Meet our consultants

  • Anastasia (she/her)

    Hello! I am Anastasia (she/her), a first-generation student majoring in economics with a minor in business analytics. Apart from studying, I enjoy hiking, playing volleyball, and painting for fun. While my strengths lie mostly in argumentative writing, organization, and proofreading, I am always open and eager to help in other areas as well!

  • Angel (he/him/his)

    Hi, my name is Angel, I am a psychology major with a minor in teaching. My strengths are brainstorming and speeches/public speaking, but I can provide support for any projects you may need help with. I enjoy reading manga, hiking and being outside when I need to clear my head.

  • Ari (they/them)

    Hi, my name is Ari! I'm majoring in environmental science with a minor in creative writing. My biggest strengths include essay organization and structure, as well as research and source integration for subjects spanning from STEM to literature, but I'm happy to help with any concerns you may have! Outside of school, I love writing fantasy stories, going to the beach and playing Dungeons and Dragons with my friends.

  • Ash (he/they)

    Hello! My name is Ash (he/they). I am a consultant at the UWSC and am looking forward to meeting you! I am a metallurgical engineering major and an officer in several on-campus clubs. In my free time, I enjoy crocheting, talking with friends, and playing video games.

  • Bahar (she/her/hers)

    Hi! My name is Bahar and I am majoring in political science and sociology and minoring in music. My strengths are argumentative writing, research papers, and speeches, but I am willing to help you with anything. In my free time, I play flute in the UNR Mariachi and Concert Winds and enjoy talking about politics. I am also fluent in Farsi and one of my favorite places in the world is Iran. I look forward to working with you!

  • Bella (she/her/hers)

    Hi, my name is Bella! I was born and raised in Sparks, and I am happy to continue that streak by attending UNR. I'm double majoring in political science and communication studies with a minor in French. I love to hang out with my friends, walk my dogs, watch movies and read. My strengths are working on argumentative papers, organizing ideas and brainstorming, but I look forward to working with you on whatever you need!

  • Briana (she/her)

    Hi there! I am Briana (she/her), a biological anthropology Ph.D. student with over 10 years of professional writing and speaking experience. Anthropology is a multifaceted discipline and, as such, I am well-versed in social sciences, STEM, and creative writing. I am an avid reader who adores the entire writing process from helping people figure out their hook to the nitty-gritty sentence tweaks that make their piece shine. I am a first-generation college student who knows firsthand how confusing and frustrating this *gestures broadly at everything* can all be, so I’m here to help you succeed no matter the project!

  • Caitlyn M. (she/her/hers)

    Hi! My name is Caitlyn M., and I'm a criminal justice major with a minor in psychology. My strengths include word choice, structure and organization, but I'm open to helping you with anything else you might need! Outside of work and school, I like to spend my time reading and hanging out with friends and family. I'm looking forward to working with you!

  • Corinne (she/they)

    Hi everyone, I'm Corinne (she/they). I have a B.A. in English, a Juris Doctor (law degree), and most recently a master's in public administration. While earning my master's, I worked here at the UWSC as a graduate consultant, so I'm excited to be back as professional staff! I have experience with everything from first year undergraduate papers to personal statements for grad school to dissertations and journal articles, and I particularly enjoy helping with brainstorming, organization, argument and sentence-level details. Outside of work, I spend my time reading, writing fanfiction, watching too many cooking competition shows on Netflix, and tap dancing.

  • Dylan (she/they)

    Hola y mucho gusto. My name is Dylan! I am an undergraduate in biology with a minor in Spanish. I am also a first-generation student involved with TRIO and Upward Bound Math + Science! My strengths lie in creating argumentative essays, editing and grammar, and helping with resumes or cover letters for jobs. I am happy to help with any writing or speaking tasks; hit me with anything from a lab report to a Spanish composition and I will do my very best to support you!

  • Gee (she/they)

    Hi! My name is Gee, and I am an anthropology major with a political science minor. My strengths are argumentative writing, literary analysis and research papers, but I am willing to help with anything. Outside of school, I swim, play games, write and go to concerts. I look forward to working with you this semester!

  • Ginelle (she/her)

    My name is Ginelle (she/her), and I am an anthropology Ph.D. student with a focus in biological and forensic anthropology. I am a first-generation college student who has fulfilled both teaching and mentorship roles. One of my simple pleasures lies in acting as a soundboard to help others’ ideas translate onto paper, no matter the style or genre. I am most familiar with research-based writing and thoroughly enjoy navigating the depths of creative writing. Outside of school/work, I love exploring the outdoors and dabbling in different art mediums like photography, graphic design or sketching.

  • Izabella (she/her)

    Hello! My name is Izabella (she/her). I’m a sophomore at the University, and I’m planning to major in marketing. I am half-Filipino, half-Persian, and I was born in Las Vegas. When I write, I like to focus on having attention to detail and making things come full-circle. Outside of school, I love to learn new things or do things that enrich my life. You might find me trying to learn a new piece on my viola or trying a new flavor of tea. I love learning from other people, so if you have any recommendations for things to do in my free time, please send them my way!

  • Jacqueline (she/ella)

    Hi! ¿Qué tal? My name is Jacqueline (she/ella). I'm a biological anthropology Ph.D. student from Chile (South America) hoping to work in human rights causes. I speak Spanish and English and am happy to help with either. Most of my reading and writing experience centers on scientific research papers and social science theory. I am most passionate on developing engaging theses, perfecting the structure and flow of a paper and prioritizing content for presentations. Other than work and study, I love to swim, go out with my dog, Bruno, and read nonfiction. I am looking forward to learning about and working on what you want to say!

  • Karissa (she/her)

    Hello, my name is Karissa (she/her)! I'm an English writing major with a minor in sociology. I'm confident with revisions, organization, and cutting out a paper's fluff, but I'm willing to help with anything! Outside of school, I love to play video games and watch video essays.

  • Katie (she/they)

    Hi, my name is Katie, and I'm majoring in biomedical engineering. My greatest strengths are in literary analysis, research papers, introductions and conclusions, and brainstorming/outlining, but I'm happy to help with any other concerns! In my free time, I love spending time in nature, playing video games or D&D, and drawing. I look forward to working with you this semester! 

  • Kendra (she/her)

    My name is Kendra (she/her), and I am a Ph.D. student in anthropology. I am a first-generation college student who has spent the last 10+ years in various degree programs (I have two AA degrees, a B.S. degree, and an M.A. degree). My discipline is very writing intensive, and I have a lot of experience with teaching, tutoring, consulting, and working with individuals of diverse backgrounds. Throughout my time here, I have presented at symposiums, charitable events, and multiple conferences, so I have a lot of experience with public speaking. My goal is to assist and support undergraduate and graduate students in ways that will last them through their programs and throughout their professional careers, while simultaneously fostering a welcoming and safe environment that allows students to explore their creative processes in speaking, thinking, reading and writing. I look forward to working with and learning from you this semester!

  • Lindsey (they/she/he)

    I'm Lindsey and I'm a psychology major with a physical anthropology minor.  My favorite types of writing are poetry and creative writing, but I also love research papers. I am strong in organization and brainstorming, but I'm happy to help with any concern that comes up! In my free time, I enjoy writing, hanging out with my pets, and playing video games.

  • Lola (she/her)

    Hey! My name is Lola (she/her), and I’m a first-generation student majoring in English literature and minoring in journalism. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with friends, writing, making memes, and learning languages like French, Spanish, German, and Latin (my Duolingo streak is insane). When I’m working on assignments, I like to focus on the overall style and structure of essays, speeches, and other forms of media, and I’m happy to help you with these and any other concerns that you might have. I’m looking forward to writing and speaking with you this semester.

  • Megan (she/her)

    Hi, I’m Megan (she/her). I’m majoring in English linguistics and minoring in business analytics. I’m excited to help with outlining, integrating sources, adding analysis and revising structure. Come by with your paper or other project and I’m happy to hear your vision and offer guidance. When I’m not at the Writing and Speaking Center or studying, I’m growing plants, reading, listening to music or watching Manzanita Lake’s wildlife. Stop by soon!

  • Nic (she/her)

    Hey there! My name is Nic (she/her) and I'm an English writing major with a minor in women's studies here at the University. I'm the first in my family to ever go to college, so I take a lot of pride in my education and extended interests. My strengths are in argumentative essays, establishing the structure of a paper and using enthusiasm as the basis of a great presentation. My interests outside of work include reading, writing poetry, swimming and watching Game of Thrones. I can't wait to meet you!

  • Olivia (she/her)

    Hi, my name is Olivia (she/her)! I am a senior majoring in political science and international affairs with a minor in cybersecurity. I love working on argumentative and research papers, as well as developing critical analysis. Outside of school and work, I love to read, try new restaurants with my friends, and watch reality TV. I cannot wait to work with you on your papers and presentations!

  • Percy (he/him)

    Hi, my name is Percy (he/him). I am a neuroscience major with a creative writing minor, and I can work fluently in both technical and traditional writing. Outside of work, I like writing, reading and off-roading.

  • Ryann (she/her)

    Hello! My name is Ryann (she/her) and I'm currently double majoring in sociology and English with a writing specialization. My strengths are creative and argumentative writing; however, I'm always eager to work with something outside of my wheelhouse! Outside of work and school, I love reading, writing, baking, spending time outside and bugging my roommates.

  • Samantha (she/her)

    Hello there! My name is Samantha (she/her) and I'm here studying English literature with a minor in history. When it comes to writing, my strengths are in brainstorming, planning and outlining. In my free time, I spend a lot of time reading or going to the park and being surrounded by the trees. I also enjoy writing letters and being with my animals!

  • Simone (she/her)

    Hello! My name is Simone (she/her), and I’m majoring in English with a specialization in writing and a minor in Spanish language, culture, and civilization. I absolutely love writing, reading, editing and all aspects of language. My favorite projects to help out with include creativity, brainstorming, word choice and organization, but I’m here for anything you might need! I’m a perpetual language-learner myself, so I also love working with students of English and beyond. I can't wait to work with you!