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Student Tutors


James Bartels 

Major: History, Class of 2015
Minor: Music
Reading: The Wayfinders by Wade Davis
Listening: Van Morrison's Veedon Fleece
Spirit Animal: Caribbean Ground Sloth (Megalocnus rodens‚Äč)



Justine Camacho

Major: English: Creative Writing, Class of 2015
Reading: Manga
Listening: David Byrne and Selena
Spirit Animal: Aurora Borealis



Tessa CarrollTessa

Major: Undeclared, Class of 2016
ReadingPortnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth 
ListeningWednesday Morning by Simon and Garfunkel
Spirit Animal: Phosphorescence


Caroline Cary

Major: Economics, Class of 2016
Minor: Spanish Language
ReadingBeautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
Listening: Dixie Chicks
Spirit Thing: A cross between a golden retriever, star fish, sea turtle and a penguine

Elizabeth Conant

Major: Comparitive Literature, Class of 2016
Reading: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
ListeningSpanish audiobooks (to practice for my year abroad)
Spirit Thing: The scent of bread baking

Jamie DaudonJaimie

Major: IDM, Class of 2016
Minor: Physics 
Reading: Narcissus and Goldmund by Hermann Hesse
Listening: Radiohead
Spirit thingy: A leprecaun 



Emily ElderEmily

Major: Neuroscience, Class of 2016 
Minor: Spanish
Reading:The Scalpel and the Soul by Allan J. Hamilton
Listening: Country Music
Spirit Animal: Grizzly Bear



Helen FeldmanHelen Feldman

Major: Sociology, Class of 2015
Minor: Global Heath 
ReadingZen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, by Robert M. Pirsig
Listening: Jemima Puddle Duck
Spirit Animal: Piggies!


Jane Finocharo Jane

Major: Sociology, Class of 2016 
Reading: The Secret History by Donna Tartt
ListeningThe National
Spirit Ice Cream Flavor: Mint chocolate chip


Olivia Foster Olivia

Major: History and Political Science, Class of 2017 
Minors: Spanish Language
Reading: The Phantom Tollbooth
ListeningSigur Ros
Spirit Animal: bioluminescence


Jenny Grossman


Major: English: Creative Writing
Minor: Mathematics
Reading: The Diary of Anne Frank; the Dictionary; Robert Frost
Listening: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band; Stravinsky's Firebird Suite
Spirit thingy: Oak tree


Jaden Hawkinson

Major: Religion, Class of 2015
Minor: Pre Med 
ReadingFlatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions by Edwin A. Abbott
ListeningNahko and Medicine for the People 
Spirit Animal: Boobrie



Clare HoltzmanRobert Heald

Major: Political Science, Class of 2017
Minor: Music
Minor: Non Violence: Theory and Practice
Reading: Te of Piglet and Wuthering Heights 
Listening: Phoenix and the Veils
Spirit Animal: Weeping Willow


Natalie Howard Natalie

Major: Undeclared, Class of 2016
ReadingThe Work of Wolves by Kent Meyers
Listening: Milky Chance
Spirit thing: Snow leotard



Erica JamiesonErica

Major: Sociology, Class of 2016
Reading: Flight Behaviour by Barbara Kingsolver 
Listening: Bjork
Spirit Animal: badger (Meles meles)



Savannah JohnsonSavannah

Major: Sociology, Class of 2015 
Reading: The Purity Myth by Jessica Valenti  
Listening:The Lion King Soundtrack, as always
Spirit Animal: Hippogriff



Melissa KolanoMelissa

Major: Political Science, Class of 2015 
Reading: American Gods
Listening: Van Morrison, Railroad Earth
Spirit food: Pizza





Daniel LevittElliot Mamett

Major: Political Science and History, Class of 2015 
ReadingEast of Eden By John Steinback
Listening to: The Tallest Man on Earth
Spirit thingy: Chimera




Colleen LeongColleen

Major: Biology, Class of 2016
Minor: Classics
Minor: Chemistry
ReadingThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Listening: Beyoncé
Spirit Animal: Beyoncé


Elliot MametElliot Mamet

Major: Political Science, Class of 2015 
ReadingRationalism in Politics by Michael Oakeshott
Listening to: The Philosophy Bites podcast
Spirit thingy: My sand wedge




Holly MoynahanHolly

Major: Environmental Science, Class of 2016 
Reading: A Land Remembered by Patrick D. Smith
Listening: Tame Impala
Spirit Animal: cetacean



Tonya PavlenkoTonya Pavlenko

Major: Sociology, Class of 2015 
Minor: Global Health
ReadingCutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
Listening: The Head and the Heart
Spirit Animal: Slow Lorus



Jamie PengNannette

Major: History, Class of 2016
Minor: Asian Studies
Minor: Russian & Eurasian Studies
ReadingThe Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls Listening: Iggy Azalea
Spirit thingy: A tulip



Sergio Portesan


Major: History-Political Science, Class of 2016 
ReadingTo Kill a Mockingbird
Listening: Bruce Springsteen
Spirit Thingy: Zesty breakfast burrito




Andrew Post
Andrew Post

Major: Undeclared, Class of 2016
Minor: Music
Reading: Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
Listening: Frank Ocean
Spirit Thingy: A bucket



Thomas RobertsThomas

Major: Philosophy, Class of 2016 
Reading: The MYth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus
Listening: The Black Keys
Spirit Animal: Elk (Cervus canadensis)


Alison RoweZack

Major: Psychology, Class of 2015 
Reading: The History of Love  by by: Nicole Krauss
Listening: Young the Giant
Spirit Animal: Tyranasaurus Rex


Sarah RossSarah

Major: Political Science, Class of 2015
Minor: Spanish Language
Reading: Saturday by Ian McEwan
Listening: John Butler Trio 
Spirit Animal: Netflix


Andrew SchwartzAndrew

Major: Political Science, Class of 2015 
Reading: Watchmen by Alan Moore
Listening: Young Summer
Spirit Animal: Fennec Fox



Jake Sullivan Jake Sullivan

Major: Psychology, Class of 2015 
ReadingBlack Swan Green by David Mitchell 
ListeningSeventeen Years and Loud Pipes by Ratatat
Spirit Animal: Improv monster




Nicole TanZack

Major: Sociology, Class of 2016
Reading: Calvin and Hobbes
Listening:  Lion Sphere
Spirit Animal: Crocus



Sophie TiradoSophie Tirado

Major: English Lit, Class of 2015 
Reading: Brothers Karamazov
Listening: George Ezra
Spirit Animal: Orca Whale



Krithika VachaliKrithika

Major: English, Class of 2015 
ReadingThree Lives Stories of The Good Anna, Melanctha and The Gentle Lena by: Gertrude Stein
Listening: 30 Seconds to Mars
Spirit Animal: Tribble


Jake Walden Jacob

Major: Undeclared, Class of 2016
Reading: Beloved by Toni Morrison
ListeningQueen, Beyonce
Spirit animal: Flying Banana Slug




Audrey WheelerZack

Major: Environmental Science, Class of 2015
Minor: Dance 
Reading: Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang by Kate Wilhelm
Listening: The Tallest Man on Earth
Spirit Home: Fishing cabin on the Olympic Peninsula



Heidi Yim

Major: Mathematical Economics, Class of 2015
Reading: Ender's Game
ListeningThe Neighbourhood
Spirit thing: A Rain Cloud




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