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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

Ruby Anderson

Ruby Anderson



Hello everyone! My name is Ruby, and I am the Writing and Learning Centre Supervisor. I’m originally from the UK, have a background in English Literature and a passion for humanities subjects.

Along with supervising our wonderful team of tutors, I organize workshops, create new resources and guide students through remediation. You’ll find me in both campuses, so please stop by my desk to say hi!

Evgenia De Silva

Evgenia De Silva



My name is Evgenia (Evi), and I have a background in Psychology, but I can also help you with other humanities courses that are offered at Alexander College. I assist in the day to day running of the WLC and I help develop workshops, student resources and various other projects.

As a Writing and Humanities Specialist, I can also give you feedback on your writing assignments and presentations, help you with writing thesis statements, integrating sources, grammar, citations etc.

So, please feel free to book an appointment with me whenever possible. I look forward to meeting you and helping you improve your academic skills!

Alyssa Logie

Alyssa Logie



Hello! My name is Alyssa and I’m a Humanities and Academic Writing Subject Area Specialist at the WLC. I also work as a Communications Instructor at Columbia College.

I completed an MA in Media Studies as well as an Honours BA in Media, Information, and Technoculture at Western University in London, Ontario. I have also completed PhD-level courses at Concordia University and McGill University in Montreal, Quebec.

I am excited to help you boost your writing confidence and am looking forward to helping you with your courses at the WLC!

Andrew French

Andrew French



Hi there! My name is Andrew, and I am a Humanities Specialist here to assist you when you are struggling with your courses. I have a BA in English and Cultural Studies from Western University and am completing an MA in English at UBC.

Schedule an appointment with me to learn more about me and how I can help you with your writing!

Cheryl Materi

Cheryl Materi



Hello, my name is Cheryl, and I am an Academic Writing and Humanities Specialist in the WLC. I'm also an instructor in the EAP department. I have a BA in English Literature and an MA in Teaching English to speakers of other languages.

I'm happy to help with all questions and writing assignments. I can help with grammar, citations, essay structure, thesis statements, etc. I look forward to working with you!

Evan Daigle

Evan Daigle



Hello everyone! My name is Evan, and I’m an Academic Writing and Humanities Specialist with the WLC. I have a BA in Media Studies, and a background in film and audio design. I’m here to support you with essay writing, thesis statements, presentations, and research.

If you need help with speaking, vocabulary, or grammar, I can help with those too. You are welcome to book an appointment with me and get feedback on any assignments you are working on. I look forward to meeting you.

Frances Chen

Frances Chen



My name is Frances, and I am an Academic Writing and Humanities Specialist. I have bachelor's Degrees in English (Honours) and Psychology, and a master's degree in Archival Studies.

I am well-acquainted with academic work in the humanities and social sciences, especially literary and cultural studies. Please feel free to book an appointment with me!

Grace Miura-Wong

Grace Miura-Wong



Hello! My name is Grace and I’m an Academic Writing/Humanities Specialist. I have a BA in Political Science from UBC and an MA in Political Science from SFU. I am here to assist you with all things writing, researching, and citing (or if you simply want to chat about your assignments)!

I look forward to meeting you and helping you succeed.

Louise Yeon

Louise Yeon



Hello! My name is Louise, and I am an Academic Writing, French, and Humanities Specialist. This means I’m here if you need help understanding any of your French or Humanities course work as well as if you need help with any writing assignments.

I have a background in International Development Studies and Education and am passionate about helping students learn.

Please don’t hesitate to book an appointment if you need anything – I’m here to help and am looking forward to working with you!

Mavis Huang

Mavis Huang



My name is Mavis and I’m an Academic Writing and Humanities Specialist. I have an MEd in Teaching English as an Additional Language, and I’m passionate about working in a multicultural environment.

For your writing assignments, I can help you with organization of ideas, essay structure, citations and so on. I’m also happy to just have a chat! Feel free to book an appointment with me or meet me in the Writing and Learning Centre.

Michael Ng

Michael Ng



Hi everyone! My name is Michael and I'm one of the Academic Writing and Humanities Specialist at the WLC. I have an MEd in Teaching English as an Additional Language and I'm also an EAP/English Instructor at the school. I can help with research, writing, analysis, or citations.

I also love to chat if that's what you need. Feel free to book an appointment with me and I look forward to meeting you!

Economics/Commerce Specialists

Bakhit Embergenov

Bakhit Embergenov



My name is Bakhit. I was born in a small town in Uzbekistan. After I have finished my Bachelor’s in Finance there, I have moved to Canada and did my MA in Economics at Simon Fraser University. I am working here at the college since 2018 as an Econ/Bus/Commerce specialist.

I really enjoy working with talented students like you on problems, projects, and presentations you may have for your Economics/Commerce classes. So, feel free stop by WLC to conquer those courses!

Kojo Amissah-Sey

Kojo Amissah-Sey



Hello, my name is Kojo. I am originally from Ghana. I came into Canada in 2014 to pursue a Master's degree in Economics at SFU. After graduation, I joined Alexander College as a Commerce/Economics subject area specialist.

I am happy to clarify concepts, help you practice some problems and provide feedback on your group projects. I am also an Instructor in the Commerce department. When I am not working, I am most likely on social media or re-watching the Office. I look forward to meeting you to help you succeed or even just to chat!

Science/Math/CPSC Specialists

Salman Siddiqui

Salman Siddiqui



My name is Salman, and I am a CPSC Specialist. I have a bachelor's degree in Computing Science from Simon Fraser University. I am well versed with Python, Java, JavaScript, and C programming languages.

I would like to help you develop your programming and problem-solving skills to become a better computer scientist and software developer. Feel free to book an appointment with me for any computer science related questions.

Victor So

Victor So



My name is Victor, and I am a Math and Science Specialist at the WLC. In addition, you may see me in the lab as I am also a lab technician.

I have a bachelor's degree in Biochemistry (Hons) with a minor in Mathematics. Thus, if you need help understanding concepts in math/science or need help with a lab, feel free to come speak with me.

 

Specialized Help

Need specific help with a course? Check out below for detailed information about which subject specialist to make an appointment with for course-specific help!

COURSE SPECIALIST SCHEDULE
ASIA 201 Grace Writing & Humanities
CMNS 100 Frances Writing & Humanities
COMM 281 Bakhit Econ/Commerce
COMM 290 Salman CPSC
COMM 293 Bakhit Econ/Commerce
ENGL 100 Louise Writing & Humanities
FRENCH Louise Writing & Humanities
HIST 101 Andrew Writing & Humanities
HIST 102 Alyssa Writing & Humanities
PHIL 120 Victor Math/Science
PSYC 101 Mavis Writing & Humanities
SOCI 100 Grace Writing & Humanities
SOCI 103 Louise Writing & Humanities
STAT 200 Salman CPSC

Last Updated: Jan. 25, 2021