COSMIN I. ANDRON
B.A., M.A. (UBB), Cert. Teach., Ph.D. (London)
o Born on 6 November 1976
B.A. (Philosophy and Anthropology) Babes-Bolyai University
M.A. (Philosophy) Babes-Bolyai University
Cert. Teach. (Higher Education) Royal Holloway College, University of London
Ph.D. (Philosophy) Royal Holloway College, University of London
ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS HISTORY:
2009 – 2010 Director, the Centre for International Cooperation at the National School of Political and Administrative Studies of Bucharest, Romania
1999 – 2000 Instructor, Department of Philosophy, Avram Iancu University of Cluj, Romania.
2000 – 2001 Instructor, Department of Classics, Royal Holloway College, University of London, England.
2001 – 2002 Visiting Lecturer, Department of Greek and Latin, University College London, England.
2001 – 2003 Visiting Lecturer, Department of Classics, Royal Holloway College, University of London, England.
2002 – 2003 Tutor, Department for Continuing Education, StrodeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s College Egham, England.
2002 – 2003 Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, King’s College, University of London, England.
2003 – 2004 Tutor, Department of Philosophy, King’s College, University of London, England.
2004 – 2005 Visiting Professor (Western Culture and Civilisation and English Language and Literature) XianNing College, Hubei, China.
2004 – 2005 Assistant Examiner for the BA Classical Studies Board of Examiners, University
of London, England.
2005 – 2008 Senior High Teacher of Social Studies, Clifford International School, Guangzhou, China.
2003 – present Tutor in Philosophy, Department of Classics, Royal Holloway College, University of London, England.
2000 Visiting Researcher, Department of Classics, Royal Holloway College, University of London, England. Funded by RHUL and Gilbert Murray Trust.
2000 Visiting Researcher, School of Classics, Trinity College Dublin. Funded by The Centre for the Study of the Platonic Tradition.
2001 Research Fellow, School of Classics, Trinity College Dublin. Funded by The Mediterranean & Near Eastern Studies Research Centre.
PROFESSIONAL BODIES MEMBERSHIP:
o since 1998 member of: The Classical Association (UK)
o since 2000 member of: The Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies (UK)
o since 2001 member of: The International Society for Neoplatonic Studies; 2002-04 UK Secretary
o since 2002 member of: The Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy (USA)
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.
o Member of the Curriculum Development team for the Elementary School with the Clifford International School of Guangzhou, China. Result: 5 Star ranking and permanent accreditation in 2005
o Served on the Curriculum for the Elementary School and on the Safety, Transportation and Facilities teams in view of the CITA accreditation and evaluation inspection. Result: CITA definitive accreditation in 2005
o Member of the Curriculum Development team for the Secondary School with the Clifford International School of Guangzhou in view of provincial and 5 star permanent accreditation (2008)
o 2009 – 2010 Director, Centre for International Cooperation, Office of the Rector, National School of Political Studies and Administration, Bucharest, Romania
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.
o IT Networks Manager and Maintenance – Clifford International School, Secondary – Bilingual programme
o Web developer/administrator for academic online forums and resource gateways.
o Virtual Learning Environment Development, University of London External Programme, Philosophy within Classical Studies.
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
Latin – For academic purposes
Greek – For academic purposes