Teaching Assistant Consultants (TACs) program

Teaching assistant consultants (TACs) are senior graduate students with considerable teaching experience and skill, placed through this program in schools and departments across UVic.

TACs develop discipline-specific seminars that cover a range of practical topics, tips, approaches and issues most pertinent to TAs at UVic. Additionally, TACs provide one-on-one support as required.

Applying to be a TAC

Application deadline is May 31st each year. Contact the Manager of Professional Development Programs for more information.

Current TACs (2019-20)

If you do not see your department listed, refer to our events calendar for upcoming workshops that you can attend.

Department

Name

Anthropology

Sharonne Specker

Art History and Visual Studies

Ambreen Shehzad Hussaini

Biology

Ainsley Fraser

Chemistry

Kaitlyn Ramsay

Child and Youth Care

Emma Chalifour

Civil Engineering

Camille Zimmer

Earth and Ocean Sciences

Brett Jameson

Economics

Ali Shakerdargah

Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies

Jess Willows

Electrical and Computer Science Engineering

Sai Prakash Reddy Konda

English

Deborah Ogilvie

Environmental Studies

Pamela Spalding  

Exercise Science, Physical & Health Education

Bruno Follmer

Geography

Sharon Dias

Germanic and Slavic Studies

Giorgia Ricciardi

Greek and Roman Studies

Novella Nicchitta

History

Erica Greenup

(International TAC)

Crystal Washington

(International TAC)

Saeed Rezvani

Linguistics

Sajib Ghosh

Mechanical Engineering

Yaser Mohammadi

Music

Rachel Burtman

Pacific and Asian Studies

Linyi Yang

Political Science

Can Zhao

Psychology

Liz Williams

Sociology

Tayler Zavitz

Visual Arts

Omid Afarinzd