Graduate Writing Tutors
- Human Development
- Suzanne Woodring
- Anna Alden
- Janelle Veazey
Arts and Humanities
- Kelley Annesley
- Zach Barber
- Matt Lamb
- James Otis
- Visual and Cultural Studies
- Jerome Dent
- Patrick Sullivan
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.
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.
Janelle Veazey is a PhD student in the Immunology, Microbiology, and Virology Program.
Arts and Humanities
Abby Brengle is a PhD student studying poetry and poetics in the English department. Abby tutors and teaches in the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program and enjoys working with students on all types of writing projects, especially on application essays, personal statements, and creative projects.
Dustin Hannum is an assistant professor in the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program. He enjoys working with student on writing projects of all kinds, particularly WRT 105 and humanities-based essays.
Erin Francisco is a PhD student in the English department.
Shannon Jaime is a PhD candidate in the English department and studies British Romantic and Victorian literature. She earned her M.A. from the UofR and taught for three years as a WSAP instructor. Shannon enjoys working with students on academic papers, particularly in the humanities, as well as non-academic and creative writing projects.
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.
Emily Lowman is a PhD student in the English department.
Anastasia Nikolis is a PhD student in the English department studying late 20th century American poetry and poetics.
Michael Ormsbee is a PhD student in the English department.
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.
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.
Zach Barberis a Ph.D. student in philosophy. In his research, he focuses on ethics and philosophy of education. He welcomes tutees in all fields and at any stage in the writing process, but he specializes in argumentative writing.
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.
James Otis is a PhD student in the Philosophy department.
Jerome Dent is a PhD student in Visual and Cultural Studies.
Patrick Sullivan is a PhD student in Visual and Cultural Studies.
Tangeria Adams is a PhD student in the Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology program.
Lisa Jin is a computer science PhD student focusing on natural language processing. She enjoys working with students on all types of projects—especially argumentative, research, or STEM-related writing.
Daniel Rinn is a PhD student in the Department of History.