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    Jennifer Albanese (Director)

    Jennifer Albanese (Director)

    Jennifer Albanese is the Director of the Writing Center and the former Associate Director of the Writing and Rhetoric Program where she has taught for eighteen years. She has developed workshops and writing courses for the Graduate Chemistry program, the IACS, and the Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University.

    Allie

    Allie

    Allie is an art history and history double major, as well as a writing minor. Allie has taken various courses in the writing department, and possesses mastery over grammatical and rhetorical concepts. Because both of her majors demand different types of writing, Allie is well versed in helping students with all kinds of papers.

    Ally

    Ally

    Ally is an English major and has previous experience tutoring students to understand the writing process. She has worked with students of all ages and backgrounds in writing and is comfortable discussing grammar, structure, and refining writing pieces with students. From poetry to creative pieces, as well as essays and other school related writing work, Ally can help students with an array of English concerns. Ally enjoys writing poetry and reading lots of books in her spare time.

    Amarilis

    Amarilis

    Amarilis is an Applied Math & Statistics/ Philosophy (Honors) double major and is minoring in Hellenic Studies. She won the WRT 101 annual competition (2014-2015) and she was also nominated for WRT 102. She is most experienced with textual analysis, argumentative essays, as well as creative writing. She can also assist students with their Lab Reports/Research papers in Physics, Biology, Chemistry and Psychology. Her strengths include brainstorming  ideas, organization/structure, aesthetic features in texts, and she enjoys helping students with writing in many different fields.

    Angela

    Angela

    Angela is a graduate student in the English department finishing her five-year BA/MA program. She has extensive experience writing and working with analytical papers as well as personal statements, but is eager to work with writing of all kinds and students from around the world. Her specialties are in building analysis, creating clarity, structure, and organization, and in guided brainstorms.

    Ashley

    Ashley

    Ashley is a double major in English and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Ashley has an extensive research background and specializes in thesis statements, analysis, and argumentation. Writing interests include literary and film analysis, philosophy, and politics.

    Bernie

    Bernie

    Bernie is a PhD student in the English department pursuing the writing certificate. While familiar and willing to help with a wide range of academic and "real world" writing, his primary strengths are research based papers pertaining to the study and analysis of Literature (send those Shakespeare and Milton papers my way), History, Philosophy, Writing and Rhetoric, and Culture.  Go Yankees!

    Charles

    Charles

    Charles studies English and Journalism and is a former editor for Stony Brook University's on-campus magazine, The Stony Brook Press. He is a published writer of articles, essays and poetry.
     
     

    Clara

    Clara

    Clara is an English major in the accelerated BA/MA program and English honors program.  Her writing strengths include literary analysis and argumentative writing as well as structure, flow, and source integration.
     
     

    Coral

    Coral

    Behind door number three we have Coral Kopetz, a student in the Contemporary Asian and Asian American Studies MA program! Coral is an alumni of the JET Program, where she just finished a two year stint in scenic Fukui, Japan! (If you're a fan of dinosaurs, look it up!) She is very happy to be back at Stony Brook, and she loves nothing more than to help you, the students, find the best version of yourselves for personal statements, statements of purpose, personal narratives, and so much more!

    David

    David

    David is pursuing his PhD in the Department of History.  He has a passion for the writing process and reader reception.  David’s professional interests include nineteenth century American cultural and social history, with a focus on material culture in shared spaces such as the home library. David is also a Warhammer 40K miniature builder, painter, and player.  He enjoys displaying his latest creations during games at the local tabletop gaming center.

    Deanna

    Deanna

    Deanna is currently majoring in English (Honors) and Biology. She can help tune and develop all types of academic writing but specializes in research based papers and lab reports. Her strengths include  organization, research, and developing a writing plan. Deanna is looking forward to helping students with all sorts of papers and at any stage in the writing process.

    Didi

    Didi

    Didi is an English major who plans to be an English teacher. Her strengths include improving the flow and organization of research papers,  but she also loves working on other kinds of writing as well.

    Dylan

    Dylan

    Dylan is an English major with a Creative Writing minor, but enjoys all forms of writing. Dylan has a background in the sciences from his pre-English days, and is generally most experienced with research and scientific writing. Dylan’s strongest points are his ability to structure arguments, and to improve the flow of an essay, though he is more than happy to help with anything. Dylan enjoys writing about himself in the third person because it makes him feel important.

    Holly

    Holly

    Holly is an English major with Honors and is minoring in Sustainability Studies. She is a second year undergraduate student and is most experienced with writing textual analyses; her strengths include organization, structure, and brainstorming sessions. She also has experience in creative writing and enjoys working with students of all disciplines.

    Jamie

    Jamie

    Jamie is an English major studying to become a high-school teacher. He has plenty of experience with literary analysis and  research papers, and has tutored writing in a variety of disciplines.  When he is not reading and writing for class, he is doing so for fun; when he is not reading or writing at all, he is most likely telling himself that he should be. Jamie looks forward to helping students understand the art of writing.

    Jon

    Jon

    Jon is an English PhD student and is currently working toward certificates in writing and in women, gender, and sexuality studies. While his academic interests have rarely strayed outside of humanities departments, he enjoys reading the whole gamut of writing brought to his attention.

    Justin

    Justin

    Justin is an English honors major focusing on poetry in the British Renaissance. He is skilled in assisting with essay format and structure, literary analysis, brainstorming, and interpretation for all forms of literature. Though these are his primary skills, he is also qualified in structuring and wording emails, lab reports, creative work, and other writings.

    Mariama

    Mariama

    Mariama is a senior Political Science and English double major. Mariama is most experienced with writing literary/rhetorical analysis and personal statements. She enjoys working with people of diverse backgrounds.

    Mary Rose

    Mary Rose

    Mary   Rose  is a sophomore double majoring in English and Psychology. She hopes to pursue secondary teaching and finds tutoring at the Writing Center great experience. 

    Nick

    Nick

    Nick is a student of English in both the Education and Honors programs. His writing experience ranges from creative poetical endeavors to intensive research papers on invasive arthropods. Accordingly, he is well equipped to offer assistance with assignments of all sorts.  

    Noah

    Noah

    Noah is an English and Journalism double major who enjoys working with students to develop ideas in all forms of writing. His expertise lies in textual analysis. Whether it's a book, a movie, or a video game, he believes that everything can be analyzed as a text. 

    Rebecca

    Rebecca

    Rebecca is an English major who excels in literature analysis writing and assisting in word choice, flow, and organization. She has experience working with all kinds of papers from many different disciplines and would be very glad to check your citations for you and work with you to resolve any of your other concerns!

    Sara

    Sara

    Sara is an English PhD student and has a graduate certificate in Writing. She can help develop and revise all forms of academic writing, but is especially skilled with English essays, literary/rhetorical analyses and personal statements. Her forte is analytical and argumentative writing, organization and clarity — and she is great with Em dashes. The Force is strong with this one.

    Sarah

    Sarah

    Sarah is an English PhD student pursuing graduate certificates in Writing and Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies. Having taught English and history in a STEM program, she enjoys conferencing with students on a wide variety of writing assignments and has familiarity with several citation styles. Her pedagogical experience includes serving as a teacher consultant for the National Writing Project.

    Tenzin

    Tenzin

    Tenzin is a junior English and Art History double major with a minor in China Studies. She has always enjoyed the essay writing process, particularly the brainstorming stage, and is skilled with various types of essays from personal narratives to research papers.
     

    Tiara

    Tiara

    Tiara was a History and Anthropology double major and a Japanese Studies and Writing and Rhetoric double minor as an undergraduate. Currently, she is in the Contemporary Asian and Asian American Studies MA program, and her focus is on Japan. She is proficient in the Chicago Manual of Style, MLA, and APA. Tiara's writing strengths include brainstorming, clarity, organization and flow, structure, and thesis statements.
     

    Uma

    Uma

    Uma is an English major in the Scholars for Medicine BA/MD program. She has experience in both creative writing and non-fiction writing. Her strengths include improving organization and flow in writing, as well as brainstorming.  

    Vivien

    Vivien

    Vivien is pursuing an MA in English, and a Graduate Certificate in Teaching Writing. Her experience in business communications contributes to a focus on the organization, flow, and clarity of students’ writing for the many departments at Stony Brook. Being a former music major, she knows her way around (and gets a little excited about) music papers. She loves interacting with students from diverse backgrounds.  

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