Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning Center

Ben Smith, Director, QSR Center

The QSR Center is located in Christian A. Johnson 303.

The Tutors

The QSR tutors are a group of students who excel in one or more areas of quantitative and symbolic reasoning, including math, biology, chemistry, physics, economics and psychology. The QSR tutors represent a wide variety of concentrations and extracurricular involvements. Here are the tutors for the 2014-15 academic year:

Joelle Baer '16
Joelle Baer 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 '16
Andy Chen is concentrating in biochemistry/ molecular biology with minors in religious studies and linguistics. He enjoys fashion and making apparel.
Adam Daniere '16
Adam is majoring in math and economics. He was once quite a good camel racer in his youth.
Michelle Fish '17
Michelle 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.
Meichen Jin '17
Meichen Jin 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.
Kenny Ratliff '16
Kenny from Mansfield, Mass., 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 the Diner. In his spare time, he enjoys Sherlock, buffalo chicken and humorous readings of 2 Chainz lyrics.
Nicole Saitta '16
Nicole has a major in geology and minors in biology and math. She is also a certified scuba diver.

Eli Shakun '16
Eli is an economics major with minors in geoscience and math. He enjoys skiing, fishing, and playing ukulele. His favorite Marvel superhero is Thor.
T Tesfaye '16
Tsion is a math major with a minor in physics and educational studies. She likes to play with numbers while listening to country music.
Emmerson Zhaime '17
Emmerson Zhaime is from Zimbabwe and is planning to have a dual concentration in math and physics. Although he enjoys playing basketball, he prefers watching soccer to watching basketball.