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Director: Dr. Jennifer Grouling
Administrative Assistant: Melissa Hull
Associate Director of Online Tutoring: Liz Whiteacre
Assistant Directors: Kat Greene and Phuong Minh Tran
Morgan Aprill is an English literature major with minors in Spanish and
Professional Writing. She is most familiar with MLA format but also has
experience with APA style. She loves helping others organize their ideas and
working on research papers.
double majoring in Japanese and Creative Writing. She is most familiar
with MLA but occasionally does APA. She loves helping others brainstorm or get started
on their papers, and also enjoys helping students create multimodal projects.
Margo Brines is a PhD student
and is studying composition and rhetoric. She is knowledgeable about MLA and
APA and can help with academic research projects, applications, and cover
Jeremy Flick is an MA student
studying creative writing with an interest in poetry and songwriting. He is familiar with the courses offered
at Ball State and their expectations. He is looking forward to helping you find
your creative potential!
Olivia Gehrich is a graduate
student, studying literature with an interest in gender studies. She enjoys
working with writers on brainstorming, rhet./comp., and memoir. She looks
forward to learning about BSU and meeting new faces.
Katherine "Kat" Greene 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 Hampshire 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.
Natalie Kellner is majoring in
Deaf Education. Her dream is to teach reading and writing to students who
communicate primarily through American Sign Language. Familiar with the Honors
program and both APA and MLA citations, she especially enjoys helping others
with organization and research.
Elizabeth King is an MA student
pursuing a General English degree. She will be able to help with both academic
and creative writing and is familiar with working with non-native speakers of
Lim is an MA student studying in
the TESOL program. He is familiar with APA and the Chicago Manual of Style. He
looks forward to helping international students.
Lauren Lutz is an English major with a minor in professional
writing. She is most familiar with MLA style, but is also comfortable with
APA. She enjoys helping students at any stage in the writing process,
from initial planning to final drafting. She also loves working with multimodal
McKendree is a graduate student
studying Linguistics and TESOL. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Dance from Ball State University and
encourages others to be creative in all areas of their lives.
Jonathan Sanford is a PhD student
studying English literature with an interest in British modernism. He is a TA
for ENG 103 and is familiar with MLA and Chicago styles. He looks forward to
assisting you on your writing journey, and he likes coffee a lot. Ask him about
his dog Bucky!
is an MA student
studying creative writing. Her main interests are poetry and creative
non-fiction; as well as finding ways to combine the two. She is happy to help
with creative writing as well as any step in the research process for writing
papers. She looks forward to sitting down and discussing writing with you!
Ramona Simmons is a
Criminal Justice major, minoring in Spanish and the Psychology of
Human Development. Her strong suits lie in the areas of generating topic
ideas, constructing research papers, and writing creatively (especially
poetry). She views the sessions as a way to converse with other writers to
expand their writing capabilities, as well as encourage new ideas and
points of view.
Jesse Sopher is a
first-year PhD student studying literature with interests in literacy and media
narrative analyses. He has taught freshman composition courses and is looking
forward to working with you to accomplish your writing dreams.
Sara Strasser is a first-year PhD student
studying rhetoric and composition. She is currently a tutor in the Writing
Center and is familiar with first-year composition courses. She’s excited to be
able to help you with your writing.
Phuong Minh Tran is currently a second year
Master’s student in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) and
a Graduate Assistant for the Writing Program. With her research focus in
teaching composition to ESL students, she has experience in helping international
students with their composition projects. An instructor of ENG 104 sections,
Phuong is happy to work with you on any stage of the writing process, from
brainstorming to revising.
Kelsie Walker is a first-year PhD student
studying rhetoric and composition. She understands writing is hard, and
sometimes our words don’t fit together. But she looks forward to working with you
to develop your writerly self. Feel free to bring writing of all
sorts—academic, professional, first drafts, or just ideas!
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