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CURT MARX

E-MAIL: MARX.CURT@GMAIL.COM
SKYPE: MARX.CURT ❖ PHONE: 1.213.770.4266
LOS ANGELES, CA

EDUCATION
Waseda University, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies……...…………………...……....………... Graduation: September 2018
Master of Arts: International Relations
Awards: Dean’s list; Monbukagakusho Honors Scholarship; Partial-Tuition Waiver Scholarship
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, College of Liberal Arts……..........................……………………….... Graduation: May 2011
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology; Minor: Sociology, Law and Criminal Deviance
Awards: Honors program; Dean’s list; IES Institute exchange: Rome, Italy
TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES
 R statistical package  Statistical Analysis  areas of interest
tidyverse, JAGS/BUGS, brms, sentiment analysis, regression, public opinion, survey polling,
tidytext, ggplot, ggmap multilevel models, ANOVA, demography, social media, web
Bayesian statistics, data visualization scrapping, political polling analysis
 Microsoft Office Suite  Python 3.x  Java
Word, Excel, Powerpoint NumPy, pandas, seaborne Java and xml for Android development
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Leaders International Academy (Cheongdam branch) Seoul-si, Republic of Korea
English Teacher February 2014 to March 2016
▪ Taught English reading, writing, and TOEFL test-prep to elementary and middle school students.
▪ Recipient of Teacher of the Year award in 2015 for distinguished efforts and teaching expertise.
▪ Planned, managed, and prepared citywide annual speech and writing contests with a team of 5+ members.
ILS English Academy Jeonju-si, Republic of Korea
ESL Instructor February 2013 to February 2014
▪ Managed teaching schedule of over 50 students with multiple different skill sets and language abilities.
▪ Experience tutoring in a one-on-one setting as well as class sizes up to 15 students.
▪ Designed and created weekly and monthly lesson plans for 10 distinct class programs.
▪ Involved in organizing and overseeing school field trips, musical programs, and sports events.
LearningRx Chanhassen, Minnesota
Cognitive Skills Trainer June 2010 to June 2011
▪ Worked in intensive one-on-one sessions to develop cognitive skills in programs lasting 12-32 weeks.
▪ Frequently interacted with clients to discuss developmental progress throughout long-term programs.
▪ Accurately explained psychological and cognitive processes not familiar to the public.
Cognitive Skills Trainer, Advanced Distinction June 2011 to September 2012
▪ Given increased responsibilities and duties due to highly successful outcome and satisfaction of clients.
▪ Created and developed training guidelines for various client programs within the company.
▪ Led, developed, and participated in team meetings and staff training workshops.
University of Minnesota Psychology Department Minneapolis, Minnesota
Research Assistant, TRiCAM Laboratory June 2008 to May 2010
▪ Autonomously ran participants on a variety of behavioral and cognitive psychological batteries.
▪ Presented various data and research findings of scientific studies during team meetings, including regression
analyses, chi-squared testing, and multi-way ANOVA.
▪ Proficient with a variety of statistical software programs, such as SPSS, JMP, and R statistical package.
Research Assistant, Social Psychology Laboratory December 2007 to June 2008
▪ Studied the effects of message and conditional framing on health behavior.
▪ Independently conducted experimental sessions with up to thirty participants in a laboratory setting.
▪ Organized and maintained reference archives of collected data for future study programs.
▪ Conducted literature reviews using LexisNexus, Factiva, and other online database repositories.