a Education and academic appointments

Education and academic appointments

COSMIN I. ANDRON

B.A., M.A. (UBB), Cert. Teach., Ph.D. (London)

o Born on 6 November 1976

 

EDUCATION:

Ph.D. in Philosophy from: University of London, England

Post-grad. Cert. Teach. from: Royal Holloway College, University of London, England.

M.A. in Philosophy from: Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj, Romania.

B.A. in Philosophy and Anthropology from: Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj and Avram Iancu University of Cluj, Romania. QTS in Social Sciences (Philosophy, Critical thinking, Psychology, Economics, Sociology)

 

ACADEMIC & PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS HISTORY:

Leadership, Senior Management and Consulting Appointments

2015 – current Senior Consultant & Head of Political Division,  People & People Agency

2011 – 2014 – Consultant,  freelance

20092010    Director, Centre for International Cooperation, National School of Political Studies and Public Administration, Bucharest, Romania

20092010    Expert in International Relations, BDSC Project on post-graduate studies funding and development. European Union (The European Social Fund – ESF) funded project (POSDRU).

2008    Member of the Curriculum Development board for the Secondary School with the Clifford International School of Guangzhou in view of provincial and 5 star permanent accreditation. Result: 5 Star ranking and permanent accreditation by the Chinese Government.

2005    Member of the Curriculum Development board for the Elementary School with the Clifford International School of Guangzhou, China. Result: 5 Star ranking and permanent provincial accreditation by the Chinese Government.

2005    Member of the Curriculum for the Elementary School and of Safety, Transportation and Facilities board in view of the evaluation by the Commission on International Trans-Regional Accreditation (CITA). Result: CITA definitive accreditation.

2004 – 2005    Assistant Examiner for the BA Classical Studies Board of Examiners, University of London, England.

 

Teaching Appointments

20112013    Visiting Professor, Veritas College, Shantou University, Guangdong, China.

20032011    Tutor, Philosophy, Department of Classics, Royal Holloway College, University of London, England.

2005 – 2008    Senior High Teacher of Social Studies, Clifford International School, Guangzhou, China.

2004 – 2005    Visiting Professor, Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, XianNing College, Hubei, China.

2003 – 2004    Tutor, Philosophy, King’s College, University of London, England.

2002 – 2003    Lecturer, Philosophy, King’s College, University of London, England.

2002 – 2003    Tutor, Philosophy, Department for Continuing Education, Strode’s College Egham, England.

2001 – 2003    Visiting Lecturer, Philosophy and Classics, Royal Holloway College, University of London, England.

2001 – 2002    Visiting Lecturer, Philosophy, University College London, England.

2000 – 2001    Instructor, Philosophy, Royal Holloway College, University of London, England.

1999 – 2000    Instructor, Philosophy and Anthropology, Avram Iancu University of Cluj, Romania.

 

Research Fellowships

2001    Research Fellow, School of Classics, Trinity College Dublin. Funded by The Mediterranean & Near Eastern Studies Research Centre.

2000     Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Classics, Royal Holloway College, University of London, England. Funded by RHUL and Gilbert Murray Trust.

2000    Visiting Research Fellow, School of Classics, Trinity College Dublin. Funded by The Centre for the Study of the Platonic Tradition.

 

PROFESSIONAL BODIES FORMER MEMBERSHIP:

The International Society for Neoplatonic Studies (2002-04 UK Secretary)

The Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy (USA)

The Classical Association (UK)

The Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies (UK)

 

GRANTS, AWARDS AND STUDENTSHIPS:

1997-1998 HESP Studentship, Soros Foundation.
2000 Gilbert Murray Trust Grant.
2000-2003 Arts Faculty Studentship, Royal Holloway College, University of London.
2000-2003 Overseas Research Student Award (ORS), The British Council.
2002 The Dover Fund (SPHS) Grant.

 

EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE AND ACADEMIC MANUSCRIPT REVIEWS:

o Associate Editor – The Human Nature Review (UK)
o Reviewed manuscripts for The Ancient World (USA)
o Richard Sorabji, The Philosophy of the Commentators, 200-600 AD. A Sourcebook., 3 vols., Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York 2005.

 

LINGUISTIC PROFICIENCY:

Modern Languages – Read – Speak – Write

Romanian – Fluent – Fluent – Fluent
English – Fluent – Fluent – Fluent
Italian – Fluent – Functional – Basic
French – Fluent – Functional – Functional
Spanish – Functional – N/A – N/A
Hungarian – Functional – Functional – N/A
Chinese (Mandarin) – N/A – Elementary – N/A

Classical Languages
Latin – for academic purposes
Greek – for academic purposes