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Tutor profile: Marisa K.

Marisa K.
PhD in Zoology with 15 Years of University STEM Teaching Experience



I am a passionate educator that truly cares about the quality of your academic journey. Having worked in higher education for close to 2 decades, I can say that the highlight of my career has been helping students meet their academic goals. Whether working one-on-one or in a group, there is nothing better than seeing students have lightbulb moments. I have experience in course development and delivery for a broad range of STEM subjects and am very experienced at working with students from diverse academic backgrounds. I am adept at...

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
My academic credentials include a Ph.D. in Zoology from Washington State University and a Bachelor of Science in Zoology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. I also have extensive experience in university and college teaching, postdoctoral research, and industry.
Washington State University
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
2004 - 2010
University of California - Santa Barbara
Bachelor's Degree
2001 - 2003

Work Experience

Work Experience
Grand View University, Assistant Professor of Biology
2016 - 2022
Des Moines Area Community College, Adjunct Professor
2014 - 2016
Simpson College, Adjunct Professor
2014 - 2014
Washington State University, Teaching Assistant
2004 - 2010


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