Jess Kelly

Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning Center Director

Jess Kelly (she/her) assumed the role of QSR Center Director in August of 2021. She is passionate about equity in education and is committed to ensuring that all students can achieve success in quantitative fields. Jess came to Hamilton after teaching at Herkimer College for the previous 9 years. She holds a B.S. in Mathematics from William Smith College and an M.S. in Environmental Engineering from SUNY ESF.

Matt Hanrahan

Office Assistant

Matt Hanrahan (he/him) joined the QSR staff in August of 2023. He loves working with students and is ready to answer your questions. Matt ensures that the QSR Center runs smoothly for the staff, student employees, and all of the students utilizing the Center's resources. He graduated in December of 2022 from Utica University with a B.S. in Sports Management.

Arshiya Arora

Fellow for Academic Belonging

Meredith Wilf

Social Science Empirical Research Specialist

The Social Science Empirical Research Specialist collaborates with the QSR Director to support peer tutoring and develop resources related to statistical analysis and reporting results in student work. The specialist also works with faculty to support student learning of data research techniques and statistical analysis as used in the social sciences. The priority for this position is to provide direct student support and resource development for social science faculty and students.

Peer tutors during a study session at the QSR center.

A Community of Peer Support

More than 300 student mentor roles exist in nearly every space a student would hope to find a friendly face. Not only do students support each other academically as tutors and peer mentors, but they also help each other professionally at the Career Center, and even in moments of crisis as EMTs.

Tutor Appointments

Peer tutor and consultant appointments are managed through TracCloud (login required). Find resources and more information about the ALEX centers using the following links.


Jessica Kelly

Director of the Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning Center

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