Dr Kalmbach's teaching interests, broadly conceived, include Islam, modern history -- especially of the Middle East and North Africa -- and cultural, social, and religious history.
-- MSt Extended Essay Tutor, Modern Middle Eastern Studies, Oxford: advised a graduate student on a thesis examining early twentieth-century Egyptian teacher training (2011).
-- Undergraduate Thesis Tutor, Modern History and Politics, Oxford: advised an undergraduate on a thesis on the political thought of Muslim cleric Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr (2008).
-- Tutorial Instructor and Course Designer, Revival and Reform in Modern Islamic Thought and Leadership, Williams-Exeter Programme at Oxford: wrote a syllabus and provided tutorials on this topic for a student visiting from the US (2011).
-- Tutorial Instructor, Politics of the Middle East (PPE 211), Oxford: provided tutorials for Oxford undergraduates and visiting students from Magdalen, Oriel, Lincoln, Corpus Christi, New and Pembroke Colleges as well as Lady Margaret Hall (2007-2010).
Tutorials are weekly one-hour sessions with 1-3 students that are the primary form of instruction for Oxford undergraduates. Duties include marking and delivering detailed comments on student essays, and guiding small group discussions of weekly tutorial topics and questions.
-- Preparation for Learning and Teaching at Oxford course: Completed February 2007
-- Teaching Fellowship Preparation course: In the process of submitting portfolio to become a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy, in 2012-2013.