SUNY Cortland (Political Science)
Columbia University (PhD)
Harvard University (Other)
I am a university professor who available for private tutoring in social studies and/or Chinese language. I have had professional training in anthropology, sociology, history, political science, and cultural studies. And I have near-native fluency in Chinese (Mandarin), with more than 10 years experience living in China since the early 1980s. I also have 20 years experience in teaching, curriculum development, and program administration at the university level, with several awards for teaching excellence.
And I have previous experience tutoring elementary through post-graduate level ESL in Taiwan, and teaching junior and senior high school English at an international school in Greece. I also have extensive experience working with and advising undergraduate college students.
I speak, read, and write Chinese (traditional and simplified characters) with near native fluency. I have lived in China off and on for over ten years, since the early 1980s, and have taught Chinese culture and history at the college level for more than twenty years.
I have experience teaching ESL in Taiwan to students of all ages and at all levels of instruction (from elementary and Pre-K children to high school and college students to business professionals). I have extensive experience in public speaking, and am a published author who has taught writing at the university level.
Please feel free to contact me to discuss your interests and needs. As a dedicated education professional, I hope to facilitate your success, whatever your career goals may be! I am a university professor who available for private tutoring in social studies and/or Chinese language. I have had professional training in anthropology, sociology, history, political science, and cultural studies. And I have near-native fluency in Chinese (Mandarin), with more than 10 years experience living in China since the early 1980s. I
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I have a PhD in Cultural Anthropology, 20+ years field research experience and university-level teaching experience in the field, two awards for teaching excellence, and outstanding course evaluations.
5 years formal Chinese language instruction (1 year in college, 1 year in PRC, 1 year in Taiwan, 2 years in graduate school). More than 10 years experience living, working, and conducting research in China, including ethnographic field research (interviews and oral histories) and historical archival research -- all in Chinese. Worked as interpreter for other American scholars and students. 20 years teaching Chinese Studies at university level in USA, including 5 years as program director. Speak Mandarin and Sichuanese, read both traditional and simplified characters.