Meet the Peer Graduate Consultants

Amrita Mishra

Amrita Mishra is a 5th year PhD candidate in the English Department with a focus on postcolonial studies. Her research focuses on literary representations of indentured labor from India in the Caribbean. At the UWC, she likes helping graduate writers with: Prewriting/Brainstorming, Evidence-based Argumentation, Revision, Proposals, Seminar Papers, and Literature Reviews

Annie Major

Annie Major is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Radio Television & Film. At the UWC, she likes helping graduate writers with: Revision, CVs, Cover Letters, Abstracts, Literature Reviews. Annie is also able to provide support to writers on dissertations and the dissertation-writing process.

Cassandra Knaff

Cassandra Knaff’s work lies at the intersection of linguistics and qualitative sociology, studying the impact of racialization on bilingual practices. At the UWC, she likes helping graduate writers with: Prewriting/Brainstorming, Outlines, Evidence-based Argumentation, Methods Sections, Abstracts, and Literature Reviews

Chienyn Chi

Chienyn Chi is a Ph.D. student in Comparative Literature and works on the modern literatures of Chinese, English, and French, interrogating how literary themes of madness, trauma, and power relate to our understanding of the concept of “World Literature.” At the UWC, she likes helping graduate writers with: Prewriting & Brainstorming, Outlines, Evidence-based Argumentation, Revision, Methods Sections, Abstracts, Proposals, Seminar Papers, Article Manuscripts, Literature Reviews

Cody Jarman

Cody Jarman is a PhD student in the Department of English, where he studies Irish literature and modernism. At the UWC, he likes helping graduate writers with: Outlines, Revision, Style, Cover Letters, Abstracts, Proposals, and Seminar Papers

Emma Train

Emma Train is a PhD student in the Department of English. She works on 20th-21st American poetry and poetics, as well as queer theory and ecocriticism. At the UWC, she likes helping graduate writers with: Prewriting/Brainstorming, Outlines, Style, Cover Letters, Abstracts, Proposals, Seminar Papers, Article Manuscripts, and Creative Writing

Fiza Mairaj

Fiza Mairaj is a PhD student in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy. At the UWC, she likes helping graduate writers with: Prewriting/Brainstorming, Evidence-based Argumentation, Citations/Bibliography, Literature Reviews, and Application Materials

Gabriella Rodriguez

Gabriella Rodriguez is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of English and studies African diaspora literature with a focus on the Caribbean. At the UWC, she likes helping graduate writers with: Prewriting & Brainstorming, Revision, Style, Cover Letters, Abstracts, Seminar Papers

Haris Krijestorac

Haris Krijestorac is a Ph.D. candidate in Information Systems. At the UWC, he likes helping graduate writers with: Outlines, Evidence-based Argumentation, Abstracts, Article Manuscripts, Literature Reviews

Kaitlin Burns

Kaitlin Burns is a second-year PhD candidate in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, specializing in Spanish Education, Cultural Humanities, and representation of LGBT(Q) communities in national conflicts. At the UWC, she likes helping graduate writers with: Prewriting/Brainstorming, Outlines, Evidence-based Argumentation, Revision, Methods Sections, Style, Cover Letters, Abstracts, Proposals, Seminar Papers, Article Manuscripts, and Literature Reviews

Loren Cressler

Loren Cressler is a Ph.D. student in the Department of English completing a dissertation on Shakespeare and his contemporaries. At the UWC, he likes helping graduate writers with: Prewriting & Brainstorming, Outlines, Revision, Style, Abstracts, Proposals, Seminar Papers, Article Manuscripts, Literature Reviews. Loren is also able to provide support to writers on dissertations and the dissertation-writing process.

Marlena Cravens

Marlena Cravens is a Ph.D. student and works in translation studies and Spanish with an eye to early translation practices. She is very interested in ELL and language acquisition, having taught Spanish to English speakers from 2016 to 2018. At the UWC, she likes helping graduate writers with: Prewriting & Brainstorming, Outlines, Evidence-based Argumentation, Citations & Bibliography, CVs, Cover Letters, Abstracts, Proposals, Seminar Papers

Megan Snell

Megan Snell is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of English and specializes in Renaissance drama. At the UWC, she likes helping graduate writers with: Prewriting & Brainstorming, Outlines, Revision, CVs, Cover Letters, Abstracts, Proposals, Seminar Papers, Article Manuscripts

Michael Dale

Michael Dale is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Philosophy. At the UWC, he likes helping graduate writers with: Prewriting & Brainstorming, Outlines, Evidence-based Argumentation, Revision, Abstracts, Seminar Papers, Article Manuscripts

Samuel Krauss

Samuel Krauss is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Philosophy. At the UWC, he likes helping graduate writers with: Prewriting & Brainstorming, Outlines, Evidence-based Argumentation, Revision, Citations & Bibliography, Style, CVs, Cover Letters, Abstracts, Proposals, Seminar Papers, Article Manuscripts, Literature Reviews

Sierra Senzaki

Sierra Senzaki is a Ph.D. student in the Department of English and has worked as a writing consultant for several years. At the UWC, she likes helping graduate writers with: Prewriting & Brainstorming, Outlines, Revision, Style, Seminar Papers, and Article Manuscripts

Teri Fickling

Teri Fickling is a Ph.D. student in the Department of English. Her research focuses on the reception of John Milton’s poetry in the long eighteenth century. At the UWC, she likes helping graduate writers with: Revision, Citations & Bibliography, Style, Seminar Papers, Article Manuscripts, Literature Reviews

Victoria Johnson

Victoria Johnson is a 3rd-year student in the Doctor of Audiology program, and her primary areas of study are diagnostics and hearing aids. At the UWC, she likes helping graduate writers with: Prewriting/Brainstorming, Outlines, Revision, Style, and Cover Letters