Debby Ellis Writing Center

Meet Our Staff

Each of our peer consultants has been trained to work on any kind of writing assignment, and we encourage you to drop by and visit us anytime.  If, however, you’re working on a project and would like to see where our consultants’ specialties lie, or if you worked with a consultant who was particularly helpful and you’d like to see that consultant again, please consult our staff list below & our staff schedule here.  

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

AUSTIN ARCHINAL

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Specialties Include                                     
Brainstorming 
Introductions
Organization
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SHANNON BROWN

NATURAL SCIENCES LIAISON

Specialties Include                              
Writing in Biology
Introductions & Conclusions
Organization
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

CONOR FLANNERY

CONSULTANT 

Specialties Include                              
Writing in Psychology
Argumentative Essays
Developing a Thesis
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Lauren Gieske

consultant

Specialties Include                              
Writing in History
Writing in Political Science
Citation
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ARELI GUTIERREZ

CONSULTANT

Specialties Include                              
APA  Formatting
Writing in Biology
Brainstorming  
 

                                                              

 

 

 

AUDREY HAMOY

ELL RESOURCE SPECIALIST

Audrey is a graduate of Marshall
University. She holds a B.A. in Creative
Writing and an M.A. in English,
Teaching English to Speakers 
of Other Languages (TESOL). 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SAM KIM

CONSULTANT

Specialties Include                            
Writing in Political Science
Developing a Thesis
Developing Arguments
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Emma McDaniel

Consultant

Specialties Include                              
Developing a Thesis 
Writing in the Humanities
Syntax
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

MORGAN PATTERSON

CONSULTANT

Specialties Include                            
Writing in History
Developing Arguments
Organization
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ELIZABETH SPIECKERMAN

FINE ARTS LIAISON

Specialties Include                            
Writing in the Humanities
Analysis and Close Reading
Mechanics and Grammar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

HELENE THOMPSON

CONSULTANT

Specialties Include                            
Writing in Communications Studies
Writing in Economics
Syntax
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

WILHELMINA WATTS

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Specialties Include                           
Thesis Development
Organization
Argumentative Essays