Emily K. Rains

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Ph.D. Candidate | Duke University
Bada Bagh, Jaisalmer, India
As an instructor, my goal is to prepare students to be thoughtful global citizens in an increasingly complex world. Through my experiences and trainings, I have come to identify three core teaching principles that are key to this objective. First, I prioritize cultivating an inclusive learning environment. Second, I encourage students to be critical consumers of information. Third, I demonstrate how course concepts and skills apply to life outside the classroom. I am interested in teaching courses on urbanization and development, the political economy of development, political behavior and identity, gender and development, and research methods.
For full evaluations for courses taught at Duke University, please email me. My previous academic teaching experiences are listed below:

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