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Experimental College

Current Courses

Current courses

Important information on Distribution and HASS credit for ExCollege courses

Spring 2021

Course Course Title Instructor

ExCollege Signature Courses – Taught by Visiting Lecturers

EXP-0001-S
In-person
The Women's Suffrage Movement and How We Remember It     Barbara Berenson
EXP-0002-S
Virtual
Mass Incarceration: Reform, Abolition or Status Quo? Jessica Sutton 
EXP-0003-S
In-person
The Universe: Illuminated by Women     Lynn Carlson
EXP-0004-S
In-person
Global Health: A Practitioner's Approach to Real-World Problems     Jennifer Goldsmith & Anatole Manzi
EXP-0005-S
Virtual
Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Startups Sandra Kreis Lacey & Mary Tobin
EXP-0006-S
In-person
Fighting Discrimination: Defending Legal Rights in the 21st Century Torey Cummings
EXP-0007-S
Virtual
The Body at Work: From the Farm to the Football Field Alexandra Harlig
EXP-0008-S
Virtual
Penning the Asian American Body: A Writing Workshop     Victor Yang
EXP-0009-S
In-person
Pharmacology and Therapeutics Frank Massaro
EXP-00011-S
Virtual
Political Songwriting 2021: Pandemics, Police & Propaganda  Sara Nicholson & Ben Gammerman
EXP-00012-S
Virtual
Imagined Worlds: Cartography and Literature Porter White
EXP-0013-S
Virtual
Race, Politics, and the Paranormal Imagination  Jonathan Moore
EXP-0014-S
In-person
Virtual Reality: The Ethics of Future Technology Jordon Kokot
EXP-0015-S
In-person
An Insider's Guide to the World of Food Media Denise Drower Swidey
Course Course Title Instructor

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

EXP-0051-S
In-person
The Evil Woman in Fiction Kayleigh Ford
EXP-0052-S
In-person
Humanizing History: The Holocaust Joanna Mizrachi & Karina Aserraf
EXP-0053-S
In-person
Techquity: Decolonization and Design Justice     Jheanelle Owens & Anthony Goss
EXP-0054-S
In-person
Visions of Peace in Israel/Palestine Ayia Elsadig,
Sofia Friedman & Chris LaBudde
EXP-0055-S
In-person
(In)equity in the College Process Madeira Thayer
EXP-0056-S
In-person
Historical Fact vs. Historical Fiction in Pop Culture Mikayla Barreiro & Carolina Penagos
EXP-0057-S
In-person
Data Science for Biotech Sejal Dua & Sook-Hee Evans
EXP-0058-S
In-person
The Rogues Gallery: Analyzing Batman’s Villains Christopher Panella
Course Course Title Instructor

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

EXP-0067-S
Virtual
Financial Literacy: Understanding Personal Finances Christopher Di Fronzo
EXP-0068-S
Virtual
Designing Your Career Journey Sheryl Rosenberg
EXP-0077-S
In-person
Microfinance and Financial Inclusion Adam Grenier
EXP-0079-AS
In-person
Inquiry: China and the World Heather Barry
EXP-0079-S
Hybrid/Dual Modality
China and the World Abiodun Williams
EXP-0101-S
By arrangement
Peer-Teaching  Howard Woolf
EXP-0103-S
In person
Theory and Practice of Participatory Education Howard Woolf
EXP-0104-S
By arrangement
Teaching Assistant Workshop Howard Woolf
EXP-0105-FS
By arrangement
Independent Study Howard Woolf
EXP-0105-HS
By arrangement
Independent Study Howard Woolf
EXP-0106-S
By arrangement
Auditing for Breadth Howard Woolf
EXP-0112-S
In-person
Publishing The Tufts Daily Howard Woolf

Fall 2020

Course Course Title Instructor

ExCollege Signature Courses – Taught by Visiting Lecturers

EXP-0001-F
Hybrid/Dual Modality
Urban Agriculture: Feeding Our Cities and Ourselves Lindsay Allen
EXP-0002-F
Hybrid/Dual Modality
#outfitoftheday: Clothing, Sustainability, and the Global Implications of Getting Dressed Ariel Kraten
EXP-0003-F
Hybrid/Dual Modality
Students As Data: Critical Issues in Higher Ed & Tech Lance Eaton
EXP-0004-F
Hybrid/Dual Modality
Dancehall Queens: Analyzing Bodies, Power, and Resistance Through Dance Onisha Etkins
EXP-0005-F
Hybrid/Dual Modality
Ethics of Ignorance: How Do We Respond to What We Don't Know? Magnus Ferguson
EXP-0006-F
Virtual
Twitter Fiction: New Literature and Meaning in the Digital Sphere Daniella Gati
EXP-0007-F
Hybrid/Dual Modality
Creative Practice for Social Change John Giordano
EXP-0008-F
Hybrid/Dual Modality
Antarctica: The Far South in Science and Culture Marissa Grunes
EXP-0009-F
Hybrid/Dual Modality
The Robot Jobs Apocalypse? Fact vs. Fiction James Kossuth
EXP-0010-F
Virual
Legacies of Indigenous Genocide: U.S.-Mexico Border Dillon Kim
EXP-0011-F
Hybrid/Dual Modality
Innovation: From Idea to Intellectual Property Melissa Johannes
EXP-0012-F
Hybrid/Dual Modality
Opioids and Addiction: Examining the Current Epidemic Emily Cummins
EXP-0013-F
Hybrid/Dual Modality
Science Fiction, Weird Fiction, Ecofiction: A Speculative Short Story Workshop Ian Muneshwar
EXP-0014-F
Virtual
Behind the Reporter's Notebook: The Practice of Global Journalism in the 21st Century Jonathan Rosen
EXP-0015-F
Hybrid/Dual Modality
Asian Americans in the Media Aaron Parayno
EXP-0017-F CANCELED: Phages: The Next Frontier in Medicine and Agriculture Hannah Gavin
EXP-0018-F
Hybrid/Dual Modality
Investing, Psychology and Human Behavior Doug Rachlin
EXP-0022-F
Virtual
Environmental Problem Solving for a Habitable World Zdenka Myslikova
EXP-0023-F
Virtual
Information Technology & Society Nicholas Rabb
EXP-0024-F
Hybrid/Dual Modality
XP Earned: Video Games and Memory Made in Virtual Time Peter Spearman
EXP-0025-F CANCELED: Color Play: Materials and Color Theory Catheline van den Branden
EXP-0026-F
Hybrid/Dual Modality
Crimes and Criminals in the Popular Imagination Ashley Wilcox
EXP-0030-F
In-person
Famous Trials in U.S. History Ian C. Pilarczyk
EXP-0031-F
In-person
War, Film, and Politics Frank Sobchak
EXP-0032-F
In-person
Politicized Healing: Resilience and Accountability In Apocalyptic Times Justin P. Jiménez
EXP-0033-F
In-person
Pharmacology and Therapeutics Frank Massaro
EXP-0049-F
Hybrid/Dual Modality
Unraveling Craftivism Madeleine Delpha

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

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