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Fall 2014 Consultants

Aisha

Aisha

From Henderson, NV, Aisha has a BA in English from UNLV. She is now in the English MA program and teaches English Composition 101. She is mostly interested in British literature (17th and 18th centuries). Aisha has many hobbies, including hiking, stand-up comedy, and British street fashion. Aisha likes to work with all types of writing, at any stage in the writing process.

Brett

Brett


Born in Chapman, KS, Brett studied English and Art History at the University of Kansas. He is now in the MFA (Poetry) program at UNLV and teaches English Composition 101 and 102. At the moment, he is very interested in travel literature and his hobbies include travel, contemporary art, live music, and drinking coffee!

 

Carol

Carol graduated from UNLV in December 2003 with a BS in Theatre, and in December 2009 with an MA in English. She is now working on another MA in Theatre Studies. Originally from Chicago, she has lived in Las Vegas since 1961. She has three grown children and lots of grandchildren. In addition to her love for the quest of knowledge, her hobbies are entertaining, gardening, and the Nevada Conservatory Theatre at UNLV.


Christine

Christine


From Detroit, MI, Christine has a BA in English from Wayne State University. She is in the MFA (Poetry) program at UNLV and teaches ENG 101. Christine is interested in Modernism, Post-Modernism, Language poetry, Magical Realism, and Uncreative writing. Her hobbies include watching films, napping, eating, and being with loved ones. She likes to work with basic composition and research papers, creative pieces, personal statements, scholarship essays, and all papers about English Literature.

Clancy

From Milwaukee, WI, Clancy studied Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin. After teaching ESL classes in South Korea, he is now in the MFA (Fiction) program at UNLV. His hobbies include sports and movies.

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Elee

Elee has a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. For many years, she taught classic drawing in charcoal, bas relief, and sculpture. She is now in the MFA Creative Writing program at UNLV. In her spare time, she is interested in women's studies, performance, dance, and cooking.
Jesse

Jesse


From St. George, UT, Jesse studied English Literature at Dixie State University. He is now in the MA in English program at UNLV and teaches ENG 101. His main area of interest in literature is American Literature between 1866 and the 1940s. He is “an avid reader, and a huge movie fan.” Jesse also likes to “dabble” in creative fiction and non-fiction.

Kayla

Kayla

From Atlanta, GA, Kayla attended Agnes Scott College and majored in Creative Writing. She is now in the MFA (Fiction) program at UNLV and teaches English Composition 101. Her “absolute favorite writer” is Virginia Woolf and Kayla “loves karaoke, hiking, dogs, coffee, and leopard print.”
Kristen

Kristen


From Wailuku, HI, Kristen studied Applied Science and English Literature at Pacific University (Oregon). She is now in the MA in English program at UNLV and teaches ENG 101. Besides tutoring children in reading and math, Kristen loves to read, particularly contemporary literature and Jane Austen. Always interested in pop culture, she watches a lot of TV shows, and basketball and football games!

Kristian

Kristian


From East Moriches, NY, Kristian studied Creative Writing at SUNY Potsdam. He is now in the MFA (Poetry) program at UNLV. He has tutored individuals and groups for Spanish classes and is now teaching ENG 101. Kristian is interested in contemporary American and Elizabethan English poetry, and likes making and viewing visual art and going to the movies.

Marianne

Marianne

From Lansing, MI, Marianne studied English at Michigan State University. She is now in the MFA (Poetry) program at UNLV. She likes Russian Literature, Modernism, and the New York School of Poetry, and looks forward to working with narrative and persuasive types of papers.

Matt

Matt


From Stillwater, MN, Matt graduated with a BA in English from Winona State University. He is now in the MFA (Fiction) program at UNLV and teaches ENG 101. He is interested in Modernism, contemporary fiction, and the intricacies of syntax. Matt’s hobbies include hiking, camping, kayaking, trap shooting, weight training and playing chess. He likes working with all types of papers.

Raluca

From Brasov, Romania, Raluca is a senior in the UNLV Secondary Education (English Comprehensive) program. Once she gets her endorsement in ESL instruction, Raluca’s goal is to teach bilingual education. Before working at the UNLV Writing Center, Raluca taught ESL classes at Spring Valley High School, under the supervision of a coordinating teacher. In Spring 2014, she began her teaching practicum at Durango High School. Raluca appreciates the writings of Camus, Barthes, and Dostoevsky. Above all, the sublime character of Eastern philosophy is what gives substance to her educational path. Raluca enjoys working with all types of papers. 

Sara

Sara

From Las Vegas, Sara has a BA in Linguistics from UNLV. She then studied Applied Linguistics/TESOL at Georgia State University. Besides her work at the Writing Center, Sara teaches ESL 150, 164, 185 at the UNLV English Language Center. She is interested in the field of Historical Linguistics and her hobbies include photography and travel.  Sara also likes to attend concerts and shows.

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Scott


Scott has a BA in English from UNLV and is pursuing his MFA degree in creative writing. He has tutored for several years and is now teaching English Composition. Besides the obvious interests in reading and writing, Scott also likes to play basketball and tennis, and drink gallons of coffee.

 

 



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