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Tutor profile: Michael P.

Michael P.
Masters Degree from UCLA, with 8 years of college-level instructing experience.


About Michael

About Michael
Hello! My name is Michael and I am a scholar with a Masters Degree and Candidate in Philosophy Degree from UCLA in Cinema and Media Studies. I am a passionate and invested instructor who thrives on helping students achieve higher results and greater knowledge of humanities subjects. A little about myself, I have lived in Los Angeles for over 10 years after coming out for graduate school. I received my Bachelors Degree at the University of New York in Oswego. Outside of academic work, I have a wealth of experience in research for different...

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
I was a Teaching Assistant and Teaching Fellow for 8 years at UCLA, helping instruct several media studies and humanities courses throughout my time there. Some courses include American Film History, Transnational Cinema, and History of African, Asian and Latin American Films. I also served as a guest lecturer and substitute instructor for several college and graduate-level courses. Alongside my focus in media studies, I am capable of tutoring a variety of humanities subjects including English/Literature, History, Philosophy and Performing...
University of California - Los Angeles
Cinema and Digital Media
2012 - 2014
University of California - Los Angeles
Cinema and Digital Media
Master's Degree
2010 - 2012
SUNY College at Oswego
Cinema and Digital Media
Bachelor's Degree
2006 - 2010

Work Experience

Work Experience
Various (EHM/FOX/Painless Productions), Production Researcher/Freelance
2019 - 2021
-Assemble, organize and synthesize archival materials, developing detailed summaries and reports. -Perform in-depth research on a wide variety of subjects including history, politics and entertainment
UCLA, Research Associate
2010 - 2020
-Lead research and organization for short and long-term projects on a wide variety of contemporary and historical research subjects -Keep detailed records and produce clear and concise summaries, spreadsheets and presentations -Remain on-call to answer research questions on very tight time constraints
UCLA, Teaching Fellow
2011 - 2018
-Facilitate classroom discussions for a range of media studies and humanities subjects -Teach original lessons via lecture and discussion, along with film clips, self-created instructional videos, and visual essays -Meet one-on-one with students to provide guidance for exams and written assignments -Grade essays and exams, providing clear and constructive feedback with the goal of helping students improve for future assignments


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