The Multilingual Writing Center is staffed by Overseas Assistants and by Dickinson students who have experienced study abroad and are recommended by foreign language faculty for their writing ability.

Tutor Language Biography Tutor Development
Omar Ali Arabic    
Mark Naguib Arabic    
Hope Stollsteimer 
(she/her)
Arabic
(studied in Amman, Jordan)
 I'm an international studies major and an Arabic minor. I love learning languages and have taken classes in French, Arabic, American Sign Language, and Russian.    
Angela Hou Chinese

 My majors are mathematics and quantitative economics. I came from China and love to help people learning Chinese. As a senior, I'd love to contribute and build a better Dickinson. 

 
Xichen Ren 
(she/her)
Chinese    
Jubo Zhang Chinese

 I’m from China, currently double majored in French & Francophone studies and Economics. My biggest interest is to learn different new things and cultures.  

 
Elizabeth Howerton 
(she/her)
French    
Megan Outtrim French  I am a senior from West Chester, Pennsylvania, happy to be back working as a tutor for the third and final year. I'm a triple major in history, archaeology, and French, and love to spend the little free-time I have doing crafts!   
Simon Weber
(he/him)
French  I was born and raised in Erie, PA. I am studying both French and Japanese here at Dickinson, and I have a passion for learning languages. I am also interested in theatre, acting, and music, which are some of my hobbies. I love learning about the world and all of the beautiful and unique things it has to offer.   
Olivia Brettschneider 
(she/her)
German  My double major is Psychology and German. On campus, I’m involved in German Club and Pi Beta Phi. I grew up in Europe and this is currently my 5th year in the US.    
Nick Rickert German    
Sophie Asbell
(she/her)
Hebrew    
Rachel Pistol
(they/them)
Hebrew  I'm from LA but I lived in Israel for a year before college, which is where my knowledge and love for Hebrew comes from. As an educational studies major, I love working with others in a variety of subjects to get them to where they need to be.  
Allison Wernick 
(she/her)
Hebrew

 I am from New York although I haven’t lived there much in the past few years because I went to boarding school for high school. As for Dickinson, I am a psychology major and WGSS minor.

 
Mary Ritter 
(she/her)
Italian
(studied Bologna,Italy)

 I’m a History and Italian Studies major from Ohio. Last year, I studied abroad in Italy for a year during which I traveled to half of the regions in Italy. I’m passionate about Italian culture, history, food, and most importantly, the language, which I’m excited to be tutoring this year.

 
Georgia Schaefer-Brown 
(she/her)
Italian    
Leah Goldberg 
(she/her)
Japanese I am a Japanese and Computer Science double major who enjoys listening to music, eating great food, and spending time with friends. On Tuesdays, I can usually be found at Japanese Table in one of the HUB side rooms. I also love cats and own two of them named April and Fleur.  
Nina Lo 
(she/her)
Japanese    
Fedya Grishanov Russian
(studied Moscow, Russia)
   
Diana Kerimbayeva 
(she/her)
Russian    
Ari Lissack Russian    
Helen Marhoul 
(she/they)
Russian

I was born in the south, and developed an interest in Russian history as a result of my mother having visited the Soviet Union, and studying Russian herself. Entering high school, I began to study Russian, and have continued to the present.  

 
Georgia Dahm 
(she/her)
Spanish  I am a Spanish tutor majoring in Spanish and INBM. I am from West Chester, PA, and last semester I was lucky enough to study in Málaga. Outside of academics I love anything outdoors and the Philly sports teams.   
Kay Davis-Lorton 
(she/her)
Spanish  I'm a Biology and Spanish Major on the Pre-Health track. I'm from New York, I studied abroad in Málaga, Spain last fall, and here at Dickinson, I am a Lib Cap, Admissions Fellow, and a member of The Hive.  
Emerlee Simons
(she/her)
Spanish  I am so excited to join the staff as a Spanish writing tutor! Growing up, I learned Spanish from my Argentine mother and attending school abroad in Argentina, Peru, and Spain. I am continuing my study of Spanish at Dickinson as a double major in Spanish and American Studies, while running sprints on the track and field team in my spare time.    
Lucas Maurice French,
Overseas Student Assistant

 I come from Toulouse but I grew up near Paris. I study English Literature and Civilization and I watch basketball. 

 
Rebecca Meyer 
(she/her)
French,
Overseas Student Assistant
 I'm 20 and I'm a Sophomore. I am currently at Dickinson but my home university is in Toulouse, France. I'm really glad to be at Dickinson to teach French as a TA and help tutees through the Writing Center!  
Paula Kratz 
(she/her)
German, 
Overseas Student Assistant
 I am from Bremen Germany, and I am majoring in political science, English-Speaking-Cultures and Educational Science. I have already lived a year in the US before as I stayed with a host family in White Salmon, WA in 2017/18 and attended an American High School. When I am not in class you can find my with a good book outside in the sun, swimming, cycling or trying new food spots in town.   
Jannic Puschmann (he/him) German, 
Overseas Student Assistant
   
Elisa Casadio 
(she/her)
Italian, 
Overseas Student Assistant
   
Carlotta Sestito 
(she/her)
Italian, 
Overseas Student Assistant
   
Leonardo de Brito (they/them) Portuguese,
Overseas Student Assistant
 I am from São Paulo, Brazil. I am doing a double major in English / Portuguese. I am especially interested in Literature and Queer Studies. I love cooking, traveling and learning new languages. Taylor Swift is my favorite singer!  
Eleonora Luna 
(she/her)
Spanish, 
Overseas Student Assistant
 I am from Mendoza, Argentina. I am an exchange student and I will be studying at Dickinson for one term. As an English major, I take classes of literature and language, but I also love dancing  
Laura Gomez Herrera 
(she/her)
Spanish, 
Overseas Student Assistant

 I'm from Málaga (Spain). I study English Philology back home because I would love to become an English teacher someday. I love reading, writing whatever I have in my mind, watching classic movies and assemble Legos!  

 
Soledad Guerrero Gonzalez 
(she/her)
Spanish, 
Overseas Student Assistant
 If you have found me, you probably want to improve your Spanish. I am from Málaga (in the south of Spain) and I will be happy to help you in any way I can. Although I have studied Hispanic Philology, I am also very interested in learning other languages such as German, French or Italian. In general, I am a very curious person willing to learn about other studies and students.