Meet our consultants

  • Aidan (he/him/his)

    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 include improving word choice, improving the thesis of a paper, and working with political science papers in particular. However, I am happy to help 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!

  • 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.

  • Anna (she/her/hers)

    Hi! My name is Anna, I'm a secondary education major with a specialization in English. I really enjoy working with lesson plans, argumentative writing and creative writing, especially concerning organization. When I'm not in the Writing & Speaking Center, you'll usually find me coaching my track and basketball teams or snuggling with my dog, Remi.

  • Bella (she/her/hers)

    Hi, my name is Bella! I was born and raised in Reno. I'm majoring in political science. I love to hang out with my friends, walk my dogs, watch movies and read. My strengths are working on argumentative papers, but I look forward to working with you on whatever you need!

  • Bryce (he/him/his)

    Hey! I am Bryce, I am an anthropology graduate student doing research on Santeria religious rituals. I am passionate about helping students improve their communication skills. As an undergraduate, I worked as a teaching assistant and loved helping students with their writing. After graduation, I enlisted in the U.S. Army as an Intelligence Analyst where I further developed my communication skills and taught new soldiers writing and oral presentation skills. Don't hesitate to schedule an appointment for any help you need!

  • Cadie (she/her/hers)

    Cadie is outside wearing a hat

    Hi! I'm Cadie. I'm currently double majoring in psychology and French, with a minor in social research methods and applied statistics. I love working with humanities assignments, but I'm open and excited to work with all types of assignments! I am most skilled with brainstorming, the "flow" of a paper and overall organization. When I'm not working or doing homework, I love to go on drives, listen to new music and try new drinks at Dutch Bros!

  • Caitlyn (she/her/hers)

    Hi! My name is Caitlyn, 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!

  • Cora (she/her/hers)

    Cora is outside with fall folage in background

    Hello! My name is Cora, I'm an anthropology major with a political science-Asian studies minor. I specialize in research essays, argumentative essays, organization and I always love looking at creative writing. However, I'm happy to help you with whatever you need, no matter the genre! When I'm not working on homework, I'm usually reading, listening to music, watching TV and traveling. I look forward to working with you! 

  • Dani (she/her/hers)

    Dani is sitting on the lawn

    Hello! My name is Dani. I currently major in english literature and political science, with a minor in general history. I specialize in text analysis and rhetorical critique, but I’ll be glad to help you with information synthesis, argument forming, evidence building and overall analysis. I’m an avid bibliophile, cinephile and art enthusiast. Outside of working at the Writing & Speaking Center, I like to explore new coffee shops or enjoy a good book. I'm thrilled at the prospect of working with you!

  • Ethan (he/him/his)

    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 on 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 (she/her/hers)

    Fiona is standing with trees behind herHi! I’m Fiona. I am majoring in Biology and minoring in Literature.. I enjoy helping with 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 taking baby steps into fitness, I like to doodle and listen to music or dabble in other arts and crafts.

  • Hannah (she/her/hers)

    Hannah with a large body of water in background

    My name is Hannah, I'm a political science and English writing double major with a minor in debate. I am strongest in argumentative writing, research and speaking, but I'm happy to work with you on anything you throw my way. I love to work with students at any stage in the writing process—whether you're brainstorming a topic or line editing a final draft, discussing your writing will make it stronger. When I'm not working at the Writing & Speaking Center, you can find me organizing for local political campaigns, competing for UNR's debate team, hiking with my dog, Huckleberry or taking spontaneous road trips with friends. I love this job because I believe every story matters. I look forward to hearing yours.

  • Jaqueline (she/her/hers)

    Jaqueline standing in front of wall with flowers in front of herHola! Bienvenidos! ! I My name is Jaqueline, and I am majoring in sociology and English literature with a minor in Latine studies. I am fluent in both Spanish and English, so I would love to help with Spanish essays or writing you have. I'm a current McNair scholar researching how ethnicity, gender and generation impact perceptions and definitions of mental health for Mexican American women. If you are doing research and need help with grant writing, proposals or literature reviews, feel free to schedule appointments with me! I look forward to working with you! 

  • Jaxson (he/him/his;they/them/theirs)

    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 writing, painting, hiking, reading or playing my guitar. I'm looking forward to working with you this semester!

  • John (he/him/his)

    Hi, I’m John! I’m a cultural anthropology PhD student who is also working on his gender, race and identity certificate. I have a ton of experience with qualitative writing in the social sciences and humanities, but I’d love to help you with any assignments. I’m passionate about brainstorming, revising and writing effective theses. My research interests include Muslim migrants in Japan, secularism and religion, Japan and the Asia-Pacific, as well as pop culture and media. In my spare time I enjoy sleep and role-play games. After earning my PhD, I hope to be a community college instructor. I look forward to helping you!

  • Julia (she/her/hers)

    Hi, I'm Julia! I'm an English literature major with a minor in American history. My strengths include thesis writing, research, conclusions and general organization, but I'm excited to help you with any and all concerns at any stage of the writing process. I of course love reading and writing as well as photography, art, fashion, movies, coffee and cats. I can't wait to work with you!

  • Katelyn (she/her/hers)

    Hi everyone! I'm Katelyn and I’m a broadcast journalism major with a minor in theatre. I'm a Division 1 Nevada Cheerleader and enjoy rock climbing, hiking and listening to punk rock music. After earning my degree from UNR, I hope to pursue a career in TV travel reporting. My favorite subjects include English composition, core humanities and cultural history. I specialize in helping clients with MLA format, writing structure, argumentative essays, presentation tips and podcasting. I look forward to working with you at the University Writing and Speaking Center!

  • Kendra (she/her/hers)

    My name is Kendra Isable, and I am a PhD 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 BS degree, and an MA 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. My goal is to assist and support graduate students in ways that will last them through their programs and throughout their professional careers, while simultaneously learning more about my peers and improving my writing.

  • Kimmy (she/her/hers)

    Hey, there! I'm Kimmy. I am a political science major with minors in public and professional writing and political advocacy and communications. I especially enjoy working on argumentative assignments, but I am open to working with all assignments and disciplines. I am most skilled with brainstorming, organization and argument structure. When I'm not working or in class, I love spending time with my friends and family (especially my cat) and finding new shows and music to enjoy!

  • Kira (she/her/hers)

    Kira is in a wood fenced yard.你好! (Hi!) I'm Kira. I'm double majoring in English literature and minoring in Chinese. I hope to teach English abroad and support  multi/translingual learners one day. 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. I love traveling, reading Webtoons and finding ways to serve others. I am so excited to meet you!

  • Lily (she/her/hers)

    Hi! My name is Lily. I am majoring in environmental science and minoring in English literature. I am happy to help with projects in the STEM fields and liberal arts. I am most confident in my organizational and revisional capabilities, but I am happy to help with any stage of the writing process. In my free time, I love to read and spend time outdoors. I am super excited to work with you!

  • Lindsey (she/her/hers)

    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.

  • Louis (he/she/they)

    Hi! My name is Louis, and I am a double major in English literature and French. When I'm not exploding (or imploding) about language, I'm either baking, planning a trip, spending some quiet time on the couch with my pets or sunbathing in my back yard, typically cocktail-in-hand. I have a voracious love for wordy authors and their works, and an amateur's level of passion and wonder for the sciences (lookin' at you, space). I am typically a low-key and low-energy person, but I find that I mirror whatever energy is brought to me.

  • Madison (she/her/hers)

    Madison is standing against a white wall.Hello! My name is Madison, and I’m studying political science and music. My strengths lie in helping you find your voice in argumentative and scholarship essays, but I love learning new things and am happy to work with you on anything you bring in. I also enjoy helping with brainstorming, organization and word choice. Outside of classes, you can find me thrifting, roaming bookstores or creating new recipes. 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!

  • Megha (she/her/hers)

    Hello! My name is Megha, and I’m currently a senior majoring in biology and anthropology with a minor in time-based media. After I graduate, I plan on going into museum studies with a focus in South Asian studies. I have the most experience in writing for biology (research, lab reports), anthropology, art (critiques or research in any medium), research grant proposals and any form of narratives/personal essays. But I am comfortable working on anything. I’m also proficient in reading/comprehending academic texts and journal articles, so if you need any help with interpreting readings, I’d be more than happy to help. Some fun facts about me are that I’m a big lover of Russian literature (my favorites are Anna Karenina by Tolstoy and White Nights by Dostoyevsky), my favorite museums are the Art Institute in Chicago and the MOMA in Mexico City, and I’m a die-hard Strokes fan (the band). I look forward to working with you!

  • Nick (he/him/his)

    Hi there! My name is Nick, and I am a literature major with a minor in philosophy. I focus primarily on helping folks with argumentative essays, research papers and creative writing. However, I also have experience with visual design and public speaking. My strengths include improving overall organization and clarity of ideas, mixing up sentence variety and developing main points in support of their overall thesis. I’m happy to work with you on anything you’re willing to share with me, no matter what stage you’re at in the writing process. When I’m not working at the Writing & Speaking Center or studying for class, I love to noodle on the guitar, hike, read, watch movies, bug my cat, cook and try my hand at writing comedic horror stories. Pleased to meet you!

  • 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. I love to help with APA citing/formatting and argumentative/research papers, 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 happy to help through discussion and connection.

  • Savannah (she/her/hers)

    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. I can’t wait to work with you!

  • Simone (she/her/hers)

    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, planning, rhetorical devices and creativity, but I’m here for anything you might need!  I can't wait to work with you!