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Alexander M.

Social Anthropology and Sociology

Social Anthropology and Sociology

$35/hour

  • 5 hours tutoring

  • Arcadia, CA 91006


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I have a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Social Anthropology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. I began my career as a social scientist under contract to the University of Hawaii Research Corporation and sent several years examining the impact of copper mining operations on Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. I was later employed as a consultant to Amax Minerals of Denver, Colorado, on the possible negative effects of copper minin...

I have a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Social Anthropology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. I began my career as a social scientist under contract to the University of Hawaii Research Corporation and sent several years examining the impact of copper mining operations on Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. I was later employed as a consultant to Amax Minerals of Denver, Colorado, on the possible negative effects of copper mining activities on Fijian society. During the same period I helped introduce anthropology to the School of Sociology, University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, where I served as Associate Professor until my return to California in the 1980s. I founded my own research consulting firm, Action Research International, and for the next 8 years my team and I focused on research, training, project management, and other professional scientific work associated with trade and marketing, investment promotion, education, health, monitoring and evaluation, and social impact assessment. In 1990 I joined the City and County of San Francisco and served as Director of Communications and Public Affairs in a large City department. During the same period, I taught at a number of universities, including Sociology at the University of California at Berkeley, Anthropology at San Francisco State University, Diablo Valley College, and Golden Gate University. I left the City in 2003 to accept a two year position as Visiting Scholar in the Department of Anthropology, Chinese University of Hong Kong. When I returned to San Francisco I rejoined the corporate world as Director of Operations at CBS Outdoor, one of the largest out-of-home media outlets in the United States.

The student populations I have taught throughout my academic career have been characterized by diversity with regard to race, gender, age, cultural background, socioeconomic status, and English language proficiency. Sharing some of these characteristics have heightened my sensitivity to, awareness of, and respect for their different values and learning styles, experiences, and world views. Several years ago, Prentice Hall solicited my help in revising Professor Neil Smelser's introductory sociology text to make it more interesting and relevant to a student population that is becoming more and more diverse.

With respect to teaching methods, I have used comparative cross-cultural, multicultural, and multidisciplinary learning pedagogies in the classroom, and am very dedicated to motivating diverse learners through caring and understanding.


Education

University of California at Bekeley
undergrad
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Masters
University of Hawaii - Manoa
PhD

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  • Hourly rate: $35
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 25 miles of Arcadia, CA 91006
  • Lesson cancellation: 4 hours notice required
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Subjects

History

Anthropology,

Anthropology

I hold a Ph.D. in Anthropology received from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 1974. I have 30 years of instruction experience in Anthropology at the undergraduate and graduate level. I am the author of numerous publications in anthropology.
Sociology

Sociology

I am proficient in Anthropology and Sociology. I have a Ph.D. from the Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaii at Manoa. I am a specialist in urban anthropology and sociology, applied anthropology, development in non-Western countries, and research methodology.

Other

Sociology

Sociology

I am proficient in Anthropology and Sociology. I have a Ph.D. from the Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaii at Manoa. I am a specialist in urban anthropology and sociology, applied anthropology, development in non-Western countries, and research methodology.

Science

Anthropology,

Anthropology

I hold a Ph.D. in Anthropology received from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 1974. I have 30 years of instruction experience in Anthropology at the undergraduate and graduate level. I am the author of numerous publications in anthropology.
Sociology

Sociology

I am proficient in Anthropology and Sociology. I have a Ph.D. from the Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaii at Manoa. I am a specialist in urban anthropology and sociology, applied anthropology, development in non-Western countries, and research methodology.

$35/hour

Alexander M.

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