Tutors

Ashlynn Adams
Ashlynn Adams
Writing Tutor
Phone 654-6411
E-mail wrc@csub.edu

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Specialties: English, grammar, brainstorming
Bio:
Ashlynn is a senior at CSUB. She spent her first two years of college working on her general education at Bakersfield College. At CSUB, she is working towards earning her B.A. in English while minoring in Psychology. In the future, she hopes to become a teacher for high school or college level students. Eventually, she plans to continue her education and pursue a Masters in English or School Counseling. When she is not at school, Ashlynn enjoys spending time with friends and family, taking cute pictures of her dog, Bolt, and watching “Friends” on television.

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.


Jonathan DeWitt
Jonathan DeWitt
Writing Tutor
Phone 661-654-6411
E-mail wrc@csub.edu

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English, Creative Writing, Linguistics, Art, French, Film, Music.

Bio:
Jonathan is excited to join the Writing Resource Center as an English graduate student.
Currently, he is finishing his Masters. Afterward, he intends to find work as an English lecturer
at a community college. Some of his interests include watching film noir and foreign films,
visiting art museums, leading fantasy and science fiction role-playing games such as Dungeons
and Dragons, and writing poetry and painting landscapes. Also, besides being a McNair scholar
recipient, he has worked as a graduate student assistant for previous professors. He also has
been involved with community centers for over a decade. He looks forward to meeting you and
being of service in any way that he can.


Amber  Giese
Amber Giese
Writing Tutor
Phone 661-654-6411
E-mail wrc@csub.edu

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Writing specialties: brainstorming, development, review of grammar concepts

I'm working on a Bachelor's in English Language and 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.


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

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English, Psychology, Creative Writing, Brainstorming, Grammar, some Linguistics, Mathematics, some Latin
Bio:
Bailey aspires to become an author and pediatrician. She hopes to open a private practice with her twin sister, which will later be expanded into a quality care clinic for people in the community who struggle financially and could not otherwise afford quality medical care. Her hobbies include reading, writing, and singing, and she loves to meet new people. In addition to reading and writing, she can often be found studying, working at the Writing Resource Center, or spending time with her family.She intends to obtain a Ph.D. in English – either medieval literature or philology – prior to attending medical school for her M.D., and loves reading mythology and folklore.

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

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English, Psychology, Creative Writing, Brainstorming, Grammar, some Linguistics, Mathematics, Some Latin
Bio:
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, working at the Writing Resource Center on campus, or spending time with her family. Before going on to pursue her M.D., she will work toward a Ph.D. in English – medieval literature or philology, and she is always on the prowl for a good mythology book. 

Jennifer Weir
Jennifer Weir
Writing Tutor
Phone 654-6411
E-mail wrc@csub.edu

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Specialties: English Literature, basic Linguistics, Composition, some Latin, organization

Jennifer is a first year Master's student in English. Her biggest aspiration is to become an English teacher at the collegiate level. She is currently serving as Historian of the Xi Tau branch of Sigma Tau Delta.  


Administration & Staff

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

TBA TBA
TBA TBA
Interim Writing/Tutoring/SI Coordinator
Phone 661-654-6411
E-mail wrc@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.


Melissa Gonzales
Melissa Gonzales
Writing Tutor
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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

Pierre Peasha
Writing Tutor
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Years active: 2016-2017

Shelby Pinkham
Writing Tutor
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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.