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Lessons offered by Chantal
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Philosophy
  • History of philosophy
  • Feminism
  • Philosophical logic
Levels
  • All Levels

MA in History of Philosophy offering instruction in history of philosophy and select philosophical topics.

Methodology

I meet students at their level and translate concepts so that they connect. We work closely with text to draw our conclusions and set out ground rules of logic and method that will allow our explorations of the material to be rigorous.

Background

My Master's degree in History of Philosophy reflects the rigor of studies I have undertaken. As a graduate teaching assistant I led classes to discover deep truths about themselves and the world. Six years of experience as a literacy tutor.

Rates

Transportation Fee : $10
Rate for online lessons : $20/h
Lessons offered by Chantal
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Philosophy
  • History of philosophy
  • Feminism
  • Philosophical logic
Levels
  • All Levels

Chantal's resume

EDUCATION
American University (AU) | Washington, DC | May 2016
MA in Philosophy

Fulbright Fellowship | Morocco | October 2007-December 2008
Researched and wrote 115-page novella concerning the bread riots in the city of Fes in December 1990

Spelman College | Atlanta, GA | May 2007
BA in Philosophy, Magna cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
3.8 GPA

School For International Training | Rabat, Morocco | September-December 2006
Studied Arabic at the 200 level, conducted independent research project on dreams

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Program Coordinator| Techbridge Girls | Washington DC |August 2017 –present
• Facilitate weekly afterschool program for middle-school girls, teaching STEM concepts age-appropriately
• Assist in development and fundraising for national nonprofit that aims to close the gender gap in STEM
• Support regional office of national nonprofit administratively and logistically
• Manage and leverage quantitative and qualitative data of afterschool program for use in reports and proposals to funders

Contributor | On the Ground, WPFW | Washington DC | August 2015-present
• Record audio at events in the DC area, such as those hosted by 350 DC against offshore drilling in Alaska and the Gulf Coast
• Conduct interviews with 2-3 participants per event in the DC area
• Conduct research, including research on racial justice at the libraries in support of events
• Produce pieces for the airwaves using Apple’s Voice Memos and Adobe Audition

Editorial Assistant| Pulchram Press | Washington DC | July 2016 –August 2017
• Researched national book trends and opportunities in the DC area
• Solicited work from national authors
• Vetted submitted manuscripts for their appropriateness for the small press
• Created and analyzed surveys on SurveyMonkey in support of nonfiction projects

Literacy Tutor | Educational Solutions, Inc. | Washington, DC | February 2017-May 2017
• Coached at-risk students at Southeast Washington’s Eagle Academy to bring reading skills up to grade level
• Instructed students in kindergarten through second grade in phonemic awareness, reading comprehension, phonics, fluency, and vocabulary building
• Employed classroom management strategies to keep students with learning disabilities and attention challenges on-target
• Cooperated with teachers and parents as part of a team to ensure student success, with measurable results

Critic | Paste Magazine | Atlanta, GA | May 2011-present
• Have written and published 10 book reviews for national audience of millions
• Conduct research on topics such as the lives of Nigerian immigrants in America

Critic | MYV Iggy | New York, NY| May 2014-January 2016
• Produced 2 reviews of CDs of Latin American music total for international audience of 100,000
• Conducted research in support of written work

Teaching Assistant | AU Philosophy Department | Washington, DC | August 2012-September 2013
• Supported Professors Marytn Oliver and Jin Park in classroom management of courses, each with 30 students
• Held four office hours weekly to meet with 50 students about individual concerns
• Delivered presentations on Eastern religions to class in professor’s stead

Teacher | Institute for Reading Development | Washington, DC | May-August 2013
• Taught 500 students, ages 5-60, in classroom, guiding students through difficult texts such as Lord of the Rings to help students improve reading speeds and comprehension by 100 words per week
• Organized materials for distribution, recorded data on readers

Line, Content, and Copy Editor | A Joyous Revolt, 2014 from Praeger Publishers | Westport, CT | August 2010-July 2013
• Worked with author regarding changes to her manuscripts
• Conducted research and fact-checked in support of written work; line and copy edited for consistency using Chicago & AP styles
• Secured copyrights and permissions
• Used Adobe In-design to layout publications for aesthetic appeal and ease of reading
• Proofread documents for consistency

Line, Content, and Copy Editor | The Spirit of Any Means, 2012 from Witness Corner Productions | Atlanta, GA | August 2011-August 2012
• Worked with author regarding changes to his manuscripts
• Conducted research and fact-checked; line and copy edited for consistency using Chicago & AP styles
• Secured copyrights and permissions
• Utilized Adobe In-design to layout publications for aesthetic appeal and ease of reading
• Proofread documents for consistency

Writer in Residence | A Cappella Books | Atlanta, GA | February 2009-August 2012
• Served as a bookseller, readying new and used books for distribution
• Handled accounts receivable and payable averaging $10,000 each month for small business
• Interacted with 300 customers weekly, tailoring bookselling experience to needs of each customer
• Facilitated events management and organized, publicized, and executed 200 book events in Atlanta area

Line, Content, and Copy Editor | Transnational Transgressions | Atlanta, GA | September 2009–March 2012
• Worked with 12 authors regarding changes to their manuscripts for publication in forthcoming volumes
• Conducted research and fact-checked in support of written work
• Line and copy edited for consistency using Chicago & AP styles
• Secured copyrights and permissions
• Utilized Adobe In-design to layout publications for aesthetic appeal and ease of reading
• Proofread documents for consistency

Line, Content, and Copy Editor | Embracing Cultural Competency: A Roadmap for Non Profit Capacity Builders | Atlanta, GA | May-August 2007
• Worked with 2 authors regarding manuscript changes
• Conducted research and fact-checked in support of written work
• Line and copy edited for consistency using Chicago & AP styles; secured copyrights and permissions
• Utilized Adobe In-design to layout publications for aesthetic appeal and ease of reading
• Proofread documents for consistency

INTERNSHIPS
CNN Dialogues | Atlanta, GA | June 2011-July 2012
• Booked weekly travel arrangements for 30 guests of town-hall-style panel discussion
• Met with panelists to ensure their comfort and safety
• Engaged in social media publicity for event, posting to Facebook and Twitter
• Set-up event almost singlehandedly, including all signage and positioning, and welcomed 5,000 guests

Glamour Magazine | New York, NY | May-August 2006
• Transcribed, fact-checked and error-proofed 10 interviews for the publication
• Worked closely with 2 staff of News section of monthly magazine, with circulation of two million

Scholastic, Inc. | New York, NY | May-August 2005
• Wrote 500-word column in middle-school classroom magazine called Choices with circulation of one million
• Conducted and transcribed 20 interviews for magazine and fact-checked and proofread

Voices of the Civil Rights Movement, AARP | Raleigh, NC | May-August 2004
• Conducted, transcribed, fact-checked and proofread 30 interviews with seniors on their experiences during the Civil Rights Era

SKILLS
Editing in Chicago, MLA, AP, APA, and technical styles • Microsoft Office Suite • Adobe InDesign • Data Entry • Logic and Analysis • Fact-checking • Research• Teamwork • Pedagogy • Youth Development • Instruction from K-University • Creative Writing • French and Moroccan Arabic languages: advanced proficiency • Audio Recording and Sound Production • Criticism

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