Skip to main content

Tutoring

Graduate Writing Tutors

Biographies by Specialty Areas

Education

Natural Sciences

Humanities and Social Sciences


Education

Human Development

Suzanne Woodring is a PhD candidate in human development at the Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development. and her research focuses on humans’ abilities to successfully transfer knowledge from one context to another. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Master of Education. Her own experiences as a fellow writer and writing instructor have prepared her to work with writers from various social science disciplines as well as other, diverse disciplines. In fact, she finds it very rewarding to connect with writers who study and write about topics with which she has less familiarity.

Top ↑


Natural Science

Biology

Janelle Veazey is a PhD student in the Immunology, Microbiology, and Virology Program.

Top ↑


Humanities and Social Science

English

Abby Brengle is a PhD student studying 20th century literature and poetry and poetics in the Department of English. She tutors and teaches in the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program. Abby enjoys working with students on all types of writing projects, especially on application essays, personal statements, and creative projects.

Top ↑

Andy Crakes is a PhD student studying 20th century literature, with a special interest in American modernist poetry. He also teaches WRT 105 in the Writing, Speaking and Argument Program. Though his background is in the humanities, he is glad to work with writers on projects from any discipline.

Top ↑

Shannon Jaime is a PhD student in the English department and studies British Romantic and Victorian literature. Also an instructor for the WSAP program, she enjoys working with students on academic papers from all disciplines as well as non-academic and creative writing projects.

Top ↑

Emily Kohlhase is a PhD student in the English department who studies Renaissance literature and drama. She is also a WRT 105 instructor for the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program. She enjoys helping writers with any stage of the writing process.

Top ↑

Zachary Powell is a PhD graduate student in English with an emphasis in Film and Media Studies. With a Master's from Kansas State University, he taught high school for seven years preparing students for college writing. Alongside teaching rhetoric and analysis in writing, he has also taught creative writing.

Top ↑

Anna Alden serves as the Writing Center Assistant in addition to her work as a consultant. She graduated from UR with a degree in English, and is a graduate student at the Warner School of Education studying Higher Education. She enjoys working with students from a variety of disciplines, and discussing students' individual writing processes.

Erin Francisco is a PhD student in the English department.

Top ↑

Visual and Cultural Studies

Jerome Dent is a PhD student in Visual and Cultural Studies.

Top ↑

Philosophy

Kelley Annesley is a PhD student in the philosophy department, with particular interest in moral beliefs, how we change them, and how we talk about them. Though her background is in the humanities, Kelley enjoys working with students in any discipline. She does, however, have a special interest in argumentative papers.

Top ↑

Matt Lamb is a PhD student in the philosophy department. He is primarily interested in ethics, especially the relationship between intellectual vices, normative ignorance, and moral responsibility. Despite specializing in argumentative writing, he enjoys working with students from any discipline.

Top ↑