College of Arts & Sciences

Department Assistants

Each Department Assistant (DA) specializes in certain areas of English study. If you are looking for tutoring or content editing, please see the specialties listed below so that you can contact the right DA for your needs.

You can contact us at or individually for appointments. Please check the DA schedule for individual hours.

Interested in becoming a DA? Learn how to apply.

Spring 2023 English Department Assistants


Caroline Lopez
Caroline (she/her/hers) is a Senior majoring in English with an emphasis in creative writing. She loves writing poetry and reading classic literature. Since freshman year, she has been a feature writer for Cal Lutheran’s Her Campus chapter. After college, she hopes to attend graduate school and one day be a high school English teacher.


Tenchi Wells

Tenchi (he/him/his) is a Senior majoring in English with an emphasis in writing. He enjoys writing poetry and creative essays in a variety of forms and genres. His poetry won the "Write On! Oceanside" competition in his hometown of Oceanside, California. In his free time, Tenchi loves to watch anime and movies and listen to music.



Aubrey Zambrano
Aubrey (she/her/hers) is a junior majoring in English with a minor in Spanish with a goal to use it to be a highschool English Teacher. She enjoys drawing, painting, and watching anime. If you need a random red panda fact, she has one at the ready. 



Lia Tracey
Lia (she/her/hers) is a freshman majoring in English as well as Theatre Arts. She enjoys spending ungodly amounts of money at bookstores and rewatching movies with Florence Pugh. You can usually find her rehearsing for CLU theatre productions or listening to ABBA music as she walks to class.