Meet the Team

Our team of administrators and consultants work hard to make the Writing Center the best place it can be in order to continue providing excellent service to students and fulfill our values. Browse below to learn more about us.

Additionally, our front desk reception staff is in the Writing Center to help you with questions regarding our services, technical questions about WC Online, and to help you schedule an appointment– so feel free to visit!

Admin Team

Writing Consultants

The Writing Center employs both undergraduate and graduate consultants from diverse academic specialties, interests, and backgrounds that are ready to help all AU students. Below, find a brief bio about each of our Consultants regarding their fields of study, backgrounds, and preferred citations styles. Visit WC Online to discover even more about their backgrounds & interests.

Alexa is an undergraduate student studying Business Administration with a specialization in Marketing. She was formally a TA for Business 1.0 and has experience with different kinds of writing. Her preferred citation style is:  

Cam (he/him) is a graduate student in the International Training and Education Program. He obtained his B.S. in psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Cam is particularly interested in the connection between language, writing, and culture. His preferred citation style is: 

Jamie (she/her) is pursuing a Master of Public Policy with a concentration in environmental policy. She completed her undergraduate at Temple University where she studied English and Political Science and worked as a writing tutor for four years. Her preferred citation style is:

Stephanie received her MFA in Writing from American University in 2017 and has worked for the AU Student Academic Services team ever since. She is originally from Caracas, Venezuela and when she is not at the Writing Center, she spends time working with first year students with learning differences in reading and writing as part of AU's Learning Services Program.
Her preferred citation style is:  

Vilma (she/her/ella) is a graduate student M.A. in Literature, Culture, and Technology, with a specialization in Latinx Literature. She is originally from Miami, FL with roots in Nicaragua.

Azeezat (she/her) is a senior undergraduate student studying both International Studies and Political Science with specializations in justice and ethics and public policy. She is a member of AU’s Student Government Women’s Initiative Organization and AU’s African Student Organization.
 

Damian is a graduate student in the Global Environmental Policy program. She graduated from Baruch College with a BBA in Economics, and later pursued post-bac study in climate change economics and political science research methodology at the City University of New York.

Mel is a graduate student studying Intercultural and International Communications. They received their B.A in International Relations and Diplomacy with minors in Spanish and German. 

Rose is a graduate student studying U.S Foreign Policy and National Security. She received her B.A in Global Studies and Italian studies from the University of Richmond, and has worked as a writing tutor for over three years. Her preferred citation style is:  

Zenzele (she/her) is a graduate student studying Terrorism and Homeland Security Policy. She graduated from Bowdoin College in 2017 with a degree in Government and Legal Studies and a minor in Sociology. During this time she also worked as a Peer Writing Tutor.

 

Reception Services

A front desk reception staff will be available to assist you in-person starting Tuesday, September 6th.

In the meantime, please reach out with questions to writingcenter@american.edu.

Student Academic Services

The Writing Center works in partnership with the rest of Student Academic Services under ASAC to support the academic development and educational goals of all American University students. Click here to learn more about AU Academic Services.

Join Our Team!

The Writing Center is only as good as its team of talented Writing Consultants. We train and support our staff and set up a schedule that is right for them. If you are an AU student with an interest in writing and in helping other students, we have the position for you.

Click below to submit your application:
Undergraduate Applicant Posting
Graduate Applicant Posting

Please note: Applications for the Fall 2022 semester are due no later than Sunday, August 28th.

Questions? 

If you have any questions about our staff information, or about the application/hiring process, please reach out to writingcenter@american.edu.