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Joshua E.

Turners Falls, MA

$55/hour

Tutor for sociology, cultural anthropology, social science

In-person lessons

$55/Hour


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BA, University of Colorado
cultural anthropolog
University of Chicago
Master's
(Graduated) University of Hawaii at Manoa
PhD

Education

BA, University of Colorado (cultural anthropolog)

University of Chicago (Master's)

(Graduated) University of Hawaii at Manoa (PhD)

About Joshua

I have a BA in cultural anthropology, an MA in social science, and a PhD in political anthropology. I teach and have taught at a wide variety of private, community, and state colleges and universities in Massachusetts and elsewhere, including the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Fitchburg State University, Greenfield Community College, and many others. I teach mostly sociology, along with cultural anthropology, and have also taught history, courses on globalization and the environment, and on psychology.

I really enjoy teaching as well as coaching and assisting students, to; grasp course lecture materials, for exam preparation, and on their writing assignments and research papers. In addition to teaching classes averaging 25 students, I break my classes up into discussion and other groups, and really enjoy engaging with students on a one-on-one basis.

The many courses I have taught on the subject and related topics, my fieldwork and research experience, and commitment to using anthropology to address real-world situations and problems.

The many courses I have taught in sociology, political science, on globalization, the environment, and sustainability, and comparative world history. I also stress an interdisciplinary approach that emphasizes the ability to think critically and come up with innovative solutions.

I strongly encourage students to contact me to learn more about my qualifications and training to be their tutor and to schedule lessons.
I have a BA in cultural anthropology, an MA in social science, and a PhD in political anthropology. I teach and have taught at a wide variety of private, community, and state colleges and universities in Massachusetts and elsewhere, including the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Fitchburg State University, Greenfield Community College, and Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Turners Falls, MA 01376
In-person lessons
History:
Anthropology,
Government & Politics, Political Science,
Social Studies,
World History

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Anthropology

I am highly qualified to tutor this subject based on my PhD, MA, and BA in cultural anthropology, my extensive teaching of anthropology at a variety of colleges and universities, my anthropological fieldwork, and publications.

In addition to lecturing and stimulating class discussion on anthropology, I divide the class up into discussion groups and for fieldwork exercises outside of class.

I also enjoy mentoring and coaching students on their class presentations, research papers, and extra credit projects.

So I am very comfortable both teaching anthropology and working with students on a one-to-one basis.

Political Science

I am highly qualified to tutor on this subject based on my related PhD, Ma's, and BA, and because I have taught this subject at a number of colleges and universities.

I am comfortable lecturing on it and stimulating lively class discussion, as well as with discussion groups in the calss, and on a one-on-one basis.

Social Studies

I am qualified to tutor on this subject as well as on sociology based on my MA in social sciences from the University of Chicago, my related MA and PhD, and teaching social studies and sociology at the college/university, and even high school senior levels.

My approach is issue and policy, oriented and equips students to help address the various opportunities and problems that face our contemporary world.

In addition to lecturing and stimulating class discussion, I enjoy helping students with their class test preparation, their presentations, and research papers.

I enjoy and am comfortable with helping students on a one-on-one basis.

Sociology

I am highly qualified to tutor sociology based on my extensive teaching of the subject at a wide variety of colleges and universities.

Also, I have a Ph.D and Masters in cultural anthropology, which is closely related, and am MA in social science (which includes sociology) from the University of Chicago.

In fact I have taught more sociology than anything else, and really enjoy engaging and assisting students one-on-one; to comprehend the subject, on their research and writing assignments, and to get the most out of participating in class.

BA, University of Colorado
cultural anthropolog
University of Chicago
Master's
(Graduated) University of Hawaii at Manoa
PhD

Education

BA, University of Colorado (cultural anthropolog)

University of Chicago (Master's)

(Graduated) University of Hawaii at Manoa (PhD)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $55.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Joshua will travel within 40 miles of Turners Falls, MA 01376.