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Tutor profile: Ellie S.

Ellie S.
Experienced tutor and teacher in Art History, English, and Humanities writing
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About Ellie

About Ellie
I have a Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Maryland, specializing in Modern European art. I also have an MA in History of Art and a BA in History and History of Art from Dartmouth College. What I love most about tutoring is helping students discover a newfound love for a subject and finding new ways to make a topic relatable or comprehensible. I like to come up with engaging lessons and activity ideas that make the subject fun and easier to understand.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
I have tutored middle and high school students over many years in Art History, English, History, and Mathematics. During my Ph.D. program, I taught History of Art classes to university students, giving lectures, leading weekly discussion sections, engaging students in visual analysis and critical reading exercises, and teaching writing seminars. I also served as the Undergraduate Writing & Research Advisor for the History of Art department, providing technical writing assistance and refining students' research and writing skills. I mentored...
University of Maryland
Art History
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
2013 - 2019
New York University
Art History
Master's Degree
2011 - 2013
Dartmouth College
Bachelor's Degree
2006 - 2010

Work Experience

Work Experience
Spires Tutoring, Tutor
2019 - Present
Art Institute CAS, Prague, Editor
2015 - 2020
University of Maryland, College Park, Undergraduate Writing & Research Advisor
2016 - 2017
University of Maryland, College Park, Teaching Assistant
2014 - 2015

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