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Angelina Jolie to teach course at London School


Angelina Jolie

LONDON — Angelina Jolie is set to teach a master’s course at the prestigious London School of Economics this fall as a visiting professor.

The London Evening Standard reports the 41-year-old actress and filmmaker gave a preview of her class Tuesday with a lecture at the school’s Centre for Women, Peace and Security. She told the newspaper before the lecture she was “a little nervous,” but she hoped to do well because the talk was “very important” to her.

The Standard reports Jolie will be lecturing in an unpaid post in September as part of a master’s program on women, peace and security.

Jolie’s humanitarian work is well-known. She serves as a special envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

She has received a Je a n He rs h o l t Humanitarian Award a n d a n h o n o ra r y d a m e h o o d of t h e Order of St Michael and St George among other honors. She promotes various causes, including conservation, education, and women’s rights.

S h e h a s re ce ive d a n Ac ad e my Awa rd , two S c re e n Ac to rs G u i l d Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards, and has been cited as Hollywood’s highest-paid actress.

Jolie made her screen debut as a child alongside her father, Jon Voight, in “Lookin’ To Get Out” in 1982.

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