Student Staff

The Howe Writing Center has a team of graduate and undergraduate consultants, support staff, and graphic designers.

Our team come from all across disciplines at Miami. Read through their bios below. If you're looking to schedule an appointment with a consultant from a particular area of study, take note of each consultant's academic discipline in parentheses next to their name.

Graduate Writing Consultants

AJ (English, Composition and Rhetoric) is a second year doctoral student. He earned his Bachelor's degree in English writing from Indiana University-Purdue University in Fort Wayne, Indiana (now known as Purdue University Fort Wayne). He earned his Master's degree in English education from the University of Puerto Rico in Mayagüez. After graduating from UPRM, A.J. returned to Fort Wayne to teach English writing for three years. He has been at Miami University since the fall of 2018. He also currently works as a Graduate Teaching Assistant for the Department of English.

Anna (Ecology, Evolution, & Environmental Biology) studies plant ecology. Following graduation, she plans to complete a post-doc and ultimately secure a teaching position at a Liberal Arts college.

Frenci (Creative Writing) is a second-year graduate student pursuing her M.F.A. in Creative Nonfiction. Her academic and creative interests include hermit crab essays, personal narrative, memoir, the Japanese language, LGBT studies/issues, cultural identity, and cultural diaspora. After graduation, she hopes to work in the editing/publishing industry or as a Writing Center Coordinator.

Undergraduate Writing Consultants

Adrienne (Professional Writing, Interactive Media Studies) writes for UP Magazine and works as an intern for the CAS Communications Department. In the future, she aspires to work in media and communications.

Aja (Professional Writing) is a junior and has interests in editing (both copy and developmental) as well as LGBT literature, poetry, and fiction.

David (Journalism) is a junior who writes for The Miami Student and RedHawk Radio and loves to read other people's writing. Outside of school, his interests are pop culture, pop music, movies, TV and podcasts.

Elena (Professional Writing, Computer Science) works with service dogs in training and may have a dog with her during consultations. She has experience with social media management, marketing, and content strategy. After graduation she aspires to join a marketing or PR firm.

Elizabeth (Professional Writing, Creative Writing) is a junior who currently works as an editor for substance abuse recovery centers. After graduation, she hopes to go to law school and to one day publish her own work in poetry and fiction.

Grace (Linguistics) is a senior works on her own writing through creative projects including novels and short stories. She is also an office manager - at the office Grace works daily on marketing, copyediting education materials produced by her coworkers, and managing professional correspondence with clients.

Jack (Finance, Chinese) is a senior who currently works as a circulation desk associate at King Library as well as a writer for the HOWE. In his free time, he enjoys watching College football and reading. In the future, he hopes to go to law school and pursue business law.

Jake (Information Systems & Analytics, Accounting, Finance) is a junior student athlete pursuing a triple-major. After graduation, he plans to become a consultant for a professional services firm.

Kendra (Creative Writing, Professional Writing) is a junior whose writing interests include fiction and creative nonfiction, as well as the occasional poem. She is also a member of SPEAK, Miami's student-run poetry club, and a reader for Miami's Happy Captive Magazine.

Mady (English Literature, Professional Writing, Social Justice Studies) is a junior who plans on focusing on a publishing track hopefully pursuing it after graduating.

Marie (Professional Writing) is a junior who enjoys writing literary research and analyses. Her free time is spent reading fiction and fantasy and she hopes to someday publish a story that she would be excited to read.

Martin (Botany and Sustainability) is a senior who specializes in scientific/analytical writing but enjoys working with writers in all disciplines. Martin spends his freetime gardening, birding, and reading popular scientific literature. He is also a member of the HWC support staff.

Matt (History, Pre-med) has worked in a cancer research lab and has extensive experience with scientific writing, preparing manuscripts for publication, and grant applications.

Zoe (Marketing, Professional Writing) is a junior who is currently incorporating her two majors by writing blog posts about digital marketing for an agency in Cincinnati. After graduation, she hopes to become a publisher in NYC.

Support Staff

Danielle is a junior Kinesiology, pre-PA student. She plans to go to physicians assistant school with a focus on dermatology. She is currently a part of Medlife where she enjoys volunteering to feed the homeless in Cincinnati. She is also involved in her social sorority Kappa Kappa Gamma.

Gabby is a senior biology, pre-medicine student. She  plans to go to medical school with a focus on neurology after graduation. She is currently the vice president of Society of Women in Medicine, a campus crew member with Love Your Melon, and a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma.

Izzy is a senior Professional Writing and Political Science major. She is a member of the mock trial team and Delta Gamma. After Miami, she plans on attending law school.

Lauren is a senior Finance major in the Farmer School of Business with plans to go to law school following graduation. She is on the executive board of the Business Student Advisory Council within Farmer, and is a committee chairman in her social sorority. Outside of school she enjoys listenig to music, spending time with friends and watching stand-up comedy.

Liam is a sophomore University Studies major in the College of Arts and Sciences. He hopes to go into law school after getting his undergraduate degree. Outside of class he enjoys playing guitar, reading fantasy books, and keeping up with the news.

Martin is a senior majoring in Botany and Sustainability. He spends his free time gardening, birding, and reading popular scientific literature.

Megan is a junior biology, pre-medical major. She plans to go to medical school and is currently on the executive board of the Society of Women in Medicine Club, volunteers with the Oxford Free Clinic Committee in Medlife, and is a member of Phi Delta Epsilon. She is also involved in the sorority Phi Mu.

Molly is a senior Speech Pathology major and Disability Studies minor. She has plans to go to graduate school following graduation. She is on the board of directors for the Panhellenic Association, a member of the L2P2 research lab in the Speech Pathology Department, and a member of the National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association. She is also involved in her social sorority Phi Mu.

Graphic Designers

Gillian is a senior majoring in Communication Design (i.e. Graphic Design). When working on designs, she is open to critiques and appreciates what others think. She enjoys her free time and likes to draw and listen to music, often seen around with over the ear headphones on.