Senior Tutor (Geneva)
Subject Test Specialities: ACT, SAT, SAT Subject Tests (Literature, Spanish, U.S. History, World History), APs (European History, World History, Language & Composition, Literature, Political Science), thesis advising at all levels
Ursula received her BA from Cornell University, her M Phil from Oxford University and her PhD from the London School of Economics. She is an experienced and dynamic tutor and has taught regularly at university level. Ursula Durand holds a B.A. in Economics and Government from Cornell University, M.Phil. from the University of Oxford and Ph.D. from the London School of Economics. Her Ph.D. thesis was published by Palgrave Macmillan. Ursula is a Senior Tutor at A-List Education UK. Besides teaching privately, Ursula has taught a range of courses at the University of Texas at San Antonio and the London School of Economics. She has worked as managing editor at a renown London international relations think tank, has researched and written for the World Bank and Oxfam and helped establish and develop Peru’s first undergraduate political science department.
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