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Administration

Dr. Lou Herman - Director

Dr. Lou Herman - Director

Major: Rhetoric and Writing Studies
Area of Expertise: Writing Center Theory and Pedagogy, Gamification, Game Theory

Candace Scudday - Office Supervisor

Candace Scudday - Office Supervisor

Hobbies: Pets and Plants
Area of Expertise: Business Administration (I love a spreadsheet).

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Shuv Raj Rana Bhat - Assistant Director

Major: RWS Ph.D. Candidate

 

 

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Brita Arrington -Assistant Director

Major:  RWS Ph.D. Candidate


Reception

Melissa Dominguez - Receptionist

Melissa Dominguez - Receptionist

Major: Biological Sciences
Hobbies: Netflix & Hulu *Speaks Spanish

Fernanda Urbina - Receptionist

Fernanda Urbina - Receptionist

Major: Criminal Justice
Hobbies: Hula *Speaks Spanish

 

Graduate Consultants

Alex Diaz

Alex Diaz

Major: Rhetoric and Writing Studies-MA
Areas of Expertise: Research papers, poetry, short stories
*Speaks Spanish

Hugo Javier Moreno Huizar

Hugo Javier Moreno Huizar

Major: Creative Writing-MA
Areas of Expertise: Latin-American literature, golden age literature, poetry, short stories 
*Speaks Spanish

Jessica Armendariz

Jessica Armendariz 

Major: English & American Literature-MA
Areas of Expertise: Gothic literature, music

Katie Rivas

Katie Rivas

Major: English-American Literature-MA
Areas of Expertise: Analytic papers, creative writing, fiction and poetry

Estefania Castillo

Luciana Herman

Major: Rhetoric and Writing Studies-MA
Areas of Expertise: American literature, FYC Teaching 

Matthew A. Foster

Matthew A. Foster

Major: English-American Literature- MA
Areas of Expertise: Creative writing, literature analysis

Turnip Van Dyke

Turnip Van Dyke 

Major: Rhetoric and composition- PhD
Areas of Expertise: Research papers, poetry, film pedagogy

Jessie Reyes

Jessie Reyes

Major: English-American Literature- MA
*Speaks Spanish

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Jagadish Paudel 

Major: Rhetoric and composition- PhD
Areas of Expertise: TESOL Writing, second language writing 
*Speaks Nepali


Undergraduate Consultants

Yeshey Lham

Yeshey Lham

Major: Economics
Areas of Expertise: Reading, Spelling, Grammar

Alan Loera

Alan Loera

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Areas of Expertise: Essays, Prose, Short Stories
*Speaks Spanish

Patricia Ablanedo-morales

Kinley Dorj

Major: Computer Science  
Areas of Expertise: Citations, Non-Fiction writing, Reflective Writing

 

Gawa Seldon

Gawa Seldon

Major: Business Admin
Areas of Expertise: Analytical Thinking, Creative Writing

Tashi Kaneko

Tashi Kaneko

Major: Civil Engineering
Areas of Expertise: Civil Engineering

Diana Gerardo

Diana Gerardo

Major: Creative Writing
Areas of Expertise: Creative Writing
*Speaks Spanish

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Larissa Reyes

Major: BFA Theatre Performance 
Expertise: Scripts, creative writing, format, and flow in essays

*Speaks Spanish

Cailee Beltran

Cailee Beltran

Major: English and American Literature
Hobbies: Literary analysis, poetry, and art history

Daniela Salgado

Daniela Salgado

Major: Nursing
Hobbies: Reading, writing & Netflix

Vivian Myers

Vivian Myers

Major: Political Science
Hobbies: Drawing, reading, and movies
*Speaks Spanish

 Lizbeth Garcia

Lizbeth Garcia

Major: Creative Writing
Hobbies: Reading, writing & photography
*Speaks Spanish

 

 Jacqueline Rodriguez

Jacqueline Rodriguez 

Major: Cellular and Molecular Biochemistry  
Hobbies: Reading, playing piano, and Netflix
*Speaks Spanish

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Sophia Sepulveda

Major: Nursing 
Expertise: Proofreading, editing, and citations  
*Speaks Spanish

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Alyssa Renteria

Major: Biological Sciences  
Expertise: Expository writing (News Articles)  
 

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Sara Chesbro  

Major: Speech-Language Pathology 
Expertise: Literary analysis, Comparative analysis, proof, editing 

Vivian Myers

Miriam Escobedo

Major: Psychology 
Hobbies: Reading/writing, singing, Netflix 
*Speaks Spanish