Meet the Tutors

Writing Center Tutors

Writing Center tutors are experienced in providing quality assistance in student writing needs for a variety of disciplines.  All our tutors are able to assist with helping to generate, develop, and organize ideas for composition based assignments that include paragraphs and essays.  However, we also have tutors who also specialize in providing writing guidance concerning specific writing needs, such as grammar, English as a second language issues, and different formatting styles including APA and MLA formats.

Please refer to the tutors below for a detailed description of their expertise to better assist your writing needs.

Writing Center tutors are experienced in providing quality assistance in student writing needs for a variety of disciplines.  All our tutors are able to assist with helping to generate, develop, and organize ideas for composition based assignments that include paragraphs and essays.  However, we also have tutors who also specialize in providing writing guidance concerning specific writing needs, such as grammar, English as a second language issues, and different formatting styles including APA and MLA formats.

Please refer to the tutors below for a detailed description of their expertise to better assist your writing needs.

Tutor:  CARLEE 

  • GRAMMAR AND/OR PUNCTUATION EXPERTISE:
      • Grammar
      • Punctuation
  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
      • Composing Paragraphs and Essays
      • Critical Thinking Skill Development
      • Developing Ideas / Organizing Ideas / Prewriting Techniques
      • Editing Strategies and Revising
      • Focusing Ideas
      • Internet Research
      • Research Papers
      • Thesis Statement Development
  • FORMATTING EXPERTISE:
      • MLA
  • READING AND LITERATURE:
      • Active Reading
      • Literary Analysis
  • SUBJECT EXPERTISE:
      • African American Literature
      • Chicano Literature
      • Creative Writing
      • Psychology
      • Religious Studies
      • Sociology

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Tutor:  IRRIS

  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
      • Composing Paragraphs and Essays
      • Critical Thinking Skill Development
      • Developing Ideas / Generating Ideas / Prewriting Techniques
      • Editing Strategies and Revising
      • Focusing Ideas
      • Generating Ideas / Prewriting Techniques
      • Outline Development
      • Internet Research
      • Research Papers
      • Thesis Statement Development
  • FORMATTING EXPERTISE:
      • APA
      • MLA
  • READING AND LITERATURE: 
      • Active Reading
      • Finding the Main Ideas
      • Literary Analysis
  • STUDY AND LIFE SKILLS:
      • Note Taking Strategies
      • Punctuation
  • SUBJECT EXPERTISE:
      • Administration of Criminal Justice

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Tutor:  LAUREN

  • GRAMMAR AND/OR PUNCTUATION EXPERTISE:
      • Punctuation
  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
      • Active Reading
      • Advice on English 015 Exam
      • Developing Ideas / Generating Ideas / Prewriting Techniques
      • Developing a Thesis Statement
      • Developing Critical Thinking Skills
      • Editing Strategies and Revising
      • Internet Research
      • Research Papers
      • Writing an Argumentative Essay
  • FORMATTING EXPERTISE:
      • APA
      • Chicago Formatting
      • MLA
  • READING AND LITERATURE: 
      • Active Reading
  • SUBJECT EXPERTISE:
      • Anthropology
      • Religious Studies

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Tutor:  LINDA

  • GRAMMAR AND/OR PUNCTUATION EXPERTISE
      • Punctuation
  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
      • Advice on the English 015 Exam
      • Composing Paragraphs and Essays
      • Critical Thinking Skill Development
      • Developing Ideas / Generating Ideas / Prewriting Techniques
      • Generating Ideas / Prewriting Techniques
      • Internet Research
      • Research Papers
      • Thesis Statement Development
  • FORMATTING EXPERTISE:
      • APA
      • MLA
  • READING AND LITERATURE:
      • Literary Analysis
  • STUDY AND LIFE SKILLS
      • Note Taking Strategies
      • Scholarship: Personal Statements
  • SUBJECT EXPERTISE:
      • Creative Writing
      • Poetry

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Tutor:  LISA

  • ESL SUPPORT:
      • Idiom Development
      • Pronunciation
  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
      • Composing Paragraphs and Essays
      • Critical Thinking Skill Development
      • Developing Ideas / Organizing Ideas / Prewriting Techniques
      • Focusing Ideas
  • READING AND LITERATURE:
      • Active Reading
      • Finding the Main Ideas
      • Literary Analysis
  • STUDY AND LIFE SKILLS
      • Resume and Curriculum Vitas
      • Scholarship: Personal Statements
  • SUBJECT EXPERTISE:
      • Creative Writing
      • American History
      • Art History

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Tutor:  MICAH

  • ESL SUPPORT:
      • Conversation Skills
      • Grammar
      • Pronunciation
  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
      • Composing Paragraphs and Essays
      • Critical Thinking Skill Development
      • Developing Ideas / Generating Ideas / Prewriting Techniques
      • Editing Strategies and Revising
      • Focusing Ideas
      • Generating Ideas / Prewriting Techniques
      • Research Papers
      • Thesis Statement Development
  • FORMATTING EXPERTISE:
      • MLA
  • READING AND LITERATURE:
      • Active Reading
      • Finding the Main Ideas
      • Literary Analysis
  • STUDY AND LIFE SKILLS
      • Note Taking Strategies
      • Resume and Curriculum Vitas
      • Scholarship: Personal Statements
  • SUBJECT EXPERTISE:
      • Asian American Literature
      • Creative Writing
      • Feminist Studies
      • LGBT / Gender Studies
      • Music
      • Poetry

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Tutor:  PATRICIA (aka PAT)

  • ESL SUPPORT
      • Grammar for ESL Students
      • Pronunciation
  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
      • Advice on the English 015 Exam
      • Composing Paragraphs and Essays
      • Critical Thinking Skill Development
      • Developing Ideas / Generating Ideas / Prewriting Techniques
      • Editing Strategies and Revising
      • Focusing Ideas
      • Generating Ideas / Prewriting Techniques
      • Internet Research
      • Research Papers
      • Thesis Statement Development
  • FORMATTING EXPERTISE:
      • APA
      • MLA
  • READING AND LITERATURE:
      • Active Reading
      • Finding the Main Ideas
      • Literary Analysis
  • STUDY AND LIFE SKILLS
      • Note Taking Strategies
      • Scholarship: Personal Statements
  • SUBJECT EXPERTISE:
      • African American Literature
      • Asian American Literature
      • Chicano Literature
      • Feminist Studies
      • Film Studies
      • Poetry

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Tutor:  PATRICK

  • GRAMMAR AND/OR PUNCTUATION EXPERTISE:
      • Grammar
      • Punctuation
  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
      • Advice on the English 015 Exam
      • Composing Paragraphs and Essays
      • Developing Ideas / Organizing Ideas / Prewriting Techniques
      • Editing Strategies and Revising
      • Focusing Ideas
      • Internet Research
      • Literary Analysis
      • Research Papers
  • FORMATTING EXPERTISE:
      • APA
      • MLA
  • SUBJECT EXPERTISE:
      • Biology
      • Business Writing
      • Chemistry
      • Creative Writing
      • History
      • Philosophy
      • Psychology
      • Religious Studies
      • Sociology

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Tutor:  ROSEMARY

  • ESL SUPPORT:
      • Grammar
      • Pronunciation
  • GRAMMAR AND/OR PUNCTUATION EXPERTISE:
      • Punctuation
  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
      • Advice on the English 015 Exam
      • Audience, Purpose and Tone of Papers
      • Composing Paragraphs and Essays
      • Editing Strategies and Revising
      • Thesis Statement Development
  • FORMATTING EXPERTISE:
      • MLA
  • READING AND LITERATURE:
      • Active Reading
      • Finding the Main Ideas
      • Literary Analysis
  • STUDY AND LIFE SKILLS
      • Resume and Curriculum Vitas
      • Scholarship: Personal Statements
  • SUBJECT EXPERTISE:
      • American History
      • Business Writing
      • Child Development
      • Creative Writing
      • Speech Communication

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Tutor:  SABEHHA

  • ESL SUPPORT
      • Grammar
      • Pronunciation
  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
      • Advice on the English 015 Exam
      • Composing Paragraphs and Essays
      • Critical Thinking Skill Development
      • Developing Ideas / Organizing Ideas / Prewriting Techniques
      • Editing Strategies and Revising
      • Focusing Ideas
      • Internet Research
      • Research Papers
      • Thesis Statement Development
  • FORMATTING EXPERTISE:
      • APA
      • MLA
  • READING AND LITERATURE:
      • Active Reading
      • Finding the Main Ideas
      • Literary Analysis
  • STUDY AND LIFE SKILLS
      • Note Taking Strategies
      • Resume and Curriculum Vitas
      • Scholarship: Personal Statements
  • SUBJECT EXPERTISE:
      • Biology
      • Business Writing
      • Chemistry
      • Chicano Literature
      • Creative Writing
      • Criminal Justice
      • Feminist Studies
      • History
      • Music
      • Philosophy
      • Poetry
      • Political Science
      • Psychology
      • Sociology

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Tutor:  SHELLY 

  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
      • Advice on the English 015 Exam
      • Audience, Purpose and Tone of Papers
      • Composing Paragraphs and Essays
      • Developing Ideas / Organizing Ideas / Prewriting Techniques
      • Editing Strategies and Revising
      • Focusing Ideas
      • Research Papers
      • Thesis Statement Development
  • FORMATTING EXPERTISE:
      • MLA
  • READING AND LITERATURE:
      • Active Reading
      • Finding the Main Ideas
      • Literary Analysis
  • STUDY AND LIFE SKILLS
      • Note Taking Strategies
      • Scholarship: Personal Statements
  • SUBJECT EXPERTISE:
      • African American Literature
      • Creative Writing
      • Religious Studies

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Tutor:  SHIRLEY

  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
      • Developing Ideas / Organizing Ideas / Prewriting Techniques
      • Focusing Ideas
  • FORMATTING EXPERTISE:
      • MLA
  • READING AND LITERATURE:
      • Active Reading
      • Finding the Main Ideas
  • SUBJECT EXPERTISE:
      • Creative Writing

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Tutor:  VICTORIA

  • COMPOSITION EXPERTISE:
      • Developing Ideas / Organizing Ideas / Prewriting Techniques
      • Editing Strategies and Revising
      • Thesis Statement Development
  • FORMATTING EXPERTISE:
      • APA
      • MLA
  • SUBJECT EXPERTISE:
      • Anthropology
      • Business Writing
      • Creative Writing
      • Music Theory and Composition