Writing Tutors

 

Kendra Arceneaux

Kendra Arceneaux

  • MA student in TESOL
  • Goals: Become a university professor abroad, learn business Japanese, earn a Ph.D, and adopt a dog
  • Special Interests: Singing at karaoke, traveling abroad, plane spotting, and reading self-improvement books

Jack Brady

Jack Brady

  • BA student in English, Creative Writing
  • Embedded online tutor for graduate students in the iSchool (spring 2019)
  • Goals: Learn Spanish, learn to play the piano, breed and own snakes, write a series of short stories and/or write and illustrate a graphic novel
  • Special Interests: Writing, drawing, running, playing and caring for my pet kingsnake, playing party and arcade games on Steam, designing card game knock-offs, trying different kinds of candy (except chocolate), and reliving childhood on the beach

Christina Cantero

Christina Cantero

  • MA student in TESOL

  • Goals: Become a professor of English in a university, move to Colorado, learn to play the bass guitar well enough to play a Primus song, improve painting skills, backpack Europe, learn how to Tango, obtain abs, and own five big dogs and two fluffy cows

  • Special Interests: Singing jazz, playing ukulele and bass, reading, online streaming, swing-dancing, video-gaming, drawing comics, camping, going to concerts, and not taking anything seriously

Andy Cormier

Andy Cormier 

  • BS Student in Marketing with minors in Japanese and Music
  • Goals: Become fluent in seven languages, perform internationally with band, and spend at least three years living and working in a different country
  • Special Interests: Learning foreign languages (speaks Spanish and Japanese), streaming on Twitch, playing the Ocarina (performs in America's first and only Ocarina septet)

Evin de Leon Sanchez

Evin de Leon Sanchez

  • BM student in Music with a concentration in Composition and BA student in Japanese

  • Goals: Finish the first saga of my comic, release a solo album, create a band that stays together, and make a living doing what I love

  • Special Interests: Composing music, recording music, mixing music, staying up way too late, and playing Super Smash Bros. Melee for the Nintendo GameCube

Enya Gomez

Enya Gomez

  • BA student in Design Studies with a minor in French

  • Goals: Pet a wolf, have at least four dogs, create a design studio, and go on road trips across the country

  • Special Interests: Reading, hiking, making puns, and trying new foods 

Jenn Hambly

Jenn Hambly

  • MA student in Linguistics and TESOL

  • Embedded tutor in the College of Education (spring 2019)
  • Goals: Earn a PhD, write a book, teach at a university, bake the perfect croissant, and travel the world

  • Special Interests: Cooking and baking, reading literature, going to concerts, being a mom, and trying new foods 

Megumi Kamikawa

Megumi Kamikawa

  • BA student in English, Creative Writing with a minor in Sociology

  • Goals: Publish a book of poetry, record a studio EP, own anywhere between 2-5 pets, travel to all 7 continents, and live in the Northwest at some point

  • Special Interests: Journaling, songwriting, eating potatoes of any kind, doing nothing with friends, and making puns to annoy said friends

Sarika Kanhere

Sarika Kanhere

  • BA student in English with a Concentration in Professional and Technical Writing, minor in Graphic Design
  • Goals: Go on one road trip every year, learn how to sail, become fluent in Mandarin, intern/work in China, publish a collection of essays, live in Los Angeles, and retire to a cottage in Half Moon Bay 
  • Special Interests: Reading, writing, making digital art, going to the beach, and dogspotting

Ramya Kannan

Ramya Kannan

  • BA student in Psychology
  • Goals: Be fluent in Spanish, visit South Korea and Spain, become a therapist for young children, complete everything on my bucket list before I turn 50, and stay in a grand suite hotel and not have to pay for it
  • Special Interests: Dancing, traveling, attending concerts, fashion and makeup, finding new songs, and baking decadent desserts

Annelisse Kennedy-Lewis

Annelisse Kennedy-Lewis 

  • BA student in Art History with a minor in Physics
  • Goals: Intern at an auction house, work in a museum, and bridge the gap between art and science
  • Special Interests: Camping, reading, photography, music, and researching new things as a means of procrastination

 

Elise Kesler

Elise Kesler

  • BA student in Linguistics
  • Goals: Become fluent in German, study abroad in Europe, watch more movies, and adopt a tortoise 
  • Special Interests: Baking, language learning, sketching and designing characters, and drinking too much good coffee

Melanie Le

Melanie Le

  • BA student in Philosophy
  • Goals: Visit every continent, become fluent in Vietnamese, and live to 100 years old
  • Special Interests: Reading, watching films, going to concerts, sucking at video games, and creating new makeup looks

 

Yi-Lun Lin

Yi-Lun Lin

  • MA student in TESOL
  • Goals: Become an ESL teacher at a university somewhere abroad for a couple years before settling down with my family and adopting a cat
  • Special Interests: Reading novels, playing the guitar, sleeping in in the morning, eating anything unhealthy, wasting time on Youtube, and staying up late doing nothing

McKenna Miller

McKenna Miller

  • MA student in History
  • Embedded tutor in History 100W (spring 2019)
  • Goals: Master Middle Welsh, live in Scotland, publish a few books and translations, and get a PhD in Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic
  • Special Interests: Reading, knitting, growing pumpkins, and baking cookies   

Michael Muetzenberg

Michael Muetzenberg

  • BS student in Business Administration, Finance
  • Goals: Become 6'0" (for mom!), attend USC for a Master's in Finance degree, and live in Koreatown's Solair complex 
  • Special Interests: Skateboarding, playing the Fender Jazzmaster, and researching Hyperloop

Lydia Row

Lydia Row

  • BA student in English Education with a minor in Political Science and Concentration in Professional and Technical Writing
  • Goals: Find a career that makes me genuinely happy, be a writer, earn two or more degrees, travel to places unknown, maintain optimism and integrity throughout my journey in life, and work daily to build a foundation for my future beside my family
  • Special Interests: Listening to a spectrum of musical genres, thinking critically about classic literature, watching movies and shows, playing video games, going out and about, and learning new things

Sydney Seelig

Sydney Seelig

  • BA student in English Education and Social Science Education
  • Goals: Try living on the East Coast, take the train across a country, adopt some dogs, and edit an anthology
  • Special Interests: Fencing, reading, and going on Wikipedia rabbit holes

Thomas Zakharzhevskiy

Thomas Zakharzhevskiy

  • BS student in Computer Science
  • Goals: Finish the video game I’m making, become a better music producer, and meet new people
  • Special Interests: Biking, running, finding new music to listen to, chilling out late with friends, watching/reading anything sci-fi, and staying up until 5:00 a.m.