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Tutoring Staff

Tutors in the Writer’s Resource Lab are CSULB undergraduate and graduate students interested in helping other students become better writers. They are all excellent writers, and most are preparing for careers teaching writing at the high school, community college, or university level. In fact, some are tutoring and teaching writing courses simultaneously. All of our tutors are required to participate in on-going training so that they are aware of current issues/practices in tutoring and can further develop their skills in teaching writing.



Alison Abraham is a third year undergraduate student. She is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in both Creative Writing and Communication Studies. Her favorite things are succulents and Batman comics. Her dream is to live the ultimate cute lifestyle, but in the meantime, she reads and takes pictures of her dog.


Brian is the Assistant Coordinator for the WRL.  He has been at CSULB for quite a few years and is currently working on his MA in English with an emphasis on Rhetoric and Composition and his Technical and Professional Communication Certificate.




Jasmine is an undergraduate senior pursuing a B.A. in psychology with a minor in creative writing. She has lots of hobbies but spends most of her free time consuming (and occasionally producing) stories in various forms. Though thoroughly engrossed in psychology, she believes that certain nuances of life can be understood through fiction and not just data.




Born in the French Alps, Olivier recently migrated to Long Beach in order to join the local community of poets. He has a B.A. and a M.A. in Literatures in English from Stendhal University, France, and was granted the EAP Scholarship in order to spend his last year of undergraduate studies at UC San Diego. He is currently part of the M.F.A. in Poetry at CSU Long Beach. His poetry appears in Cadence Collective and RipRap, and his critical works in DUMAS Archives.


My name is Phuong Luu.I received my bachelor’s at CSULB in English Literature and am continuing my education as a 2nd year M.A. student here. My emphasis is gender theory with a focus on masculinity.




Rudi is a Los Angeles native who graduated from CSULB with a B.A in English Literature & Creative Writing.  He iscurrently pursuing a Masters of Arts in English Literature at CSULB plans on teaching.  His favorite quote is “There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them” by Joseph Brodsky.


Sarah is pursuing her B.A. in Rhetoric and Composition as well as a certificate in Technical and Professional Communication at CSULB. In addition to her undergraduate work, Sarah is thoroughly engrossed in the law school application process. Her passion for fitness makes her a regular at the SRWC, and she can be spotted walking, jogging, or running around campus almost daily.