Consultants

English

Casey H.

English. 4th Year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Berkley, MI

Favorite projects to work on: I love working with my Client Report Letter Assessment team! They are all so great to work with!

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love being able to work with so many students of various ages and backgrounds and being able to learn from them!

Hobbies: Record collecting, reading, and painting.

Cyrin

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

English with a minor in Arts & Cultural Management. 4th year, Undergraduate

Hometown: Detroit, MI

Favorite projects to work on: creative writing projects and brainstorming

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love collaborating with other consultants and helping students achieve their intended goals. Hobbies: reading, writing, and cooking

Elena S.

English and Spanish. 3rd Year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Paw Paw, MI.

Favorite projects to work on: Creative writing, digital and multimodal works, and literature analysis

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Getting to know the MSU student body and collaborating with friends and coworkers

Hobbies: Bullet journaling, yoga, social media, and reading!

Gabrielle W.

English and Professional Writing. 3rd Year, Undergraduate Student.

Hometown: Shelby Township, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Creative writing, digital and multimodal works, and literature analysis

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Being able to work with the student body and learning about a wide range of majors

Hobbies: Reading, going to concerts, writing, and shopping

Olivia D.

English and Professional Writing. 3rd Year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Clarkston, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Final essays...and I’m not joking

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: It’s such a friendly environment!

Hobbies: Painting, going on long drives, thrifting, telling stories, etc.

Haylie M.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

English. 3rd Year, Undergraduate Student.

Hometown: Birmingham, Michigan

Favorite projects to work on: Being an English major, I have the most experience working with critical analysis papers and creative writing, but I can definitely help with other assignments and professional writing.

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Getting the opportunity to make people more passionate about writing and more confident in themselves as writers.

Hobbies: drinking tea, taking artsy pictures of my cats, and traveling

education studies

Anna F.

Secondary Education (English, TESOL). 4th year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Northville, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Anything having to do with literature.

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Getting to work with so many different types of writers and learners.

Hobbies: Mid American Pompon Staff and MSU Pompon.

Bella B.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

History Education with a minor in English. 2nd year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Flushing, MI

Favorite projects to work on: historical research papers, literary analysis, cover letters, narratives

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love helping and working with other students at the WC! As a future teacher, I am passionate about education and student success.

Hobbies: Listening to podcasts, helping out at local schools, binging way too much Netflix, going to campus events with my friends

Katherine L.

Student Affairs Administration 2nd year, Master's Student

Hometown: Gurnee, IL

Favorite projects to work on: Brainstorming, first year writing projects, and critical analysis pieces

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Learning all about my clients' programs of study and supporting them through their writing goals.

Hobbies: Browsing used bookstores, practicing yoga, and caring for my ever-growing lan collection

Lindsay M.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Curriculum, Instruction, and Teacher Education 3rd year, PhD Student

Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI

Favorite projects to work on: literature analysis, multilingual projects, cover letters and resumes, essays

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love collaborating with others on their writing.

Hobbies: I love collaborating with others on their writing.

Kyle C.

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Curriculum, Instruction, and Teacher Education (CITE) 1st year, PhD Student

Hometown: Taipei, Taiwan and San Francisco, CA

Favorite projects to work on: Research papers, first year writing, rhetoric, brainstorming, organization, critical analysis

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU:being able to help students find their voice and be part of learning as a JOYFUL process of discovery

Hobbies: photography, baseball, wine tasting, cooking, being a dad to my puppy

Lisset R.

Student Affairs Administration 1st year, Master's Student

Hometown: Milwaukee, WI

Favorite projects to work on: hI love working on resumes, cover letters, and personal statements.

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: My favorite thing about working at the WC is working with all of the awesome clients!

Hobbies: Exploring nature, watching Netflix, painting, cooking

Matt S.

Higher, Adult, & Lifelong Education 1st Year, HALE Master's Student

Hometown: Seattle, WA

Favorite projects to work on: Creative writing pieces, argumentative essays, and presentations

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: My favorite thing is working with students and helping them with their writing

Hobbies: Reading, golf, traveling, cooking, running and lifting

Melvin P.

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Curriculum, Instruction, and Teacher Education 1st year, PhD Student

Hometown: New York, NY

Favorite projects to work on: Essays, CVs and resumes, research papers, and presentations

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU:Meeting people with diverse voices and interests!

Hobbies: running, cycling, hiking, and any other excuse to be outdoors

Sarah G.

English Secondary Education 2nd year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Favorite projects to work on: Personal statements, multimodal projects

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Helping people feel better about their writing

Hobbies: reading, dancing, puzzles

Stephanie A. S.

Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education/Chicano and Latino Studies 4th Year, PhD Student

Hometown: Metro-Atlanta

Favorite projects to work on: Research papers, dissertations/these, scholarship and graduate school applications, and CVs/resumes

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I enjoy witnessing writers/ development overtime and supporting clients through a project or a writing goal.

Hobbies: traveling, day hikes with my fur babies, Audible, crossword puzzles, and theatre

Talia C.

Elementary Education, Language Arts (focus) 3rd year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: West Bloomfield, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Creative fiction stories, preparing data sheets, interpreting data, analyzing psychological films/novels and criminal justice cases

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Excited to work with students of different backgrounds and help them with each individual thing they are coming in for

Hobbies: Swimming, lifting weights, hanging with my brother, playing with my dog midnight, climbing trees, and playing board games

history

Christopher S.

History 2nd year, PhD Student

Hometown: New York City, New York

Favorite projects to work on: Outlines, short essays, resumes, and first year writing projects

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: The people

Hobbies: Reading, playing chess, lifting weights, and traveling

Jacob W.

Pronouns: He/Him/His

English and History 3rd year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Stockbridge, MI

Favorite projects to work on: brainstorming, outlining, literary analysis, critical analysis

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: The people I work with and the ideas we share and develop

Hobbies: video games, bowling, listening to music, and collecting old stuff

Patrick B.

Pronouns: He/Him/His

History 5th year, PhD Student

Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI

Favorite projects to work on: History essays, argumentative and analytical essays in the humanities and social sciences, grant applications, grad school applications, research proposals and papers

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Being able to work with students from all over the university on a wide variety of different topics that are new and interesting. I like learning with the clients through the writing process.

Hobbies: watching movies, listening to music, learning foreign languages, reading, creative writing

Sarah J.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Modern European History 6th year, PhD Candidate

Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT

Favorite projects to work on: analytical essays, personal statements, grant writing, book responses

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I enjoy the creative space at WC@MSU. It is an open environment that encourages you to think through your ideas and refine the way you communicate them until you are confident of success.

Hobbies: hiking, running, rock climbing, cooking

Tara R.

History PhD Candidate

Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI

Favorite projects to work on: History and literature essays

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Learning about different writing styles

Hobbies: video games, Working out at the gym

Interdisciplinary Humanities

Triniti W.

Interdisciplinary Humanities 3rd year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Oak Park, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Academic Research, Critical Analysis, Personal Narratives

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU:Hopefully the people I work with and the students I encounter!

Hobbies: Listening to music, concerts, going to museums

Journalism

Sophia L.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Journalism and Political Science 2nd year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Wixom, MI

Favorite projects to work on: multimedia projects, op-eds, creative writing, persuasive essays, narratives, and any sort of journalistic or political writing.

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love working in the Writing Center because it allows me to meet new students and watch them achieve their goals.

Hobbies: going to church, hanging out with friends, writing (obviously), reading, music, theatre, and food!

language

Chris F.

German Studies 2nd year, Master's Student

Hometown: Warren, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Persuasive essays and short stories

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Meeting new people

Hobbies: video games, Foreign languages, reading, writing, hiking, video games, board games

performing arts

Nick B.

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Flute Performance College of Music Doctoral Candidate Student

Hometown: Orlando, FL

Favorite projects to work on: resumé, CV, cover letters, etc

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love the collaborative nature of all the WC@MSU community.

Hobbies: I love making making music with friends, playing Animal Crossing, cooking, and painting with diamonds.

Colton W.

Flute Performance PhD Candidate

Hometown: Columbus, OH

Favorite projects to work on: Cover Letters, C.V.s, Resumes, Personal Statements, etc.

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: The people I work with!

Hobbies: Reading, playing games, and watching RuPaul's Drag Race

Leah B.

Acting; Minor: Arabic 4th year, Undergraduate

Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Creative writing, critical theory, queer theory, philosophy, personal statements

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Learning about new topics and helping people express themselves and their passions.

Hobbies: Visual and performing art, making jewelry, writing songs, watching vines with my roommate, having an existential crisis

Natalie L.

Music 1st year, PhD Student

Hometown: Columbia Falls, MT

Favorite projects to work on: professional documents

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: The super friendly people who work in the WC

Hobbies: Backpacking, kayaking, skiing

political theory

Katie K.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy 3rd year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Grosse Ile, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Journalism articles, JMC writing, WRA101 assignments, presentations, creative writing

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love seeing all of the different things that people are working on and the friendly dynamic that all of the consultants have with each other!

Hobbies: Playing tennis, running, skiing, reading, and hanging out with my kitties 🙂

prelaw

Abby G.

Humanities Pre-Law 2nd year, Undergraduate

Hometown: Warren, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Outlines, brainstorming, resumes, research papers, and presentations

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Improving my writing skills while collaborating with peers on a variety of topics

Hobbies: Reading (a lot!), hanging out with friends, and playing with my two rambunctious dogs!

stem

Alena B.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

LB Environmental Biology/Zoology 3rd year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Baltimore, MD

Favorite projects to work on: research papers, presentations, synthesis essays

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: getting to read new types of writing all the time, it’s never boring!

Hobbies: reading, playing four instruments, figure skating, rock climbing, plants

Maureen M.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

English and Environmental Sustainability 2nd year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Midland, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Personal essays, persuasive essays, analytical essays, creative writing, brainstorming

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: The creative and diverse environment created by the collaboration that occurs at the center

Hobbies: Hanging with friends, lacrosse, going up north, being outdoors!

Joseph W.

Zoology & Professional Writing 4th year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Muskegon, MI

Favorite projects to work on: rResearch papers, Creative projects (Personal reflections, Poems, etc.)

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU:Meeting new people every day and seeing the different ways they approach writing

Hobbies: Spending time with my overactive dog, discovering new music, Nintendo games

Michael R.

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Physiology and Human Biology 3rd year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: New Baltimore, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Graduate applications, personal statements, and lab reports

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love that the WC@MSU has a wide variety of students who are at different points in their academic careers of all different majors and studies.

Hobbies: Working with videos, playing basketball, doing research and spending time outdoors with my friends

Sumer P.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Cognitive Neuroscience 2nd year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Canton, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Painting, hiking, playing with my dog Ellie, and just hanging out with friends

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Painting, hiking, playing with my dog Ellie, and just hanging out with friends

Hobbies: Painting, hiking, playing with my dog Ellie, and just hanging out with friends

social sciences

Cassandra L.

Social Work 2nd year, Master's Student

Hometown: Muskegon, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Creative writing, essays, applications, and personal statements

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Meeting new people and learning about them and their passions!

Hobbies: Writing dystopian fiction novels and practicing Japanese

Davyn T.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Psychology and Dance 2nd year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Kalamazoo, MI

Favorite projects to work on: reflective writing, creative writing, narratives, dance essays and psychology essays

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: helping other people better understand their writing process while earning great grades.

Hobbies: indulging in candy, having alone time, dancing, watching Youtube videos, and manifesting a happy life

Fatima K.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Philosophy Pre-Law 4th year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Frederick, MD

Favorite projects to work on: when it comes to peoples work as well as my own. I enjoy helping with the beginning processes of a paper. I take great pride in the ways I have learned to structure papers. I enjoy working with resumes, statements of purpose, as well as philosophical arguments. My research interest include my work in Title IX as well as Existentialism.

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love that I am able to help a plethora of people on their writing journeys. As a writing consultant I can help students self reflect on experiences as well as discourses to help them create their best works!

Hobbies: I enjoy finding new music, working out, hanging with family, and putting on amazing shows with my Fashion Organization.

David M.

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Applied Behavior Analysis 1st year, Master's Student

Hometown: Gilroy, CA

Favorite projects to work on: proofreading, essays, personal statements, resumes/CVs, brainstorming, outlining

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love that the people at the WC@MSU are very helpful and are willing to help you the best they can!

Hobbies: cooking, biking, watching financial videos, reading, card games

Fiona M.

Biological Anthropology 3rd year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Favorite projects to work on: Independent Research Projects!

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: The opportunity to expand my writing knowledge and meet new people, particularly the awesome WC staff!

Hobbies: exercise, travel, and spending time with my friends!

Katrina B.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Psychology Major and Women and Gender Studies Minor 4th year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Traverse City, MI

Favorite projects to work on: PowerPoints/poster boards and other non-traditional writing projects, research papers, and brainstorming

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love how it's welcoming to all students, and that every consultant does their best to make it a safe and brave space.

Hobbies: Painting, hiking, playing with my dog Ellie, and just hanging out with friends

Writing, rhetoric, and american cultures

Andrew A.P.

Critical Studies in Literacy and Pedagogy 2nd year, Master's Student

Hometown: Seattle, WA

Favorite projects to work on: Multimedia (podcasts, videos, etc.) projects, literary criticism and critical essays, personal narratives and creative/critical hybrids

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: The people!

Hobbies:Writing (duh), playing my cello, reading, anything related to dogs or pets

Anicca C.

Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures. 3rd year, PhD Student

Hometown: Taos, NM

Favorite projects to work on: Professional documents: Cover letters, CVs, resumes, dissertations, MA projects, scholarship and grad school apps etc.

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: My colleagues! And the lovely clients :)))

Hobbies: Skiing, yoga, cycling, backpacking, reading, traveling, cooking and walking the dog!

Ben D.

Digital Rhetoric and Professional Writing 2nd year, Master's Student

Hometown: Lake Orion, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Research projects, essays, reports, ethnographies, geography, cross-cultural studies, creative projects, resume/CV

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Helping clients hone their writing voice and developing my own writing skills through helping others.

Hobbies: Cooking, gaming, music, collecting, organizing

Chris S.

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Professional and Public Writing 2nd year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Detroit, MI

Favorite projects to work on:Creative writing, conceptual papers, brainstorming, etc.

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love how inclusive the Writing Center community is. I feel like I’m working with family no matter what location I’m in or who I’m working with.

Hobbies: Writing, video games, chilling with friends, trying to teach myself to cook without burning down East Lansing

Constance H.

Rhetoric and Writing 3rd year, PhD Student

Hometown: Trenton, NC (Fun Fact: In 2016, the population was a whopping 284 people.)

Favorite projects to work on:Brainstorming/outlining, first year writing projects, poetry, multimedia projects, etc.

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: In addition to meeting amazing people daily, there's alway coffee and chocolate in the writing center. Win/win situation.

Hobbies: Discovering new music, spending time with my pup, baking, and going to the cinema

Gabriela M.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures 2nd year, Master's Student

Hometown: Cataño, PR

Favorite projects to work on:resumes, CVs, research papers, presentations, first year writing papers, short essays, latinx studies, and multimodal projects

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Getting the opportunity to watch a writer develop their own style over time. Also getting to work with really cool people!

Hobbies: Reading, gardening, and cooking

Grace B.

Professional Writing 3rd year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Bloomfield Hills, MI

Favorite projects to work on:Resumes and cover letters, creative writing, and analyses of any kind

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Getting to learn about different students’ areas of study

Hobbies: Reading, hiking, making pizza, eating said pizza

Grace R.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Professional and Public Writing 3rd year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Beal City, MI

Favorite projects to work on:personal statements and brainstorming sessions

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Meeting new people!

Hobbies: window-shopping on Etsy, crafting, and binge-watching Criminal Minds

Jerrice D.

Writing Rhetoric and American Cultures 3rd year, PhD Student

Hometown: Detroit, MI (the actual not the newly developed)

Favorite projects to work on: Tech Writing, Teachers Ed, and Personal Statements

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: The colorful chairs in the waiting area & helping fellow writers out of the “weeds” with writing.

Hobbies: TBD when I get a life after studies, but serious about naps and all things sneakers

Jennifer B.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Professional and Public Writing, Media and Information 3rd year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI

Favorite projects to work on:Personal narratives, rhetorical analysis, cover letters, or multimedia projects.

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love that everyone at the Writing Center is so passionate, creative, and friendly.

Hobbies: Reading, watching movies, going on hikes, and baking.

Jessi M.

Critical Studies in Literacy and Pedagogy 2nd year, Master's Student

Hometown: Passaic, NJ

Favorite projects to work on: Personal statements,graduate school applications,and argumentative essays.

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: The people and helping students to feel confident in their writing.

Hobbies: Boxing

Jessi W.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Digital Rhetoric and Professional Writing 2nd year, Master's Student

Hometown: Wheelersburg, OH

Favorite projects to work on: Design/Creative/Multimodal projects, and I like to edit pieces of writing

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I really enjoy working with other people and learning from them.

Hobbies: I enjoy reading, watching Netflix, and chilling with my cat

Kai B.

Professional Writing 3rd year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Detroit, MI

Favorite projects to work on: creative writing, informal writing and mutlimedia projects

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Getting experience in editing, the different people I get to meet, along with exploring unique writing styles.

Hobbies: Reading, petting cats, tarot reading, laughing and traveling, binge watching

Kara H.

Professional Writing 2nd year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Chesterfield, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Short stories and make short films

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: To meet and work with people I might not have before

Hobbies: Writing, video production, and hanging out with my friends!

Kate F.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures 5th year, PhD Student

Hometown: born in Gangjin, South Korea; raised in Mechanicsburg, PA

Favorite projects to work on: research projects, articles, digital projects, cover letters, CVs, resumes, applications

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love working, learning, and connecting with all the different kinds of people who work for and come to the WC

Hobbies: reading, writing, movies/TV, noraebang & karaoke, and going to concerts

Kaylee M.

LB Animal Science and PW 2nd year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Dearborn, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Brainstorming ideas, HPS essays, creative writing pieces, and multimodal projects

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Broadening my academic and social circles!

Hobbies: Reading, digital painting, binge watching trash TV shows and napping often

Kenlea P.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Rhetorics and Writing: Concentrations in Cultural Rhetorics, Digital Rhetorics, and Indigenous Studies PhD Student

Hometown Michigan: Detroit, Ferndale, Clarkston, Flint, and Mount Pleasant

Favorite projects to work on: I love working with multilingual students; I also really enjoy working on environmental writing

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love working in writing centers! It is a space where we can just hangout, a space to work, and a space to collaborate. I want this space to be as welcoming as possible to all at the University and in the community!

Hobbies: Netflix, my cats, cooking, family and friends, and enjoying the moment

Nick S.

Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures 3rd year, PhD Student

Hometown: Albany, NY

Favorite projects to work on: first-year writing; social justice & education; CVs; Graduate Applications;

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I enjoy supporting students to achieve their individual academic and professional goals.

Hobbies: Reading, writing, teaching, sweets, & watching TV

Nicole A.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Digital Rhetoric and Professional Writing 2nd year, Master's Student

Hometown: Oshkosh, WI

Favorite projects to work on: Literature Essays/Responses, Argumentative Essays, Brainstorming, Organization, Creative Works, Queer Rhetorics

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: The staff and variety of projects that I get to work on. I enjoy meeting new people and working through anything from assignments to life advice.

Hobbies: Writing, Movies/TV Shows, Gaming

Renee P.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Professional Writing 3rd year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Chesterfield, MI

Favorite projects to work on: creative writing, essays, and brainstorming

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love collaborating with different people from all different backgrounds.

Hobbies: I love to write fiction stories, read, and watch Netflix

Rosa T.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Digital Rhetoric and Professional Writing 2nd year, Master's Student

Hometown: Walla Walla, WA

Favorite projects to work on: multimedia/multimodal projects, literature analysis, cover letters, brainstorming, outlining

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love that the WC@MSU privileges collaboration, because I fully believe in creating space for continual learning.

Hobbies: working with audio, learning how to make new things (a new meal, a wood frame, wiring a speaker system), disc golf, going to concerts

Shannon B.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Professional Writing & Creative Writing Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Commerce, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Any philosophy or humanities essays, creative pieces such as poetry or short stories, and lit essays

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Learning from the uniqueness of all students’ writing

Hobbies: Practicing yoga, writing poetry, reading, coloring in coloring books

Sharieka B.

Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures 2nd year, PhD Student

Hometown: Born in Jasper, AL. Raised in Danbury, CT.

Favorite projects to work on: Short stories, reflection pieces, essays, personal statements, research projects, thesis writing, news and magazine stories, and narratives

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: My favorite thing about writing center work is learning from the writers I work with, and helping people feel good about the content they create. I am looking forward to doing this at the WC@MSU.

Hobbies: Running, writing, reading, spending time with family and friends, learning, listening to music and podcasts, watching sports, watching documentaries, movies, and T.V. series

Shelby S.

English / Professional Writing 2nd year, Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Rochester, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Any and all things creative writing

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Building new relationships with my peers

Hobbies: Sleeping, rewatching favorite TV shows, and playing Mario Kart

Teresa W.

Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures 1st year, PhD Student

Hometown: Sturgis, MI

Favorite projects to work on: CVs, resumes, cover letters, multimedia projects

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Working with so many wonderful people, both clients and coworkers!

Hobbies: Playing far too much Mario Kart, walking my dog, and occasionally baking

Tina P.

Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures 2nd year, PhD Student

Hometown: Deming, NM

Favorite projects to work on: creative writing, first year writing, revision and organization, research, thesis writing, CVs and cover letters

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love the collaborative nature of the writing center community. There is something for every writing need!

Hobbies: hiking, poetry, making/crafting, road trips, coffee, and spending time w/ loved ones

Vee L.

Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures 2nd year, PhD Student

Hometown: Tulsa, OK

Favorite projects to work on: early drafts, synthesis or research papers, professional documents, application documents

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love working with and learning from writers from multiple disciplines and helping writers feel confident and proud of their work.

Hobbies: Hiking, crafting, Netflixing

Wilfredo (Wil) F.

Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures 3rd year, PhD Student

Hometown: San Antonio, TX

Favorite projects to work on: journalism, science writing, technical documents

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: The cool clients! and the free leftover food that you can find sometimes in the Bessey fridge!

Hobbies: Gyming, gaming, writing, reading and a bunch of other gerunds.