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Canisius College (English and French)
U. N. C., Chapel Hill (Master's)
Harvard University (PhD)
With the highest degree in my field (from Harvard), I meet the student where he, or she, is in the subject matter, and work from there, listening carefully to what the student and the student's parents share with me. Positive, constructive, and encouraging at all times, I look for strengths to build upon as much as any room for improvement. This is my twenty-ninth year teaching. Because I qualify for several subjects, and have taught several, I often understand how they interrelate, a boon to the student no matter the specific tutorial.
With the highest degree in my field (from Harvard), I meet the student where he, or she, is in the subject matter, and work from there, listening carefully to what the student and the student's parents share with me. Positive, constructive, and encouraging at all times, I look for strengths to build upon as much as any room for improvement. This
The less traveled, the less paid. The rate listed is the maximum, for the maximum distance of 30 miles. Within or near 01440, I would charge $75-$95 dollars per hour. Skype is possible.
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I have taught Classics, from beginning to college level, for over ten years, and studied, lectured, and published on Classical Tradition, on both sides of the Atlantic, for far longer than that. The influence of Latina and Greek authors on the Italian, French, and English Renaissance is my specialty (Petrarch, Montaigne, Shakespeare). I have been chosen as among the participants--among professors from Yale, Cambridge, and Stanford--at the Warburg Institute for the Classical Tradition, School of Advanced Studies, University of London, in a colloquium in May 2014.
For most of my decades of teaching I have taught Latin, even in its connection to other languages and literatures. Extremely fortunate in my teaching assignments, too (first-rate independent schools in New England), I also speak and publish on the Classical Tradition of the Renaissance. All roads lead to Rome, and I know a number your student should take.