Instructor (VAP) at St. Lawrence University: Intermediate Microeconomics (ECON 251, Fall 2023, Spring 2024), Labor Economics (ECON 309, Fall 2023)
Recitation Instructor at Lehigh University: Introduction to Finance (FIN 125; 2018- 2023), Principal of Economics (Econ 1; 2019 Fall)
Teaching Assistant at Lehigh University: Business Statistics (Eco 045; 2022 Winter), Principal of Economics (Econ 1; 2021 Winter)
Tutor (2017-2018): Econometrics, Industrial Organization, Intermediate Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, Linear Algebra.
Undergraduate TA at Stony Brook University: Linear Algebra (AMS 210; Fall 2013)
Selected Student Comments ( 2021-2022):
"TA was very responsive and always down to help. Truly a great guy and always happy or smiling -- his energy reverberates in the room. It's incredible seeing a teacher laugh as they explain and go thru formulas and concepts of a corporate finance class. "
"Best ta I have had at lehigh. He was so concise and showed us exactly what we needed to know."
"I'm not claiming the best attendance to his recitations, but from my time with this instructor, he managed to consolidate weeks worth of material into succinct lessons and excellent practice questions. He was very beneficial to my performance in this class, and I wish him the best."
"Andy was the absolute best. Enjoyed his recitations every week. "
"Was a great TA and taught material in an organized way that I was able to understand."
"He did a good job of logically breaking down the formulas to the fundamental concepts which made it easier for me to remember them."
"Andy was great! He knew the material inside out and helped to explain it in a way different than was discussed in class, as well as go through many examples with us."
"Andy was excellent! Really worked hard."
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Sample Mini Projects in Intermediate Microeconomics
Project 1:Write a homework problem for your classmate
This assignment involves four steps: firstly, selecting and summarizing a relevant article from a popular press source like the Wall Street Journal or New York Times, focusing on its connection to class material. Secondly, link the article to economic concepts such as demand/supply equilibrium, consumer preferences, or market structures like monopoly and perfect competition. Thirdly, a homework question based on this article and the identified economic concept. Finally, provide an answer to the crafted question.
Project 2: Make a mini presentation to your friend
This project requires creating a brief presentation with 2-3 slides that accomplish the following: summarize a relevant article from a respected publication, connect it to specific economic concepts like risk, insurance, game theory, or market structures, and then explain these concepts in layman's terms, relating them back to the article to aid understanding for someone without an economics background.