Boca Raton Campus Consultants:

Andy

Hello, fellow students. I have broad interdisciplinary experience in the social sciences, including a masters in communication, and a doctorate in sociology from Boston University. So I welcome anyone working both on beginning and advanced projects in any of the social sciences. In addition to scholarly research, I have also written fiction, poetry, and screen and stage plays (and even written a song or two!). But my first love (well, aside from my family) is barber shop harmony. I could sing it all day. I hope to work with you soon.

Austin

Hello, my name is Austin Lang, and I'm in the Master of English program here at FAU. I love literature, brainstorming, and any papers that involve critical analysis of a text or work of art. If you've got no idea how to dissect a text, I'm your guy! I'm also pretty good with some of the more abstract challenges that come with writing, like structuring resumes for maximum impact, or figuring out how to frame a presentation. 

Cailley

Hello! I’m Cailley. I recently completed my undergraduate degree from Central Michigan University with an English major and Communications minor. I decided I was tired of the cold Michigan winters, and made my way to Florida. I am currently working towards an English M.A. with a Science Fiction concentration here at FAU. My interests include reading, writing, health, fitness, science, technology, travel, and much more. I am familiar with MLA and APA citation styles. I look forward to working with you!

Daniela

Greetings! I am on the verge of graduating with a BA in English from FAU with honors in English and Creative Writing. I am happy and comfortable working on anything from a ten-page academic paper to a poem for a creative writing workshop. Currently, I am working on an undergraduate thesis on Virginia Woolf’s Orlando, and am analyzing the text using gender studies. I’m most familiar with the Modern, Medieval, and Victorian eras. I’m also an avid lover of queer, gender, and sexuality studies. Really, I’m an avid lover of all things literary, so come in with a draft or text or assignment, and I’ll help you with revision, breaking down the reading, and generating ideas. 

Erica

I have always had a passion for writing from a young age. I graduated with a BA in English and a BA in Criminal Justice, a Minor in Sociology, and a Concentration in American Literature. I focused a great deal of my studies on improving my writing skills, and would like to now help you improve yours. As a former student, I understand the difficulties students face when they receive that essay prompt or assignment and just do not know where to begin. Sometimes sitting down, talking about it and hearing your thoughts aloud can help significantly, so I am here to listen and offer insight for your needs. I am very familiar with MLA style and am willing to help you in any stage of the writing process. Whether it is from organizing your train of thought, to crafting your thesis, or finalizing your conclusion, I look forward to assisting you.

Harold

Writing does not have to be torture. From brainstorming ideas to sharpening thesis statements, helping with research, and pointing out citation and other style errors, I can teach you simple techniques for making future writing assignments easier. My background is in journalism, but I've also worked in public relations and taught composition -- how to write research papers, persuasive essays and literary critiques -- as well as journalism, so I am familiar with a variety of writing assignments and styles. Whether it's a complex term paper or a brief resume, I can help you become the best writer you can be.

Heather

Howdy howdy and bonjour! A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…. I was a math major, but I learned that I am happiest when I am in the realm of letters that aren’t variables. I love words (my husband says I use them with the precision of a surgeon), and I love finding patterns in words. I love poetry, I love grammar, and I love my job here at the UCEW. I love researching information, so if I don’t know something you ask me, I will sure find out because I’m a resourceful gal. I also love laughter, so come on in and let’s laugh and learn together. I have a B.A. in English and am a Master-level certified writing consultant.

Jeanette B.

Greetings Writers!   My name is Jeanette Brightman and I am thrilled to assist you with your writing needs, no matter in what part of the process you may be.  I completed my undergraduate studies (English) with the University of Maryland Colleges, and my graduate studies with Kaplan University (Education) and National University (English). I am an Air Force Veteran after 22 years of active duty service, and I love Jazz music, walking, writing, and reading (not all at the same time!). I come to you with 7 years of experience in teaching Composition and Writing about Literature at Broward College (ENC1101 and 1102). I also teach the Professional and Technical Writing course, which means I am well-versed in writing cover letters, resumes, business proposals, and the like. I have also taught a Humanities course online at Kaplan University. One of my specialties is documentation of outside sources using MLA and APA. I enjoy teaching and writing; I hope you will learn to love writing too- if you don’t already.

Jeanette G.

I hold a B.A. in Individualized Studies from Goddard College, and am currently enrolled in FAU's MFA Creative Writing Program. My poetry and creative non-fiction have appeared in numerous online and print publications. I'm happy to help you with all kinds of things -- generating and organizing ideas, developing a solid thesis, or identifying patterns of grammatical/syntactical error in your work. Let's work together!

Julia

As an M.S. student of Environmental Engineering, I specialize in technical and scientific writing including lab reports, research papers, Master’s theses and dissertations. I am able to assist with citation styles common to engineering such as ASME and ASCE. Since I love to read and write within a wide variety of subject areas, including philosophy and literary analysis, I am excited to help you with non-scientific writing as well. I have been a high school science teacher and private tutor for the past 4 years, during which I often helped students become better writers. I love working through ideas with students to help them organize their thoughts and effectively communicate in writing. I look forward to helping you become a better writer for life!

Justin

Hey! How are you? If you have made it this far down the list, I am impressed. As far as consulting goes, I am very capable in many areas. In particular, I am an English major who is phenomenal at writing papers and is just as capable at helping you with yours. I have experience ranging from literary analysis to philosophy—and that is all before I worked at a long-standing job writing news articles. Whether you need help with issues like essay construction and thesis development, or any of the many smaller things that you need for your work, I can absolutely help you.

Katie

Why is writing so difficult? As writers we often do not know where to start and we can feel lost and confused. I can help you with the various areas in the writing process. Bring in your prompt, materials, and let’s get started! I am familiar with various brainstorming and prewriting techniques which will help you formulate your ideas. Additionally, I am a stickler for a good thesis statement. I enjoy working through the thesis writing process to create a well-developed statement for your paper. Furthermore, I have experience in writing within history and am very familiar with primary sources, historical texts, and Chicago and APA citation styles. I encourage you to come in and see what the UCEW can assist you with!

Kristen

Hi there! My name is Kristen and I’m a recent graduate from FAU with an English Education major. As teacher with specialization in reading, I get a lot of joy out of helping others through the various stages of their writing process. I am particularly proficient in working with MLA formatting, but I’m happy to offer assistance with any writing task you might have.

Melissa

Hi, there! My name is Melissa. I graduated with a BA in English from Nova Southeastern University. Currently, I am working on my MA in English, with a concentration in British Literature. With a minor in gender studies and extensive coursework in psychology, sociology, and film, I would be more than happy to help you with writing related to any of these areas. I am most skilled with MLA format and love to help writers at any stage of the writing process, especially brainstorming. My goal as a writing consultant is to not only make the writing process less daunting but also to equip clients with the skills needed to become more critical readers and self-sufficient writers. I look forward to working with you!

Mitchel

¡Hola! Come stai? If you understood those two languages and need help writing in them or in English, come by and let me help you with you paper writing needs. I specialize in Theatre, English, Spanish, and Italian, as well MLA style, so if those are your concerns, or even if they are not, I will be glad to help.

Nic

There once was a study called ‘natural philosophy’, which aimed to know the world, as it truly is. This study no longer exists, because it has since been transformed in the postmodern era, and has now adopted the quaint title of – ‘science.’ Science, of course, is a word of Latin origin that means ‘to know.’ I’m a little different from the others at the writing center in that I’m a bioengineering master’s student. I love learning about the world that I exist in, so it was only natural for my interests to gravitate towards the hard sciences. For this same reason, I love reading about philosophy, and debating philosophical matters as well. Thus, my strengths easily fall under the realm of developing a logical set of arguments, and then encompassing them under a tightly-knit thesis. With this particular skillset, pre-writing papers is a clear specialty of mine. I advise that you come to me for APA styled papers, scientific writing especially, but don’t shy away if you have a more literary query at hand. Either way, I’ll enjoy learning something new with you!

Nicole

Hi! My name is Nicole. I graduated with a BA in Music Education from Palm Beach Atlantic University. That's right: I'm a music teacher! If you want to make a song request, please add that to the note section when you make an appointment. I'm here to help you with all your writing needs. I'm currently studying Science Fiction/Fantasy in the MA in English Literature program at FAU. This means that I am super nerdy and love when I get nerdy papers. My background in education lends itself nicely to both MLA and APA formatting. I look forward to meeting you and helping you become the best writer you can be. 

Phil

Phil is an experienced instructor in Composition, World Literature, and Journalism. He received a B.S in English and MA in Journalism from The Ohio State University. Phil was an Instructor in The Urban Scholars Program and taught Composition at The University of Massachusetts, Boston. For nine years, he was an Adjunct Instructor of English at Florida Atlantic University, teaching sections of ENC 1101 and 1102. Phil has been published in major newspapers and magazines nationwide including The Boston Globe, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Columbus (OH) Citizen Journal, and Parklander Magazine. Currently he is writing website copy for Signature Florida Realty based in Delray Beach. He continues to offer his knowledge and expertise in the Teaching of Writing as a Tutor of English throughout South Florida where he has extensive experience working with Undergraduate and Graduate Students.

Reilly

Hi I am Reilly! I am an undergraduate at Florida Atlantic University studying English with a concentration in Writing and Rhetoric. Formerly, I was pursuing a degree in Biology, so I am comfortable in the world of science, and like helping with lab reports. While I am now pursuing the world of writing, I still have a healthy interest in reading and writing about Environmental Science both in fiction and in non-fiction. As an undergrad, I excel in Interpretation and ENC classes with newer students. I prefer helping these students with thesis and argument development, but I am not just limited to brainstorming!  I am most comfortable assisting MLA students; however, I have had experience in APA as well. 

Ruben

Hello everyone! I recently completed my masters in Anthropology here at FAU, with a focus on biology/forensics. Through my academic career, I have assisted anthropology and philosophy students both inside and outside classes, helping them not just review material but also on improving their ability to write more effectively. My writing style is usually geared toward MLA (with specific focus on AAA style that is used in anthropological research), but I also am familiar with APA as well. Whether it is brainstorming ideas, working out a thesis, or looking over concerns/questions about a draft, look forward to assisting you in your writing endeavors.

Ryan

Hello! Ryan here. I graduated from Tulane University with a B.A. in English Literature and am currently enrolled in FAU’s graduate English program with a focus in Science Fiction/Fantasy. I also happen to teach ENC 1101 and 1102. I’m interested in a variety of other fields as well including philosophy, neuroscience, psychology, anatomy, and history. If you need any assistance with your papers--be it thesis development, organization, sentence structure, MLA formatting, and more--I’d be delighted to assist you. 

 

Davie Campus Consultants:

Betty

I believe in creating a comfortable work environment where a student feels free to ask the questions and get the answers they need in order to become a successful writer. My job is to demystify the writing process by breaking it down into steps a student can understand and implement. I am proficient in either MLA or APA formatting. Sessions can include brainstorming to generate a thesis and paragraph topics or working to learn the rules of grammar and punctuation. Writing is a process; the more you practice, the better you will be!

Kristina

If you're feeling overwhelmed by an assignment--no matter where you are in the writing process--I can help. I am happy to help you find a thesis statement that fits your goal and to help you organize your thoughts so that your writing becomes more effective. I welcome writers that would like help with APA, MLA, and Chicago style formats.

 

Jupiter Campus Consultants:

Alexandra

Hello Jupiter students! I go by Alex and you can find me in SR146B (in the back of the Burrow) for all your writing needs. I am here to listen to any concerns or qualms you may have over any writing assignment. I am a third year student studying English Literature with an interest in digital humanities and creative writing, but I am also prepared to aid you in all subjects. I have been tutoring students of different ages in reading and writing for a few years now, and I am also familiar with all the awesome online research tools FAU has to offer. Please feel free to come with anything you are currently writing, whether it is a draft, outline or a thought in your head, and I will help you get those words down on paper.

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