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Writing Tutor Dani Clark

Dani Clark

Major: English of Literary and Cultural Studies
Year: Fourth Year

Dani is currently a 4th year student at the University of Cincinnati pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in English of Literary and Cultural Studies with a double minor in Communications and Psychology and a certificate in Service Learning and Civic Engagement.

Jen Zellner

Jen Zellner

Major: English Literature
Year: Graduate Student

Jen  has been a member of the UC family since her freshman year . Now a second year Master's student in English Literature, she earned her B.A. in Literary and Cultural Studies as well as German Studies from UC. Jen hopes to pursue her Ph.D. in Literature with a focus on performance theory and folklore studies.

Maddy Schmidt

Maddy Schmidt

Major: Photojournalism
Year:
Fourth Year

Maddy hopes to combine her studies to travel and visually record the lives of those whose stories haven’t been told. She spends most of her free time locked up in 509 Swift Hall working as the photo editor and occasionally designing and writing for The News Record, UC’s independent student paper.

 

Kati Logsdon

Kati Logsdon

Major: Sociology
Year: Graduate Student

Kati is currently working on her MA in Sociology at UC.  She has a BA in History from Cedarville University.  When she is not in class or tutoring, you can find her baking things or binge- watching shows on Netflix. 

 

 

Writing Tutor Emily Walsh

Emily Walsh

Major: Geology/English
Year: Fourth Year

Emily is double majoring in English and Geology. She earned a certificate of Creative Writing from Roosevelt University where she also worked in the Writing Center. She is as much at home reading a book as she is underwater, and enjoys two-wheeled forms of transportation.

Nisarg Bakshi

Nisarg Bakshi

Major: Neurobiology + English
Year:
Fourth Year

Nisarg hopes to attend medical school, eventually reaching his goal of becoming a surgeon. Nisarg is also the President of the UC Mock Trial Organization, an intern at Crossroad Health Center in Over-the-Rhine, a Resident Advisor at Morgens Hall, and a Research Mentor at RECON.

Alexander Fisher

Alexander Fisher

Major: Asian Studies
Year: Fourth Year

Alexander is pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Asian Studies with a minor in Art History. Specializing in Japanese fields of history and literature, he also does independent work as a journalist, and is planning to go on to graduate school.

Writing Tutor Clayton Belcher

Clayton Belcher

Major: Electronic Media
Year: Fourth Year

Clayton has long been a member of the UC family. He began during high school at Clermont College, where he earned an associate's in business management. He is now pursuing a bachelor’s in e-media  as well as a minor in English, and would someday like to attack a degree in linguistics.

Varsha Nair

Varsha Nair

Major: Speech Pathology
Year: Graduate Student

Varsha is taking coursework in Communication Sciences before applying to graduate programs in Speech Pathology. She graduated in 2014 with a B.A. in Linguistics from the University of Rochester and a B.M. in Clarinet Performance from the Eastman School of Music.

Kara

Kara Pernicano

Major: English
Year: Graduate Student

Kara is a master's student in Literary and Cultural Studies, where she seeks to challenge others to embrace the freedom and courage to assume their own voice in speaking and writing. When not teaching or tutoring, she loves to dabble in her own creative writing and drawing.

Traci Listo

Traci Listo

Major: English and Fine Arts
Year: Third Year

Traci is double majoring in Fine Arts and English, having previously obtained an associate's degree in Liberal Arts and a Deaf Studies certificate.  When she is not stressing out in a DAAP studio, Traci enjoys experimenting with artistic and literary expression and socializing far too much.

Mindy Hamilton

Mindy Hamilton

Major: Anthropology
Year: Graduate Student

Mindy is currently a first year graduate student in the Anthropology where she studies medicinal practices around the world.  She received her Bachelor's from Eastern Kentucky University, as well as a  double minor in philosophy and French.

 

Ainsley Lambert

Ainsley Lambert

Major: Sociology
Year: Doctoral Student

Ainsley is a PhD student in the Department of Sociology here at UC and has taught sociology courses at UC Blue Ash, as well as here on the main campus. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with friends and family and often travels to her hometown Louisville, Kentucky.