Ashly comes to UNLV from Deer Park, New York. She is currently an undergraduate student in the College of Liberal Arts studying English and Gender and Sexuality Studies. She has done tutoring for Math and English, and she joins the Writing Center this fall. Her favorite writers include Jane Austen, E. E. Cummings, and David Levithan. Ashly is also a reproductive justice activist. She enjoys working with writers on research papers as well as literature reviews.
Carrieann is a UNLV alumna who majored in English and film. Currently, she is an M.F.A. candidate studying creative writing and teaching ENG 102. She is interested in the American short story as well as surrealism. Her other interests include film, writing, going to museums, and Russian formalism.
Crystal is a native of Las Vegas and is currently majoring in Comprehensive Medical Imaging here at UNLV. She has been working at the Writing Center for three years where she has taught many workshops. She also has previous experience tutoring freshmen in high school. Crystal enjoys helping students brainstorm and create outlines (the early stages of essays). She also enjoys going over history papers and compare & contrast papers. Her interests within English include magical realism, vignette-style works, film analysis, and coming of age novels, especially those that focus on woman (among many more). Interesting facts: Crystal once got lost in Disneyland when she was 5. She can make perfect pancakes without any recipes, and she is a podcast enthusiast who is currently interested in True Crime (SSDGM!).
Erin is from Richmond, VA where she completed her B.A. in Theatre at the University of Richmond. She now teaches Composition I (ENG 101) here at UNLV where she is also pursuing her Creative Writing MFA in Fiction. She also responds to Erinnihilator (her roller derby name).
Gabrielle is an undergraduate studying Journalism & Media Studies. She moved to Las Vegas from Monument, Colorado, and is loving her college experience so far. She has always had a passion for English, especially grammar and mechanics. She began working at the Writing Center in the fall of 2016 and has found from this experience as a Writing Consultant that she works well with others, and collaborates with writers until a solution is found to their concerns. Argumentative essays are her strong suit because she can easily help writers to formulate thesis statements. She is outgoing and energetic, and is looking forward to the next four years at UNLV.
Hugo is from Las Vegas, Nevada and is currently an undergraduate student majoring in English here at UNLV. He enjoys working on personal statements, scholarship applications, and helping students brainstorm and organize ideas for their papers. His interest in English includes reading short stories, reading personal narratives, and reading music album reviews to see how his initial reaction compares to the perspective of the author. Hugo spent a semester studying abroad in Stirling, Scotland where he learned how scary it is to take photographs under the Scottish rain with a non-waterproof DSLR. He can usually be found laughing about a tweet he saw two weeks ago, increasing the pitch of his voice to talk to his dog, and singing loudly in his car once he has made sure that the drivers around him have their windows rolled up.
Jonathan is from Tupelo, Mississippi and is currently seeking an M.A.in English here at UNLV where he also teaches ENG 101. UNLV is also where he majored and completed his degree in English.