Clarissa teaches all things humanities at Fusion Academy in Evanston, IL. Growing up Clarissa moved frequently and spent the majority of her formal education in schools across Kazakhstan and Russia. She went on to earn her BA in Russian at Brigham Young University in Utah. After graduation Clarissa moved to Chicago and worked in translation and editing before joining Fusion.
Clarissa loves anything to do with languages, art, history and travel. She has a poodle mix puppy that she constantly spoils and enjoys baking anything sweet from biscuits to cookies to pie. She will never tire of good herbal tea and reading the Harry Potter series.