Writing Center Fellows
Drop-In Hours: Mondays 12:30 pm–3:30 pm, Tuesdays 11:00 am–1:00 pm and 2:30 pm–4:30 pm in the CAE
Program and year: MA Literature, 1st year
Undergraduate major: English
Tutoring Specialties: Helping students find grammar hang ups in their writing but also finding their individual writing strengths and developing those. Good writing is a myth that needs to be dispelled so helping students figure out how to be effective writers, in their own way, is what I love doing.
Writing Interests: English (research or creative) and cultural studies are what I'm best at. But writing is all about finding the right aim—no matter what subject.
Drop-In Hours: Wednesdays 2:00 pm–5:30 pm in Library, Thursdays 2:00 pm–5:30 pm in CAE
Program and year: MFA in Creative Writing, 2nd year
Undergraduate major: International Affairs
Tutoring Specialties: brainstorming, organizing and outlining, creative writing, writing-related pep talks, cover letters and resumes
Writing Interests: fiction, creative nonfiction, satire
Drop-In Hours: Tuesdays 9:00–11:00 am and 1:00–2:00 pm in Cowell, Thursdays 9:00–11:00 am and 1:00–3:00 pm in Cowell
Program and Year: MA in English Literature, 2nd year
Undergraduate major: Double major in English and American Studies
Tutoring Specialties: I enjoy working with papers on the structural level. I help students articulate their topic or thesis and then structure their paper around the evidence, primary and or secondary sources, that will support or defend their assertion. Every student has a unique rhetorical strategy they use for arguing, or rather for persuading. It is my goal to maximize the effectiveness of these unique strategies.
Writing Interests: I particular enjoy working with research papers where primary and secondary sources are used in defense of a thesis. Research papers vary across different academic disciplines and my familiarity with MLA and Chicago, and to a lesser extent APA formatting styles, allows me to work with these different papers.
Drop-In Hours: Tuesdays 10:00 am–1:00 pm and 5:30–7:30 pm, Thursdays 3:00–6:00 pm in the CAE
Program and year: MFA in Creative Nonfiction: 1st year
Undergraduate major: Cross Cultural Relations/Humanities
Tutoring Specialties: I am a wiz at brainstorming and organizing ideas. I have a particular passion for sentence structure and creating a compelling persuasive essay.
Writing Interests: humanities, personal narratives, creative writing, biological sciences, psychology
Drop-In Hours: Tuesdays 9:00–11:00 am, Wednesdays 11:00 am–2:00 pm, and Fridays 11:00 am–12:00 pm in the CAE
Program and year: MA in English Literature, 2nd year
Undergraduate major: English
Tutoring Specialties: brainstorming, study skills/time management, style
Writing Interests: english, rhetorical analysis essays, argument essays, personal essays
Drop-In Hours: Tuesdays 12:30 pm–3:30 pm and Thursdays 12:30 pm–4:30 pm in the Library
Program and year: MA in Literature, First Year
Undergraduate major: English Education
Tutoring Specialties: brainstorming, thesis development, organization, research, literary and visual analysis, sources/citation, resumes, cover letters
Writing Interests: english literature, journalism, reports, theses, presentations
Drop-In Hours: Mondays 1:00–2:00 pm and 3:00–4:00 pm in the Library, Tuesdays 1:00–2:00 pm in Cowell, Wednesdays 10:00 am–12:00 pm and 1:00–2:00 pm in the Library
Program and year: MFA in Creative Writing, 2nd Year
Undergraduate major: Gender/Feminist Studies and Latin American Studies
Tutoring Specialties: brainstorming and outlining, understanding and responding to prompts, clarifying an argument
Writing Interests: personal essays, job applications/personal statements, gender/feminist studies critical analysis, spanish literature or other spanish writing assignments
Drop-In Hours: Tuesdays 10:00 am–1:00 pm and Wednesdays 11:00 am–3:00 pm in Cowell
Program and year: MA in Literature, 2nd yea
Undergraduate major: English Literature, Education minor
Tutoring Specialties: Last semester I worked as a TA for The Fundamentals of Grammar, and am well versed in proper grammar. I am great with polishing papers in addition to brainstorming.
Writing Interests: english, sociology, environmental studies, sometimes philosophy as well
Drop-In Hours: Mondays 2:00–5:00 pm in the Library, Wednesdays 1:00–3:00 pm in the CAE, and Thursdays 2:00–4:00 pm in the Library
Program and year: MA in English Literature, 1st year
Undergraduate major: English
Tutoring Specialties: grammar, essay organization, topic development/brainstorming, thesis statement building, research questions, MLA citations, and general study skills
Writing Interests: literary analysis, argumentative and analytical essays, and creative writing.
Writing Center Tutors
Drop-In Hours: Mondays 4:00–5:30 pm and Wednesdays 4:00–5:30 pm in the CAE
Year: Third Year
Major: Economics and English Literature
Tutoring Specialties: brainstorming/layout of paper
Writing Subject Specialties: literature research papers, analytical lit papers, technical research papers (for public policy or economics like courses)
Drop-In Hours: Tuesdays 1:15 to 2:15pm, Thursdays 1:15 pm–2:15 pm and 4:15–5:15 pm in the CAE
Tutoring Specialties: literary analysis, prewriting, thesis development, editing assistance, multilingual students, sass students
Writing Subject Specialties: literature, visual analysis
Drop-In Hours: Tuesdays 1:00–2:30 pm and Thursdays 1:00–2:30 pm in the CAE
Major: Anthropology, Minor: Queer Studies
Tutoring Specialties: making a strong thesis, outlining, the research process, decoding readings, developing arguments
Writing Subject Specialties: anthropology, english (literature and creative writing), queer studies, women's/feminist studies, ethnic studies, film studies, theory papers of all kinds, topics in popular culture (especially science fiction and comic books)
Drop-In Hours: Tuesdays 12:30 pm–3:30 pm in the CAE
Year: Second Year
Major: English Lit and PLEA—Economics
Tutoring Specialties: essay organization, research and brainstorming, grammar
Writing Subject Specialties: english and government papers, literature analysis, research based material, creative fiction/non-fiction
Drop-In Hours: Wednesdays 9:00 am–12:00 pm in the CAE
Major: PLEA—Legal Studies emphasis
Tutoring Specialties: paper outlining and brainstorming, idea/concept organization, sentence structure, writing strong introductions/conclusions, appropriate tone, grammar
Writing Subject Specialties: public policy, government, law, sociology, ethnic studies, economics, literature—also reporting on, presenting, and analyzing data using words for any subject
Drop-In Hours: Mondays 11:00 am–12:00 pm and 2:30 pm–4:30 pm in the CAE
Tutoring Specialties: brainstorming, organizing, overcoming blank-page panic.
Writing Subject Specialties: literature
Drop-In Hours: Tuesdays 9:00 am–12:00 pm in the CAE
Major: Literary and Cultural Studies
Tutoring Specialties: I can help in all stages of the writing process but my specialties include brainstorming at the initial stages of paper writing, outlining and providing help with creating a succinct argument with a strong thesis statement. I can also help to correct grammar and syntax on finished essays.
Writing Subject Specialties: I can help with literature papers in English and French classes, and rhetoric and composition essays. As a government minor I also have experience writing policy analysis and literature reviews for essays in international relations and government classes.
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