Consultants

Agriculture and Natural Resources

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Michael H.

Pronouns: he/him/his

Year and Program: Second year. Agriculture, Food, and Resource Economics

Hometown: Savannah, GA

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: I am interested in all types of writing but I especially enjoy working on cover letters and academic essays

Hobbies: Baking, cooking, biking, yoga, being a cat daddy, listening to music

Art, Art History, and Design

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Ceili W.

Pronouns: they/them/theirs

Year and Program: 2nd year MA, Arts & Cultural Management

Hometown:Ashland, OR

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: I specialize in unusual projects, scientific/medical writing, and application materials, though I love the rare opportunity to work on creative pieces. My favorite thing to do in a session is cut writing down to word/character counts.

Hobbies: reading, writing, fencing, playing video games

Business

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Apoorva S.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: Senior, Hospitality Business

Hometown: Bhopal, India and Troy, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Personal narrative projects, resumes and cover letters, presentations, digital media projects

Hobbies: cooking, reading, dancing, painting, and watching TV shows.

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Michael R.

Pronouns: he/him/his

Year and Program: 1st year Masters, Financial Wealth Management

Hometown: New Baltimore, Michigan

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Research papers and personal statements

Hobbies: In my free time I love getting outdoors, either trying to go for a run, playing basketball, or hiking. This does not stop in the winter either when I will try snowboarding and skiing when I am able to.

Communication Arts and Sciences

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Ellie S.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program:  2nd year undergraduate, advertising management

Hometown: Rochester, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Research papers, argumentative essays, and personal narratives

Hobbies: Reading, watching movies, going for walks, and shopping.

Education Studies

Bri M.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program:  2nd year PhD, Curriculum, Instruction, and Teacher Education

Hometown: Holliston, MA

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Research papers, journal articles, dissertation chapters, creative writing

Hobbies: Baking bread, reading fiction, swimming in Lake Michigan

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Bridget T.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 4th year undergraduate, Education Program

Hometown: Ferndale, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Multilingual Writers Committee

Hobbies: Running, painting, doodling, listening to music, reading

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Brittany B.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 3rd Year PhD, Curriculum, Instruction & Teacher Education

Hometown: Most recently, Philadelphia, PA. But a little bit of everywhere! I have lived in eight states in the United States.

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Reflective and argumentative/critical writing, creative writing (plays, poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction!), personal statements, and more! 

Hobbies:  I enjoy penning plays, practicing yoga, performing long runs, playing video and board games, pondering puns, alliteration, and, finally, reading with the company of my cats and a cuppa tea or joe!

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Kyle C.

Pronouns: he/him/his

Year and Program: 4th Year PhD, Teacher Education

Hometown: Taipei, Taiwan + San Francisco, CA

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: At the Writing Center, I have the most experience working with clients on “professional writing” which means graduate school applications, CVs/resumes, cover letters. I also have really enjoyed getting to work with graduate students outside of my discipline especially on research, conference papers, and dissertations! You’ll also see me leading workshops and in my other role as a Writing Engagement Liaison Fellow for the Office of Cultural and Academic Transitions.

Hobbies: Cooking, dog walking!

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Ryan C.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 2024 English Secondary Education

Hometown: Rochester, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Literary essays (close readings, literature analysis)

Hobbies: Playing card games, reading, hanging out with my friends

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Savannah H.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 4th year in undergrad, English Education

Hometown: Saline, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Defense presentations and manuscripts

Hobbies: Knitting and playing trombone

English

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Annabelle M.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 3rd year PhD, English

Hometown: Aurora, IL

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Literary analyses, creative pieces, dissertations, and other long-term writing projects

Hobbies:Painting, cooking, baking, video games

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Elyssa D.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: Fourth year undergrad (senior)

Hometown: Northville, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC:Helping out with creative writing projects and all the WRA 101 assignments 🙂

Hobbies: Watching movies, swimming, going on drives, listening to music, and spending time with friends

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Kalynna D.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 4th year undergraduate, English Major, Creative Writing Concentration, Minor in Film 

Hometown: Detroit, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Analysis Essays, Creative Work

Hobbies: Writing, knitting/crochet, wearing cute outfits, trying new foods

Oliviah B.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 5th year English and P2W major

Hometown: Angola, IN

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Creative writing, multimodal projects, research/rhetorical papers,

Hobbies: Crocheting/knitting, baking, cooking, taking road trips, and watching movies

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Rebecca H.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 5th year, English

Hometown: Canton, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Not sure yet!

Hobbies: Reading, cooking, travel, yoga

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Ryan C.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: Junior, English/Professional and Public Writing

Hometown: Rochester, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Research projects and literary analysis/critical readings

Hobbies: Reading and crocheting

Linguistics, Languages, and Cultures

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Adam P.

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Year and Program: 3rd Year PhD, Second Language Studies

Hometown: Okemos, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Research papers or proposals, personal statements/application materials.

Hobbies: Tennis, kayaking, magnet fishing, anything outdoors!

Jared M. K.

Pronouns: he/him/his

Year and Program: First Year PhD, Second Language Studies

Hometown: Eagan, MN

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Second language writing, empirical research, creative writing

Hobbies: Sports and Music

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Jordan S.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: Junior Japanese Major, Writing Minor

Hometown: St. Clair Shores

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Rhetorical essays, presentations, scripts, creative writing/narrative

Hobbies: Making art, bike riding, watching documentaries and video essays

Monique Y.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 4th year Second Language Studies Ph.D. student in Applied Linguistics

Hometown: Stevensville, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: I particularly like helping writers with abstracts for conference proposal calls, professional documents (CVs, resumes, internship and job application materials, graduate and medical school applications, etc.), and methods sections of research reports. I am most familiar with APA style guide conventions but am happy to help writers better understand MLA and AMA conventions, too.

Hobbies: When I’m not writing or working on papers and manuscripts for my degree, I like listening to music, going for outdoor walks, growing tomatoes, canning vegetables and fruits, and listening to podcasts related to current events. I really enjoy traveling and seeing the world.

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Shannon C.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 5th year PhD, Linguistics, Languages, and Cultures

Hometown: New Orleans, LA

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Analytic/Research papers

Hobbies: Painting, gardening, baking, cooking, thrifting

Sciences

Rahaf A.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 3rd year undergraduate, Information Science

Hometown: Beirut, Lebanon & Freetown, Sierra Leone

Favorite projects to work in the WC: WRA 101 projects, multi-modal projects, analyses

Hobbies: cooking, binge-watching Grey’s Anatomy, photography and anything craft related!

Social Sciences

Emily P.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 4th Year Undergrad James Madison College

Hometown: Grand Haven, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Personal Statements

Hobbies: Playing guitar, piano, listening to music, baking, taking care of my plants, reading, and writing

Gabby H.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 2nd Year Masters of Social Work

Hometown: Royal Oak, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Creative writing projects, professional documents, anti-racism and social justice work 

Hobbies: Photography, reading, video games, needlepointing 

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Josh K.

Pronouns: he/him/his

Year and Program: 2nd year MSW – Organization and Community Leadership

Hometown: East Lansing, MI

Favorite projects to work on  in the WC: OB documents, graduate school application materials, proposals of any sort, and personal narrative pieces

Hobbies: Gaming of all sorts (video, board, card, tabletop RPGs, Magic: the Gathering), cooking and baking, reading, drawing/painting

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Justice F.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 5th year, interdisciplinary studies

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois

Favorite projects to work on  in the WC: My favorite projects to work on are resumes/CV’s, research projects/literature reviews, and all things creative (including poetry, fiction and non-fiction, website building, presentations, etc).

Hobbies: Reading/writing, video games, walking with my dog, getting coffee

Re'Anna L.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 1st year MA, Human Resources and Labor Relations 

Hometown: Detroit, MI

Favorite projects to work on  in the WC: Resumes, Presentations, Personal/Academic Statements

Hobbies: Tik-Tok-ing, Video Gaming, Traveling

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Sophie R.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: Psychology major, minors in Spanish and peace and justice studies

Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI

Favorite projects to work on  in the WC: Poetry, creative pieces, and professional documents

Hobbies: Playing video games, spending time with my dogs, going on hikes

Steven B.

Pronouns: he/him/his

Year and Program: Senior, History; Women’s and Gender Studies; Psychology

Hometown: Portage, MI

Favorite projects to work in the WC: Research projects, creative projects

Hobbies: Listening to music, playing piano, reading

Student Affairs Administration

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Katie F.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 1st year MA, Student Affairs Administration

Hometown: Warren, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Application materials, creative pieces, presentations, essays, and professional documents

Hobbies: Reading, scrapbook journaling, crafting, watching baseball, and traveling

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Julia B.

Pronouns: she/they

Year and Program: 1st year MA, Student Affairs Administration

Hometown: Riverview, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Anything that the writer is passionate about! But, I do love learning about student’s research and helping people convey complex STEM topics to their target audience

Hobbies: Hanging out with friends, outdoorsy stuff like hiking, being a foodie, and playing games on my Nintendo Switch

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Lia D.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 2nd year MA, Student Affairs Administration

Hometown: Bloomfield Hills, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Grad school applications, multimedia projects, and research papers

Hobbies: Reading, writing, gaming, painting, crafting, taking walks, and listening to music

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Orville C.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 1st Year, Student Affairs Administration

Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: I can assist with grad school applications, resumes and cover letters.

Hobbies: I enjoy traveling, trading card games and going/watching sports games.

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Raven B.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 2nd year MA, Student Affairs Administration

Hometown: Dinwiddie Country, VA

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: personal statements, graduate school materials, literary papers, argumentative essays

Hobbies: Reading, writing, gaming, painting, crafting, taking walks, and listening to music 

Writing, Rhetoric, and Cultures

Amanda H.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

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

Hometown: Boise, ID

Favorite projects to work in the WC: DEI work

Hobbies: DND, Video Games, Stardew Valley, Reading, Watching Horror Movies, Listening to the Jonas Brothers

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Annaka H.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: Senior, Professional and Public Writing

Hometown: Traverse City, MI

Favorite projects to work in the WC: Multimodal projects, WRA 101 essays, argumentative essays, professional documents

Hobbies: Baking, reading, watching Star Trek, going to the Cat Cafe

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David S.

Pronouns: he/him

Year and Program: 3rd year undergrad, Professional and Public Writing

Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI

Favorite projects to work in the WC: Outlines, Essays, and Creative Projects

Hobbies: Reading, Writing, Playing Video Games, and Watching TV

Jeanetta M-H.

Pronouns: she/her

Year and Program: 3rd year PhD, Rhetoric and Writing

Hometown: Toledo, OH

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: brainstorming, early drafts, narratives, first year writing projects, any writing in the humanities and social sciences, and medical school application essays 

Hobbies:Traveling, hiking, crafting, & caring for my plants

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Jerrice D.

Pronouns: she/her

Year and Program: 5th year PhD, Rhetoric and Writing

Hometown: Detroit, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Technical and Professional portfolios, Fellowship/Scholarship applications

Hobbies: My Mom, Naps, Bob’s Burgers, and Sneakers

Kimberly G.

Pronouns: she/her

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

Hometown: Aurora, IL

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: First-year writing assignments, digital writing, workplace writing, application materials, etc.

Hobbies: Creating assignments for the classes I teach, traveling, taking walks with my dog, reading/audiobooks, binge-watching TV shows, and movies

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Mary M.

Pronouns: she/her

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

Hometown: Eldersburg, MD

Favorite projects to work on in the WC:Research papers, cover letters & applications, creative writing assignments

Hobbies: Singing, writing & listening to music/going to concerts, running, hiking, cooking, and reading

Nicole G.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 1st year PhD in Rhetoric, Writing, and Cultures

Hometown: Ojai, CA

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: cover letters, applications, and research projects

Hobbies: trying new foods, traveling, and thrift shopping

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Rofiat B.

Pronouns: she/her

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

Hometown: Oyo, Nigeria

Favorite projects to work in the WC: Personal/professional development essays/projects

Hobbies: Movies, cooking, travelling

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Roland D.

Pronouns: he/him

Year and Program: 3rd year PhD, Rhetoric and Writing

Hometown: Fort Collins

Favorite projects to work in the WC: I’m interested in working with writers on brainstorming, WRA 101, research essays, narratives, research projects in the humanities and the social sciences, CVs and resumes, and graduate school application materials

Hobbies: I love to listen to music (reggae and country music), play and watch soccer, watch basketball, watch movies or spend time learning sewing

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Ruby M.

Pronouns: They/them

Year and Program: 3rd year PhD Candidate

Hometown: San Jose, California

Favorite projects to work in the WC: First-year writing, creative projects etc.

Hobbies: Travel and CrossFit

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Sharieka B.

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Year and Program: PhD Candidate

Hometown: Danbury, CT

Favorite projects to work in the WC: N/A

Hobbies: N/A

Teresa W.

Pronouns: they/them/theirs

Year and Program: 3rd year PhD, Rhetoric and Writing

Hometown: Sturgis, MI

Favorite projects to work in the WC: CVs, cover letters, resumes, videos, presentations, and other multimedia projects

Hobbies: Playing video games, reading, hanging out with my dogs and wife, and knitting/crocheting.

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Tina P.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

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

Hometown: Deming, NM, “the City of Pure Water & Fast Ducks!”

Favorite projects to work in the WC: Accessibility projects, writing workshops, one-on-one consulting

Hobbies: Gardening, making, hiking, thrifting, tech stuff

Tshepang M.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

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

Hometown: Benoni, South Africa

Favorite projects to work in the WC: Academic or professional writing

Hobbies: Anything outdoors with a bit of adrenaline

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Vee L.

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

Hometown: Tulsa, OK

Favorite projects to work in the WC: Early drafts, theses and dissertations, articles for publication

Hobbies: Knitting, playing video games, backpacking