Student Employees

Student workers at the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) are trained to provide confidential teaching observations and to support faculty research on teaching and learning by assisting with literature reviews and statistical analysis.

Habiba Braimah

Habiba Braimah is a doctoral student in Sociology & Social Policy at Brandeis University. Her research interests are centered around exploring inequalities within higher education with a focus on examining pathways to the professoriate for faculty from marginalized communities.

Sasha Carnes

Sasha Carnes is a first year looking to study neuroscience and art history, but has always loved the idea of teaching and is passionate about making classes accessible to all. Outside of school and the CTL, she loves to cook, rock climb, and visit art museums.

Charlotte Powley

Charlotte Powley is a fourth year PhD candidate in the Social Policy program at Heller. She is a former New York City Public High School teacher who is interested in continuing to explore best practices in the classroom and also seeks to support other teachers/professors as they aim to do the same.

Ahmed Sadiq

Ahmed Sadiq is a Master of Science in Finance student at Brandeis International Business School. He did his Bachelor’s degree in Economics/Management from Clark University. He believes that learning how to teach and learning how to learn is one of the most important meta-skills anyone can learn and improve.

Zilin Yang

Zilin Yang is a fourth year undergraduate student in the Department of Fine Arts. He sees teaching and observing as a way to better understand both the subject and himself as a student. He seeks to analyze different teaching styles for future reference and uses.