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Writers Workshop Staff

Carolyn Wisniewski, Director
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As a writer, teacher, and scholar, I’m committed to the particular learning that takes place during the one-to-one teaching of writing. Before joining the Workshop as its Director, I worked in four university writing centers, an athletic tutoring center, and a non-profit community literacy center. I have taught undergraduate and graduate courses in persuasive writing, public writing, writing research methods, composition theory and pedagogy, and writing center theory, research, and practice. My recent research includes qualitative and quantitative studies investigating the processes by which novice teachers of college composition develop pedagogical habits of mind and expertise in teaching writing. In 2018, I was awarded a research grant from the Council of Writing Program Administrators to support a study of how graduate instructors from across the curriculum learn to respond to student writing. I am also currently working with a team of writing center consultants to wrap up a mixed-method, comparative study of face-to-face and online tutorial sessions.

Though I come to Illinois most recently by way of Indiana, PA, I have also spent time in Tennessee, Arkansas, Idaho, Washington, and Michigan. When I’m not teaching, I enjoy cooking, reading hardboiled fiction, hiking, visiting natural history museums, and walking around town with my horgi (huskey-corgi mix), Barley, and my Great Pyrenees, Booger (from Boogertown Gap, Tenn.).

Allison - Assistant Director
Allison

I was born and raised in Ohio, where I completed my undergraduate coursework at Denison University. After graduating with a B.A. in English Literature, I worked in higher education administration before beginning my graduate work at the University of Illinois as a PhD student in Writing Studies. Working in Denison's Writing Center ignited my interest in composition studies and writing center studies, and I have enjoyed continuing this work in UIUC’s Writers Workshop. Throughout my graduate school career, I’ve taught Rhetoric 105, most recently in one of UIUC’s living-learning communities, and I’ve also appreciated the opportunity to work with undergraduates across campus via the Grand Challenge Learning initiative. In the Writers Workshop, I find it especially rewarding to help writers brainstorm and talk through their ideas. In my own research and writing, I seek to learn more about writing program administration, writing in residence hall settings, graduate writing groups, and writing at small liberal arts colleges. In my free time, I enjoy baking and going for walks with my husband and our 90-lb dog, Duke.

Maria - Assistant Director
Maria

I am a PhD candidate in English with a concentration in Writing Studies. My research interests include multilingual writing, translingualism, Spanglish, and writing center and writing program theory and administration. I have taught Rhetoric 105 “Writing and Research” and INFO/WRIT 303 “Writing Across Media.” I particularly enjoy working with writers in the early stages of their writing processes and on long-term projects.
Writers Workshop Consultants

María is available Tuesdays from 2-4pm (251 UGL); Tuesdays from 4-5pm (UGL Drop-ins); Thursdays from 5-8pm (online); and Thursdays from 8-9pm (UGL Drop-ins).

 

Adrian
Adrian

My name is Adrian, undergraduate student studying Supply Chain Management in the Gies College of Business. I have extensive experience in public speaking. My areas of expertise are rhetorical essays, argumentative pieces, personal essays, brainstorming, and theses.

Adrian is available Sundays from 7-9pm (251 UGL); Mondays from 1-3pm (251 UGL); Wednesdays from 1-3pm (251 UGL); and Thursdays from 2-4pm (251 UGL).

Albert
Albert

Hi, my name’s Albert. I’m a Computer Engineering student at UIUC. I look forward to assisting you on your writing!

Albert is available Mondays from 10am-12pm (251 UGL) and Fridays from 10am-12pm (402 Grainger).

Andrea
Andrea L

I am a civil engineering graduate student in the Global Leaders in Construction Management program.  I have previously worked as an Engineering Learning Assistant for ENG 100 and as a TA for CEE 498: Construction Equipment and Methods.  Much of my curriculum has focused in engineering courses, but I do have some experience in psychology and theatre.  My main areas of expertise include business writing and technical writing, so I would be happy to help you with anything from resumes and cover letters to lab reports and research papers.

Andrea is available Mondays from 10am-1pm (251 UGL); Mondays from 2-4pm (101 Burrill Hall); Tuesdays from 6-7pm (UGL Drop-ins); Tuesdays from 7-9pm (251 UGL); and Wednesdays from 3-7pm (251 UGL).

Ashley
Ashley

"My name is Ashley. I am currently working on a PhD in Human Nutrition. My overall research interest is in understanding how dietary patterns drive disease incidences and formulating prevention strategies. Currently, I study the molecular mechanisms behind the consumption of frying oil and breast cancer recurrence. I love food and chemicals! So, I find my work very rewarding. When I’m not in the laboratory, I like to spend time with my family and friends, particularly my husband Kwasi. We play a lot of tennis and basketball, and we love to eat together. Finally, I enjoy all things reading and writing. Oddly, I really appreciate reading and writing introductions to scientific manuscripts. I also like writing song lyrics. I look forward to engaging with Writers Workshop visitors and the many writing tasks and activities they bring."

Ashley is available Sundays from 5:30-8:30pm (2010B Ikenberry); Mondays from 12-2pm (251 UGL); Mondays from 3-4pm (Online); Tuesdays from 4-6pm (Online); and Tuesdays from 6-7pm (251 UGL).

Aumaine
Aumaine

Hello, I’m Aumaine and I’m currently an MFA candidate in the English Department of UIUC. As a poet, I spend most of my time writing and reading (and reading about!) poetry, but in addition to teaching Creative Writing 106 this semester, I have experience teaching Rhetoric 105 and working as an ESL tutor for adults and children. I love helping others sharpen ideas through language and sharing conversation about writing projects in any genre.

Aumaine is available Mondays from 6-9pm (251 UGL); Wednesdays from 3-6pm (251 UGL); Thursdays from 11am-3:00pm (251 UGL); and Fridays from 10am-1:00pm (251 UGL).

Brendan
Brendan

Hello, my name is Brendan, and I am a sophomore studying English and Political Science. This is my third semester at the Writers Workshop, and I have been a writing tutor since high school. While I have substantial experience with argumentative writing, I am more than happy to assist students in any form of writing ranging from personal statements, resumes and lab reports.

Outside of the writing center, I participate in The Daily Illini, College Honors Program, Amnesty International and The Student Advocacy Coalition.

Brendan is available Wednesdays from 11am-2pm (251 UGL); Thursdays from 5-6pm (UGL Drop-ins); and Thursdays from 6-7pm (251 UGL).

Bri
Bri

 Bri is a second year PhD student in the English department focusing on writing studies, particularly queer and digital rhetorics. She obtained her MA in Composition with dual emphases in Literature and Applied Linguistics from California State University San Bernardino; she also earned a certification in Teaching English as a Second Language at CSUSB. She has previously worked at writing centers in southern California serving diverse domestic and international student populations. Additionally, she has worked as a personal tutor for California’s Department of Rehabilitation, assisting students with visual and physical disabilities.

Bri is available Sundays from 5-7pm (Online); Sundays from 7-9pm (251 UGL); Mondays from 10am-12pm (402 Grainger); Wednesdays from 10am-2pm (251 UGL); and Thursdays 10am-12pm (251 UGL); Fridays from 11am-1pm (101 Burrill Hall)

Carrie
Carrie

Carrie is a PhD student in the Curriculum and Instruction department within the College of Education. She is interested in researching writing instruction in K-12 settings with a particular interest in teacher’s practice in general and multimodal composing practices, specifically how teachers navigate and support those practices. She has 14 years of teaching and tutoring experience in the New York City school system as well as an instructor for CI 476 – a course that focuses on how to teach writing in the elementary and middle grades. In her free time, Carrie enjoys writing for pleasure and looks forward to helping students find the writer inside themselves.

Carrie is available Mondays from 5-6pm  (UGL Drop-Ins); Mondays from 6-9pm (251 UGL); Thursdays from 6-7pm (UGL-Drop-Ins); and Thursdays from 7-9 (Online).

Charla
Charla

I am a PhD Candidate in Political Science. I study comparative political behavior with an emphasis on information-processing, partisanship, and social identities. I earned my BA in Political Science and German at Grand Valley State University. With considerable writing experience in the social sciences, I am prepared to assist with theoretical and empirical writing, including quantitative analyses. I am also happy to help with anything from cover letters to personal statements to essays for coursework

Charla is available Tuesdays from 12-4pm (251 UGL); Thursdays from 1-4pm (402 Grainger); and Thursdays from 5:30-8:30pm (2010B Ikenberry).

Charles
Charles

I am currently a graduate student in Education Policy, Organization and Leadership Department in the College of Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). I completed my Master of Education in the History of Education during the Summer of 2016 and am currently pursuing my Ph.D. My research area interest includes examining how African-American slaves in the nineteenth century overcame a system of oppression to covertly gain literacy. I have several publications including an article in The Journal of Aesthetic Education. I am very excited to work at The Writers Workshop. 

Charles is available Sundays from 5-9pm (251 UGL); Wednesdays from 2-4pm (101 Burrill Hall); Thursdays from 10am-2pm (251 UGL); and Fridays from 2-4pm (251 UGL).

Cherish
Cherish

I’m a sophomore majoring in English and Community Health with a minor in Informatics. I’ve been a writer for Fastweb since July 2017 and an editor for Education Justice Project since February 2017. I’ve worked with the Writers Workshop since September 2017 but have tutored for roughly four years. I’m most familiar with the MLA citation format and am experienced at reviewing personal statements, application essays, resumes, and cover letters. My six years of debate experience make me an ideal reviewer of argumentative essays and speeches. I can also provide feedback for creative writing pieces. I’m Secretary of The Speech and Debate Team at UIUC, Justice of Illinois Student Government, and Intern of the “Humans in Nature Project.” I recently completed research regarding the connection between tutoring methods and perceived success in Writers Workshop consultations.

Cherish is available Sundays from 1-5pm (251 UGL); and Fridays from 1-2pm (251 UGL).

Eileen
Eileen

I am currently a junior working on my B.A. in Linguistics with a minor in South Asian Studies. This is my first semester working for the Writing Center but have had previous tutoring experience as a teaching assistant for Spanish learners ranging from children to adults. I am fluent in Spanish and some Hindi. I am most well versed in argumentative writing, research papers, application essays and the APA format. However, I always enjoy helping students in disciplines I am not familiar with or only have some experience in, like creative writing and film analysis papers. In addition to working at the Writers Workshop, I work at the Intensive English Institute as an intern.

Eileen is available Sundays from 1-3pm (251 UGL); Tuesdays 3-5pm (251 UGL); and Tuesdays 5-6pm (UGL Drop-Ins).

Emily
Emily

Emily is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership studies, with a concentration in Philosophy of Education, at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Her research interests include human agency and freedom; language and literacy acquisition; pluralism and the “culture wars”; and the philosophy and history of homeschooling.

Emily is available Tuesdays from 10am-2pm (251 UGL).

Eric
Eric

I was born in Taiwan but grew up mostly in California. I received my BA in English literature (with 19th century British literature being my main interest) from Reed College in Portland, OR, and now I’m 2nd year master’s student in TESL. Before I arrived at UIUC, I spent a year teaching ESL at a university in China, and I currently TA in the ESL service courses at UIUC. I am interested in ESL writers and multilingual writing, but I look forward to working with writers of all backgrounds!  I am most familiar with argumentative writing in the humanities and research papers, though I also enjoy working on personal statements and writings from other genres.

Eric is available Sundays from 1-3pm (251 UGL); Sundays from 3-5pm (Online); Wednesdays from 2-4pm (251 UGL); Wednesdays from 4-5pm (UGL Drop-Ins); Wednesdays from 5-6pm (251 UGL); and Fridays from 2-4pm (251 UGL).

Erin
Erin

Erin is a PhD student in the English Department with minors in Gender and Women’s Studies and Queer Studies. Prior to coming to UIUC, they completed their MA in English Literature at the University at Buffalo and their BA in English and Psychology from Lynchburg College. Their research focuses on queer theory and embodiment. They have taught Rhetoric and Composition and currently work with Rhetoric Program administration at UIUC. Erin has areas of expertise in Chicago Style and English, GWS, and Psychology discipline-specific papers.

Erin is available Thursdays from 10-11am (251 UGL).

Evin
Evin

I’m a Ph.D. student in the English department with a concentration in Writing Studies. My academic interests include composition studies, rhetorics of space, masculinity studies, and writing center studies/theory. Hailing (mostly) from Guthrie, Oklahoma, I got my bachelor’s in English and my Master’s in Composition, Rhetoric, and Literacy at the University of Oklahoma. While there, I worked in the Oklahoma Writing Center, and taught regular and Honors sections of Composition I & II, as well as Technical Writing. I currently teach Rhetoric in the Undergraduate Rhetoric Program here at Illinois.

Evin is available Thursdays from 4-5pm (251 UGL).

Gus
Gus

My name is Gus, and I’m a second year master’s student in environmental engineering. I earned my BS in Physics in 2017 at Loyola University Chicago and did a lot of writing for other disciplines and studying other sciences in the process. Because of that I’m comfortable working with a range of writing styles meant for a variety of audiences, but, because of my background, particularly with STEM students writing outside of their comfort zones or who need help with technical or research papers. I also have experience creating resumes and drafting cover letters, primarily for STEM disciplines.

Gus is available from Mondays from 10am-12pm (251 UGL); Tuesdays from 1-5pm (402 Grainger); Wednesdays from 5-8pm (251 UGL); and Wednesdays from 8-9pm (UGL Drop-Ins). 

Helen
Helen

I am a PhD student in English at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). I earned my MA in English at UIUC and a BA in English with an Art minor from Westminster College. At UIUC, I am working on a certificate in Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies (HGMS), and I co-organize The Future of Trauma and Memory Studies (FTMS), a faculty and graduate student reading group. My research interests include 20th and 21st century U.S. ethnic and indigenous literatures, trauma and memory studies, and postcolonial, diaspora, and migration studies. As a Ronald E. McNair Scholar, I understand the importance of mentorship and community to foster the growth of writers, from novice to seasoned scholars. I look forward to contributing as an Assistant Director to the Writers Workshop community and working with writers!

Helen is available Tuesdays from 2-3pm (251 UGL).

Jacob
Jacob

I am an undergraduate student majoring in English and History. In my free time, I enjoy reading books of all kinds, and I enjoy working on my personal creative writing projects. To that end, I find it to be a lot of fun to puzzle out the meaning/intent within someone’s text, and to think of different ways in which that meaning can be conveyed. I look forward to helping you to the best of my abilities!  

Jacob is available Wednesdays from 6-7pm (Online); Wednesdays from 7-9pm (251 UGL); Thursdays from 2-4pm (251 UGL); and Thursdays from 4-5pm (UGL Drop-Ins).

Kasey
Kasey

 Kasey is a fourth year Doctor of Musical Arts Candidate in Vocal Performance and Literature at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and this is her third year working as a Consultant for the Writers Workshop. She is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) and the American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA). Before coming to the University of Illinois, she was an Assistant Professor of Voice Performance at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York. She spent the previous 13 years teaching at Elmira College in Elmira, New York and The 171 Cedar Arts Center in Corning New York. Kasey is an award-winning vocal artist, an active performer, and is also a Professor of Voice at Millikin University. One of Kasey’s passions is the use of music as a tool for healing and mental health. She strives to help clients achieve their goals and believes that any goal is possible if the desire and drive to achieve are present.

Kasey is available Mondays from 5-6pm (251 UGL); Mondays from 6-8pm (UGL Drop-Ins); Mondays from 8-9pm (251 UGL); Tuesdays from 5-6pm (251 UGL); Tuesdays from 6-7pm (Online); Tuesdays from 7-8pm (251 UGL); Tuesdays from 8-9pm (UGL-Drop-Ins); and Thursdays from 10am-12pm (251 UGL).

Katie
Katie

I am an undergraduate student studying creative writing and political science. After completing a research project at the Writer’s Workshop last semester, I couldn’t be more excited to begin working as a consultant I am passionate about helping students grow as writers across all disciplines but consider my expertise to be in creative works, literary analysis, and works related to politics, law, and government.  When I’m not at the Writer’s Workshop, I am an assistant editor for the Daily Illini. 

Katie is available Mondays from 3-5pm (251 UGL); Wednesdays from 7-8pm (UGL Drop-Ins); Wednesdays from 8-9pm (251 UGL); Thursdays from 4-6pm (251 UGL); Fridays from 10am-2pm (251 UGL).

Lisa
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 I received my MA in Teaching ESL, with a specialization in Writing Studies, at UIUC and have taught at universities in China and Vietnam, Boston, California, and New York. I am now working on a PhD in Global Studies in Education, focusing on changing approaches to writing in increasingly multilingual classrooms. I began my work with English language and writing when I lived in Amsterdam, NL for twenty years – as an academic editor, teacher, short story writer, and pirate radio presenter. Currently, I also teach at the Intensive English Institute, volunteer with the Education Justice Project training incarcerated men to teach ESL, and assist international graduate students and their families at Orchard Downs housing, as a Community Aide. I love being part of the thoughtful, dynamic, global culture at the U of I.

Lisa is available Sundays from 1-5pm (106 PAR); Mondays from 2-5 (402 Grainger); Wednesdays 2-5pm (251 UGL); and Thursdays 10am-2pm (402 Grainger).

Logan
Logan

As a PhD student in Writing Studies, I’m interested in researching literacy in community spaces, college-in-prison programs, and intersections between sound and writing. In the past, I've taught (and tutored) community-based adult education, Rhetoric 105, Writing Across Media (Informatics / Writing 303), and Writing 300, the Writers Workshop’s tutor training course for aspiring undergrad writing consultants. At the Writers Workshop, I particularly enjoy working with writers on their personal statements and application essays, graduate students from across the disciplines on thesis and dissertation projects, and writers with disabilities.

Logan is available Sundays from 1-3pm (Online); Sundays from 3-5pm; Mondays from 10am-1pm (251 UGL); Tuesdays 1-5pm (251 UGL); and Thursdays 2-4pm (251 UGL).

Makayla
Makayla

I am an undergraduate junior majoring in History with minors in English and Museum Studies. I am most familiar with argumentative and social sciences writing, yet I am more than happy to assist with any piece. I’m excited to meet you and help in any way that I can!

Makayla is available Sundays from 6-9pm (251 UGL) and Fridays from 1-4pm (251 UGL).

Michelle V
Michelle V

I am an undergraduate junior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign studying Creative Writing and Sociology. I specialize in structural formatting as well as creative writing stories. I have previously worked as a writing tutor for junior-high school students at a selective enrollment summer-education program. I am passionate about writing, tutoring, and social sciences

Michelle is available Mondays from 12-2pm (251 UGL); Tuesdays from 1-2pm (251 UGL); Wednesdays from 12-2p (251 UGL); and Thursdays from 1-3pm (251 UGL).

Rachel S
Rachel

As a University of Illinois English major, I am competent in MLA formatting for most formal papers. I also have a background in journalistic writing and can format in accordance to the AP Stylebook guide.

Rachel S is available Thursdays from 7-8pm (251 UGL)

Rebecca
Rebecca

Hello! My name is Rebecca Xun, and I’m a freshman majoring in Computer Science. I can help with physics and some computer science courses, and most comfortable with literary analyses. I can also offer some tips if you have ADHD.

Rebecca is available Sundays from 3-4pm (251 UGL); Mondays from 4-5pm (251 UGL); Tuesdays from 4-5pm (251 UGL); Wednesdays from 5-6pm (251 UGL); and Thursdays from 4-5pm (251 UGL)

Richard
Richard

Born in California, raised in Colorado, I made my way to Illinois to pursue a joint MD/PhD here at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. My PhD work is in Comparative Literature, which at first glance seems like a strange discipline to combine with medicine. However, I have discovered in the course of my program that the two fields, different as they are, have a synergy that allows me to do both better than if I had done either in isolation. One of the skills that has benefitted greatly from this synergy is writing. I have always loved writing, but I feel like I have only recently begun to understand what writing truly “is.” This understanding has in turn made writing more pleasurable, more efficacious and more fascinating for me. As a writer’s workshop consultant, my goal is to cultivate within the space of an hour the sort of “discovery of writing” that I have experienced in my program so that all writers, from first year undergraduates writing their first academic essays to doctoral candidates polishing their dissertations, can reap the benefits of truly understanding what this complex process entails.

Richard is available Mondays from 2-4pm (251 UGL); Mondays from 4-5pm (Online); and Fridays from 1-4pm (251 UGL).

Sam O
Sam

I am a second-year undergraduate in Creative Writing trained in writing and reading class assignments, research papers, and other works of academic persuasion, rhetoric, critical literary and historical analysis, and creative writing in addition to personal statements for various applications and otherwise. I always aim to keep myself adaptable to the tutee’s needs, ready to collaborate and work to improving the product alongside its owner. That said, creative writing is my specialty, long and short stories in particular. I previously worked as a writing center tutor at the Illinois Math and Science Academy. Even then, I have gone by the standard; so long as it is in my power, I will always be happy to help.

Sam is available Sundays from 2-6pm (251 UGL); Wednesdays from 5-6 (UGL Drop-Ins); Wednesdays from 6-7 (251 UGL); Thursdays from 4-6pm (251 UGL); and Fridays from 2-4pm (251 UGL).

Samantha
Samantha H

My name is Sam, and I am a current graduate student in the EPOL department. Though I am currently studying philosophy of education, I also have a background in STEM and pre-medical studies. With that said, I’d be more than happy to assist students regarding writing in either the science or humanities. Additionally, I have experience creating programming, lessons, workshops, and vocation-oriented materials in a professional setting. With that said, I am sure that we’d be able to collaborate well together!

Samantha is available Mondays from 11am-3pm (251 UGL) and Wednesdays from 6-9pm (251 UGL).

Sarah D
Sarah D

I am a former high school and middle school English teacher and a doctoral student in Curriculum & Instruction and Writing Studies.  My dissertation research focuses on writing in engineering and science, so I am happy to support writing across disciplines in the humanities and science.  I enjoy problem-solving and collaborating on writing, so I am excited to join the Writer’s Workshop

Sarah D is available on Tuesdays from 6-7pm (251 UGL); Tuesdays from 7-8pm (UGL Drop-Ins); Tuesdays from 8-9pm (251 UGL); Wednesdays from 10am-1pm (251 UGL); Thursdays from 5-7pm (251 UGL); Thursdays from 7-8pm (Online); and Thursdays from 8-9pm (251 UGL).

Sarah P
Sarah P

I am an undergraduate student pursuing a dual bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Creative Writing with a minor in Cinema Studies. I have varied interests and feel comfortable helping people across all disciplines; however, my main interests include film and literature. In the past, I’ve also worked with graduate school applicants in developing their personal statements. I enjoy working with students at all points in the writing process-- from brainstorming to revising a final draft.

Sarah P is available Sundays from 6-7pm (UGL Drop-Ins); Sundays from 7-9pm (Online); Mondays from 3-4pm (251 UGL); Mondays from 4-5pm (UGL Drop-Ins); and Tuesdays from 2-4pm (251 UGL); 

Sarah Z
Sarah Z

Sarah is a first-year graduate student pursuing her Master’s in Library and Information Science, where her interests lies in public librarianship, instruction, and user access. She earned her Bachelor’s in History with a concentration in American History and a minor in Creative Writing from Knox College in 2013. Before UIUC she also worked as a peer writing tutor at Knox College, and as a TA in multiple fiction workshops. She is most experienced with the Chicago Manual of Style, but also has experience in MLA format. She enjoys helping writers discover how to turn their amorphous ideas into clarity and organization. Her hobbies include curating her Goodreads “Want to Read” list and fussing over her houseplants.

Sarah Z is available Sundays from 5-7pm (251 UGL); Sundays from 7-9pm (UGL Drop-Ins); Tuesdays from 10am-12pm (251 UGL); Wednesdays from 10am-12pm (251 UGL); Thursdays from 10am-12pm (101 Burrill Hall); and Fridays from 1-4pm (402 Grainger).

Siddharth
Siddharth

I am a graduate student from the Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering Department with a concentration in Operations Research. I have had a diverse academic exposure with an undergrad in Electrical Engineering. Over the last one year, I have had extensive experience in teaching Engineering courses. My areas of strength include (but not limited to) personal statements and technical writing in engineering. Looking forward to meeting you through the Writers Workshop!

Siddharth is available Mondays from 5-8pm (251 UGL); Mondays from 8-9pm (UGL Drop-Ins); Wednesdays from 1-4 (402 Grainger); and Fridays from 10am-1:00pm (251 UGL).  

Sullivan
Sullivan

 Sullivan is a third-year undergraduate in Creative Writing, with a focus on short fiction and non-fiction. He is trained and practiced in writing for Rhetoric, academic persuasive writing, literary/historical analysis, journalistic writing, and creative writing (including short fiction, poetry, and non-fiction). He has had professional experience writing in both marketing and public relations. In his second year, Sullivan coached Juniors and Seniors writing for job and graduate school applications: including personal statements, cover letters, and resumes. He coached students in fields including Finance, the humanities, and STEM. He is experienced in both MLA and APA formats.

Sullivan is available Mondays from 5-7pm (251 UGL); Tuesdays from 4-6pm (251 UGL); and Thursdays from 4-6pm (251 UGL).

Tiffany
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I am a doctoral candidate in the Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership studying social and cultural foundations in education. Broadly, I am interested in issues and concepts linked to Black Feminism, the U.S. South, speculative studies, and teacher education. Prior to attending the University of Illinois, I completed my undergraduate degree in History Secondary Education at the University of West Georgia and was a social studies teacher in Atlanta Public Schools.
The experience that I have with writing is working with high school students and as a returning 6th year consultant with the Writers Workshop. In addition to teaching high school students, I also work as a writing instructor with Principal's Scholars Program, a UIUC initiative to prepare "underrepresented" students for college readiness.  
The types of writing that I am familiar working with include the following: reading reflections and responses, course papers, persuasive essays, argumentative essays, scholarship applications, and personal statements. The citation styles that I am most familiar with are APA and Chicago Manual Style. I look forward to the continued rewarding opportunity to collaborate with those persons visiting the Writers Workshop.

Tiffany is available Mondays from 5:30-8:30pm (2010B Ikenberry); Tuesdays from 10am-2pm (251 UGL); Tuesdays from 3-5pm (101 Burrill Hall); Wednesdays from 5:30-8:30pm (2010 Ikenberry); and Thursdays from 12-3pm (251 UGL).

Zach
Zach

Hi! I’m a Civil Engineering graduate student in the Global Leaders in Construction Management program. Reading, traveling, and playing soccer are a few of my passions. I specialize in business writing and technical writing. Additionally, I have experience working with resumes and cover letters. Looking forward to working with you!

Zach is available Tuesdays from 5:30-8:30pm (2010B Ikenberry); Wednesdays from 2-4pm (251 UGL); Wednesdays from 4-6pm (Online); Thursdays from 6-7pm (UGL Drop-Ins); and Thursdays from 7-9pm (251 UGL).