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Tutor profile: Sheena L.

Sheena L.
Graduate Teaching Assistant at Stanford University
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About Sheena

About Sheena
I was a resident assistant and community programmer at my undergraduate university until I spread my wings and flew off to St. Petersburg. (The one in Russia, not Florida!) There, I became addicted to sparkling water and going to the ballet on super-cheap student tickets. Returning, I spent the next year in the CREEES MA program at Stanford. I love it here so much that when it came time to apply to PhD programs in Slavic, I foolishly and hopefully applied only to the program here at Stanford. Fortunately, I was accepted. I currently spend my...

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
Working as a resident assistant meant being pretty much a full-time educator of the incoming freshmen. More formally, I've tutored graduate ESL students here at Stanford since September 2014, and been a primary instructor of Russian five days a week since September 2015. My tutoring job involves analyzing the needs of ESL learners of widely varying proficiencies in both individual and group sessions. I apply pedagogy training to develop individualized strategies for addressing language learning across areas such as academic writing,
Stanford University
Russian Language and Literature
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
2014 - Present
Middlebury College
Russian Language and Literature
2012 - Present
Stanford University
Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies
Master's Degree
2013 - 2014
Central Washington University
Bachelor's Degree
2008 - 2013

Work Experience

Work Experience
Stanford University
2014 - 2016
At Stanford I've tutored from September 2014 through the present, and I've been a primary instructor of Russian language from September 2015 through the present. For details, please see the second and third paragraphs under "Teaching Experience."
Central Washington University
2009 - 2012
As a resident assistant from September 2009-June 2011, I coordinated resident housing needs, created and implemented in-building scholarship and lifestyle programs, served as crisis first responder, and balanced roles of confidential advisor and mandated reporter. As a housing manager from June - August 2011, I managed staff members across several buildings for summer campus housing. I coordinated resources for multiple group move-in and move-out dates and developed residential programs for resident athletes, international and ESL students,

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