I believe in every student gaining clarity in fundamental concepts before proceeding to more specific cases. I tailor my classes to student needs and enjoy interactive and enthusiastic students.
After going over the syllabus, I will come up with a weekly structure that will involve both discussions as well as written exercises specific to the student’s curriculum requirements and needs, to provide a holistic training in their chosen study area.
I am currently studying for a PhD in International Relations at the LSE. I am a Double Master's graduate in International Relations from Sciences Po, Paris and the LSE living in Central London. I am highly skilled at explaining and teaching fundamental concepts in politics and international relations and passionate about teaching and learning.
I have tutored many young adults as well as senior learners, both languages such as English and Hindi as well as lessons in history and politics.
London School of Economics | PhD in International Relations 2019-23
Sciences Po, Paris| Master of Arts in International Security 2016-18
London School of Economics (LSE)| MSc. in International Relations
(Achieved a distinction in exams + dissertation)
Focus/Study : theories of international relations, Gender and IR, human rights and security, conflict and negotiation, environmental geopolitics
Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi| Bachelor of Arts and Diploma 2013-16
Achieved a ‘First Division’ (76%) in my BA Political Science (Honours). Political Theory, International Relations
Achieved a ‘First Division’ (74%) in my Diploma in Conflict Transformation and Peace building. Wrote a dissertation on ‘Protest music and conflict resolution in the 1960s’.
London School of Economics, Summer School Programme|Course IR200 International Organisations 2014
The Asian School, Dehradun, India | AICBSE 2011-13
Achieved 98.75% in Humanities (History, Geography, Psychology, Economics), state topper in Humanities, Uttarakhand
Mentor at Leverage Edu 2019-Present
Marketing Assistant at CARE International UK 2018
Graduate Research Assistant to Prof. Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh June- Dec 2018
Background research for a journal article appraising 25 years of Human Security in the Middle East to be published in a Special Issue for the international peer-reviewed “Asian Journal of Peacebuilding” (forthcoming, 2019).
Diplomacy and Beyond Plus|Freelance Features Writer June-Present 2018
Writing analytical pieces on India's Foreign Policy and bilateral relations for Diplomacy and Beyond Plus (D&B), an international monthly magazine backed by SSY Media Pvt Ltd, India. It specifically covers foreign policy issues and national affairs.
UNICEF| Research Volunteer. June-August 2017
Agenda setting, budget allocation, and background research for conference, ‘Interstate Consultation on Migration and Children: Practice to Policy’, jointly hosted by UNICEF, Govt of Maharashtra, and Indira Gandhi Institute for Development Research
Project Dhara, Itisaras | Editor, Post-Production team June-September 2017
Edited articles and did post-production work for an online magazine on Indian history, politics and culture.
Women in Security, Conflict Management and Peace, New Delhi Dec-Jan 2016/17
Worked independently at a leading South-Asian think-tank WISCOMP to Monitor and Evaluate their pilot project on ‘'Partners in Well-Being: Youth Countering Violence Against Women’, submitted an 8000-word critical evaluative report to be published by WISCOMP, conducted qualitative telephonic interviews with stakeholders and assessed quantitative surveys of stakeholders (lawyers, NGOs, students, activists)
National Human Rights Commission, Govt. of India| Summer Intern June-July 2015
Translated and summarised grievance letters for a tribunal of civil servants and high court judges, conducted independent research on human rights laws and their socio-political impact (reviewed Sexual Harassment at the Workplace Act, India, 2013)
Tupperware India Pvt. Ltd., Dehradun| Induction Trainee Dec-Jan 2015
Induction training into critical components of operations supply chain: HR, IT, Quality Assurance
Submitted a Human Resources report on women contract labourers, conducted personal interviews and reviewed labour laws.
Project Head of NGO Swabalambhan, New Delhi (under the National Service Scheme, LSR chapter)- coalescing between LSR and Swabalambhan on administrative tasks and tutoring underprivileged children 2015-16
Volunteer at NGO Koshish, Prajna Foundation, New Delhi: tutoring underprivileged children 2013-14
Volunteer at NGO AASRAA, Dehradun: tutoring underprivileged children 2012-13
AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS
Awarded the ‘Randhir Singh Prize for Excellence in Political Analysis’ by the Department of Political Science, Lady Shri Ram College for academic and extra-curricular contributions. 2016
‘Special Mention’ Award at NLU International Model United Nations Conference 2014
Certification of Merit of Distinction from AICBSE, Class XII: Stood within top one percentile of India English (98/100), Geography(100/100) 2013
Winner of the National level debating competition: ‘The Asian Challenge’, Dehradun 2012
Languages spoken: English (Fluent), Tamil (Native), Hindi (Fluent) French (B1, Conversational)
Certificate of Merit: Times of India Award for academic excellence for Class X, ICSE (95.2%) 2011
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
Working title: Appraising 25 years of Human Security in the Middle-East, Asian Journal of Peacebuilding (Forthcoming, 2019)
“Celebrating 70 years of Friendship: Diversity and Dynamism in India-Switzerland’s cultural ties” Diplomacy & Beyond Plus Magazine, special issue (Forthcoming, August)
“India-France Civil Nuclear Ties”, Diplomacy & Beyond Plus Magazine, special issue (Forthcoming, August)
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Perfect! Shruti is incredible! I got a very high mark for my dissertation proposal with her help. Not only did Shruti tell me what can be improved in my proposal but also read and edit my drafts and give quality feedbacks for me to work on. Shruti also supported me through a very stressful time when I prepare my dissertation proposal and research. I was lucky to have Shruti to help me though the dissertation preparation and writing process and get the help that I cannot get from university.
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