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The Team

Need help writing an essay, confused about chemistry, or having trouble with that commerce group project? We can help with that!

Just book an appointment with one of our subject specialists. All our specialists can help you in their fields, but if you need course-specific help, check if your course has been audited by a specialist under specialized help.

Writing & Humanities Specialists

Evan Daigle

WLC Manager

Evan Daigle

WLC Coordinator

e.daigle@alexandercollege.ca

Hello everyone! My name is Evan, and I’m the WLC Manager. I’m originally from Ontario, Canada, and I have a background media studies, film and audio design. I also have many years of teaching experience.

In addition to supervising the Writing & Learning Centre, I schedule workshops, develop new resources, and support the team through training. I’m usually in the WLC office, so please come by to say hello or ask a question.

Alec Christensen

Academic Writing and Humanities Specialist

Alec Christensen

Academic Writing and Humanities Specialist

a.christensen@alexandercollege.ca

Hi everybody! My name is Alec Christensen and I am a Humanities and Academic Writing Subject Area Specialist in the WLC. I am currently wrapping up the Master of Arts, Cinema and Media Studies at the University of British Columbia, where I completed my undergraduate degree in English Literature. I’m looking forward to helping you with your essays and assignments. Feel free to say hello if you see me around campus!

Aliza Chow

Academic Writing and Humanities Specialist

Aliza Chow

Academic Writing and Humanities Specialist

a.chow@alexandercollege.ca

Hello! My name is Aliza, and I am a Writing and Learning Centre Specialist for Humanities. I have a background in Political Science with specific interest in environmental politics. I understand that academic writing can be daunting which is why I am here to help! If you need any assistance with your essays and assignments, I am eager to help. I look forward to meeting you!

Arjun Krishnaprasad

Academic Writing and Humanities Specialist

Arjun Krishnaprasad

Academic Writing and Humanities Specialist

a.krishnaprasad@alexandercollege.ca

Hey! My name is Arjun, and I’m a Writing and Learning Centre Specialist for Humanities. I have a background in film production and theatre, with a BA in Media and Communication, and a BA in Media Arts.

If you need help with the structure and thesis of your paper, assistance with writing, or just want a quick chat, please feel free to book an appointment. I look forward to meeting you!

Audrey Castillo

Academic Writing and Humanities Specialist

Audrey Castillo

Academic Writing and Humanities Specialist

a.castillo@alexandercollege.ca

Hi! My name is Audrey and I’m a Writing and Learning Centre Specialist for Humanities. I am in my last year of undergraduate studies in English Literature and Creative Writing.

I understand how difficult it can be to approach academic writing, so if there is any way that I can support you through the writing process, please don’t hesitate to reach out! I’d love to help you build arguments, create essay structures, or answer any and all questions that you may have about your work.

I’m excited to meet you!

Beau Adler

Academic Writing and Humanities Specialist

Beau Adler

Academic Writing and Humanities Specialist

b.adler@alexandercollege.ca

Hi everyone! My name is Beau, and I am a Humanities and Academic Writing Subject Area Specialist. My background is centered around literature and the arts, having a BA in English Literature and the Humanities.

Whether you need help understanding how to write a thesis statement, how to cite your sources, or how to construct an organized and cohesive essay, don’t hesitate to make an appointment with me.

Mahira Qadri

Academic Writing and Humanities Specialist

Mahira Qadri

Academic Writing and Humanities Specialist

m.qadri@alexandercollege.ca

Hello! My name is Mahira, and I’m a Humanities and Academic Writing Subject Area Specialist at the WLC. I have a BA in History from UBC and a MA in History from Dalhousie University.

If you need help with your assignment, be it with constructing a thesis statement, citations, or anything else related to writing, I would be delighted to assist you! I look forward to meeting you soon.

Paige Burnett

Academic Writing and Humanities Specialist

Paige Burnett

Academic Writing and Humanities Specialist

p.burnett@alexandercollege.ca

Hi! I'm Paige, one of the Humanities and Academic Writing Specialists at the WLC. I completed my BA in Cinema Studies and Psychology at the University of Toronto and diploma in Counselling and Human Development at Simon Fraser University. It's my goal to be a mental health counsellor one day, but for now, I'm happy to support you on your writing journey at Alexander College.

Academic writing can feel intimidating (I know I was intimidated at first!), so if you want support writing a great paper or assignment, don't hesitate to book an appointment. I'd love to help :)

Pooja Ramachandran

Academic Writing and Humanities Specialist

Pooja Ramachandran

Academic Writing and Humanities Specialist

p.ramachandran@alexandercollege.ca

Hello everyone! My name is Pooja, and I am an Academic Writing and Humanities Specialist. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology from UBC. As a student, I remember feeling overwhelmed with writing term papers and assignments, so I am passionate about making the writing process easier for students. If you need assistance with your essay, please book an appointment.

I look forward to working with you to tackle the challenges of academic writing!

Saakshi Patel

Academic Writing and Humanities Specialist

Saakshi Patel

Academic Writing and Humanities Specialist

s.patel@alexandercollege.ca

Hi there! My name is Saakshi and I'm an Academic Writing and Humanities Specialist at the WLC. I have an MA in English Poetry from Queen's University Belfast and a BA in English Literature and Language from UBC. Don't worry too much if you find citations and essays initially daunting - I remember feeling the same way as a new student! Come meet me at the WLC to improve your writing and use the great resources available to you.

Computer Science Specialist

Vinitha Pandiyan

Vinitha Pandiyan



v.pandiyan@alexandercollege.ca

Hi! My name is Vinitha. I am a subject area specialist for Computer Science. I understand that reasoning or programming can be challenging at times, so in case you need help, please come and speak to me! We can work on it accordingly. Looking forward to meeting you!

Economics/Commerce Specialists

Dunsin Ateji

Dunsin Ateji



d.ateji@alexandercollege.ca

Hello everyone! My name is Dunsin Ateji, the Subject Area Specialist for Economics and Commerce. I recently completed my Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree at University Canada West. I also had my bachelor's degree in Economics from Babcock University. Based on my educational background, I have a manageable broad knowledge of every course in Economics and Commerce. I am happy to help with any problems or concept you do not understand in any of your Economics and Commerce related courses. I look forward to meeting you and assisting you.

Math/Sciences Specialist

Mitchell Gair

Mitchell Gair



m.gair@alexandercollege.ca

Hi there! I'm Mitchell, the Subject Area Specialist for Math and Sciences. I've got a BSc in Mathematics from Vancouver Island University and a background in tutoring.

Math and the sciences can be incredibly difficult subjects to learn and apply, and my goal is to make them approachable. If you're struggling with a particular problem or concept or if you just want to talk Math with someone, please book an appointment or drop by! The best experience you can have with a troublesome problem is to share it with others. I hope to meet with you soon.