Staff

The students employed in the Writing Center are talented individuals who have showed a great deal of merit within the field of writing, although they are not necessarily English majors. The tutors were chosen specifically by their professors to be considered for the job and then took a course to prepare them to tutor fellow students.

Coming from many different backgrounds in the field of English, these students are able to assist their fellow students in the diverse and sometimes complicated aspects that make up English writing.

 

Kait_A_tall.JPG

Kaitlin Andersen

Year: Senior

Major: English

Favorite Reading: Historical novels

Writing Focus: Fiction- Fantastical and historical

Read More

 

Ollie Bartlett

Year: Senior

Major/Major: International Studies and Writing

Favorite Reading: Flash fiction and nonfiction

Writing Focus: Creative Nonfiction

Read More

Allison_B_tall.JPG

Allison Bronsteader

Year: Junior

Major/Minor: Elementary Education/ Integrated Science and Language Arts

Favorite Reading: Cecilia Ahern

Writing Focus: Narrative and essays

Read More

Liz_B_tall.JPG

Liz Butler

Year: Junior

Major/Major: Physics and English Writing

Favorite Reading: Skip Beat, Calvin and Hobbes, A Madness of Angels

Writing Focus: Fiction, Scientific Style

Read More

 

Luke Faste

Year: Freshman

Major: English Writing

Favorite Reading: Cultural essays and memoirs, Kurt Vonnegut

Writing Focus: Nonfiction- mainly about music film

Read More

Amber_F_tall.JPG Amber Fullmer

Year: Senior

Major/Major: English Graduate Bound and Philosophy

Favorite Reading: Nabokov and Barbara Pym- Some Tame Gazelle, A Glass of Blessings, 

Writing Focus: Essays, fiction, & nonfiction.

Read More

  Maddy Gardiner

Year: Freshman

Major: English

Favorite Reading: Realist fiction and poetry

Writing Focus: Fiction, poetry

Read More

Willow_G_tall.JPG Willow Grosz

Year: Senior

Major: English Graduate Bound

Favorite Reading: Everything except textbooks, stories about squirrels

Writing Focus: Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry, Critical Analysis

Read More

 

Amy Hanson

Year: First year of MFA

Study of Focus: Poetry

Favorite Reading: Feline literature

Writing Focus: Poetry, thesis development, ESL concerns

Read More

Steve_H_tall.JPG Steve Harwood

Year: Senior

Major/Minor: Outdoor Recreational Leadership/ Wild-land Fire Management

Favorite Reading: Scientific nonfiction, horror, fantasy

Writing Focus: Has a passion for the argumentative research paper

Read More

Rachel_H_tall.JPG Rachel Headings

Year: Freshman

Major/Major: English/ Spanish

Favorite Reading: The classics, you know, Jane Eyre, Pride and Prejudice

Writing Focus: Research papers and descriptive writing

Read More

Taylor_K_tall.JPG Taylor Keiser

Year: Sophomore

Major: Biology

Favorite Reading: Mainly fiction

Writing Focus: Narrative and descriptive, formal lab reports

Read More

Sam_K_tall.JPG Samantha Kemink

Year: Sophomore

Major/Minor: Undecided, whatever helps her achieve her aspiration of writing the directions for microwavable foods

Favorite Reading: All fiction, she's not picky

Writing Focus: Nonfiction

Read More

Christine_K_tall.JPG Christine Knudson

Year: Sophmore

Major: Secondary English Education

Favorite Reading: Sci-fi and hulu

Writing Focus: Research papers, persuasive essays, creative pieces

Read More

Kristina_L_tall.JPG Kristina Loewer

Year: Supah senior

Major/Minor: Secondary Education- English and Health

Favorite Reading: Words

Writing Focus: Poetry, narrative, fiction- short stories

Read More

  Rachel Mann

Year: Freshman

Major/Minor: Secondary English Ed/ French

Favorite Reading: Fiction novels

Writing Focus: Fiction- short stories

Read More

Sara_M_tall.JPG Sara Matles

Year: Junior

Major/Minor: Elementary Education- Social Studies and Integrated Science

Favorite Reading: Harry Potter, Judi Picoult novels

Writing Focus: Descriptive narrative, short fiction, 

Read More

  Chloe Miller

Year: Junior

Major/Minor: Environmental Science/ Writing

Favorite Reading: Gravitational pull towards historical fiction and nonfiction

Writing Focus: Lab reports, creative nonfiction

Read More

Morghan_tall.JPG Morghan Minnick

Year: Sophomore

Major/Major: Psych Grad Bound and English Writing

Favorite Reading: Fiction, dark and gritty, Kelley Armstrong, Rachel Vincent

Writing Focus: Creative writing, technical report, argumentative

Read More

Will_M_tall.JPG William Morgan

Year: Senior

Major/Minors: English/ Chemistry and Biology

Favorite Reading: Fiction and fantasy

Writing Focus: Argumentative Essays

Read More

Allie_P_tall.JPG Allie Pen

Year: Sophmore

Major/Minor: Pre-law and History/ Writing

Favorite Reading: Jane Austen #forlife

Writing Focus: Using words to say things

Read More

Emily_S_tall.JPG Emily Schneider

Year: Junior

Major/Minor: Secondary Education English major/ Spanish minor

Favorite Reading:

Writing Specialties: Fiction, Technical/Report.

Read More

Katie_S_tall.JPG Katie Selinger

Year: Senior

Major/Minor: Creative Writing

Favorite Reading: 

Writing Focus: Creative Writing

Read More

  Meghan Shannon

Year: 

Major/Minor: 

Favorite Reading: 

Writing Focus: 

Read More

Travis_S_tall.JPG

Travis Swanson

Year: Senior

Major/Minor: Secondary Ed. History/ English

Favorite Reading: Musician biographies, books on Buddhism, whatever is worthy

Writing Focus: History papers

Read More

  Molly Thekan

Year: 

Major/Minor: 

Favorite Reading: 

Writing Focus: 

Read More

  Elise Tillema

Year: 

Major/Minor: 

Favorite Reading: 

Writing Focus: 

Read More

  Stephen Wardell

Year: Freshman

Major/Minor: Philosophy/ Writing

Favorite Reading: Movies

Writing Focus: Fiction

Read More

Kara_W_tall.JPG

Kara Wixtrom

 

Year: Sophomore

 

Major/Minor: Communication/ TESOL

 

Favorite Reading: Martha Stewart Magazine, Daughter of the Forest, Snail books

 

Writing Focus: Fantasy, poetry, creative fiction

 

Read More

 

Molly Fox

 

Year: Senior

 

Major/Minor: English/ Anthropology

 

Favorite Reading: The classics, nonfiction, poetry. Kafka, Pynchon, Bolaño. 

 

Writing Focus: Creative nonfiction, analytical essays, research papers

 

Read More

Mike_J.jpg

Mike Jacoby

 

Year: First year of MA

 

Area of Focus: Creative fiction writing, contemporary literature

 

Favorite Reading: Fiction- contemporary and traditional fantasy

 

Writing Focus: Creative fiction, lyrical essays, literary analysis

 

Read More

 

Heidi Stevenson

 

Year: Faculty of NMU since 2003

 

Teaches: English composition and rhetoric

 

Favorite Reading: Diane Ackerman, the Marquette City Police Log

 

Writing Focus: Narrative and ethnographic research

 

Read More

 

 

 

 

Fang

 

Year: Professional Student

 

Major: Lurking around the Writing Center

 

Favorite Reading: Pet Semetary

 

Writing Focus: Horror Genre

 

Read More