Stefania

Online Tutor

Stefania

5.0 16 classes

Oxford - Biology - PhD, Postdoc

I'm a Courtesy Affiliate and Visiting Scholar/Faculty/Researcher at Arizona State University. I have experience teaching in Oxford, Arizona State University, high schools, and online tutoring companies.

Recent Students: 3 Total Hours: 14 Last Online: 24 Sep 2022
All-time Students: 13 Total Classes: 16 Signed Up: 10 Apr 2019

About Me

Oxford PhD graduate in Biology with Postdoctoral Scholar experience at Arizona State University. Concert pianist.

2019-22 , Postdoctoral Fellow working on social evolution and cancer, Arizona State University

2015-19, DPhil in Zoology, University of Oxford, New College

2013-15, MSc (by Research) in Zoology, University of Oxford, St Hughs College

2009-13, BSc in Biology-specialty in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Crete, Grade: 9.22/10, First-Class Honours. Thesis Grade: 10/10 “Excellent”

2003-09, Secondary School/Lyceum, Public Music School of Heraklion, Crete, Grade: 19.5/20

Tutor Experience

MyTutor, Preply, Ivy Education, TutorHouse, Teacheron, Spires Tutors, MeetATutor, Limin Ltd
Tutor - Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Conservation Science, and Environmental Science
(2018-19), 22 hours of online teaching

University of Oxford
Tutor for undergraduates - Evolution, Social evolution, and Major Evolutionary Transitions
(2016-18) Department of Zoology, Part-time. I taught 27 undergraduates in 1:1 or 2:1 sessions.

University of Oxford
Invigilator - undergraduate exams
(2017-18) New College, Part-time

University of Oxford
Course demonstrator for undergraduates - “Tree of Life” course run by Sebastian Shimeld
(2017) Department of Zoology, Part-time - I was involved in demonstrating DNA extractions, PCR reactions, gel electrophoresis & sequencing.

University of Oxford
Course demonstrator for undergraduates - “Organisms-Invertebrate Practicals” course run by Jonathan Green.
(2016-17) Department of Zoology, Part-time - I was involved in demonstrating, dissections & marking.

University of Oxford
Course demonstrator for undergraduates - “Experimental Evolution Practical” undergraduate course run by William Durham
(2015) Department of Zoology, Part-time - I was involved in demonstrating.

New York Academy of Sciences
Junior Academy Mentor for the Global STEM Alliance
(2021-22)

Lecturers without Borders
Lecturer in a network of scientists who volunteer to give lectures in schools around the world. I gave a science talk to high school students in the Moscow area, Russia.
(2020-21)

New York Academy of Sciences, “1000 Girls, 1000 Futures Mentors”
STEM Mentor promoting STEM to the next generation of leaders. Selected among many applicants. A free program that connects motivated, enthusiastic female mentors with smart, STEM-focused high school girls, offering them access to real-life role models, as well as innovative programming aimed at helping them to develop essential 21st century skills. One of my mentees was accepted for a CE major at UCLA in 2022.
(2020-21)

DBS Enhanced
Teaching certificate
(2019-)

Oxford Learning Institute and the Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Teaching certificate: Preparation for Learning and Teaching (PLT) qualification certified by Oxford Learning Institute (OLI) and the Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL). (2015)