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Writing Studio Staff


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Robert Alexander

Education

  • M.F.A., Creative Writing, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • B.A., English Writing, DePauw University (2008)

Current Research

Robert is currently working on a collection of realistic short stories and flash fiction.


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Adib Amini

Education

  • Ph.D., 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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Ashley Annis

Education:

  • M.F.A., Creative Writing – Fiction, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • B.S., 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

Joanna Bartell

Education:

  • Ph.D., Communication, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • M.A., 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.


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Brittany Cagle

Education:

  • M.F.A., Creative Nonfiction, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • B.A., 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.


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Stephanie Derisi

Education:

  • Ph.D., English Literature, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • M.A., Literature, Florida Atlantic University

Current Research:

Stephanie is researching problems concerning self-hood and identity in relationship to material culture within American and British Modernist texts.


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Wendy Duprey

Education:

  • Ph.D., Rhetoric and Composition, Wayne State University (in progress)
  • B.A., English Literature and Creative Writing, Wayne State University (2004)

Current Research:

Wendy is currently working on a dissertation that investigates the cognitive, emotional, and motivational aspects of the individual writer and the writing process.


Rachel Efstathion

Rachel Efstathion

Education:

  • M.A., Education, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • B.A., English, Temple University (2013)

Current Research:

Rachel currently works in Students with Disabilities Services and is interested in using expressive writing in First-Year Composition classrooms.


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Carmella Guiol

Education:

  • M.F.A., Creative Writing – Nonfiction, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • B.A., Environmental Studies, Amherst College (2009)

Current Research:

Carmella is currently exploring the middle grade novel (children’s literature), apocalyptic fiction, and first-person memoir.


Sashi Gurram

Sashi Gurram

Education:

  • Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • M.S., 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.


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Lily King

Education:

  • Ph.D., Philosophy and Religion, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • M.A., Theology, Saint Leo University (2014)

Current Research:

Lily is currently interested in researching medieval philosophy, particularly Augustinian soteriology and early modern  epistemology.


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Caitlin Klueber

Education:

  • M.A., Rhetoric and Composition, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • B.A., English Literature and Humanities (minor in Women’s and Gender Studies), Ohio Wesleyan University (2011)

Current Research:

Caitlin is developing resources to supplement curricula for the First-Year Composition and Professional and Technical Writing programs in the English Department.


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Nikhil Menon

Education:

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering (Transportation), University of South Florida (in progress)
  • M.Sc., Transportation Systems (CTIS), MIT Portugal Program (Técnico Lisboa) (2013)

Current Research:

Nikhil is currently working on the theme of driverless transport (self-driving cars/autonomous vehicles) and their anticipated impacts on human travel behavior.


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Mark Newton

Education:

  • Ph.D., Science Education, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • M.Ed., Earth Sciences, Pennsylvania State University (2009)

Current Research:

Mark is currently researching the relationship between socioscientific issues, environmental education, and citizenship. He has 13 years of teaching experience at the secondary and college levels and works for the Academic Success Center as the Chemistry Center coordinator.


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Samira Obeid

Education:

  • M.A., Women’s and Gender Studies, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • M.A., Mass Communication (Multimedia Journalism), University of South Florida (2011)

Current Research:

Sam is currently working on law, personal agency, and international LGBT rights.


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Matilde Olivero

Education:

  • Ph.D., Second Language Acquisition and Instructional Technology (SLA/IT), University of South Florida (in progress)
  • B.A., English Language Teaching, National University of Rio Cuarto, Argentina (2005)

Current Research:

Matilde is currently working on two research studies on beliefs about ESL learning and teaching.


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Meghan O’Neill

Education:

  • Ph.D., Literature, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • M.A., English Education, University of South Florida – St. Petersburg (2011)

Current Research:

Meghan is currently working on a dissertation that examines the different narrative forms of justice in the English novel.


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Noah Pearlstone

Education:

  • M.F.A., Creative Writing – Fiction, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • B.A., English Literature, Arizona State University (2012)

Current Research:

Noah is currently working on a novel about deaf accordionists.


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Aaron Singh

Education:

  • M.F.A., Creative Writing – Nonfiction, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • B.A., 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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Veronica Suarez

Education:

  • M.A., Women’s and Gender Studies, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • B.A., Sociology, University of South Florida (2011)

Current Research:

Veronica is currently researching transformation reality TV, its use of neoliberal ideology, and audience reception.


Jessica Thompson

Jessica Thompson

Education:

  • M.F.A., Creative Writing – Fiction, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • M.U.P.P., Master of Urban Planning and Public Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago (2007)

Current Research:

Jessica is currently working on a literary novel that follows the lives of aspiring stand-up comedians living in Chicago.


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Coordinator: Megan McIntyre

Education:

  • Ph.D., English Rhetoric and Composition, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • M.A., 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:

  • Ph.D., English Literature, University of South Florida (in progress)
  • M.A., English Literature, University of South Florida (2012)
  • M.Litt., Shakespeare and Performance, Mary Baldwin College (2008)

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: Sandy Branham

Education:

  • Ph.D., Texts and Technology, University of Central Florida (in progress)
  • M.A., Rhetoric and Composition, University of South Florida (2012)

Current Research:

Sandy is currently working toward the completion of her dissertation, which examines connections between the use of social media and the development of digital literacy skills in the U.S. military.


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