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Writing Center Staff


Sarah Adams

Tutor: Sarah Adams

Specialties:

  • First-Year Composition
  • Brainstorming/Mapping
  • MLA
  • Grammar
  • Academic Journal Articles
  • Resumes/CVs/Cover Letters
  • English Language Learner
  • Professional Writing
  • Personal Statements
  • Linguistics
  • Literature Reviews
  • Scholarship Essays

Education:

  • MA, Applied Linguistics (TESL), University of South Florida (in progress)
  • BA, Linguistics, University of Florida (2012)

Current Research:

Sarah is currently working on a cultural case study that may be expanded to a master’s thesis in the future.


Adib Amini

Tutor: Adib Amini

Specialties:

  • Theses/Dissertations
  • Grammar
  • Natural Science
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Technical Writing
  • Resumes/CVs/Cover Letters

Education

  • PhD, Environmental Engineering, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • B.S. Engineering, James Madison University (2012)

Current Research

: Adib is currently performing Life Cycle Analysis and Life Cycle Cost Analysis on processes for removal of ammonia and phosphorus from the centrate of anaerobically digested waste.


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Tutor: Ashley Annis

Specialties:

  • APA
  • Brainstorming/Mapping
  • MLA
  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Resumes/CVs/Cover Letters
  • Personal Statements
  • Journalism

Education:

  • MFA, Creative Writing – Fiction, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • BS, Communication & Rhetoric, Florida State University (2012)

Current Research:

Ashley is currently interested in writing fiction that explores “the weird,” strange family dynamics, mysterious places, and quirky people.


Joanna Bartell

Tutor: Joanna Bartell

Specialties:

  • Brainstorming/Mapping
  • Grammar
  • APA
  • Qualitative Research Writing
  • Personal Statements
  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Theses/Dissertations

Education:

  • PhD, Communication, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • MA, Communication, University of South Florida (2010)

Current Research:

Joanna is currently working on a dissertation that explores the constitution of patient identity through medical texts.


Sandy

Tutor: Sandy Branham

Specialties:

  • Theses/Dissertations
  • First-Year Composition
  • Test Prep
  • APA
  • MLA
  • Academic Journal Articles
  • Nonfiction
  • English Language Learner
  • Rhetoric
  • Professional Writing
  • Technical Writing
  • Resumes/CVs/Cover Letters
  • Personal Statements
  • Scholarship Essays
  • Med School Applications

Education:

  • PhD, Texts and Technology, University of Central Florida (in progress)
  • MA, Rhetoric and Composition, University of South Florida (2012)

Current Research:

Sandy is currently researching issues in veteran’s education as well as the connection between identity and body modification.


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Tutor: Brittany Cagle

Specialties:

  • First-Year Composition
  • Brainstorming/Mapping
  • Grammar
  • MLA
  • Poetry
  • Nonfiction
  • Journalism
  • Resumes/CVs/Cover Letters
  • Personal Statements
  • Literary Journalism
  • Scholarship Essays

Education:

  • MFA, Creative Nonfiction, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • BA, English Literature, Florida Gulf Coast University (2012)

Current Research:

Brittany is currently working on a thesis that is half creative and half journalistic. The piece is a personal inquiry in small, independent businesses in big corporate America.


Sashi Gurram

Tutor: Sashi Gurram

Specialties:

  • Theses/Dissertations
  • Academic Journal Articles
  • Technical Writing
  • Literature Reviews
  • Scholarship Essays

Education:

  • PhD, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • MS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech (2009)

Current Research:

Sashi is currently working on research which involves understanding and predicting the impact of urban transportation infrastructure design on human exposure to traffic-related pollutants with a focus on impacts on social equity.


Meg Prof Shot

Tutor: Meghan O’Neill

Specialties:

  • Brainstorming/Mapping
  • MLA
  • Academic Journal Articles
  • Literature
  • Resumes/CVs/Cover Letters
  • Personal Statements
  • Research/Library Resources

Education:

  • PhD, Literature, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • MA, English Education, University of South Florida – St. Petersburg (2011)

Current Research:

Meghan is currently researching the historical development of nineteenth century Irish nationalism and its relationship with Anglo-Irish literature of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.


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Tutor: Aaron Singh

Specialties:

  • First-Year Composition
  • MLA
  • Poetry
  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Literature
  • Graphic Literature

Education:

  • MFA, Creative Writing – Nonfiction, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • BA, English (Creative Writing), University of South Florida (2010)

Current Research:

Aaron is currently working on developing his nonfiction voice so he can write a memoir or collection of essays.


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Coordinator: Megan McIntyre

Education:

  • PhD, English Rhetoric and Composition, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • MA, English Literature, University of South Florida (2009)

Current Research:

Megan’s dissertation explores connections between rhetorical agency and technology as seen in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing.


Danielle Farrar

Assistant Coordinator: Danielle Farrar

Education:

  • PhD, English Literature, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • MA, English Literature, University of South Florida (2012)

Current Research:

Danielle is a third-year Ph.D. student in Literature. Her research examines staging practices of female embodiment at intersections of early modern drama and the histories of gynecology/obstetrics, anatomy, and medicine.


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Assistant Coordinator: Johanna Phelps-Hillen

Education:

  • PhD English, Rhetoric and Composition, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • MA English, Weber State University (2010)

Current Research:

Johanna Phelps-Hillen is a Rhetoric and Composition Ph.D. student at the University of South Florida. She is a technical and professional communication instructor and Assistant Coordinator for the Writing Studio at USF. Her research interests revolve around the praxis of community engaged teaching and learning in writing spaces.


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