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John Boyer
John Boyer

Rank: Graduate Student

Major: Philosophy

Tutoring in: Philosophy and writing

Professional Goal:  Professor of Philosophy

Cool Points: My birthday is July 4th, which means that every year you celebrate my birthday with fireworks, whether you know it or not.

Favorite Quote:  "A Socratic dialog, like a Pentecostal sermon, is a monologue punctuated by worshipful interruptions.”  Tom Wolfe

 
Dr. Kathleen Broussard
Dr. Kathleen Broussard

Degrees and Majors:  Spanish (B. A., Rice University); Teaching English as a Second Language/Bilingual Education (M. A. T., Georgetown University); Applied Linguistics (Ph. D, Georgetown University)

Tutoring in: Academic writing for international students, students whose first language (L1) is not Standard American English (SAE), and students whose native dialect is not SAE; APA 6th style.

Professional goal: Facilitate students’ development of effective academic writing skills

Cool points: I am not a native Houstonian or even a native Texan, but I got here as fast as I could! I am fascinated by the German farming heritage of the Klein community, where I grew up and continue to live. At different times in my life out here in Klein, I have cared for various farm animals, including horses and cows.

Favorite quote: “We may affirm absolutely that nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion.” – Georg Hegel

 
Bridget Groff
Bridget Groff

Rank: Senior

Major/minor: Philosophy/French

Tutoring in: Philosophy; subject area and general writing

Professional goals:  Ph.D, teach Philosophy and publish 

Cool Points: I am an avid baker, and bake all my friends' and family members' birthday cakes! I write screenplays, and am about to direct my first short film. My favorite directors are P.T Anderson, Yorgos Lanthimos, Sofia Coppola, the Coen Brothers, Ingmar Bergman, Spike Jonze, and Wes Anderson.  

Favorite Quote:  "Language is the primordial poetry through which a people speaks being." -  Martin Heidegger 

 
Astrid Guevara
Astrid Guevara

Rank:  Junior

Major/minor: Biology/creative writing

Tutoring in:  Biology, subject area and general writing

Professional goal:  Medical school to pursue either dermatology or emergency medicine. Publish my writing.

Cool points:  I play the violin

Favorite quote:  "God has made everything beautiful in its time" - Ecclesiastes

 
Joseph Gutheinz
Joseph Gutheinz

Rank: Junior

Major: Chemistry Major, Physics and Computer Science Minor

Tutoring in: All Physics, All Calculus/Algebra, General Chemistry I/II

Professional Goal: To achieve a PhD in the field of Crystallography and Condensed Matter Physics

Cool Points: I build computers and 3D Printers

Favorite Quote: "There is no great genius without some touch of madness." - Aristotle

 
Keaton Lambert
Keaton Lambert

Rank: Graduate student

Position: Tutor Coordinator

Major(s): Philosophy and Theology (undergrad); Philosophy (graduate) 

Tutoring in: Theology; subject area and general writing

Professional Goal: Complete a doctorate in Philosophy and teach at a Catholic college or seminary. 

Cool Points: Served in the US Navy for 6 years as a Surface Warfare Officer. 

Favorite Quote: "Fallacies do not cease to be fallacies because they become fashions." - GK Chesterton

 
Kevin Markose
Kevin Markose

Rank: Senior

Major: Biochemistry

Tutoring in: chemistry; biochemistry

Professional Goal: Doctor

Cool Points: I can bake really fancy cakes. I've made them in the shape of the tower from Tangled and a pineapple.

Favorite Quote: “I see now that the circumstances of one's birth are irrelevant. It is what you do with the gift of life that determines who you are.” - Takeshi Shudo  

 
Jaileen Sanchez
Jaileen Sanchez

Rank:  Junior

Major/minor: Psychology/Latin American Studies

Tutoring in:  Psychology, subject area and general writing

Professional goals:  Work at a non-profit

Cool Points: I am obsessed with banners, glitter, and the color pink.  I have a lot of the lines from the movie "Cars" memorized and I love puns!

Favorite Quote: “Sometimes,' said Pooh, 'the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.” - A.A. Milne 

 
Anna Leigh Sargent
Anna Leigh Sargent

Rank: Junior

Major: Education

Tutoring in: Education and writing

Professional Goal: I want to teach elementary school so I can share my passion for learning with younger generations and help them develop their own curiosity and creativity.

Cool Points: I love to read, knit, crochet, bake, sing, play the violin, and write. I also perform with the Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Houston every summer.

Favorite Quote: ". . .The baby has known the dragon intimately ever since he had an imagination. What the fairy tale provides for him is a St. George to kill the dragon." -G.K. Chesterton

 
Bill Walter
Bill Walter

Rank: Junior

Major(s): English Writing

Tutoring In: English/General Writing

Professional Goal(s): Write fiction, teach high school English, possibly work as an editor for a literary magazine

Cool Points: (1) I'm working on my first book--a collection of short stories (2) I've worked with Writers in the Schools to help teach fiction writing to middle school students (3) I play electric guitar, mostly blues music

Favorite Quote: "Remember her hair in the morning before it was pinned, black, rampant, savage with loveliness. As if she slept in perpetual storm." -- Suttree, Cormac McCarthy

 
Lan Vu
Lan Vu

Rank: Junior

Major: Biology

Tutoring in: Biology, subject area and general writing

Professional Goal: General Family Practitioner

Cool Points: I have dual-citizenship from America and Denmark. I have also lived in Denmark for a year.

Favorite Quote: "What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us." - Ralph Waldo Emerson