Our Consultants

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business

Apoorva S.

Program and Year: Hospitality Business, 2nd Year Undergraduate

Hometown: Bhopal, India and Troy, MI, USA

Favorite projects to work on: Personal narrative projects, resumes and cover letters, presentations, digital media projects, structuring, proofreading, grammar, and citations

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Learning new things every day. Helping people become better writers.

Hobbies: I am extremely passionate about food and I love serving people. I like to spend time cooking, reading, dancing, painting, and watching TV shows.

English

Annabelle M.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Program and Year: English Literature, 1st year PhD

Hometown: Aurora, IL

Favorite projects to work on: WRA 101, literary analyses, creative writing

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU:Working with students

Hobbies: Painting

Casey H.

Program and Year 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.

Haylie M.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Program and Year: English, 4th year undergraduate.

Hometown: Birmingham, Michigan

Favorite projects to work on: Critical Analysis Papers.

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

Hobbies: Hiking, Kayaking, Reading, and Making Spotify Playlists

Jacob W.

Pronouns: He/him/his

Program and Year: English, 4th year, Undergraduate Student.

Hometown: Stockbridge, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Brainstorming, outlining, working on literary/critical analysis papers, historical analysis, and creative projects.

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Listening to people and learning about their ideas and perspectives.

Hobbies: I like to read, listen to music, watch movies, talk, and learn about new things.

Jessica S.

Pronouns: She/They

Program and Year: English, 3rd year PhD student.

Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Creative writing, essays

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Hearing new ideas

Hobbies Writing, poetry, rolling around listening to audiobooks

Maureen M

Pronouns: she/her

Program and Year: English, 2nd year undergraduate

Hometown: Midland, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Creative writing, ISS/IAH assignments, writing processes

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: The feeling of community that comes from working at the WC

Hobbies: lacrosse, swimming, hiking

Michael S.

Pronouns: He/Him

Program and Year: English, 2nd Year PhD

Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Resumes, Statements of Purpose, applications, cover letters

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Conversations with aspiring professionals

Hobbies: Science Fiction reading, video games, and cooking

Monique Y.

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Program and Year: Second Language Studies, 2nd year Ph.D.

Hometown: Stevensville, MI

Favorite projects to work on: APA style guide formatting and citation, report writing, cover letters, resumes and CVs, abstracts for conferences, research proposals, personal reflection, creative nonfiction, email messages, discussion posts within D2L or Moodle.

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Collaborating with others and learning more "tricks of the trade" from other writing disciplines.

Hobbies: Reading, going for walks, making greeting cards for friends, baking

Shelby S.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Program and Year: English & professional and public writing, 4th year undergraduate

Hometown: Rochester, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Any creative writing, fiction or otherwise.

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Working in a community that values its members and leads with empathy.

Hobbies: Journaling, reading, obsessively watching the same tv shows over and over.

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

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

EDUCATION STUDIES

Alex K.

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Program and Year: Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education, 4th year PhD

Hometown: Cleveland, OH

Favorite projects to work on: Literature reviews, dissertation proposals, graduate school personal statements, and CVs/resumes

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I enjoy helping students gain confidence in their ideas and assisting them in finding their voice through writing.

Hobbies: Running, reading, spoiling our 9lb pup, and exploring new bites and sights.

Anna F.

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Program and Year: English, Post-Bachelors Student Teaching

Hometown: Northville, MI

Favorite projects to work on: I love working specifically with literature-based assignments!

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love getting to meet and make connections with so many different Spartans while working with their writing assignments!

Hobbies: I am in my 11th year of being involved in the sport of pompon, and I am currently a high school JV pompon coach!

Julene W.

Program and Year: Teacher Education PhD Program, 6th year PhD

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Favorite projects to work on: I'm excited to find out. I'm just getting started.

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: The Writing Center is a great community and allows me to strengthen my writing skills by helping others.

Hobbies: In my spare time I enjoy reading, journaling, and tending to my indoor jungle.

Katherine L.

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Program: Student Affairs Administration, 2nd year M.A.

Hometown: Gurnee, IL

Favorite projects to work on: Scholarship applications, arguementative essays, analytical pieces, and research assignments

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I learn something new from every writer that I work with.

Hobbies: Crafting, gardening, reading, cooking

Kyle C.

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Program and Year: Teacher Education, 2nd Year PhD

Hometown: Taipei, Taiwan and San Francisco, CA

Favorite projects to work on: GRAD SCHOOL APPLICATIONS!, APA, "professional documents," undergraduate writing and research

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I like that we can work with people to celebrate their many and incredible accomplishments!

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

Matt S.

Pronouns: He/him/his

Program and Year: Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education, 2nd year MA

Hometown: Seattle, WA

Favorite projects to work on: Admissions essays, creative writing, papers for class, and other areas.

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Helping students reach their goals.

Hobbies: Lifting, running, cooking, camping, and golf.

Olivia G.

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Program and Year: Secondary English Education, 4th year undergraduate

Hometown: Hartland, WI

Favorite projects to work on: Personal Statements & Citation Help.

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love getting to know people through their writing!

Hobbies: Reading, watching movies, and spending time with friends.

Sarah G.

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Program and Year: English Secondary Education, Graduate Teaching Intern

Hometown: Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Favorite projects to work on: personal statements, cultural artifact project

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Getting to work with so many different writers and thinkers,

Hobbies: Dance, reading, going to MSU football and basketball games

Stephanie A.S.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Program and Year Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education, 5th year Ph.D. Candidate

Hometown: Metro-Atlanta

Favorite projects to work on: I especially enjoy assisting clients with theses/dissertations, grant or conference proposals, research papers, presentations, etc.

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: My favorite part of this work is seeing clients evolve in their thinking and writing over time and reach whatever goals they've set for themselves.

Hobbies: Day hikes, reading fiction novels and memoirs, puzzles, salsa dancing

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

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.

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

Bella B.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Program and Year: Global History, 3rd year undergraduate

Hometown: Flushing, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Research projects, History papers

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Working with a kind and collaborative staff!

Hobbies: Writing, reading, creating Spotify playlists

Christopher S.

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Program and Year: History, 4th year PhD

Hometown: New York City, NY

Favorite projects to work on: Short essays, resumes, cover letters, and anything related to the social sciences

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: The supportive community.

Hobbies: Reading, working out and playing video games

Patrick B.

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Program and Year: History, 6th year PhD

Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Longer argumentative essays in the humanities and social sciences, theses

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Meeting and interacting with people from around the university

Hobbies: Watching movies, reading books, playing with my pet cat

Tara R.

Pronouns She/Her/Hers

Program and Year History, 7th year PhD

Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Grant/Scholarship Essays

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU:Working on different types of writing projects with clients

Hobbies: Going to the gym

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

JOURNALISM

Catherine B.

Program and Year: Journalism, 1st year, Master's Student

Hometown: Detroit, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Intro WRA writing, Resumes, Brainstorming, Critical Literary Analysis

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I lThe diversity and inclusion of everyone, the openness of conversation and dialogue.

Hobbies: Binge-watching, working out, and listening to music

Meghan K.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Program and Year: Journalism (concentration in Environmental, Science & Health Reporting) Undergraduate Senior

Hometown: Naperville, IL

Favorite projects to work on: All things, but I especially like working with clients on helping them to improve papers or assignments and brainstorming

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love interacting with so many people and helping clients to improve their work. I also love the environment that the WC creates and the community of it.

Hobbies: listening to music (yes, even country), rock climbing, hiking, traveling, writing, and reading

Sophia L.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Program and Year: Journalism and Political Science, 3rd-year undergraduate

Hometown: Wixom, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Personal narratives, op-eds, column writing, research papers, or really anything journalism-related.

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love learning more about the lives of students at MSU!

Hobbies: I love reading my Bible, lettering/journaling, making Spotify playlists, watching/reading the news, hula hooping, and writing!

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

MUSIC

Natalie L.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Program and Year: Music, 2nd year DMA

Hometown: Columbia Falls, MT

Favorite projects to work on: professional documents

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: TThe awesome people who work here!

Hobbies: Hiking, kayaking

Nick B.

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Program and Year: 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.

PRELAW

Abby G.

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Program and Year: B.A. Humanities Prelaw & M.A. Public Policy, Senior

Hometown: Warren, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Brainstorming, research papers, and organizing content of any type of work

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Working with colleagues in a variety of interdisciplinary fields so I'm always learning new things and gaining new perspectives!

Hobbies: I enjoy reading, watching Netflix, walking my dogs, and playing cards.

STEM

Alena B.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Program and Year: Lyman Briggs, Environmental Biology/Zoology, 4th year undergraduate

Hometown: Baltimore, MD

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

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Seeing people's writing develop throughout the semester!

Hobbies: Reading, rock climbing, nature photography, caring for plants

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

Program and Year: Neuroscience, 3rd year undergraduate

Hometown: Canton, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Creative projects, critical essays, personal narratives, and brainstorming.

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Engaging in different perspectives and building community through connections.

Hobbies: Running, discovering new music, and watching movies

SOCIAL SCIENCES

David M.

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Program and Year: Applied Behavior Analysis, 2nd year Master's Student

Hometown: Gilroy, CA

Favorite projects to work on: Resume/Cover Letters, Brainstorming/Outlining, Research Papers

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love all the wonderful people at WC.

Hobbies: Training Pets, Reading, Volleyball, Playing Ukelele, Fishkeeping

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

Program and Year: Philosophy Pre-Law, 4th year undergraduate student

Hometown: Frederick, MD

Favorite projects to work on: When it comes to other people's 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, and philosophical arguments. My research interests 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 work!

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

Katie K.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Program and Year: Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy, 4th year undergraduate

Hometown: Grosse Ile, MI

Favorite projects to work on: James Madison papers, journalism articles, creative pieces, WRA101 assignments.

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

Hobbies: Reading, playing tennis, skiing, and playing with my two cats!

Michael B.

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Program and Year:Political Science, 2nd year undergraduate

Hometown: Tinley Park, Illinois

Favorite projects to work on: Social Science, History, and Arts and Humanities Essays

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Getting to work with fun people and learning something new every day!

Hobbies: Reading, cooking, listening to music, and hanging out with my dog

WRITING, RHETORIC, AND AMERICAN CULTURES

Adrianna A.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Program and Year: Critical Studies in Literacy and Pedagogy, 1st year MA

Hometown: Buffalo, NY

Favorite projects to work on: first-year writing, short essays, research essays, personal essays

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love being able to witness students develop. Also, being able to work with such diverse backgrounds both academically and socially is refreshing.

Hobbies: I used to love playing tennis, now I only have time to watch. Listening to music (especially vinyls), reading, and Netflix.

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.

Pronouns: he/him/his

Program and Year: Digital Rhetoric and Professional Writing, 2nd year, MA

Hometown: Lake Orion, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Storytelling, collaborating, and resource-sharing

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Seeing a lightbulb flick on when a really good idea starts to form.

Hobbies: Cooking, reading, thinking about making a podcast someday (but not anytime soon).

Bethany M.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Program and Year: Rhetoric and Writing, 1st Year PhD Student

Hometown: Columbus, Ohio

Favorite projects to work on: multimodal projects, narratives, and analysis work

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Getting to work with wonderful colleagues to uplift and support writers

Hobbies: Watching hockey, going to concerts, playing games with friends

Cadaxa C.

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Program and Year: Critical Studies in Literacy and Pedagogy, 1st year MA

Hometown: Ashland, OR

Favorite projects to work on: Research interests, social justice activism, pedagogical practices, personal essays.

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I appreciate the community of writers that the writing center brings together.

Hobbies: Digital art, watercolor painting, ice skating, roller skating, baking, hiking, and writing poetry.

EJ H.

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Program and Year: Critical Studies in Literacy and Pedagogy, 1st Year MA

Hometown: Murfreesboro, TN

Favorite projects to work on: Application materials, resumés/CVs, dissertations, and brainstorming.

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Working and learning with awesome people every day -- both clients and coworkers!

Hobbies: Reading, running, swing dancing, knitting, and watching cheesy movies

Em K.

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Program and Year: Digital Rhetoric and Professional Writing, 1st Year MA

Hometown: Poseyville, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Multimodal/multimedia, research, reports, and literature reviews

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Helping my peers grow in writing and confidence!

Hobbies: Spending time with my dogs, playing Animal Crossing, competitive swimming, bike riding, reading, and playing trumpet

Everardo C.

Pronouns: he/him/his

Program and Year: Rhetoric and Writing, 4th year PhD student

Hometown: Paramount, CA

Favorite projects to work on: Cover Letters, Research Papers, First Drafts, FYW Projects, Presentations, Speeches, Creative Writing

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: The community and the candy bowl

Hobbies: Cats, Hiking, Improv, Gaming

Gabriela M.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Program and Year: Digital Rhetoric and Professional Writing, 2nd year MA

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 R.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Program and Year: Professional and Public Writing, 4th undergraduate

Hometown: Mt. Pleasant, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Brainstorming sessions and personal statements

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

Hobbies: In my free time, I enjoy window-shopping on Etsy, crafting, and binge-watching Criminal Minds.

Imari T.

Program and Year: Digital Rhetoric and Professional Writing, 1st year MA,

Hometown: West Branch, MI

Favorite projects to work on: Personal statements, professional and academic applications, résumés, outlines

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Experiencing writers' different writing styles and problem-solving through critical thinking

Hobbies: Dressage, kayaking, bicycling

Jennifer B.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Program and Year: Professional and Public Writing, 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 W.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Program and Year: Digital Rhetoric and Professional Writing, 2nd year MA

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

Julia L.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Program and Year: Critical Studies in Literacy and Pedagogy, 1st Year MA

Hometown: South Kingstown, RI

Favorite projects to work on: Creative nonfiction (memoirs, personal essays, travel writing, etc.), and academic journal articles

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Collaborating with incredible writers, and the sense of community at the Center!

Hobbies: Cooking, hiking, knitting, & perpetually cleaning my kitchen

Kaylee M.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program Psychology and Professional Writing, 4th year undergraduate

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

Program and Year: Rhetorics and Writing, 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 the variety of work that I see and support in the WC. I am particularly fond of working with graduate-level international students as I have an MA in TESOL

Hobbies: Playing violin, hanging with my cats, cooking, and taking walks with my partner.

Nick S.

Pronouns: he/him/his

Year and Program: Rhetoric and Writing, 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

Program and Year: Digital Rhetoric and Professional Writing, 2nd Year MA

Hometown: Oshkosh, WI

Favorite projects to work on: I love working on brainstorming, fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, and personal statements!

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: The variety of people’s experiences and getting to work with them while getting to know them.

Hobbies: Reading, writing, watching weird movies, music, gaming, cooking, and mixology.

Renee P.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Program and Year: Professional Writing with a minor in Creative Writing, 4th year undergraduate

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

Program and Year: Digital Rhetoric and Professional Writing, 2nd year MA

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

Ruben "Ruby" M.

Pronouns: They/Them/Their

Program and Year: Rhetoric and Writing, 1st Year PhD Student

Hometown: San Jose, CA

Favorite projects to work on: The writing process, argumentative essays, research papers (humanities), cover letter/resume, multimodal projects, and creative non-fiction.

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU:Students

Hobbies: Eating Mexican food, watching Netflix, walking around parks, and trying new food places

Sarah H.

Pronouns: She/her

Program and Year: Critical Studies in Literacy and Pedagogy, 1st year MA

Hometown: Fowler, MI and Lansing

Favorite projects to work on: First Year Writing assignments, literary analysis, research papers, scholarly articles

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: talking about interesting ideas with interesting people!

Hobbies: cooking, exploring Lansing, watching tv shows

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.

Program and Year: Rhetoric and Writing, 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

Stephie K.

Pronouns: she/her

Program and Year: Rhetoric and Writing, 2nd year PhD Student

Hometown: Seoul, South Korea

Favorite projects to work on: any piece on language, literacy, social justice, and personal experiences

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love meeting other writers and talking about how hard, fun, or rewarding writing is with them. I also love sharing literacy journeys with multilingual writers.

Hobbies: eating delicious things, watching horror/cult movies, playing Sims 4, believe or not cleaning and doing house chores

Teresa W.

Pronouns: They/them/theirs

Program and Year: Rhetoric and Writing, 1st year PhD Student

Hometown: Sturgis, MI

Favorite projects to work on: CVs, Resumes, Cover Letters, Digital Projects, Websites

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: The variety of students I get to work with. I enjoy getting to see the different kinds of writing people are doing across campus.

Hobbies: Video games, walking my dogs, playing violin, and crocheting

Tina P.

Pronouns: they/them/theirs or she/her/hers

Program and Year: Rhetoric and Writing, 2nd year PhD Student

Hometown: Deming, NM

Favorite projects to work on: articles for publication, long-term writing projects, CVs/resumes, creative writing

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: I love working with clients from many different majors and backgrounds--I love to learn about what others are learning, and to read different writing styles!

Hobbies: hiking, writing, gardening, making/creating

Vee L.

Program and Year: Rhetoric and Writing, 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 F.

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Program and Year: Rhetoric and Writing, 4th Year PhD Candidate

Hometown: San Antonio, TX

Favorite projects to work on: Application materials (personal statements, cover letters, etc.), science writing, multimodal projects

Favorite thing about working at the WC@MSU: Working with cool clients from all over the world!

Hobbies: Playing and streaming video games, working out, reading science fiction.

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.

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Program and Year: 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

Jerrice D.

Program and Year Rhetoric and Writing, 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

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!

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