Writing Tutors

Adriana P.

  • Pronouns: she/her/hersAdriana Pliego
  • BA student in Forensic Science with a concentration in Biology
  • Goals: Work in the CSI or FBI fields, open my own dog shelter, and design my own home
  • Special Interests: Anything to do with dogs, traveling, reading, going on walks, listening to music, and trying new restaurants 

 


Alex ZR.

  • Pronouns: she/her/hersPicture of Alex, Writing Center Tutor
  • MA student in Recent American History with a certificate in TESOL
  • Completed certificate training for working with graduate-level writers
  • Goals: Publish a few books, get a Master's in TESOL and History, and go to as many art museums as possible
  • Special Interests: Reading, writing, doing research, smelling flowers, collecting art postcards, and eating delicious food and pastries

Arianna P.

  • Pronouns: she/her/hers and they/them/theirsArianna Peoples
  • BA student in Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneurship
  • Goals: Start a fashion business; become fluent in Spanish, Japanese, or Korean; visit at least three countries; and finish extensive anime recommendation list
  • Special Interests: Engaging in social activism, watching/reading anime and manga, writing, watching comfort shows, singing, and dancing

Caroline A.

  • Pronouns: she/her/hersCaroline Ammon
  • MA student in Applied Anthropology
  • Goals: Get paid to do work that supports cultural and linguistic diversity, social justice, and communities in need
  • Special Interests: Hiking, rock climbing, traveling the world, being immersed in languages, taking early morning walks, and drinking hot beverages with friends in the fall

Conrad B.

  • Pronouns: he/him/hisConrad Baillif
  • BA student in English with a concentration in Professional and Technical Writing
  • Goals: Play gigs in a band, sharpen music composition skills, backpack Europe, and publish short stories
  • Special Interests: Hiking, biking, running, camping, writing, gardening, backpacking, reading, woodworking, listening to live music, watching movies, professional opinion-having, and playing the cello and guitar

Jamet WC.

  • Pronouns: she/her/hersJamet Woods-Cherrey
  • Master’s of Library Science (MLIS) student
  • Goals: Create an online interactive tutorial series that teaches library patrons fundamental computer skills; further library outreach services to disenfranchised and neglected demographics through direct community engagement and inquiry
  • Special Interests: Cooking, playing piano, taking photographs, taking road trips, and reading indie comics

July S.

  • Pronouns: he/him/his and they/them/theirsPicture of July, Writing Center Tutor
  • MA student in TESOL
  • Completed certificate training for working with graduate-level writers
  • Goals: Live in China, visit Austria, build a personal library, learn Japanese, and be published in a literary journal
  • Special Interests: Reading, bicycling, eating popcorn, drinking milk tea, watching horror movies, and learning how to bake

Karen L.

  • Pronouns: she/her/hersKaren Liou
  • MA student in English and TESOL
  • Completed certificate training for working with graduate-level writers
  • Goals: Teach, write books, and crochet a sweater
  • Special Interests: Reading, writing, rock climbing, and learning to crochet

Kristina T.

  • Pronouns: she/her/hersPicture of Kristina, Writing Center Tutor
  • BFA student in Animation/Illustration
  • Completed certificate training for working with graduate-level writers
  • Goals: Work as an in-house artist, live and work abroad, paint more furniture, write a collection of short stories, and own a DDR machine
  • Special Interests: Hiking, playing guitar, rock climbing, cooking way too much food, and collecting Rilakkuma merchandise

Lana LF.

  • Pronouns: she/her/hersLana La Framboise
  • MFA student in Creative Writing (Fiction)
  • Goals: Publish fiction series, pet all the dogs, publish more poems, and feed coffee addiction
  • Special Interests: Dancing, exercising, practicing Byzantine chanting, going on walks with my dog Bella, and watching the 49ers

Laura K.

  • Pronouns: she/her/hersLaura Kerharo
  • BA student in Political Science with minors in French and Economics
  • Goals: Pursue a PhD in Political Science, become a professor, teach in France, live in at least five countries, and climb the Yosemite half dome
  • Special Interests: Hiking, sewing, cooking, experimenting with makeup, going to the theater, visiting museums, playing board games, and watching murder mysteries

Maria R. 

  • Pronouns: she/her/hersMaria Revuelta
  • MA student in English with a certificate in Professional and Technical Writing
  • Goals: Become an educator (professor and teacher), publish my research, positively impact the world, own a home with a nice backyard and garden, and live in happiness
  • Special Interests: Writing, hiking, reading, doing research, watching period dramas, petting my cats, spending time in nature, and trying new foods

Michael M.

  • Pronouns: he/him/hisMichael Muszynski
  • BA student in English with a concentration in Creative Writing
  • Goals: Travel and meet all my online friends in-person; learn German, Korean, and Polish; play the piano; finish my book, and my next book, and the book after that...
  • Special Interests: Firing cannons in historical video games, drawing cartoons, finding ghost stories, running an online newspaper, and arguing about color symbolism

Natalie W.

  • Pronouns she/her/hersPicture of Natalie, Writing Center Tutor
  • MFA student in Creative Writing
  • Completed certificate training for working with graduate-level writers
  • Goals: Publish a novel, live in a forest, finally adopt a dog, and open a hybrid bookstore/bakery
  • Special Interests: Baking bread, studying mythology, reading books and fairy tales, watching the ocean, and going out for breakfast

Paul A.

  • Pronouns: he/him/hisPicture of Paul, Writing Center Tutor
  • BS student in Mechanical Engineering
  • Goals: Graduate, build a project car, amass a vast collection of Lego builds, travel through Mexico, and help make an aspect of life easier for others
  • Special Interests: Watching horror movies, working out, solving Rubik's cubes, building Legos, spending time with friends, listening to music, and learning about other people's interests
  • "The limits of my language mean the limits of my world" - Ludwig Wittgenstein

Paul L.

  • Pronouns: AnyPaul Loeb
  • BA Student in Psychology with a minor in Spanish
  • Goals: Become a clinical therapist, start an organization to make therapy more available, sail across an ocean, meditate more, and do things to make my future-self proud
  • Special Interests: Studying linguistics, doing Brazilian jiu-jitsu, eating spicy food, leathercrafting, and watching British panel shows

Sahana I.

  • Pronouns: she/her/hersSahana Ilenchezhian
  • BS student in Computer Science
  • Completed certificate training for working with graduate-level writers
  • Goals: Start a blog reviewing books and TV shows, go on an all Asia Tour, read and write stories in Tamil, and publish a novel
  • Special Interests: Writing; sketching portraits; hosting book clubs; and reading books, mangas, webtoons, and graphic novels

Sanchita S.

  • Pronouns: she/her/hersSanchita Satishkumar
  • BA student in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing
  • Goals: Become a successful, published author and travel the world
  • Special Interests: Reading, writing, singing, trying new food, and video editing

Seher V.

  • Pronouns: she/her/hersPicture of Seher, Writing Center Tutor
  • MFA student in Creative Writing (Fiction)
  • Goals: Publish a novel series, visit every national park in America, read and write poetry in Urdu, and learn to cut my own hair
  • Special Interests: Discovering new coffee shops, learning new languages, visiting small museums, and watching soccer and period dramas

Shana RS.

  • Pronouns: she/her/hersShana Ruth-Seminara
  • MFA student in Creative Writing (Fiction)
  • Goals: Complete and polish all my draft novels, build up my portfolio of interactive stories, and teach others to express themselves as beautifully as possible
  • Special Interests: Playing computer games, reading and writing fiction of all genres, and petting every animal that approaches me (yes, every animal--even the squirrels)

Sohan B.

  • Pronouns: he/him/hisPicture of Sohan, Writing Center Tutor
  • BS student in Management Information Systems
  • Goals: Read and write in Telegu, create art, become more consistent at exercising, get a Shepsky puppy, and travel to all of the continents
  • Special Interests: Doodling, listening to music, traveling, eating good food, and watching way more YouTube and Netflix than I should

Steven L.

  • Pronouns: he/him/hisSteven Hernandez
  • MA student in Teaching and Teaching Credential: English Single Subject
  • Goals: Empower and inspire future students, earn a PhD, write a novel, and become the best version of myself
  • Special Interests: Gaming, reading, daydreaming, attending drag shows, and playing Dungeons and Dragons

Tyler E.

  • Pronouns: he/him/hisTyler Eveland
  • MFA student in Creative Writing (Poetry)
  • Completed certificate training for working with graduate-level writers
  • Goals: Become a writing professor, eventually use my passport, and learn how to surf
  • Special Interests: Recording music, playing trombone, drinking coffee, collecting cassette tapes, and occasionally spelunking