Fall 2021

To make an appointment, leave a voicemail at 253.879.3404 or complete this form. We are currently planning to do in-person appointments (with masks) in Howarth 109 beginning the second week of classes.

Tutor bios and hours are below.


When we have multiple tutors in the same discipline, we have listed classes that tutors have experience in within their majors below their hours. While subject tutors have the skills to be helpful in a wide variety of classes, we know that it’s sometimes helpful to meet with tutors who have taken a specific course, especially for upper-division electives. Use the course information to find the tutor who is the best fit for you!

 

Accounting & Finance

Cyrus Shafiei

Cyrus Shafiei

Pronouns: he/him/his

Hi there! My name is Cyrus. I'm a senior from Houston, TX majoring in the Business Leadership Program with a minor in Economics. I'm a captain on the Men's Ultimate team and coordinator within the Campus Visit Program. I love spending time in the sun, writing, and listening to a lot of different types of music. Some of my favorite artists right now are Kota the Friend, Action Bronson, Caamp, The Dead South, and Tame Impala. I'm looking forward to meeting and working with you in-person this year!

Sun 2-3pm (Drop-in) & 3-4pm, M 10-11am & 3-4pm, F 10-11am

Classes Taken: BUS 205 (Udbye), BUS 315 (Livingston), BUS 438 (Livingston)

Biology

Katie Carley

Katie Carley

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Hey everyone! My name is Katie and I am a senior majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology with minors in Spanish and Education. This is my second year with the CWL and I excited about all the new people I have the opportunity to meet and work with through the semester. When I am not studying or in the Center, I love a relaxing with a good book and cup of coffee. I am here to answer any and all your biology questions and help in any way I can; hope to meet you soon!

Sun 5-7pm & 7-8pm (Drop-in), Tu 8-9pm, W 2-3pm, Th 2-3pm

Classes Taken: BIOL 212 (Johnson), BIOL 213 (Sosa), BIOL 231 (Madlung/Weiss), BIOL 371 (Taylor-Teeples)

Ingrid DeLeon

Ingrid De Leon

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Hi! I’m Ingrid a senior from San Rafael, California majoring in Biology with a few minors in Spanish, Latino/a Studies, and Neuroscience. Outside of class, I enjoy to crochet or embroider while I watch TV. During the summers, I love to hangout with my dogs and go camping and hiking around Marin County, California. Feel free to ask me any questions you have about Biology. Looking forward to meeting you!

Classes Taken: BIOL 111 (Johnson), BIOL 112 (Wimberger), BIOL 211 (Elliott), BIOL 212 (Johnson), BIOL 213 (Sultemeier)

M 7-9pm, W 10-11am, Th 5-6pm & 6-7pm (Drop-in), F 10-11am

Adam Schmidt

Adam Schmidt

My name is Adam Schmidt and I am a sophomore here at UPS. I am majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology, and minoring in Spanish. I play soccer for the university, and love to water ski in my free time. I look forward to being able to help you with biology this fall!

Classes Taken: Bio 212

M 10-11am, Noon-1pm, & 1-2pm (Drop-in), W 1-2pm, F Noon-2pm

Chemistry

Anjali Bardhan

Anjali Bardhan

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Hi there! My name is Anjali and I'm from Palo Alto, California. I am a senior majoring in Chemistry. When I'm not in Thompson, I enjoy playing guitar, painting, and exploring Washington. I am an ochem CA, so if you need help with lab reports or just need some prelab hints, I'd love to help out. I know that Chemistry can be challenging, so don't hesitate to ask for help! A second set of eyes can make a huge difference. I look forward to meeting you!

M 6-8pm, W 9-11am, Th 1-2pm (Drop-in) & 2-3pm

Classes Taken: CHEM 110 (Boisvert), CHEM 120 (Gessel), CHEM 250 (Scharrer), CHEM 251 (Scharrer), CHEM 231 (Gessel), CHEM 330 (Burgard), CHEM 340 (Mifflin), CHEM 341 (Mifflin), CHEM 356 (Boisvert)

Max Hedayati

Max Hedayati

Hi! My name is Max and I’m from Santa Rosa CA. I’m a junior biochemistry major and neuroscience and math minor. When I’m not studying in divs or opp, I love playing my guitar, shooting hoops at the fieldhouse or daydreaming about skiing. I love chatting about science so if you have any questions or inquiries please don’t hesitate to ask. I can’t wait to all of you with chemistry this year! I promise its really cool!!

Classes Taken: CHEM 115 (Neshyba), CHEM 230 (Burgard), CHEM 250 (Boisvert), CHEM 251 (Boisvert)

M 3-5pm, Tu 10-11am & 5-6pm (Drop-in), F 11am-1pm

Kendra Mitchell

Kendra Mitchell

Pronouns: she/they

Hey y’all! My name is Kendra and I’m a Natural Sciences and French double major from Seattle, WA. When I’m not studying in Harned or Opp cafe, I’m most likely spending my time dancing, painting, beekeeping, or tending to my ever growing plant family! Some things I could have non-stop conversations about include gender theory, European witch trials, intersectional feminism and just about anything that gets my mind stirring. Although my emphasis is in chemistry, I also study biology, and have experience with writing lab reports and project proposals. So whether you’re studying for your next exam or need an extra pairs of eyes on your lab report, please don’t hesitate to stop by with any and all your chemistry/biology needs! I look forward to meeting you, see you soon!

Classes Taken: CHEM 110 (Gessel), CHEM 120 (Gessel), CHEM 231 (Burgard), CHEM 250 (Scharrer), CHEM 251 (Scharrer), BIO 111 (Giarmarco), BIO 112 (Wimberger), BIO 211 (Elliot)

Sun Noon-1pm (Drop-in) & 1-2pm, Tu 7-9pm, W 2-4pm

Chinese

Christine Young

Christine Young

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Hi, I'm Christine! I'm from San Jose, CA. I’m a senior majoring in Chinese Language & Culture and minoring in Education Studies. I love languages, speak a few (if curious—ask me about them!), and am currently learning first-year Japanese at UPS. I enjoy watching anime and Korean dramas. I got really obsessed with a game called Two Dots and as I am writing this, I trying to beat level 1000 (I wonder if I'll beat it by Fall'21 haha). 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 CWL!

Classes Taken: CHIN 216 (Ou, Huang, Chen), CHIN 250 (Li), CHIN 260 (Li), CHIN 301 (Huang), CHIN 303 (Huang), CHIN 305 (lLi), CHIN 307 (Li)

Sun 11am-1pm, M 3-4pm (Drop-in), Tu 3-4pm, Th 7-9pm

Classics

Charlotte Lowell

Charlotte Lowell

Hi, my name is Charlotte, and I’m a senior majoring in Classics & Ancient Mediterranean Studies with a Classical Languages and Literature track. I’m also minoring in Gender & Queer Studies and Mathematics, and I absolutely love theory work and complex ideas. I grew up in Fairfax, Virginia right outside of Washington D.C., where I spent a whole lot of time inside museums. When I’m on campus, I’m almost always in Diversions or Oppenheimer studying with some coffee, or in Wyatt hall with a book and pen in hand. In my free time, I love painting and novels, and am also always down to binge a cathartic drama series (if I can find the time). I worked on a research project this summer on formulaic language in Homer, and am passionate about assemblage and object theory, but I mostly just love having intellectually stimulating conversations with anyone at all- so any of y’all are welcome to drop by and chat about anything! I hope to see you all at the CWL soon!

Classes Taken: Greek 101, Greek 102, Greek 201, Greek 301, Latin 301, CLSC 230, CLSC 280, CLSC 323, CLSC 330, CLSC 340

Sun 1-3pm Tu Noon-1pm & 4-5pm (Drop-in), W 7-8pm, Th 6-7pm

Computer Science

Bee Bridge

Bee Bridge

Hiya! I am a senior from Salt Lake City, Utah and I use she/her pronouns. I am a Computer Science
major with a Pre-health emphasis and I love studying all things STEM. When I manage to break away from my YouTube addiction, I love to run, play lacrosse, sing, and obsess over the health of my betta fish (Ketchup!) and my gecko (Stumpy!). I am super excited to see whatever code you are working on or just to chat :)

Classes Taken: CSCI 161 (Chiu), CSCI 261 (Chiu), CSCI 291 (Richards), CSCI 281 (Richards), CSCI 315 (Chen)

Sun 9-11am, Tu 2-3pm, W 6-7pm & 7-8 (Drop-in), Th 10-11am

Economics

Ale Vidal Meza

Ale Vidal Meza

Pronouns: she/they

Hello! My name is Ale (she/they) and I’m a senior completing a major in economics with a minor in mathematics. When I am not working through problem sets, writing a paper, or preparing for a presentation, I like to talk about Andean music and being a plant parent! On campus, you can find me studying in Diversions Café, hanging around the second floor of McIntyre, or talking to my friends in COMBS. I look forward to seeing you at the CWL, so stop by if you want to chat about a paper or draw an economics model with me!

Classes Taken: ECON 244 (Stirling), ECON 268 (Warning), ECON 284 (Fortmann), ECON 301 (Rajbhandari), ECON 302 (Stirling), ECON 327 (Fortmann), ECON 411 (Warning) 

Sun Noon-1pm, M 7-9pm, Tu 5-6pm, Th 1-3pm

Exercise Science

Kaitlyn McIsaac

Kaitlyn McIsaac

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Hi! My name is Kaitlyn McIsaac and I am a Senior from San Jose, California. I am an Exercise Science major and an Education minor. I play for the Women’s Soccer team at the University and love cheering on all the other teams on campus. You will definitely see me drinking iced coffee year round (yes, even when it snows) and enjoying the sunshine whenever I can! When I’m not studying or playing soccer, you can find me laughing with friends, decoding Taylor Swift lyrics, or getting way too invested in pop culture. I love talking science amongst other things, so don’t hesitate to drop in! I’m looking forward to meeting you soon!

Classes Taken: EXSC 200 (McCall), EXSC 221 (Kim), EXSC 222 (Coffman), EXSC 300 (McCall), EXSC 328 (Kim), EXSC 329 (Coffman), EXSC 336 (Pohl) 

Tu 11am-Noon, 6-8pm Th 11am-Noon & 3-4pm (Drop-in), F 9-10am

French

Greta Scheve

Greta Scheve

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Hi there! My name is Greta and I'm a senior majoring in French, IPE, and math from San Jose, California. When I'm not in class, you can find me studying in Opp with a coffee, trying out a new recipe, or spending time outside with friends. I know studying a foreign language can be really challenging, so I'm here to help with anything French related - whether it's grammar, verb tenses, or just chatting! I'm excited to meet you, so please stop by the CWL!

Classes Taken: FREN 230 (Belot), FREN 220 (Soumare), FREN 310 (Kelley), FREN 480 (Soumare), FREN 350 (Kelley), FREN 480 (Belot)

Sun 10am-Noon, M 8-9pm, Tu 1-2pm, Th 4-5pm & 5-6pm (Drop-in)

 

German

Jess Cooper

Jess Cooper

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Hi! My name is Jess and I’m a senior double majoring in Politics and Government with an emphasis in International Relations and German and East European Culture and History. I started taking German as a freshman and I’ve loved it ever since, so I’m so excited to help you all with it! When I’m not in Wyatt, I love spending time with my friends, watching Brooklyn 99, and talking about my dog.

Classes Taken: GERM 101 (Hooper), GERM 102 (Hooper), GERM 201 (Imbrigotta), GERM 202 (Imbrigotta), GERM 350 (Imbrigotta), GERM 380 (Imbrigotta), GERM 480 (Imbrigotta)

Sun 7-9pm, Tu 10-11am & 2-3pm & 3-4pm (Drop-in), Th 4-5pm

Japanese

Emily Mitchell

Emily Mitchell

Pronouns: she/they

Hi! My name is Emily Mitchell, but feel free to call me Emi! I'm a junior at UPS double majoring in Japanese and PG, and I use she/they pronouns. I'm from California but the weather in the PNW drew me towards Washington, and now I'm excited to call Tacoma home :) I have ADHD and know first-hand how difficult it can be to ask for help with academics, and especially something like foreign language. But when I've felt overwhelmed with Japanese, reaching out to peers and teachers has always really helped me, so I hope I can be that resource for others, too!

Classes Taken: JAPN 301 (Ludden), JAPN 311 (Ludden), JAPN 360 (Ludden), JAPN 350 (Ludden)

Sun 1-3pm, Tu 10-11am & 1-2pm (Drop-in), Th 10-11am, F 1-2pm

Anna Watson

Anna Watson

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Hello there! I'm Anna (she/her), the CWL Japanese Tutor for 2021 Fall Semester! Along with being a double major in Japanese and Computer Science, you can often find me playing piano or drumming taiko, a style of traditional Japanese drumming. Hope to see you at the CWL!

Classes Taken: JAPN 301 (Ludden), JAPN 230 (Ludden), JAPN 311 (Ludden), JAPN 360 (Ludden), JAPN 325 (Ludden)

M Noon-3pm & 6-7pm, T 3-4pm, Th 9-10am

Mathematics

Jonathan Vair

Jonathan Vair

Pronouns: he/him/his

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.

Classes Taken: Math181 (Bodine), Math280 (Bodine), Math290 (Beezer), Math380 (Bodine), Math375 (Thatcher), Math376 (Bernhard), Math376 (Bernhard)

M 9-10am & 1-2pm & 2-3pm (Drop-in), W 11am-Noon & 1-2pm, F 9-10am

Sam Webb

Sam Webb

Pronouns: she/they

Hey! My name is Sam, and I'm tutoring math here at the CWL. I'm a junior double majoring in Math and Theatre, and my goal is to be a math teacher. I also enjoy tossing frisbees around on Todd Field, sleeping in hammocks, cooking dishes involving kale, and eating said dishes. Stop by to talk math, theatre, tea flavors, stress, or just to chat!

Classes Taken: MATH 280 (Jackson), MATH 290 (Beezer), MATH 301 (Jackson)

Sun 3-5pm, Tu Noon-2pm, Th Noon-1pm (Drop-In), F 2-3pm

Physics

Hayden Borg

Hayden Borg

Pronouns: he/him/his

Hi! My name is Hayden and I'm a senior originally from Denver, CO double majoring in math and physics. When I'm not in class or tutoring, you can probably find me hiking, skiing, or napping on Todd Field. I know that physics can be frustrating and daunting sometimes, so please stop by if you want any help with homework, exam preparation, a difficult concept, or if you just want to chat! I look forward to seeing you in the CWL.

Classes Taken: PHYS 121 (Spivey), PHYS 122 (Elliott), PHYS 205 (Department), PHYS 221 (Spivey), PHYS 222 (Latimer), PHYS 231 (Elliott), PHYS 305 (Latimer), PHYS 351 (Spivey), PHYS 352 (Spivey)

M 4-5pm, Tu 4-5pm (Drop-in) & 5-6pm, W 8-9pm, Th 11am-Noon, F 10am-Noon

Psychology Statistics

Ki Serrao

 

Kiana Serrao

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Aloha! My name is Kiana Serrao, but feel free to call me Ki, and I am from the Big Island of Hawaii, the rainy Hilo side! I am in the graduate school of Occupational Therapy this year and was a psychology major as an undergraduate. If I'm not Weyerhaeuser, you’ll probably find me running around with the amazing UPS Women’s Soccer team or hanging out around campus with my friends. Things that make me happy are food, animals, the ocean, and making new friends! So if you want help on psychology statistics, talk about my experience with the OT program, or simply just talk about literally anything, come hang out! I’m excited to meet you!

Classes Taken: MATH160 (Price), MATH260 (Bernhard), PSYC201 (Moore), PSYC301 (Weisz)

Sun 8-9pm, Tu 2-5pm, W 1-2pm (Drop-in), Th 8-9pm & F Noon-3pm

Spanish

Evelyn Martin

Evelyn Martin

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Hey! My name is Evelyn, and I'm a senior from University Place, WA. I'm an economics major with Spanish and math minors. Outside of class, I enjoy gardening, cooking, and going on hikes in the beautiful PNW. Learning a new language can be challenging, but I'm here to help! As the daughter of a Peruvian immigrant, I have been fortunate to utilize Spanish from an early age, and I would love to share my passion for Spanish language and culture with you all.

Classes Taken: SPAN 201 (Salvador Sanchis), SPAN 202 (Lago-Grana), SPAN 204 (Lara Aguilar) 

Sun Noon-1pm, M 10-11am & 5-6 & 6-7pm (Drop-in), Tu 11am-1pm, Th Noon-3pm

Abby Stranahan

Abby Stranahan

Hey guys! My name is Abby, and I am going to be the Spanish tutor this semester! I am a junior this year, majoring in US Politics and minoring (although potentially switching to double majoring) in Spanish. I spent this last semester in Spain which has been such an incredible opportunity, especially to practice my Spanish! Additionally, I am a member of the Women's Lacrosse team at the school and a member of greek life. I am super excited to meet all of you guys help tutoring this semester :)

Classes Taken: SPAN 201 (Lago-Graña) & SPAN 202 (Lago-Graña)

Abroad Fall 2021

Statistics

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!

Classes Taken: MATH 260 (Dove), MATH 360 (Price), AP Statistics for MATH 160 Equivalent 

Sun 4-5pm & 5-6pm (Drop-in), M 2-3pm, W 9-11am & 8-9pm

Ki Serrao

Kiana Serrao

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Aloha! My name is Kiana Serrao, but feel free to call me Ki, and I am from the Big Island of Hawaii, the rainy Hilo side! I am in the graduate school of Occupational Therapy this year and was a psychology major as an undergraduate. If I'm not Weyerhaeuser, you’ll probably find me running around with the amazing UPS Women’s Soccer team or hanging out around campus with my friends. Things that make me happy are food, animals, the ocean, and making new friends! So if you want help on psychology statistics, talk about my experience with the OT program, or simply just talk about literally anything, come hang out! I’m excited to meet you!

Classes Taken: MATH160 (Price), MATH260 (Bernhard), PSYC201 (Moore), PSYC301 (Weisz)

Sun 8-9pm, Tu 2-5pm, W 1-2pm (Drop-in), Th 8-9pm & F Noon-3pm