Student Staff

The Howe Writing Center has a team of graduate and undergraduate consultants, support staff, and graphic designers.


Graduate Writing Consultants

AJ R. is a second year doctoral student in English, studying Composition and Rhetoric. He earned his Bachelor's degree in English writing from Indiana University-Purdue University in Fort Wayne, Indiana (now known as Purdue University Fort Wayne). He earned his Master's degree in English education from the University of Puerto Rico in Mayagüez. After graduating from UPRM, A.J. returned to Fort Wayne to teach English writing for three years. He has been at Miami University since the fall of 2018. He also currently works as a Graduate Teaching Assistant for the Department of English.

Anna B. is a graduate student in the Ecology, Evolution, & Environmental Biology Program and studies plant ecology. Following graduation, she plans to complete a post-doc and ultimately secure a teaching position at a Liberal Arts college.

Charlotte O. is a second year Master's student in Composition and Rhetoric and teaches ENG 111. She studied writing at Syracuse University and conducted oral training at a local non-profit in New York for three years. She is also experienced in informal english-acquisition for non-native learners.

Frenci N. is a first-year graduate student pursuing her M.F.A. in Creative Nonfiction. Her academic and creative interests include hermit crab essays, personal narrative, memoir, the Japanese language, LGBT studies/issues, cultural identity, and cultural diaspora. After graduation, she hopes to work in the editing/publishing industry or as a Writing Center Coordinator.

Mitch D. is a PhD student in Psychology. His focus is in cognitive psychology, psycholinguistics, and medical communication. His research focuses on improving how complex medical information is communicated to the general public and how medical misinformation is propagated. He is especially familiar with statistics, research methodology, and reporting research results (including APA and AMA citations). He enjoys coffee, listening to podcasts, and making people laugh.

Undergraduate Writing Consultants

Adrienne B. is a junior Professional Writing and Interactive Media Studies double major. She writes for UP Magazine and works as an intern for the CAS Communications Department. In the future, she aspires to work in media and communications.

Aislyn G. is a senior Creative Writing major, poet, and aspiring novelist. She contributes to a Creative Writing work group and promotes accessibility for all writers at Howe. Outside of work, she spends her time drawing and painting.

Aja M. is a sophmore majoring in Professional Writing. She has interests in editing (both copy and developmental) as well as LGBT literature, poetry, and fiction.

Alexis M. is a Senior English Literature major with a minor in Women's and Gender Studies. Her interests range from Social Justice to Critical Theory. You can find her studying, as she plans to pursue a Master's Degree in English and Education.

Amber S. is a senior Integrated English Language Arts Education major with minors in English Literature and Oboe Performance. After graduation, she hopes to become a teacher and guide students to love reading and writing as much as she does.

Andrea D. is a senior Integrated English Language Arts Education major. She is currently student-teaching for high school seniors and is happy to finally be a teacher after being a student for sixteen long years.

August H. is a senior majoring in economics and Russian studies. He is especially interested in Russian literature, and plans to pursue a graduate degree in Russian studies. In his free time, August enjoys reading and hiking.

David K. is a sophomore Journalism major. He writes for The Miami Student and RedHawk Radio and loves to read other people's writing. Outside of school, his interests are pop culture, pop music, movies, TV and podcasts.

Elena D. works with service dogs in training and may have a dog with her during consultations. She is a junior professional writing major with a minor in computer science. She has experience with social media management, marketing, and content strategy. After graduation she aspires to join a marketing or PR firm.

Elizabeth B. is a sophomore professional writing and creative writing double major. She currently works as an editor for substance abuse recovery centers. After graduation, she hopes to go to law school and to one day publish her own work in poetry and fiction.

Grace T. is a third-year Linguistics major. Grace works on her own writing through creative projects including novels and short stories. She is also an office manager - at the office Grace works daily on marketing, copyediting education materials produced by her coworkers, and managing professional correspondence with clients.

Jack S. is a Junior pursuing a double major in Finance and Chinese. Jack currently works as a circulation desk associate at King Library as well as a writer for the HOWE. In his free time, he enjoys watching College football and reading. In the future, he hopes to go to law school and pursue business law.

Jake S. is a student-athlete, junior pursuing a triple major in Information Systems & Analytics, Accounting, and Finance. After graduation, he plans to become a consultant for a professional services firm.

Jenn H. is a second year undergraduate student double majoring in Professional Writitng and AYA English Language Arts Education for grades 7-12. She hopes to one day be an editor or to teach high school English.

Jessica N. is a senior professional writing and History double major. She is also a member of the Senior Varsity Synchronized Skating at Miami. After graduation she intends to continue her education by pursuing a Master's Degree in History and then eventually attend Law School.

Kendra S. is a sophomore Creative Writing and Professional Writing double major. Her writing interests include fiction and creative nonfiction, as well as the occasional poem. She is also a member of SPEAK, Miami's student-run poetry club, and a reader for Miami's Happy Captive Magazine.

Kyle S. is a senior pursuing a double major in Public Health (Human Disease & Epidemiology concentration) and Spanish with a minor in Global Health. He has presented at NCPTW—a writing center conference— twice now! Outside of Howe, he is also a HAWKS Peer Health Educator and will be going to grad school to pursue his Master's in Public Health.

Lauren M. Lauren M. is a senior Creative Writing and Literature double-major with minors in Theatre and WGS. Her writing/artistic areas of interest include Dramaturgy, Playwriting, sound design, game design, and LGBTQ+ affirming poetry and short fiction. Lauren is also the Vice-President of the Association of Creative Writers on Campus, an Apprentice in the Creative Writing Department, and a member of the HWC Support Staff.

Leah G. is a senior creative and professional writing double major with a minor in women's, gender, and sexuality studies. When she isn't reading queer theory, you can sometimes catch her working on her latest creative nonfiction piece or designing marketing materials for Happy Captive Magazine. She is also the Vice President of Membership for Alpha Epsilon Phi, a member of Sigma Tau Delta, and a writing scholar at Miami.

Madilyn M. is a senior Psychology and Professional Writing double-major with a Neuroscience co-major. She is getting involved with research at the HWC and working on our social media presence. After graduation, she plans to work in science writing.

Mady W. is a second year English Literature and Professional Writing double major and a Social Justice Studies minor. She plans on focusing on a publishing track hopefully pursuing it after graduating.

Marie D. is a sophomore Professional Writing major. She enjoys writing literary research and analyses. Her free time is spent reading fiction and fantasy and she hopes to someday publish a story that she would be excited to read.

Martin G. is a junior majoring in Botany and Sustainability. He specializes in scientific/analytical writing but enjoys working with writers in all disciplines. Martin spends his retime gardening, birding, and reading popular scientific literature. He is also a member of the HWC support staff.

Matt N. is a junior majoring in History with a Pre-med co-major. Having worked in a cancer research lab, he has extensive experience with scientific writing, preparing manuscripts for publication, and grant applications.

Mikel P. is a senior with a double major in Creative Writing and Media & Culture with a co-major in Film Studies. Her interests include literature, fiction, screenwriting, TV, and film. After graduation, she hopes to pursue a career in comedy writing for television. She is trained in creative writing consultations, and does both in-person and online appointments.

Quinn K. is a senior majoring in creative writing, professional writing, and literature with a minor in IMS. She is also the vice president of the Association of Creative Writers. In her free time she enjoys writing novels and audio dramas.

Selena P. is a senior psychology and sociology double major who aspires to attend law school after graduation. Outside of school, she enjoys singing, playing piano, composing, and taking naps.

Sierra B. is a senior accounting major and management and leadership minor. Her interests include social justice and professional business writing.

Teresa A P. is a third year undergraduate student with a major in Political Science and a minor in Entrepreneurship. She has significant background in rhetoric, journalistic pieces, and business writing. After graduation, she aspires to attend law school.

Tobias P. is a senior Professional Writing & Political Science double major and an aspiring librarian. Their research interests include book censorship, electronic literature, and digital preservation. Outside of class, they explore podcasts, poetry, queer theology, and interactive fiction.

Zoe K. is a sophomore Marketing and Professional Writing major. She is currently incorporating her two majors by writing blog posts about digital marketing for an agency in Cincinnati. After graduation, she hopes to become a publisher in NYC.


Support Staff

Alan L. is a senior Finance major in the Farmer School of Business with plans to work in corporate finance post graduation. He has extensive experience with business and professional writing and enjoys many types of literature.

Danielle A. is a second year Kinesiology, pre-PA student. She plans to go to physicians assistant school with a focus on dermatology. She is currently a part of Medlife where she enjoys volunteering to feed the homeless in Cincinnati. She is also involved in her social sorority Kappa Kappa Gamma.

Gabby D. is a is a junior biology, pre-medicine student. She plans to go to medical school with a focus on neurology after graduation. She is currently the vice president of Society of Women in Medicine, a campus crew member with Love Your Melon, and a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma.

Izzy S. is a junior Professional Writing and Poltical Science major. She is a member of the mock trial team and Delta Gamma. After Miami, she plans on attending law school.

Lauren L. is a third year Fiance major in the Farmer School of Business, with plans to go to law school following graduation. She is on the executive board of the Business Student Advisory Council within Farmer, and is a committee chairman in her social sorority. Outside of school she enjoys listenig to music, spending time with friends and watching stand-up comedy.

Liam M. is a freshman University Studies major in the College of Arts and Sciences. He hopes to go into law school after getting his undergraduate degree. Outside of class he enjoys playing guitar, reading fantasy books, and keeping up with the news.

Martin G. is a junior majoring in Botany and Sustainability. He spends his freetime gardening, birding, and reading popular scientific literature.

Megan K. is a senior studying Marketing and Communication Design. She is a member of the social sorority Alpha Phi and the business fraternity Alpha Kappa Psi. After school, she hopes to work at a retailer as a merchant.

Megan O. is a second year biology, pre-medical major. She plans to go to medical school and is currently on the executive board of the Society of Women in Medicine Club, volunteers with the Oxford Free Clinic Committee in Medlife, and is a member of Phi Delta Epsilon. She is also involved in the sorority Phi Mu.

Molly N. is a third year Speech Pathology major and Disability Studies minor. She has plans to go to graduate school following graduation. She is on the board of directors for the Panhellenic Association, a member of the L2P2 research lab in the Speech Pathology Department, and a member of the National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association. She is also involved in her social sorority Phi Mu.


Graphic Designers

Gillian J. is a junior majoring in Communication Design (i.e. Graphic Design). When working on designs, she is open to critiques and appreciates what others think. She enjoys her free time and likes to draw and listen to music, often seen around with over the ear headphones on.