Consultants

Business

Apoorva S.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 3rd year Undergraduate, Hospitality Business

Hometown: Troy, MI and Bhopal, India

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

Hobbies: I am extremely passionate about food, so I love to cook, eat, and serve people. I like to spend free time reading, dancing, painting, and watching TV shows.

Education Studies

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Bridget T.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 3rd year undergraduate; Elementary Education

Hometown: Ferndale, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: I work well with all types of writing but I am most familiar with Writing Composition, Narrative, Persuasive, and Creative writing

Hobbies: I enjoy journaling, drawing/coloring, hiking, running, reading and listening to music

Brittany B.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 2nd 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 cat and a cuppa tea or joe!

Elyssa D.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 3rd year undergraduate, Secondary Education

Hometown: Northville, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Consulting with new faces on interesting pieces of writing

Hobbies: Spending time with friends and making jewelry!

Julene W.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 7th year PhD, Education

Hometown: New York City, NY

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Short writing assignments, research papers, conference proposals, dissertations and graduate school applications

Hobbies: My main hobbies are tending to plants, writing, and reading.

Olivia G.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: Student Teaching Intern, Secondary Education: English

Hometown: Hartland, WI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: argumentative essays, research projects, and literary papers

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

Savannah H.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 3rd year undergraduate, English Education

Hometown: Saline, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Teacher Lesson Plans and rhetorical analysis for WRA 101 classes

Hobbies: I knit sweaters and play trombone in the Spartan Marching Band

English

Aly W.

Year and Program: 4th year undergrad, English with a Creative Writing Concentration

Hometown: Oxford, Michigan

Favorite projects to work on in the WC:I love working on creative projects!

Hobbies:I love reading, writing, and hanging out with friends!

Annabelle M.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 2nd year PhD, English Literature

Hometown: Aurora, Illinois

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: WRA 101, literary analyses, creative writing, asynchronous appointments

Hobbies: Painting, reading, video games

Oliviah B.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 4th year undergraduate, English and Professional & Public Writing

Hometown: Angola, IN

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: I love to work on WRA/ENG projects and research papers. I also love to work on creative writing projects.

Hobbies: My hobbies are baking, reading, and writing. I also love to go on walks and bike rides. 

Linguistics, Languages, and Cultures

Adam P.

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Year and Program: 2nd Year PhD, Second Language Studies/TESOL

Hometown: Howell, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Assisting International students, or students with a native language other than English, with building upon their writing progress to produce the best draft that they can.

Hobbies:A lot of outdoors hobbies: taking long and aimless drives, fishing, hiking, model rockets.

Monique Y.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

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

Hometown: Stevensville, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Abstracts for conferences and paper submissions, CV- and resume-writing, statements of purpose, job application materials, and research reports

Hobbies: Baking and decorating roll out sugar cookies, growing tomatoes, listening to music, listening to podcasts on politics, psychology, and language learning, and playing board games

Philip M.

Year and Program: 2nd year PhD, Second Language Studies

Hometown: Murray, KY

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: I have most experience working with multilingual writers in the social sciences, but I’m happy to consult with any writer!

Hobbies: Soccer, jogging, guitar, parenting 

Sciences

Emma M.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 3rd year undergraduate, Zoology

Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI

Favorite projects to work in the WC: Research projects, brainstorming, application materials

Hobbies: Hiking, participating in research, reading 

Sumer P.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 4th year undergraduate, Neuroscience

Hometown: Canton, MI

Favorite projects to work in the WC:  Creative projects, critical essays, personal narratives, and brainstorming.

Hobbies: Biking, listening to music, taking care of my plants, and watching movies. 

Social Sciences

Gabby H.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 1st year MA, Social Work

Hometown: Royal Oak, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: I love helping others find inspiration in their human story and articulating this story through their writing, along with editing their work to reach its full potential.

Hobbies: Reading, photography, and taking care of my zoo of animals!

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Josh K.

Pronouns: he/him/his

Year and Program: 1st year MSW, Social Work

Hometown: East Lansing, MI

Favorite projects to work on  in the WC: First-year writing, career documents (CVs, resumes, cover letters), graduate and professional school applications, proposals, and personal essays!

Hobbies: Reading (comics and genre fiction, especially horror), gaming of all sorts, cooking and baking.

Justice F.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 4th year undergraduate, Interdisciplinary Studies & Sociology

Hometown: Lansing, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Scholarship essays, literature reviews, creative projects

Hobbies: Listening to music, spending time with family and friends, walking my dog, playing video games 

Michael B.

Pronouns: he/him/his

Year and Program: 3rd year undergraduate, Public Policy

Hometown: Oak Forest, IL

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Research papers! Especially social science and humanities papers (political science, economics, and history are my favorite)

Hobbies: Cooking, reading, listening to music, and spending time with friends and family.

Sophia L.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 4th year Undergraduate, Journalism and Political Science

Hometown: Wixom, MI

Favorite projects to work in the WC: News articles, op-eds, personal narratives, presentations

Hobbies: Spending time with friends, reading, watching documentaries about politics and religious cults, and musical theater. 

Steven B.

Pronouns: he/him/his

Year and Program: 4th year undergraduate, History; Women’s and Gender Studies; Psychology

Hometown: Portage, MI

Favorite projects to work in the WC: Creative writing, research projects 

Favorite thing about the WC: I love having the opportunity to work with people on projects that they are passionate about!

Hobbies: Reading, discovering new music, playing the piano

Student Affairs Administration

Abby J.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

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

Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: I love working with first year writing students!

Hobbies: Painting, reading, writing, crafting, shopping, and watching and listening to all sorts of things!

Emily S.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 2nd Year M.A., Student Affairs Administration

Hometown: Florence, AL

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Personal statements and creative narratives, anything in the social sciences, brainstorming, research papers, projects and presentations.

Hobbies: This year, I am baking my way through a season of the Great British Baking Show. I also love reading, making extremely genre specific Spotify playlists, and watching hockey!

Nathan B.

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

Hometown: Fairgrove, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: This is my first year working at the Writing Center! With that I am ecstatic about diving into a variety of projects! I am most excited to interact with students and staff in order to have in-depth discussions to improve writing and provide other advice 

Hobbies: I appreciate partaking in a variety of hobbies. I find the most joy in playing cards/board games, cooking, traveling (all over the world), hiking, and playing/watching sports

Raven B.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

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

Hometown: Dinwiddie Country, VA

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Personal Statements

Hobbies: Reading, cooking, & spending time with friends

Victoria R.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

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

Hometown: Ukiah, CA

Favorite projects to work in the WC: Grad school applications, scholarship essays, personal statements, application materials (resume, CV), research projects/papers 

Hobbies: Photography, hiking, biking, traveling, listening to podcasts, and binge watching The Office

Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures

Adrianna A.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 2nd year MA student, Critical Studies in Literacy and Pedagogy

Hometown: Buffalo, NY

Favorite projects to work in the WC: First-year writing papers, critical essays and research essays

 

 

Amanda H.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

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

Hometown: Boise, ID

Favorite projects to work in the WC: Anything related to anti-racism!

Hobbies: Playing DnD, Video Games, Writing, Reading,

Bethany M.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

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

Hometown: Columbus, OH

Favorite projects to work in the WC: Professional documents (CV, grad school application, resume, etc.); long term projects

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

Hobbies: Getting coffee, listening to indie, alternative, and folk music, watching hockey, playing games

C W.

Pronouns: They/them/theirs

Year and Program: 1st year MA; WRAC/Arts & Cultural Management

Hometown: Ashland, OR

Favorite projects to work in the WC: Med school applications, scholarship applications, cover letters

Favorite thing about the WC: I love meeting and connecting with people about their writing, and chasing down solutions to writing’s funny little problems

Hobbies: Reading, writing, painting, and sports

EJ H.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 2nd year MA, Critical Studies in Literacy and Pedagogy

Hometown: Murfreesboro, TN

Favorite projects to work in the WC: Application materials (resume, CV, personal statements), brainstorming, research projects, accessible composing, and first drafts (or parts of first drafts) 

Favorite thing about the WC: Getting to meet, work with, and hear the stories of incredible people.

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

Em K.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

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

Hometown: Poseyville, MI

Favorite projects to work in the WC: Multimodal and Multi-Media Projects, Personal Statements and other Application Materials, Resumés and CVs,

Favorite thing about the WC: Helping my peers grow in writing and confidence!

Hobbies: Competitive swimming, spending time with my dogs, biking and (some) running, crafting, and more

Fatima K.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 1st year MA, Writing and Rhetoric with a concentration in Legal Rhetoric and Policy writing

Hometown: Frederick, MD

Favorite projects to work in the WC: 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. 

Favorite thing about the WC: I love that I am able to help a plethora of people on their writing journeys. 

Hobbies: Finding new music, decorating my apartment, gardening, pretending I can paint, journaling

 
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Iliana C-B.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 3rd Year Undergraduate, Arts and Humanities & Professional and Public Writing

Hometown: Holt, Michigan

Favorite projects to work in the WC: Anything editing/grammar, multimodal projects, rhetorical analyses, reflection papers

Hobbies: Reading, textile arts, existing at libraries.

 

Imari T.

Pronouns: she/her

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

Hometown: West Branch, MI

Favorite projects to work in the WC: Personal statements, professional and academic applications, résumés, outlines, multimedia projects

Favorite thing about the WC: Experiencing writers’ different writing styles and problem-solving through critical thinking 

Hobbies: Dressage, biking, kayaking

 

Jeanetta M-H.

Pronouns: she/her

Year and Program: 2nd year PhD, WRAC

Hometown: Ithaca, NY; Toledo, OH; Lexington, KY

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

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

Jennifer B.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

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

Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI

Favorite projects to work on in the WC: Personal narratives, creative writing, applications, and brainstorming

Favorite thing about the WC: I love how supportive and creative everyone is! 

Hobbies: Watching the Great British Baking Show, attempting to bake, and reading

Kenlea P.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 6th year PhD, Writing and Rhetoric

Hometown: Mt. Pleasant, MI

Favorite projects to work in the WC: Any

Hobbies: Cats, chocolate, baking, canning, walks, swimming

Rahaf A.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 2nd year undergraduate, Experience Architecture

Hometown: Beirut, Lebanon & Freetown, Sierra Leone

Favorite projects to work in the WC: personal narratives, argumentative essays and WRA 101 projects!

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

Sarah H.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Year and Program: 2nd year MA, Critical Studies in Literacy and Pedagogy

Hometown: Fowler, MI and Lansing, MI

Favorite projects to work in the WC: brainstorming, organization, WRA 101 papers, and literary analysis

Favorite thing about the WC: The clients! 

Hobbies: Eating with friends, chasing my toddlers, and watching TV with a plate of food in my lap

 

Teresa W.

Pronouns: they/them/theirs

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

Hometown: Sturgis, MI

Favorite projects to work in the WC: CVs, Resumes, Cover Letters, Digital Projects, Websites

Favorite thing about the WC: 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

 

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Vee L.

Year and Program: 3rd 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, panicking

Wilfredo F.

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

Hometown: San Antonio, TX

Favorite projects to work in the WC: Cover letters and resumes, article manuscripts, technical documents, personal statements

Hobbies: Gyming, trailing, reading some choice queer and/or science-fiction literature, or playing/streaming video games