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At UW-Madison, Annie teaches a variety of classes related to Earth evolution, geochemistry, geology, and astrobiology. She was a member of the Xi cohort of the Madison Teaching and Learning Excellence program and also participated in The Discussion Project. If you are a student or prospective co-instructor looking to develop a new class, please contact her at


Courses at UW-Madison

GEOSCI 109: Geology of the National Parks (Fall 2019, Fall 2020, Fall 2021, Fall 2022, Fall 2023)

GEOSCI 160: Life in the Universe (Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2024)

GEOSCI 375: Principles of Geochemistry (Spring 2020, Spring 2022, Spring 2024)

GEOSCI 402: Research and Communication in the Geological Sciences (Fall 2020, Fall 2023)

GEOSCI 457: Conducted Field Trip (Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2024)

GEOSCI 875: Navigating Grad School and Intro to UW Geoscience (Fall 2020, Fall 2021, Fall 2022)

GEOSCI 875: Iso-Rock Around the Clock (Spring 2021, Spring 2023)

GEOSCI 875: Sedimentary Points of Light (2021-present)


Annie’s former teaching experience

Freshman Pre-Orientation Program, Discover EAPS Yellowstone (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)

Solving Complex Problems, Teaching Assistant, MIT (Global Water Security, 2013)

Analytical Techniques for Environmental Samples, Teaching Assistant, MIT (2013)

Solving Complex Problems, Teaching Assistant, MIT (Strategic Natural Elements, 2012)

Science Club for Girls, Mentor Scientist, King Open School, Cambridge, MA (2012-2013)

Geomechanics (ESS 311), Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, University of Washington (2010)