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Director: Dr. Jackie Grutsch McKinney
Administrative Assistant: Melissa Hull
Associate Director of Online Tutoring: Liz Whiteacre
Assistant Director: Kat Greene
Jessica is a post-baccalaureate student seeking a license for English Education and ESL. She
has an undergraduate degree in English Literature with minors in Linguistics and Japanese, and she
loves working on formal essays, research papers, and creative projects. She’s especially interested in
helping students develop techniques that will strengthen their future projects.
Hannah F. is a Secondary English
Education major. She enjoys helping people craft research into material that
will be useful for papers. Hannah also loves to brainstorm with people on
thesis ideas, word choices, and directions for papers. Another thing that
Hannah is interested in is helping non-native speakers of English with their
Kat is a PhD
student studying rhetoric and composition with an interest in creative
non-fiction. She is currently teaching ENG 104 and is familiar with MLA
and APA style. She looks forward to helping you with your academic and creative
Kathryn is a Literature major with minors in Leadership Studies and Technical Theatre.
She enjoys helping writers with brainstorming, research, thesis statements,
organization, grammar, quote integration, and MLA citations. She has experience
with several different types of essays, including research papers, comparative
critiques, intensive/extensive analyses, and annotated bibliographies. She is
also involved with the Ball State Daily
News as a features reporter.
Yuanyuan is a PhD student in Applied Linguistics who is interested in metaphor studies,
corpus studies in contrastive linguistics, translation studies, cross-culture influence, and language
teaching. She has experience teaching ENG 103 and ENG 104. She enjoys helping others
generate topics and ideas, organize their contents and structures, and use library database to find
sources and do research.
is an English Education major. She is outgoing and loves to help students succeed in their
writing endeavors. Madison
especially loves to analyze poetry and help students realize the uses of
language not just in school papers, but in the real world as well.
O. is studying Secondary English Education and minoring in
Spanish. She enjoys creative
writing as well as research, literary analysis, and critical papers. Emily is comfortable organizing
thoughts and conducting beneficial research.
Amory is an English Rhetoric major with minors in creative writing
and digital media. Her favorite stage of the writing process is brainstorming,
as she loves helping others develop their ideas and find their unique voice. She
looks forward to working with you!
Emilie S. is studying English and ESL (English as
a Second Language) Education. She plans to teach abroad and learn new languages
during her travels. She enjoys helping others brainstorm ideas, annotate
research, and organize arguments. She is also glad to help analyze and critique
literature, review creative writing, and create multimodal projects.
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