teaching Group: Genocide Heather Barry
EXP-0079-S EPIIC: Preventing Genocide and Mass Atrocities Abi Williams
EXP-0083-S Questioning Our Technological Futures: Ethics, Bias, & Imagination Leo Settoducato
EXP-0089-S Podcasting Music and Sound Alexander Lauria
EXP-0101-S Peer-Teaching Howard Woolf
EXP-0103-S Theory and Practice of Participatory Education Howard Woolf
EXP-0104-S Teaching Assistant Workshop Howard Woolf
EXP-0105-FS Independent Study Howard Woolf
EXP-0105-HS Independent Study Howard Woolf
EXP-0106-S Auditing for Breadth Howard Woolf
EXP-0107-S Tufts with Rwanda Fellowship Elebetel Assefa