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Patrice Hollrah

Director: Patrice Hollrah, Ph.D

Patrice received her PhD in Native American Literature from UNLV in August of 2001. She received her MA in English from Rutgers-Camden, and her BA in Literature and Language from Stockton State College in New Jersey. Her previous teaching experience includes such courses as Composition I and II, World Literature I and II, American Literature I and II, Introduction to Drama, Grammar, and Native American Literature. Patrice has also tutored previously here in the UNLV Writing Center. Aside from Native American Literature and Rhetoric and Composition, she is interested in Women's Literature and the novel. In her free time, Patrice enjoys spending time with her grandsons, Zachary Evan and Aaron, as well as laughing, reading, and traveling. She also has a passion for films and the theater. Patrice enjoys working with students on all types of writing.

Assistant Director: Jacquie Elkouz, Ph.D

Jacquie earned a BA in Psychology from the Beirut College for Women and an MA in English from the American University of Beirut. She graduated from UNLV with a PhD in English (early medieval). Jacquie has taught French to adults and tutored children of all ages. Her hobbies include reading and baking.


Professional Writing Consultant: Gina Sully, Ph.D

From Buffalo, NY, Gina has a PhD in English and a graduate certificate in Women’s Studies. She teaches classes in English Composition, World Literature, and Women’s Studies. Before joining the UNLV Writing Center, Gina worked at the CSN Writing Center for 5 years and at the CSN Tutorial Services for 2 years. Gina is interested in gender, race, and class in American literature, US humor (especially women’s humor|), grammar, and composition pedagogy. Gina’s hobbies include dancing, reading, writing, solving puzzles, and questioning everything. She likes to work with all types of papers and enjoys reading all of them!

4505 S. Maryland Parkway | Box 455043
Las Vegas, NV 89154-5043
Main (702) 895-3908 | Fax (702) 895-4480

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