COSMIN I. ANDRON
B.A., M.A. (UBB), Cert. Teach., Ph.D. (London)
o Born on 6 November 1976
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
2009 – 2010 Director, Centre for International Cooperation, National School of Political Studies and Public Administration, Bucharest, Romania
2009 – 2010 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.
2011 – 2013 Visiting Professor, Veritas College, Shantou University, Guangdong, China.
2003 – 2011 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.
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.
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