Meet our Subject Tutors

Summer 2020

During the summer session, subject tutoring appointments are available on request in biology and statistics only. To make an appointment, complete this form

Fall 2020

To make an appointment, call 253.879.3404, or complete this form

ACCOUNTING & FINANCE

 

 Cyrus Shafiei

Cyrus Shafiei

Howdy! My name is Cyrus Shafiei. I'm from Houston, Texas and I am a junior majoring in the Business Leadership Program with a minor in Economics. I am involved with Greek Life on campus and on the executive board of the Inter-Fraternal Council. I am also a captain on the Postmen Ultimate Frisbee team. I love spending time outside in the sun, playing board games, and listening to a lot of different types of music. I'm looking forward to working with you in the CWLT!

 

Hours: Sun 12-1pm (drop-in) & 1-2pm, M 12-2pm, W 1-3pm, T 11am-1pm

BIOLOGY

 
 Katie Carley

Katie Carley

Hi! My name is Katie Carley and I am from San Jose, California. I am a junior majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology with minors in Spanish and Educational Studies. Outside of class, you can find me in Diversions or in the gym with the rest of the school’s volleyball team! I absolutely love meeting new people and try to get involved in new things all the time. Stop by any time if you need help with Biology and I can’t wait to meet you!

 

Hours: Sun 6-7pm (drop-in) & 7-8pm, Th 7-9pm, F 11am-1pm

Sarah Nasson

Sarah Nasson

Hi! I’m Sarah, a senior from Portland, Oregon majoring in Biology and Psychology with a minor in Neuroscience. I also play for the UPS women’s soccer team, but when I’m not on the field you can find me studying in Thompson/Harned or watching @lab_shenanigans videos for my fix of relatable Biology content. When I have more time on my hands I love to backpack, felt, and traipse the aisles of Trader Joes. Feel free to come ask me any questions you have about Biology. I can guarantee you’ll leave with answers and a new friend!

 

Hours: M 6-8pm, T 7-8pm & 8-9pm (drop-in), W 10am-12pm

 CHEMISTRY

Anjali Bardhan

Anjali Bardhan

Hi there! My name is Anjali and I'm from Palo Alto, California. I am a junior majoring in Chemistry. When I'm not in Thompson, I enjoy practicing guitar in the music building, painting, and attempting to keep my plants alive. I know that Chemistry can be challenging, so don't hesitate to ask for help! I look forward to meeting you!

 

Hours: Sun 3-4pm (drop-in) & 4-5pm, M 7-9pm, W 2-4pm

Kendra Mitchell

Kendra Mitchell

Hi there! My name is Kendra and I’m a junior studying Biochemistry and French. I was born and raised in Seattle Washington, and although I haven’t move that far from home, I’m a very adventurous person at heart. When I’m not studying in Harned or Opp cafe, I’m most likely spending my time dancing with RDG, laughing uncontrollably in film club, beekeeping, or buying new plants for my ever growing plant family! I’m a very social person and I thrive off of conversations that get my mind stirring. Chemistry can be a very complicated topic, but I believe there’s something in chemistry for everyone, it just might take a little time to discover what that part is for you. I love sharing my passion for chemistry with other people so please don’t hesitate to stop by with any chemistry needs! I look forward to meeting you, see you soon!

 

Hours: T 2-4pm, Th 6-8pm, F 1-2pm & 2-3pm (drop-in)

Maiya Pacleb

Maiya Pacleb

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

 

Hey there! My name is Maiya Pacleb, and I'm from Bothell, WA! I am a Pre-Med Biochemistry major, with an emphasis in Bioethics, and Math minor. If I'm not studying, you can catch me chugging coffee or kicking the ball around with my talented buddies on the Women's soccer team. I'm always laughing, smiling, and excited to do some lovely chemistry! So, if you need some help with your chem class​, a pick me up, or both, please don't hesitate to come on by! I'm looking forward to meeting you soon!

 

Hours: M 11am-1pm, T 7-8pm (drop-in) & 8-9pm, Th 1-3pm

Chinese

 
 Christine Young

Christine Young

Hello there! My name is Christine and I’m from San Jose, California (in the Bay Area). I’m a junior majoring in Chinese Language & Culture and interested in an Education minor. I love languages and can speak four (Cantonese, Mandarin, English, Korean), but I’m currently interested in learning Japanese. On my free time, I like watching anime and Korean or Chinese dramas. But besides that, I also really like skincare and makeup! If you have any questions about UPS, Chinese language or culture, or anything (really!), don’t hesitate and feel free to ask. I look forward to meeting you in the CWLT!

 

Hours: Sun 4-5pm & 5-6pm (drop-in), M 3-5pm, Th 9-11am

Computer science 

 Bee Bridge

Bee Bridge

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

 

Hiya! I am a junior from Salt Lake City, Utah. I am double majoring in Math and Computer Science and I love studying all things STEM. When I manage to break away from my YouTube addiction, I love to run, make pun art, sing, and obsess over the health of my betta fish Patty. I am super excited to see whatever code you are working on or just to chat!

 

Hours: Sun 2-3pm (drop-in) & 3-4p.m., M 5-7pm W 1-3pm

Economics

 
Brian Kim

Brian Kim

Pronouns: He/Him/His

 

Hi! My name is Brian Kim and I'm the Economics tutor. I'm a senior with a double major in Economics and Philosophy along with a double minor in SOAN and Math. Outside of class, I play violin in the UPS orchestra, constantly pursue random food cravings, and am always looking to meet new people. I love learning new things and finding out what people's opinions are any topic. Whether it's economics related or absolutely trivial, I'd love to chat with you about anything that's on your mind!

  

Hours: M 7-8pm & 8-9pm (drop-in), W 7-9pm, Th 7-9pm

Exercise Science

 
RJ Quirante

RJ Quirante, PT’23

Pronouns: He/Him/His

 

Hello! My name is RJ Quirante and I am a graduate student in the Physical Therapy program at the University of Puget Sound. As an undergraduate, I studied exercise science here at UPS and absolutely loved it. I think it’s fitting that my picture is me in the gym because if I could, I would live in the gym. Health and fitness have always been a huge part of my life. My number one passion is helping people. I want to become a physical therapist to help others through their injuries. I train people as an online personal trainer so that I can extend my help to as many people as I can. I am also your exercise science subject tutor here at the CWLT and I WOULD LOVE TO HELP YOU! Please come in and come talk to me about anything, I’d love to see you in the center. Excited to work with you!

 

Hours: TBD

French

 

Zoe Kern

 

 

 

GREEK

Zoë Kern

Hi! My name is Zoë and I’m a senior majoring in Politics and Government and French and minoring in Economics. I’m from Bend, Oregon but I spent most of high school living with my family in the French Alps and I spent part of my last semester studying abroad in Dijon. When I’m not in Wyatt, you can find me outside (most likely climbing or snowboarding). I also love cooking, reading, and playing guitar or piano. Learning a new language is incredibly rewarding, but it can also be really difficult. Whether you want to practice verb tenses or have a conversation, I’m here to help. So please come visit me, I’d love to meet you!

 

Hours: M 4-6pm, T 4-6pm, Th 5-6pm & 6-7pm (drop-in)

Chloe Brew

Chloe Brew

Hello! My name is Chlöe Brew and I'm a senior studying Art History and Classics from colorful Colorado! I love to read, buy food I can’t afford, live at Target, dance, drink tea, and talk about women’s depictions and importance in Classical art! In addition to the absolutely phenomenal CWLT, I'm also involved in Greek life, RDG, and Peer Allies. I'd look forward to working with you so please stop by!

 

Hours: Sun 2-3pm & 3-5pm (drop-ins), M 12-2pm, W 6-8pm

 German

 

 

Zoe Welch

 

 

 

 

Zoe Welch

Hallöchen! My name is Zoe, and I am a double major in IPE and German Studies. I studied abroad in Munich last year, which was one of the most unforgettable experiences in my life, and I can't wait to help you guys out this year! You can find me around campus at RDG, in La Sobremesa and COMBS, and of course at my favorite table by the window in the SUB.

 

Hours: Sun 7-8pm (drop-in) & 8-9pm, M 11am-1pm, W 10am-12pm

Japanese

 
Anna Watson

Anna Watson

Hey there! I'm Anna, a double major in Japanese Language and Culture and Computer Science. Japanese can sometimes be a bit of a tough language to learn - and that's why I'm here to help out! Feel free to drop by to practice stroke-order, grammar, conversation, or anything in between. In my free time, you can usually find me doodling at the library, drumming on some traditional taiko drums, or playing video games. Hope to see you at the CWLT!

 

Hours: M 3-5pm, T 1-3pm, Th 3-4pm & 4-5pm (drop-in)

Latin

 

 

Olivia Couture

 

 

Olivia Couture

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

 

Hi! My name is Olivia. I’m a senior from Conway, New Hampshire majoring in English and Classics. When I’m not doing schoolwork, I’m either writing fantasy novels, binge-watching New Girl, or having existential conversations about reality and what it means to be human. I also love to read, write songs, and drink copious amounts of coffee. I can’t wait to work with you, so stop by the CWLT if you want to talk about your papers or work on Latin with me!

 

Hours: Sun 3-4pm & 4-5pm (drop-in), M 4-6pm, 1-3pm

 Mathematics

 
Quintin Lenti

Quintin Lenti, MAT’21

Pronouns: He/Him/ His

 

My name is Quintin Lenti, and I tutor mathematics here at the CWLT! This is my third year here, and I am excited to be back. I am from Tacoma, Washington, and am currently enrolled in the Puget Sound Masters of Arts in Teaching program, working towards becoming a high or middle school math teacher. I love both teaching and discovering math with people, and make building personal fluency in mathematics part of my praxis. On the side, I play jazz piano and write fun computer programs! (I am always willing to show some code off!)! If you ever want to discuss the classes you're taking, plan out your schedule, or work on math together, please feel free to make an appointment with me!

  

Hours: Sun 6-7pm & 7-8pm (drop-in), M 6-8pm, W 7-9pm

Jonathan Vair

 

Jonathan Vair

Hello, my name is Jonathan Vair! I am a junior studying math and P&G. I play soccer for the Loggers and enjoy puzzles. A fun fact about me is I can solve a rubik's cube from any position in under a minute.

 

Hours: T 1-2pm (drop-in) & 2-3pm, Th 11am-1pm, F 9-10am

Physics

 

 

Hayden Borg

 

 

 

Kiana Walter

 

 

Hayden Borg

Hello! My name is Hayden and I'm a Junior from Denver, Colorado. I'm studying Math and Physics. When I'm not in class, tutoring, or walking around campus giving tours, you can find me skiing, hiking, or napping on Todd Field. If you need help with exam preparation, homework, or just want to chat, please don't hesitate to stop by. I look forward to seeing you at the CWLT!

 

Hours: Sun 5-7pm, W 2-4pm, Th 4-5pm & 5-6pm (drop-in)

 

 

 

Kiana Walter

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

 

Hi! My name is Kiana and I'm from Mountain View, CA!  I'm a senior double majoring in physics and math, so I basically live in Thompson spending all my time in the physics resource room. If I'm not in Thompson, I can be found dancing with RDG, drinking coffee in Opp (or even Valhalla), or watching far too many movies with my housemates. I know that physics can seem daunting and even inaccessible but with time it can be really awesome! I hope to be able to share my love of physics with you and I look forward to seeing you in the CWLT!

 

Hours: M 4-5pm & 5-6pm (drop-in), W 6-8pm, Th 7-9pm

Politics and Government

 

Tom Warner

 

 

 

 

Psychology Statistics

 

 

Ki Serrao

 

 

 

 

Tom Warner

Pronouns: He/Him/His

 

Hi! I’m Tom, a junior majoring in politics & government with a focus on international relations. I’m a political junkie who spends his time reading The New York Times, 538, and, when I get a moment alone, listen to NPR. I hope to combine my political interests and love of travel in a foreign relations career. The part of my life I find solace in is cooking, so if you ever need a good recipe feel free to reach out! I  look forward to working with you at the CWLT!

 

Hours: Sun 5-6 p.m. (drop-in) & 6-7 p.m., Th 4-6 p.m., 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ki Serrao

Aloha! My name is Kiana Serrao, but feel free to call me Ki, and I am from the sweet small town of Hilo, Hawaii! I left the big rock to pursue Occupational Therapy as a Psychology major. Aside from school, you'll probably find me running around with the amazing UPS Women's Soccer team or hanging out around campus with my friends and a Divs hot chocolate. Things that make me happy are food, animals, the ocean, and making new friends! So if you want help on psychology statistics or just want to talk about literally anything, come on by! I'm excited to meet you!

 

Hours: T 4-5pm & 5-6pm (drop-in), W 1-2pm, Th 1-3pm, F 2-3pm

Spanish

 
Evelyn Martin

Evelyn Martin, Academic Consultant

Hey there! My name is Evelyn, and I'm a senior from University Place, WA. I'm a prospective Economics major and Spanish minor. Outside of class, I enjoy going to the gym, thrift shopping, and playing the viola at the School of Music here at UPS. As the daughter of a Peruvian immigrant, I have been fortunate to utilize Spanish from an early age and would love to share my passion for the Spanish language and culture with you all. It would be awesome to chat about whatever you may need extra insight on, so please stop by! 

 

Hours: Sun 1-2pm & 2-3pm (drop-in) & 3-4pm, T 1-4pm, Th 2-4pm, F 1-3pm

Lia Van Steeter

Lia Van Steeter

Hi! My name is Lia and I am a senior originally from Corvallis, Oregon. I am studying International Political Economy and Spanish. Outside of working at the CWLT, I play for the women’s tennis team, am a Peer Advisor, and in my free time love to cook and nap by the beach. I know that learning a language can be stressful and I want to help provide any support you may need! I would love to chat about Spanish, study strategies, and ways to unwind and relax during college. Hope to see you soon!

 

Hours: M 1-3pm, W 6-7pm (drop-in) & 7-8pm, F 10am-12pm

Statistics

 
 Maggie Hatt

Maggie Hatt

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

 

Hello! My name is Maggie and I'm a third year student from Forest Grove, Oregon, studying economics, math, and French. I am also on our women's lacrosse team and enjoy spending the little free time I have baking chocolate chip cookies for my friends. Since beginning the economics major, I have quickly realized the significance (haha, get it?) of being able to apply methods of statistical analysis to topics I genuinely care about. I look forward to working with you on anything and everything stats related, whether it be for biology, econometrics, a classic statistics course, or anything else. Please don't hesitate to stop by or make an appointment; I would love to work with you!

 

Hours: Sun 12-1pm & 1-2pm (drop-in), T 7-9pm, Th 4-6pm

 

Haley Reed

Haley Reed

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

 

Hey there! I’m Haley, a junior from Bellingham, Washington! I’m double majoring in Math and Business/BLP. I can usually be found with a coffee and calculator in hand or enjoying the beautiful PNW! I’d love to talk to you about any and all things stats. Stop by with some homework, to study, chat about that tricky R-script, or anything in between! Hope to see you soon!

 

Hours: Sun 4-6pm, T 4-5pm (drop-in) & 5-6pm, W 10am-12pm

 

CWLT Tutoring Drop-in Hours

No appointment necessary; groups are welcome. Come once with a question, or come every week to study and talk things out with your peers - just be sure to come!

Virtual Drop-In Hour How-To's: Follow the link below at the proper time (all times in PDT) to access the drop-in hour. You can use the phone-in option, as well. The tutor will moderate the discussion. You can ask any questions using the chat function or write an "x" in the chat to signal that you would like to talk. However, when the tutor or a fellow student is speaking, please mute your microphone to limit background noise and to keep the attention on the speaker. Thank you!

  • Accounting/Finance: Sun 12-1pm
    • Google Meet Link: https://meet.google.com/aby-nxdx-tuw
      Dial-in: (US) +1 240-813-4678 PIN: 447 600 809#
  • Biology: Sun 6-7pm, T 8-9pm
    • Google Meet Link: https://meet.google.com/fzf-ygaf-kdj
      Dial-in: (US) +1 337-441-4028 PIN: 489 612 233#
  • Chemistry: Sun 3-4pm, T 7-8pm, F 2-3pm
    • Google Meet Link: https://meet.google.com/vqd-demy-fvm
      Dial-in: (US) +1 747-227-4670 PIN: 597 333 692#
  • Chinese: Sun 5-6 p.m.
    • Google Meet Link: https://meet.google.com/zng-mtvp-zwz
      Dial-in: (US) +1 650-963-2042 PIN: 842 383 179#
  • Computer Science: Sun 2-3 p.m.
    • Google Meet Link:  https://meet.google.com/skz-znnm-dit
      Dial-in: (US) +1 929-277-6504 PIN: 741 226 085#
  • Economics: M 8-9 p.m.
    • Google Meet Link: https://meet.google.com/sjj-njkj-owg
      Dial-in: (US) +1 252-516-1122 PIN: 585 950 164#
  • Exercise Science: TBD
    • Google Meet Link: https://meet.google.com/wqm-otzs-tws
      Dial-in: (US) +1 609-800-2845 PIN: 259 091 778#
  • French: Th 6-7 p.m.
    • Google Meet Link: https://meet.google.com/eeu-kwvo-mud
      Dial-in: (US) +1 347-868-8333 PIN: 853 086 160#
  • German: Sun 7-8 p.m.
    • Google Meet Link: https://meet.google.com/hxa-qgxh-puu
      Dial-in: (US) +1 240-623-1420 PIN: 826 167 548#
  • Greek: Sun 4-5 p.m.
    • Google Meet Link: https://meet.google.com/kgm-spbh-phb
      Dial-in: (US) +1 413-931-1259 PIN: 960 649 333#
  • Japanese: Th 4-5 p.m.
    • Google Meet Link: https://meet.google.com/syc-jrua-zyr
      Dial-in: (US) +1 575-448-4126 PIN: 623 697 735#
  • Latin: Sun 4-5 p.m.
    • Google Meet Link: https://meet.google.com/yqt-xonw-abk
      Dial-in: (US) +1 417-986-5601 PIN: 248 816 898#
  • Math: Sun 7-8 p.m., Tu 1-2 p.m.
    • Google Meet Link: https://meet.google.com/oys-hfhp-uhd
      Dial-in: (US) +1 415-604-0803 PIN: 110 204 508#
  • Physics: Mon 5-6 p.m., Th 5-6 p.m.
    • Google Meet Link: https://meet.google.com/kfs-ygsq-dvn
      Dial-in: (US) +1 530-770-2091 PIN: 758 243 262#
  • Psychology Statistics: 5-6 p.m.
    • Google Meet Link: https://meet.google.com/uss-hguz-shz
      Dial-in: (US) +1 657-258-1995 PIN: 219 551 488# 
  • Spanish: Sun 2-3 p.m., W 6-7 p.m.
    • Google Meet Link: https://meet.google.com/tdi-ufeh-inq
      Dial-in: (US) +1 929-266-2069 PIN: 325 785 836#
  • Statistics: Sun 1-2 p.m., T 4-5 p.m.
    • Google Meet Link: https://meet.google.com/ogy-mqpt-nnh
      Dial-in: (US) +1 636-373-8947 PIN: 503 782 730#