Writing Center Director 


Jule Thomas 

About Jule: Jule Thomas has a Master's degree in Literature with a focus on 18th century women's writiers. She has a PhD on writing center theory, genre theory, composition theory, metacognition and transfer, and mixed methods methodology. When not teaching or working in the Writing Center, Jule loves to run, take spin classes, garden, paint, and hang out with her three boys, husband, and two dogs.

Strengths in Tutoring: Jule's strenght in tutoring are working with Graduate students, Master's students, and ESL students. Jule especially enjoys working with departments and faculty in order to develop instructor and student materials that support reading, research, and writing development.


Writing Center Assistant Director


Stephen Austin

About Stephen: Stephen's research interests include English and music.

Strengths in Tutoring: Writing Process, Critical Thinking, Reading, MLA format and citation, English from 1880 - 1970, Latin, and Music Theory.


ESL Tutor / Lecturer - English Language Institute


Holly Ruesch

About Holly: Holly is a Lecturer in the ELI at WSU. She has been teaching an advanced writing course for international students attending the ELI for the past twelve years and has been tutoring at the Writing Center for the past two years.

Strengths in Tutoring: Holly specializes in working with non-native speakers / writiers of English who need help organizing and expressing their ideas in English using correct grammar and vocabulary.


Graduate Tutors


Lindsay Miller


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Chris Lott

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Erin Asbel


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Jessica Oh


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Emma Fagan

 About Emma: I am currently studying English and Psychology, although I also love Film and Anthropology. I'm interested in music, cooking and poetry. At any given time I am in the middle of 7 to 8 books, all unfinished. 

Strengths in Tutoring: MLA / APA citation, Reading Comprehention, and Essay Writing.

Jacquelyn Azar

About Jacquelyn: I'm an English major with minors in Gender, Sexuality & Women's Studies, and Global studies. I am interested in creative writing, but also enjoy more technical forms of writing. My research interest lies in the ways writing and communication can uplift and unite us. 

Strengths in Tutoring: I am proficient in tutoring for the curriculum of ENG 1010 and 1020, Creative Writing, and Technical Writing.


Phillip Zivku

 About Phill: I am a man of many hats. I find pleasure in learning about new developments in technology, consumer or industrial, and I especially enjoy the pracitacal application of knowledge. I aim to improve the quality of life of those I interact with. I find it relaxing to read about STEM, law, psychology, and digital media. I have a pet goat.

Strengths in Tutoring: APA, Law, Research Writing, Technology use, Presentation Writing, and STEM.


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