Chicago, IL, 60615
Joined on May, 2011
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EducationOberlin College 2009, BA, double major in Poltical Philosophy and Studio Art, GPA: 3.6.
University of Chicago 2011, MA in the Humanities Program, Philosophy Concentration, GPA 3.9.
I am a native speaker of Spanish, I was born and raised in Mexico City.
I was educated in the French Lyceum in Mexico City from kindergarden through high school and completed my Baccalaureate there.
I have a graduate-level knowledge of Modern European philosophy; This has been my main area of study and endeavor since the start of my university days. I am currently completing my Master's degree at the University of Chicago, where I am writing my thesis on Kant and Heidegger under direction of Robert Pippin, Chair of the Committee on Social Thought and Professor of Philosophy. I plan to apply for doctoral (philosophy and interdisciplinary) programs in the coming Fall.
In addition to thematic and methodological preparation, my MA education has given me a rigorous training in writing and research skills, as well as in preparing course materials/presentations.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
Before I begin a doctoral program, I looking to develop my teaching skills and create a comfortable and enjoyable experience for my students.
I am especially qualified to tutor in French, Spanish and English as second languages, as I have been trilingual my entire life and understand how to relate one language to another. I master all three languages orally, grammatically and in literary form.
I am also prepared to tutor in humanistic fields, particularly in philosophy and literature.
HobbiesAmong many other things, I enjoy chess, literature and films.
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