Will is a masters student at the University of Tokyo where he researches the intersection between food, new technology, and society. He is passionate about learning and teaching as well as using interdisciplinary approaches to solve complex, real-world problems. Before coming to the University of Tokyo, Will worked for two years as a food scientist in Los Angeles, CA.
Will completed his bachelors degree at Cornell University where he studied chemistry and Asian studies and attended Brookline High School in Brookline, MA. As a student, Will took six AP classes across STEM and the humanities (scoring all 4 and 5) and scored in the 99th percentile of all ACT takers. He also received awards for musical performance in Jazz guitar and his research in food science applications of polymer chemistry.
Will has tutored on a wide variety of topics including chemistry, biology, introductory Japanese, and English writing. Due to his interdisciplinary background, Will is able to teach on topics including STEM disciplines, Japanese language, culture, and history, English literature, and English language writing. He has taught age groups from kindergarten to advanced undergraduate, and he is happy to work with students of all ages.
Will is originally from Nashville, TN, and has a soft spot in his heart for the South but has also lived in Upstate New York, Boston, and Los Angeles. In his free time, he enjoyed listening and playing music, baking pies, and camping.
ACT, AP, IB, GCSE, SSAT, SCAT, SAT, Elementary School, Middle School, High School
English, Mathematics, & Science