ELL WC Staff

The ELL WC in King Library. Together we can improve your writing
A student and consultant working at a table in the center

Dr. Larysa Bobrova, Coordinator

Larysa Bobrova


As a coordinator of the ELL WC, Larysa Bobrova’s goal is to support multilingual student writers and faculty. She received her Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University specializing in cognitive semantics and second language acquisition. Her teaching and scholarly interests lie in second language writing pedagogy and teacher education. She enjoys sharing innovative teaching strategies with faculty for teaching multilingual students. In her teaching, she aims to bring together rigorous theoretical enquiry with language pedagogy attempting to enhance learning process by making it both productive and enjoyable.

Writing Consultants

Our consultants are Miami undergraduate students from diverse majors and with a variety of interests.

Anjini is a sophomore majoring in mathematics and integrated mathematics education with a minor in community based leadership while working towards a TESOL endorsement. She is a leader in the Miami University Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the Diversity Affairs Council, and the University Academic Scholars Program. She loves to be outdoors, listen to music, and spend time with her friends. 

Bethany is a junior majoring in speech pathology and audiology with a minor in disability studies. She studied Spanish for six years and hopes to study abroad in Spain before she graduates. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends, reading and cooking.

Callie is a sophomore majoring in professional writing and environmental science and is working on her minor in Japanese. She is a member of Miami's new aerial arts club and hopes to hold a leadership position in the future. She enjoys writing and drawing in her spare time.

Claire is a sophomore double majoring in journalism and political science. On campus, she is involved with The Miami Student and Gamma Phi Beta sorority. When she’s not studying or writing for the newspaper, she can be found reading, going on runs, and hanging out with friends.

Marianna is a senior majoring in speech pathology and audiology with a minor in Spanish. On campus, she is involved with UNIDOS and Sigma Lambda Gamma. She is a fluent in Spanish and hopes to study abroad in South Korea after graduating. When not working, you can find Marianna hanging out with her dog, Sirius, reading, or cooking a meal with friends!

Savannah is a senior double majoring in political science and Japanese, with a minor in rhetoric/writing. After graduation, she hopes to teach English in Japan for a few years to refine her Japanese language skills in preparation for graduate school.

Sydney is a junior majoring in speech pathology and audiology. She is a member of Alpha Phi Omega, which is a service fraternity that she is very passionate about. Lastly, she is in the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association.