Daniella Halperin, doctoral candidate in counseling and applied educational psychology
Daniella’s teaching in the Department of Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology is characterized as dedicated, enthusiastic, and truly outstanding. She describes her teaching philosophy as following the “scaffolding model”: In the learning environment, scaffolds, or learning support systems, are gradually added and continually modified so that deeper learning can occur, and eventually those scaffolds can be removed. Daniella’s hands-on and supportive teaching style make her an excellent resource for students.
Elizabeth Markle, doctoral candidate in counseling psychology
Elizabeth describes her teaching philosophy as grounded in enthusiasm, curiosity, humanity, and application. She is dedicated to providing her students with a high-quality experience in the classroom, and her teaching supervisor describes her as “personable, authentic, interested, and spunky.” Her students rank her as one of the best teachers they have had at Northeastern.
Osso Vahabzadeh, doctoral candidate in communications and signal processing
Osso’s teaching in the engineering program is characterized by efficiency, hard work, and a quiet determination to help students master the course material. His comprehensive knowledge of the material and meticulous attention to detail made him an excellent resource for students, and a valuable source of feedback on student performance for professors. Faculty uniformly describe him as the perfect teaching assistant.
Jennifer Sopchockchai, doctoral candidate in English
Nizar Zaarour, doctoral candidate in industrial engineering