Meet our consultants

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  • Aidan

    Aidan is standing against a brick wall.Hello! My name is Aidan. I am a political science major with a minor in American history. My strengths are working with political science papers in particular, as well as improving the thesis of a paper, and improving word choice. However, I have no problem helping with anything you may need for any subject. My hobbies include hiking, learning about history and reading or listening to podcasts among other things. I look forward to helping you!

  • Allie (she/her/hers)

    AllieHey there! I'm a psychology major pursuing a minor in anthropology. I was born and raised here in Reno, and I count myself lucky every day to have such an amazing city to serve as a base-camp for my adventures. When not on campus, you can find me skiing at Mt. Rose, hiking at Lake Tahoe, or spending too much money on coffee. I enjoy working with English and Core Humanities essays, particularly literary and cultural analyses. However, I always appreciate learning about new subjects, and I look forward to working with you on whatever kind of project you may have. Happy writing!

  • Amber (she/her/hers)

    Amber is kneeling in a field, wearing a white dressHi there! My name is Amber, I am currently a grad student pursing my Master's in English Literature and Rhetoric with a minor in Film studies. When I'm not at the Writing Center I'm either working on my grad classes or out enjoying the day by hiking, swimming or rock climbing. As an English lit fanatic, I love focusing on organizing paragraphs and sentences to best fit your style. My friends would say I have a calm presence, so please know my first priority is making sure you are comfortable and feel like you can share anything with me. If you need encouragement on how amazing you and your writing are, I will happily fill that bucket! I enjoy helping in any and all processes of writing and look forward to helping you where ever you are at! Happy writing! 

  • Ana (she/her/hers)

    A close up photo of AnaHey there! My name is Ana. I am majoring in Public Health. I am very organized and detail-oriented, so I will be happy to help you manage your appointments at the front desk. In my free time, I like to watch movies and analyze them too.

  • Anna (she/her/hers)

    Anna is sitting leaning forward with her left knee up and a tree in the background.Hi! My name is Anna, and I'm a double major in secondary education and English with a minor in special education. I am most passionate about finding new, unique and adaptable ways for students to learn, and I love that the UWSC embodies that too! My strengths include brainstorming, developing arguments, and creative writing, but I'll be excited to work with you on writing project. In my spare time, you'll find me at the gym or searching for horrible movies to watch and laugh at with my dad. I can't wait to work with you!

  • Annie

    Annie is sitting in an office with a desk in background

    Hi! My name is Annie. I have an MFA in creative writing from the University of Kansas and currently teach writing here at the University. I’ve also earned an M.A. in English literature with an emphasis in creative writing from Mississippi State University, and I’ve earned an B.S. in Chemistry and a B.A. in English with a minor in Math from the University of Nevada, Reno. Outside of teaching, you can find me at coffee shops working on my short story collection and in-progress novel. When I’m not working on my writing, I watch movies, listen to music and read books.

  • Cari

    Picture of Cari in a room with books and a whiteboard behind her.Hi! My name is Cari. I’m pursuing a bachelors in elementary education with an emphasis in early childhood development. I spend a lot of time writing research papers for HDFS classes and lesson plans for education courses, but I enjoy writing for fun when time allows. I love to work with students on brainstorming and coherence of ideas. In my free time, I love to read, bike, or play my guitar. I am obsessed with coffee, and it is my personal mission to find as many good coffee shops here in Reno as I can! I really enjoy the outdoors; I adore Tahoe, but I miss the beaches back home too. I can’t wait to work with you!

  • Danny

    Danny is standing in front of a bookcaseHey there! My name is Danny. I'm an MBA student with degrees in economics and finance.  I have hands-on corporate banking experience, which has helped me get comfortable working with business plans, financial analyses, credit reviews, cover letters and resumes. I'm happy to work with anyone looking to write business documents or preparing for interviews. My strengths lie in outlining, overall organization, revising, and brainstorming, but I'm happy to help with any stage in the writing process. I also enjoy public speaking and sharing tips about preparing and delivering presentations. In my free time, I enjoy travelling, reading, watching sports, playing soccer, and trying out different types of foods! I'm also fluent in Chinese Mandarin. I look forward to working with you!

  • David

    Hi! I am a political science student with a minor in history. I love working on crafting arguments and overall organization, but I am happy to help with anything! In my free time I enjoy playing video games, sports, and watching movies. I look forward to working with you!

  • Emily (she/her/hers)

    Emily is sitting in a car.Hey there! My name is Emily, and I’m double majoring in Spanish and secondary education with a minor in Spanish translation. Writing is one of my passions, and I can’t wait to help you brainstorm and ultimately get the creative juices flowing! My strengths include sentence variation, organizational structure, and creative writing, but I’m always willing to help with any parts of the writing process. If I’m not in class, you’re likely to find me writing poetry or watching telenovelas with a coffee and bagel in hand. I’m excited to work with you!

  • Ethan

    Hi! My name is Ethan, and I'm a writing major with a minor in Linguistics. I tend to focus on rhetorical and analytical writing, but I have some experience in creative writing as well. Some of my strengths are organization and overall argument and support. I'd also love to talk to you about anything having to do with Linguistics; it's one of my favorite subjects! When I'm not in class or working, you can probably find me in the quad reading science fiction or fantasy novels, but, if I'm not there, I'm likely in my apartment watching anime or tv. I look forward to being able to work with you here at the UWSC!

  • Fiona

    Fiona is standing with trees behind herHi! I’m Fiona. I am majoring in Biology and minoring in Literature. I’m partial towards working through organization and analysis, but I find so many things interesting that I’m happy to help with all aspects of your assignment! I have a love for natural scenery and coffee, and when I’m not wandering around campus, I like to doodle and listen to music or dabble in other arts and crafts.

  • Hannah (she/her/hers)

    Picture of Hannah smilingHi! My name is Hannah, and I’m majoring in English literature and sociology, with a minor in cinema and media studies. I enjoy working with humanities and liberal arts projects, but I’m more than happy to help with anything you bring my way! Some of my strengths include general brainstorming, outlining, organization, and revision. In my free time, I love listening to music, discovering new shows and movies, reading, creative writing, taking care of my houseplants and spending time with my cat. I look forward to working with you!

  • Hannah B.

    Hi! My name is Hannah, and I'm a Political Science major. I'm best at providing feedback on research and argumentative papers, but I'd love to help with anything you throw my way. When I'm not writing, I enjoy working on campaigns, eating sushi, and hiking with my dog, Huckleberry.

  • Isabel (she/her/hers)

    Isabel is leaning on her right hand in a horizontal striped shirtHi, I’m Isabel! I am currently a microbiology/immunology and Spanish double major. I am open to helping out with a variety of writing styles as well as speeches and presentations. I also love brainstorming and can help you come up with ideas for your paper or assignment. Some of my hobbies include dance, photography, hiking, reading and traveling. I look forward to working with you this semester! 

  • Jackie (she/her/hers)

    JackieHi! My name is Jackie, and I am currently a double major in secondary education and history. I hope to become a high school history teacher. My strengths include brainstorming, organization and getting ideas across clearly. I am most comfortable working with liberal arts related papers, but I would love to help you with any projects you have! Outside of school, I love to read, write creatively, journal, explore antique stores, collect anything old and interesting and spend time outside. I'm looking forward to working with you!

  • Jaxson

    Jaxson is facing the camera with a picture on the wall in the background.Hi, I'm Jaxson! I am majoring in literature with a minor in psychology. My strengths include analysis, grammar, organization, and brainstorming, but I'd be happy to help you with anything you might need. Outside of school you can find me painting, hiking, reading or playing my banjo. I'm looking forward to working with you this semester.

  • Kaylanie

    Kaylanie is outside with a park behind her.Hello! My name is Kaylanie, and I am currently an economics major pursuing a minor in journalism. Outside of working on homework or going to class, you can find me making a latte, online shopping or trying to find the next best coffee shop. I’ve always enjoyed creative writing and a collaborative writing process, so I’m open to all and any new ideas! My strengths lie in organizing ideas and sentence structure, but I am eager to help you at any point of your paper. I hope to work with you soon!

  • Keegan (he/him/his)

    Keegan is squatted down next to a brown and white dog My name’s Keegan. I am a writing student with a minor in cinema and media studies. Outside of the University, I write and produce hip-hop music, I love to rock climb, and I read and write poetry. I am primarily concerned with how we can harness your voice and unique insights to craft an original, sincere and authoritative essay. I do well with organizing argumentative papers and finding different strategies to make your point. I know that assignments are dynamic and challenging. I am committed to helping you create a draft you are proud to turn in, so let’s make it passionate and persuasive!

  • Kiera (she/her/hers)

    Kiera is leaning against a wood fence with a field of flowers in the backgroungHi! My name is Kiera, and I am seeking a dual degree in English and secondary education with a double minor in developmental disabilities and religious studies. Although I am happy to help with any stage in the composing process, my strengths are sentence and organizational structure, creative writing, rhetorical papers, brainstorming and word choice. In my free time, I enjoy listening to music, hanging out with friends, or finding something new to binge watch on Netflix. I hope that you have a great semester, and I look forward to working with you!

  • Kira (she/her/hers)

    Kira is in a wood fenced yard.你好! (Hi!) I'm Kira. I'm double majoring in English and secondary education with a minor in Chinese. I hope to teach English abroad and research how multi/translingualism can be used in the English-learning classroom. I find myself best skilled with writing conventions (grammar), APA formatting, and presentations. Ultimately, I will be glad to assist you with any type of writing and/or speaking assignment. My hobbies include building Legos, reading Webtoons and exploring local coffee shops. I look forward to meeting you!

  • Lydia

    Lydia is leaning against a wooden door in graduation gown and sashHi there! I’m Lydia, and I am a graduate student studying gender, race, and identity. I studied political science and philosophy with an emphasis in ethics, laws, and politics during my undergrad. My favorite citation style is MLA, and I have experience with APA and Chicago. Outside of school I love to ski, ride my bike, play with my cats and hike!

  • Madison

    Madison is standing against a white wall.Hello! My name is Madison, and I am majoring in flute performance and minoring in political science with an emphasis in foreign affairs. My hobbies include creating new recipes, taking care of my many houseplants and testing new boba shops around town. I am most comfortable with liberal arts papers and scholarship essays, but I love learning new things and am happy to work with you on anything you bring in! I find I am at my strongest when helping with brainstorming, revising and organization. I can't wait to work with you!

  • Maddy (she/her/hers)

    Maddie is standing outside in a jean jacket.Hey, my name is Maddy! I am currently pursuing a Bachelor’s in information systems. Although my major is centered around technology, I have always loved writing and its process. For consultations, I enjoy working with students on brainstorming and organization. My favorite part about working at the UWSC is learning about you and the topics or ideas you're writing about. In my free time, I live vicariously through the many characters I meet in reading. I have recently become obsessed with Tik Tok. I am also passionate about theatre. Some of my favorite shows are “Once on This Island” and “West Side Story.” I look forward to helping you at any stage in your writing!

  • Maggie (she/her/hers)

    Maggie standing outsideHi, my name is Maggie and I am a fourth-year student studying art and art history. My goal is to become a professor of art history and focus on research in my field. Outside of academics and class, you can find me at the archery range, reading, trying out new recipes, or exploring all that Reno has to offer. My strengths as a consultant are assisting with the research process, brainstorming ideas and revising papers, although I would love to help you with any writing or speaking assignment you may have. I can’t wait to work with you!

  • Maile (she/her/hers)

    Maile is leaning against a railing in the Knowledge CenterHi all! My name is Maile, and I am double majoring in English and secondary education. I love working on brainstorming, organization and revising. I am a great listener and happy to talk through any part of your writing process/projects! When I am not in class, I enjoy playing video games, reading Webtoons, making unnecessary Target runs and exploring Reno for the best food. Cheers to a fun semester!

  • Meghan (she/her/hers)

    Picture of MeghanHello! My name is Meghan. I am currently majoring in political science with a minor in sociology. In my free time, I love to take walks with my dog, visit local coffee shops and bookstores, watch Gilmore Girls and go on long car rides in the rain. I can help with research and argumentative writing in any discipline. I will also gladly take the time to help you with whatever you may need with any writing project or presentation. I hope to see everyone create progress and confidence in their skills!

  • Pam (she/her/hers)

    Pamela is outside with water in background.Hi, I'm Pam, a current master’s degree student in anthropology. I have been working as an archaeologist since I finished my undergrad. As an avid reader and writer of fiction, I am constantly amazed by the way writing can capture us. I have an equally long background in theatre and improv, which has helped me to build strong speaking and presentation skills. I want to help you improve your writing and speaking skills, so I strive to be approachable and give you space to develop your ideas. I am also a huge crafter, DIY-er and thrift store addict.

  • Rachel W. (she/her/hers)

    Rachel is in a car holding a stuffed cat.Hello! My name is Rachel, I’m currently a psychology major with a minor in anthropology. My favorite types of writing to work on are argumentative and research essays, and I love to help with APA citing/formatting, but I’ll be glad to help with whatever you throw at me. If you need help organizing your thoughts, planning, rewording or just want someone to read your work, I’m your gal. My main goal is to help you communicate your ideas effectively through discussion and connection. Here’s to a great semester!

  • Sabrina (she/her/hers)

    Sabrina is sitting outside on a step with a laptop balanced on her kneesHey there! I am a triple major in economics, business management, and gender, race, and identity (G.R.I.), pursuing a minor in political science. Outside of my time in the classroom, I love to read, play ultimate frisbee with our university's club team Black Ice, and volunteer in the community. I am most comfortable working on papers that emphasize liberal arts and business topics, but I would love to help you if you are working on something outside those guidelines. My personal strengths include brainstorming, organization, and revising. See you soon!

  • Savannah

    Savannah is in a corn field, with dried corn stalks behind her.Hi there! My name is Savannah, and I am an environmental science major with an emphasis in ecological restoration and conservation. My strengths are research papers and general English papers, but I can help with a variety of other writing styles and formats. I also have strengths in brainstorming as well as overall organization and revising. In my free time I love to hike, camp, read and snowboard in Lake Tahoe. I can’t wait to work with you!

  • Simone

    Simone is with a dog and there is fall foliage behind herHello! My name is Simone, and I’m majoring in English with a specialization in writing. I absolutely love writing, reading, editing and all aspects of language. My strengths include word choice, structure, rhetorical devices and creativity, but I’m here for anything you might need! If you want help with idea formation, I really enjoy those types of conversations. My hobbies outside of reading and writing include sewing, thrifting, music and playing with my two adorable dogs. I can’t wait to work with you!

  • Sneha (she/her/hers)

    SnehaHi! I’m Sneha. I am currently majoring in microbiology. My greatest strength is planning out argumentative and research papers especially finding the right evidence to support a claim. In my free time, I like to catch up on reading, watch Netflix and spend time with my friends and family. I look forward to working with you!

  • Vickie

    Vickie has on a flannel shirt with trees and mountains in background

    Hi! My name is Vickie, and I have my bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Nevada, Reno. My academic and professional work has focused on literature, rhetoric (written, spoken, visual), and composition. Over the years, I've helped students with personal statements, college essays and resumes. I love helping people think more deeply about their topics and how they express themselves. I am happy to help with any stage of the writing process because I find communication such a quirky and fun field. When I'm not at the Writing & Speaking Center, I like to read, listen to podcasts and walk. I look forward to working with you on your projects.

  • Yukta (she/her/hers)

    Yukta is standing on the sidewalk.Hi, my name is Yukta! I’m majoring in psychology with a research specialization, and I’m minoring in both Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) and English writing. In my free time, I write my own fiction, paint, and bake amazing banana nut muffins. I have experience with several forms of writing, from scientific writing to creative writing. My strengths lie in outlining and organization, but I can help you at any stage of the writing process. I’m looking forward to working with you!