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Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning Center

Ben Smith, Director, QSR Center
315-859-4374

Who Are the Tutors? 

The QSR tutors are a group of students who excel in one or more Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning areas, including Math, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Economics, and Psychology. The QSR tutors represent a wide variety of concentrations and extracurricular involvements. Here are the QSR Center Tutors for the 2014-15 Academic Year:

Kathleen Allen
Kathleen, class of 2015, is majoring in Math and Chemistry. She spent her last three years of high school living just outside of Paris. Also, although she has never been on a dance team, she loves dancing.
Joelle Baer
Joelle Baer, class of 2016, is a Physics major and Mathematics minor, and she is obsessed with House Hunters and the rest of HGTV. Also, she can say her ABC's backwards which makes alphabetizing a breeze!

Andy Chen

Andy Chen, class of 2016, is concentrating in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology with minors in Religious Studies and Linguistics. He enjoy fashion and making apparel

Liz DaBramo
Liz, class of 2015, is a Chemistry major with a minor in Math. She spent last semester traveling around India. While on American soil, she enjoys playing with her donkey, Stormy.
Adam Daniere
Adam, class of 2016, is majoring in Math and Economics. He was once quite a good camel racer in his youth.
Russ DeGrazia
Russ DeGrazia, class of 2015, is an Economics and Government double major. Russ rows on the varsity crew team and is a professional giant pumpkin grower. His largest pumpkin topped the scales at over 1,400 lbs!
Allie Eckert

Allie, class of 2015, is majoring in Chemistry.  She loves puzzles, stickers, and the ocean, and spent a few summers as a sailing instructor before studying abroad in Denmark, which is made up of 406 islands.

Michelle Fish

Michelle, class of 2017, is a prospective Math major with a minor in either Economics or Psychology. She is a member of the Women's Cross Country, Indoor, and Outdoor Track and Field teams, and she loves to ski.

Robert Huben

Robert, class of 2015, is a Math major/Physics minor. He spent his junior year studying math in Budapest, and he’s eager to bring his knowledge back to the Hill! Besides math, he likes cooking, eating, and playing games.

Meichen Jin

Meichen Jin, class of 2017, is from Beijing, China, and she plans to be a Math and Economics double major here at Hamilton. She loves traveling and has been to a lot of countries with her family and friends. Her goal is to travel around the world in the next 30 years.

Catherine Oglevee
Catherine is a member of the class of 2015, and I am a double majoring in chemistry and math. She is a three-season varsity athlete (Women's Cross Country, Indoor Track and Field, and Outdoor Track and Field), and also loves to wakeboard.
Kenny Ratliff
Kenny, class of 2016, from Mansfield, MA, has a double concentration in Math and Physics. He spends most of his time tutoring, doing his homework, and/or ordering Buffalo chicken wraps from Diner. In his spare time, he enjoys Sherlock, buffalo chicken, and humorous readings of 2 Chainz lyrics.
Kevin Rovelli

Kevin Rovelli, class of 2015, is a double concentrator in Physics and Chinese. In addition to tutoring, he’s in the Hamilton College Choir, College Hill Singers, and Tropical Sol. He also does a little Kung Fu in his spare time.

Nicole Saitta
Nicole, class of 2016, has a major in Geology and minors in Biology and Math. She is also a certified scuba diver.
Aida Shadrav

Aida Shadrav, class of 2017, is a biochemistry and Hispanic studies double major, but she also loves math. When she was thirteen years old, she and her family moved to the US from Iran. As a QSR tutor, she is looking forward to helping students with any subject they are struggling in.

Eli Shakun

Eli, class of 2016, is an Economics major with minors in Geoscience and Math. He enjoys skiing, fishing, and playing ukulele. His favorite Marvel superhero is Thor.

Tsion Tesfaye

Tsion, class of 2016, is a Math major with a minor in Physics and Educational Studies. She likes to play with numbers while listening to country music.

Hannah Trautmann
Hannah Trautmann, class of 2015, is a Biology major with a minor in Math.  In her junior year, she studied abroad in New Zealand and went bungee jumping over 450 feet!
Dom Veconi
Dom, class of 2015, is a Mathematics major and Biology minor from Brooklyn, NY. When he's not working on cracking the code of the universe in CJ, he's probably making music with the Choir or the Hamiltones. Fun fact about Dom, he's got a metal plate in his left shoulder after a snowboarding accident during his freshman year. It's a pretty cool story, actually; ask him about it if you're interested.
Josh Wilding

Josh, class of 2015, is a Math & Physics double major from Old Tappan, New Jersey. He speaks sarcasm as a second language, and is also a bit of a car geek.

Emmerson Zhaime

Emmerson Zhaime, class of 2017, is from Zimbabwe planning to have a dual concentration in Math and Physics. Although he enjoys playing basketball, he prefers watching soccer to watching basketball.

 

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