Tutors

Kelly Aragon
Kelly Aragon
Writing Tutor
Phone 661-654-6411
E-mail wrc@csub.edu

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Specialties: creative fiction, brainstorming, determiners

Kelly Aragon is currently pursuing her English and Science Bachelor degrees at CSUB. She has been tutoring a wide range of students, from Bakersfield AVID students to Chicago English Students, since sixth grade, and she is a member of CSUB’s Hawk Honors and Sensational Sophomores. She enjoys creative writing, baking, sculpting, true crime, and toxicology.


Junius  Barrie
Junius Barrie
Writing Tutor
Phone 654-6411
E-mail wrc@csub.edu

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Specialties: political science, public administration, history

            Junius is currently a sophomore attending CSUB pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Public Policy Administration and hopes to continue his education by attaining a master’s and a doctorate degree after he finishes his undergraduate studies. After receiving his education, he then would like to get into either constitutional law or municipal/city management. Originally from San Diego, Junius, who is 19 years old, lived in New York for 10 years and volunteered with a number of after school tutoring and neighborhood block association organizations. He loves to read and write papers regarding politics, culture, music, current events, and history. In his free time, Junius, or “J.T.” as some people call him, enjoys traveling around the country, working on and discussing different cars and engines, producing and writing music, and participating in his church activities (where he serves as a junior deacon), and visiting his home of San Diego, where he loves to spend most of his time when not in school or tutoring.


Melissa Gonzalez
Melissa Gonzalez
Writing Tutor
Phone 661-654-6411
E-mail wrc@csub.edu

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Melissa is currently pursuing an English Bachelor's degree at CSUB. She has been a tutor for students since her involvement in the AVID program in 2009. She plans on obtaining a teaching credential to pursue a teaching career at the high school level. Her interests include cooking, camping, and reading Spanish literature. 

Kristen  O'Connor
Kristen O'Connor
Writing Tutor
Phone 654-6411
E-mail wrc@csub.edu

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Specialties: English, Psychology, Music

Kristen is a freshman at CSUB working toward a B.A. in Psychology. She is a member of the Helen Hawk Honors Program as well as the CSUB Symphonic Band. She plans to pursue an MSW after she graduates to become a social worker for the state of California. When she isn’t studying or doing homework, she enjoys playing the flute, reading, and spending time with her friends and family in her hometown of Tehachapi.


Pierre  Peasha
Pierre Peasha
Writing Tutor
Phone 661-654-6411
E-mail wrc@csub.edu

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Specialties: Brainstorming, idea organization, thesis development, MLA citation, grammar revision, and persuasive and creative writing.  Can help with any assignments related to math, literature, economics, business, public speaking, music or the creative arts in general.

Pierre Peasha is currently a junior majoring in Business Administration, with a concentration in accounting and plans on graduating in May 2018.  He hopes to graduate summa cum laude and eventually complete an MBA at University of Southern California.  He has been running his own private tutoring service since he was 16.  He tutors high school algebra, geometry, pre-calculus, and statistics as well as writing composition at the high school and collegiate levels.  He hopes to start his own business and eventually become a university professor in something accounting-related.

When he is not studying or tutoring, he enjoys playing piano and writing his own music and lyrics.  He likes to experiment with different music genres.  He also plays the harmonica on occasion (when he plays Billy Joel’s “Piano Man”; he's a diehard Billy Joel fan)  He has competed in and won several talent shows playing the piano and harmonica.  He also likes working out, hanging out with friends, doing volunteer work, and sleeping.

Specialties: Brainstorming, idea organization, thesis development, MLA citation, grammar revision, and persuasive and creative writing.  Can help with any assignments related to math, literature, economics, business, public speaking, music or the creative arts in general.


Shelby Pinkham
Writing Tutor
Phone 661-654-6411
E-mail wrc@csub.edu

Bailey  Russell
Bailey Russell
Writing Tutor
Phone 654-6411
E-mail wrc@csub.edu

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Specialties: Religious Studies, Sociology

Sidney Russell
Sidney Russell
Writing Tutor
Phone 654-6411
E-mail jeagan@csub.edu

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Sidney is an aspiring pediatrician and author.  In the future, she hopes to open a practice with her twin sister and eventually expand it into a quality care facility for people who cannot otherwise afford medical care.  She enjoys reading, writing, and meeting new people.  When not reading or writing, she is typically studying or working at the Writing Resource Center or spending time with her family.


Administration & Staff

Kelly Dozier
Administrative Support Coordinator
Phone 661-654-6194
E-mail kdozier@csub.edu

Jeff Eagan
Jeff Eagan
Writing/Tutoring Center Coordinator
Phone 661-654-6411
E-mail jeagan@csub.edu
Office Administration East 105

Kim Flachmann
Kim Flachmann
Composition Program Director
Phone 661-654-6194
E-mail kflachmann@csub.edu

Tutor Alumni

Starla Bench
Writing Tutor
Phone 661-654-6411
E-mail wrc@csub.edu

Jess Boles
Writing Tutor
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Sylvia Brown
Writing Tutor
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Years Active: 2015-2017

Kim Collins
Writing Tutor
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Years Active: 2013-2014

Christine Dawson
Writing Tutor
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Years Active: 2016-2017

Sergio Espain
Sergio Espain
Writing Tutor
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Years Active: 2010-2014

Sergio currently teaches English at Bakersfield High School.


Jessica Flores
Writing Tutor
Phone 661-654-6411
E-mail wrc@csub.edu

Cody Ganger
Cody Ganger
Writing Tutor
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Years Active: 2014-2015

Cody currently teaches composition at CSUB.


Keith Kirouac
Keith Kirouac
Writing Tutor
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Years Active 2014-2015

Keith currently teaches composition at CSUB.


Adrienne Klein
Adrienne Klein
Writing Tutor
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Fall 2014

Katherine Richers
Writing Tutor
Phone 661-654-6411
E-mail wrc@csub.edu

Robyn  Thompson
Robyn Thompson
Writing Tutor
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Years Active: 2014-2015

Robyn currently teaches composition at CSUB and Bakersfield College.


Carlos Tkacz
Writing Tutor
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Carlos continues to rock climb in his free time and teaches composition at CSUB and in the Kern Community College District.

Brooke Whitehead
Writing Tutor
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Jessica Wojtysiak
Jessica Wojtysiak
Writing Tutor
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Winter & Spring 2014

Jessica currently teaches in the Academic Development Department at Bakersfield College.


Tiffany Wong
Tiffany Wong
Writing Tutor
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Years Active: 2011-2013

Ashley Zaragoza
Ashley Zaragoza
Writing Tutor
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Years Active: 2013-2015

Ashley currently teaches middle school language arts.