Office: EC3 2012B
Matt is a PhD candidate in the department of Biology studying protein structure/function relationships. He began his teaching career as a teaching assistant for the Biology department during his Masters. At the beginning of his doctoral studies, he started working for the Student Success Office in various capacities. He worked on programming for: first year student orientation, tutor training across campus, and an Early Engagement initiative for 1st year student retention. He furthered his teaching abilities by instructing UNIV 101 – a first year skills development course for year Science, Health Studies, and Kinesiology students. Matt has also had the opportunity to work for the BASE program, creating and facilitating science laboratories for incoming international students.
Matt hopes to improve his own teaching practices while fostering facilitation skills of new graduate students with similar interests and passion for teaching. In his spare time, he enjoys playing and watching basketball, listening to a variety of music, and honing his culinary skills.