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Consultants & Receptionists

Adrian S.

He/Him
Graduate Consultant
MMC, Online
Major: B.A., M.A. English
Styles: MLA, APA
Languages: Spanish

Adrian graduated from FIU with a B.A. and M.A. in English, and he will be starting his Ph.D. in English in Fall 2021. He has certifications in Professional and Public Writing, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Film Studies. He is an alumnus of Delta Sigma Phi, a social fraternity at FIU.

Ander P.

Undergraduate Consultant
MMC, BBC, Online
Major: Bachelor's in Communication
Languages: Spanish

I'm in a rock band called Banana Chant.

Angel N.

Undergraduate Consultant
MMC, Online
Major: Communications
Styles: MLA, APA, AP

Angel is currently a senior working towards his bachelor's degree in Communications at FIU. When he is not tutoring or studying, he likes to workout and write for sport blogs.

Anna M.

Undergraduate Consultant
MMC, Online
Major: English: Literature
Styles: MLA, APA
Languages: Spanish

Anna is currently in her senior year working toward a B.A. in English within the Literature track and a certificate in Professional and Public Writing. She is fluent in both English and Spanish. She aspires to be a college professor and a published author, and plans on continuing her education through graduate school. She enjoys reading novels and writing poetry in her spare time.

Ashley G.

Ashley is currently a senior pursuing a Bachelor's in English Writing and Rhetoric and a certificate in Global Media Communications. Her aspirations include pursuing a Master's Degree in Media and Communication Studies to then work in either the editing or broadcast production industry. In her spare time, she enjoys watching Disney movies and musicals and spending time with loved ones.

Britney B.

She/Her
Undergraduate Consultant
MMC, Online
Major: English: Linguistics and Public Policy and Service
Styles: MLA, APA

Britney is double majoring in Public Policy and Service and Linguistics. She will graduate in the Spring of 2022 with both degrees and certificates in Professional and Public Writing and Leadership Studies. She then hopes to pursue a master’s in Public Administration at FIU through the combine BPPS/MPA Program.

Brittany T.

She/Her
Undergraduate Consultant
Online
Major: English: Creative Writing
Styles: MLA, APA
Languages: Spanish

Brittany is an undergraduate English major with a creative writing track. She will graduate Spring 2021 and plans on studying creative Writing through an M.F.A. program. She has performed and won awards with her poetry at several FIU events, and she hopes to publish her work sometime soon. In her spare time, Brittany enjoys playing guitar, writing, and watching movies. She is fluent in both Spanish and English.

Carmella J.

Undergraduate Consultant
Major: English: Creative Writing; Certificate in Film Studies; Certificate in Professional and Public Writing
Styles: MLA, APA

Christopher A.

He/Him
Graduate Consultant
MMC, Online
Major: B.A. English, M.F.A Creative Writing
Styles: MLA, APA
Languages: Spanish

Chris is a graduate of the NEOMFA program. His work has appeared in Strange Horizons, Fireside Fiction, and The Miami Rail and forthcoming from Jai Alai Books. His writing has received support from the Miami Writers Institute and Tin House. He is at work on a novel.

Courtney G.

Graduate Consultant
MMC, Online
Major: B.A., M.A. English
Styles: MLA, APA

Courtney is a graduate tutor and an adjunct instructor of Writing and Rhetoric at FIU.

Daniella D.

Dan (she/her) is aspiring to become an attorney either in Intellectual Property Law or Human Rights. She writes music and free verse during most of her free time. She strives to help her tutees develop self confidence and pride in their writing. Her main priority will be to listen and help highlight each tutee’s skills and talents.

David P.

He/Him
Undergraduate Consultant
MMC, Online
Major: B.A. International Relations/Poli-Sci; Minor in English
Styles: MLA, APA
Languages: Spanish

David is an International Relations/Poli-Sci Major with a Minor in English. He enjoys reading, writing, music, nature walks, meditation, and kickboxing/BJJ. When he isn't tutoring, he's either with a friend, with a book, or with a new piece to work on (sometimes all at once). He speaks both English and Spanish fluently.

Diana R.

She/Her
Graduate Consultant
MMC, Online
Major: B.A. Liberal Studies MS Early Childhood Education
Styles: MLA, APA
Languages: Spanish

Diana graduated with BA in liberal studies with a branch in humanities in the year 2018. She plans to graduate with her MS in Early Childhood Education in spring 2021. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, watching films and playing video games.

Elayne B.

Undergraduate Consultant
BBC, Online
Major: B.A. English
Styles: MLA, APA
Languages: Spanish

Elayne graduated with a B.A. in English and a certificate in Professional and Public writing, and has been a tutor at the CEW since 2013. She is fluent in both Spanish and English, and hopes to pursue her Master’s degree one day. Upon receiving her bachelor’s degree, Elayne wanted to become a magazine editor but life took a surprising turn. Besides helping students at CEW, she is also a middle school English teacher and enjoys every minute of it. In her spare time, she loves to travel, explore different restaurants and dance the night away.

Elizabeth G.

Undergraduate Consultant
MMC, Online
Major: B.A. in English and Marketing
Styles: MLA, APA
Languages: Spanish

Greg K.

Ingrid H.

Undergraduate Consultant
MMC, Online
Major: Journalism
Styles: MLA, APA, AP
Languages: Spanish

Ingrid is an undergraduate student majoring in Journalism and wants to work as a magazine editor in the future. In her free time, she writes for the music news website Genius about the newest songs and biggest artists. Ingrid also enjoys photography and learning new languages. She is fluent in English and Spanish.

Kelsie C.

She/Her
Receptionist
MMC
Major: Biochemistry

Kelsie is a receptionist at the CEW. She is an international student of dual citizenship of Jamaica and the United Kingdom. Currently undergoing a bachelor's degree in Biochemistry, Kelsie plans to pursue a Ph.D. in Chemistry after graduating from FIU.

Komal M.

Manny D.

Graduate Consultant
MMC, Online
Major: B.A., M.A. English
Styles: MLA, APA
Languages: Spanish

Recently, Manny wrote and produced a feature-length horror film titled The Welder.

Natalie C.

She/Her
Undergraduate Consultant
MMC Online
Major: BA English
Styles: MLA, APA

Natalie has a Bachelor's Degree in English, and Certificate in Professional and Public Writing. She enjoys making connections with students and assisting them in every step of the writing process.

Natalie V.

She/Her
Undergraduate Consultant
MMC, Online
Major: English (Creative Writing), Psychology
Styles: MLA, APA
Languages: Basic Spanish

Naya Q.

Undergraduate Consultant
MMC, Online
Major: English Literature
Styles: MLA, APA
Languages: Spanish

Naya is set to graduate with her B.A. in English with a track in Literature and her certificate in Professional and Public Writing this Spring. She is waiting on news of her admission to the Master's program here at FIU. In her free time she loves to write poetry and flash fiction, with a concentration on sensory stimuli and Cuban-American identity. She is expecting her work to be published soon in O'Miami's Waterproof Anthology.

Nicholas C.

He/Him
Undergraduate Consultant
MMC, Online
Major: English Literature, History
Styles: MLA, APA, CMOS
Languages: Spanish, French

When he isn't reading or studying from dawn till dusk, Nick can be found either writing, singing, or listening to podcasts. Above all else, he's passionate about learning and aspires to be a professor of English Literature, hoping to pursue his Ph.D. in a few years. Currently, he is pursuing certificates in Professional and Public Writing as well as Exile Studies (a current research topic of his).

Nicole L.

She/Her
Undergraduate Consultant
MMC, Online
Major: B.A. English: Writing and Rhetoric Track
Styles: MLA, APA
Languages: Spanish, Mandarin Chinese

Nicole has her B.A. in English, having specialized under the Writing and Rhetoric track. She also has a certificate in Chinese Studies and Asian Globalization and Latin American Studies. Nicole is fluent in both English and Spanish, along with speaking conversational Mandarin Chinese. She loves to travel and enjoys living like a local in the places she visits. She always looks forward to helping students strengthen and enhance their writing skills.

Nicole S.

Undergraduate Consultant
MMC, BBC, Online
Major: English
Styles: MLA, APA
Languages: Basic Japanese

Nicole graduated with a B.A. in English and has been a tutor at the CEW since 2017. She enjoys seeing the light in students' eyes when working together to brainstorm and flesh out their ideas. In her free time she almost always has her nose in a book.

Sabrina F.

Undergraduate Consultant
MMC, Online
Major: English
Styles: MLA, APA, CMOS
Languages: Basic Spanish

Sabrina is working towards her B.A. in English and minor in History. She has been a tutor at the CEW for a year and plan to continue tutoring and teaching in the future. She plans on continuing her education by applying to Graduate school. In her free time she enjoys reading fantasy novels, learning about historical fashion, and cooking!

Sofia S.

She/Her
Undergraduate Consultant
MMC, Online
Major: Theatre Performance
Styles: MLA, APA
Languages: Basic Spanish

Sofia is a proud sister of the sorority Phi Mu.

Angelica Ruiz

Graduate Consultant
MMC,Online
Major: Doctor of Physical Therapy
Styles: MLA, APA, AMA

Angélica received her B.A. in Psychology at FIU in Fall 2018. She is currently enrolled in FIU's Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. Angélica has tutored students since 2015.

Briana T.

Undergraduate Consultant
MMC, BBC, Online
Major: English
Styles: MLA, APA

Briana graduated with a B.A. in English and a minor in Psychology. She has been working at the Writing Center since 2017. In her free time she likes to write blog posts, poetry and short stories, or play Animal Crossing.

Carlos B.

Charis Pineda

Undergraduate Consultant
MMC, Online
Major: English: Writing and Rhetoric, Certificate: Pre-Law
Styles: MLA
Languages: Spanish, French, Turkish

Charis is an English major who is also working on her certificate in pre-law. She plans on attending law school to pursue a degree in Intellectual Property. She enjoys reading, writing, skiing, singing, rollerblading, and cooking. You can always find a book and a word search in her hand or in her bag. She is currently working on creating content for the social media accounts, where she volunteers at.

Christina C.

she/her
Undergraduate Consultant, Writing Assistant
MMC, Online
Major: B.A. English
Styles: MLA, APA, CMOS
Languages: Spanish

Christina is a graduate of Florida International University, class of 2019. She graduated with a Bachelor's in English and a Minor in History. She plans to pursue a masters degree in Museum Studies and get a job at a Museum in Miami. When she isn't tutoring, Christina can be found reading, playing video games, or watching ghost hunting shows.

Claire J.

She/Her
Undergraduate Consultant
Online
Major: B.A. Psychology
Styles: MLA, APA
Languages: French: Proficient; Spanish: Basic

Claire is pursuing an undergraduate degree in Psychology. She also enjoys the creative arts, such as writing, and has two published works in a college magazine.

Emily S.

Julia H.

Undergraduate Consultant
Online
Major: English Writing and Rhetoric
Styles: MLA

Julia is working on her undergraduate English degree with a track in Writing and Rhetoric, and a certification in Global Media Communication with an interest in Women and Gender Studies. She loves reading, writing, crafting, and researching. Julia is excited to help strengthen student's work by assisting with essays, personal/creative peices, research papers, and other writings.

Keke

Undergraduate Consultant
Online
Major: Art
Styles: MLA, APA, CMOS
Languages: Basic Spanish

Keke has been an undergraduate online tutor at the CEW for three years. Receiving her bachelor's degree for art in 2019, Keke is currently gaining experience as a freelance writer/editor. She excels at assisting students for personal statements, scholarship essays, and artist statements.

 

Kevin T.

He/Him
Undergraduate
MMC, Online
Major: English/ Poly Sci
Styles: MLA, APA
Languages: Spanish

Graduated with a B.A. in English and Political Science; aspiring lawyer

Nathalie T.

She/Her
Undergraduate Consultant
MMC, Online
Major: English
Styles: MLA
Languages: English, Spanish

Nathalie graduated with a B.A in English and has experience as a writing tutor for five years. She joined the CEW in 2021 and plans to continue work in higher education. In her free time she enjoys music, writing poetry, and binge-watching the same three TV shows. She is currenly working on her first novel.

Serene K.

Undergraduate Consultant
MMC, Online
Major: English, Women's Studies
Styles: MLA, APA

Serene is an undergrduate English major on the writing and rhetoric track and minors in Woman's Studies. She will graduate by Spring 2021, and will go on to persue her passion for teaching Engish. In her spare time she enjoys reading, writing and traveling to explore different art. She is currently working on writing her first book.

Writing Assistants

Writing Assistants are nominated by FIU faculty and apply to work in the program.

Angel N.

He/Him
Writing Assistant
MMC, Remote
Major: B.A. Communications
Styles: MLA, APA, AP
Languages: Spanish

Angel is a graudate of FIU, class of 2020. He graduated with a Bachelor’s in communications. He wants to pursue a masters degree and he is currently applying to several schools. When he is not tutoring he could found working out or writing for sports blog.

Brianna P.

Writing Assistant

Daniel M.

He/Him
Writing Assistant
MMC, Remote
Major: B.S. in Biological Sciences
Styles: MLA, APA
Languages: Spanish

Daniel Morales is a senior pursuing a B.S. in Biological Sciences within the pre-med track. Currently, he works as a Writing Assistant for the Coronavirus Computational Biology Lab, encouraging students to develop their scientific writing skills and individual voices. Daniel also works with Dr. Jessica Liberles on coronavirus research focused on human-infecting species and is an aspiring Infectious Disease physician-scientist. During his free time, Daniel enjoys traveling and exploring nature with friends.

Emily M.

Writing Assistant
MMC, Remote
Major: B.S. Environmental Studies
Styles: MLA, APA

Emily is pursuing a degree in Enviornmental Studies, with a certificate in Agrocology. She hopes to go to graduate school and work in public health veterinary science after graduation. In her free time she raises dairy goats and reads.

Emily S.

Writing Assistant

Gabriella H.

Writing Assistant
MMC

Giselle P.

Writing Assistant

 

Guy P.

Writing Assistant
Languages:
French, Creole

Jessica G.

Writing Assistant

Juan Pablo G.

He/Him
Writing Assistant
MMC, Remote
Major: B.A. in History
Styles: CMS, APA, MLA
Languages: Spanish

Juan is a recent Undergraduate with a B.A. in History since Summer 2020. Currently he is in pursuit of a career in Public History/Archival Studies. He is taking a year off from School to focus more on the private/public sector of the job market as a recent History major.

Lucas L.

He/Him
Writing Assistant
MMC, Online
Major: B.S Biological Sciences
Styles: APA, MLA
Languages: French, Spanish

Lucas is an undergraduate student pursuing a B.S in biology with a chemistry minor. During the summers he works as a backcountry wilderness ranger in southwest Wyoming. He is passionate about conservation science and is an avid road cyclist. During his free time Lucas enjoys hiking, fishing and wildlife photography. His favorite authors are c, Yuval Noah Harari and Jules Verne. Lucas intends to pursue a Ph.D following graduation from FIU.

Maria D.

Writing Assistant

Marthena P.

She/Her
Writing Assistant
MMC, Online
Major: B.S. in Biological Sciences and Minors in Chemistry and English
Styles: MLA, APA
Languages: Basic Vietnamese

Marthena is a senior at FIU who will be earning her B.S. in Biological Sciences in December 2020. She is also a pre-med student and an aspiring developmental-behavioral pediatrician who will begin attending FIU's Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine in Fall 2021 through the Early Assurance Program. In her spare time, Marthena enjoys playing the guitar and ukulele, singing, swimming, rollerblading, traveling, and spending time with her family, friends, and dog.

Nikkita L.

Writing Assistant
MMC, Remote
Major: B.A. History
Styles: Chicago, MLA

Nikkita is a senior majoring in History. After graduation, she plans to take a gap year before graduate school and work with a non-profit. She enjoys traveling, hiking, roller skating and volunteering with Paper Airplanes in her spare time.

Nisha A.

She/her
Writing Assistant
MMC, Remote
Major: B.S in Biological Sciences
Styles: MLA, APA
Languages: N/A

Nisha is a recent graduate of FIU. She graduated in Summer 2020 with her Bachelor's of Science in Biology. Currently, she is doing research on the fire ecology of the Everglades. She plans on pursuing a Master's in Biomedical Sciences within the next year. In her free time, she loves to read, travel, and explore local restaurants.

Patricia M.

She/her
Writing Assistant
MMC, Remote
Major: B.S in Biological Sciences
Styles: MLA, APA
Languages: Spanish

Patricia graduated from FIU in the Summer of 2020 with her B.S. in Biological Sciences. She is currently a STEM Writing Assistant and works in courses such as biochemistry and bioinformatics. Her goal is to go to medical school and help the underserved community. During her free time, she enjoys drawing and playing video games.

Paul B.

He/Him
Lead Writing Assistant/Undergraduate Consultant
MMC, Remote
Major: History MA Student
Styles: MLA, Chicago
Languages: N/A

Paul graduated with his Bachelor's Degree in political science and history in the summer of 2020. He had also started the history department's Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's Program last year, and will be finishing the program in the Spring of 2021. In his spare time, he enjoys playing Nintendo Switch games and listening to podcasts.

Cristina O.

She/her/ella
Writing Assistant
MMC, Remote
Major: Dual degree in Sociology and Biology
Styles: MLA, APA
Languages: Spanish

Cristina is pursuing a Sociology and Biology Dual Degree with particular interests in racial and gender hierarchies as well as global health inequities. Because of her interest in health equity, she co-founded the Friends of MSF Student Chapter at FIU to support and fundraise for MSF through speakers, socials, and community outreach. She has also been an avid researcher for years, presenting her research around the world including Saudi Arabia and Nigeria. She has also just accepted an internship with UsAgainstAlzerimer’s as an FIU Hamilton Scholar. She values self-understanding, passion, and empathy, which she intends to carry with her through a career in research, advocacy, and policy reform.

Alexa B.

Writing Assistant

 

Anisha A.

Writing Assistant

Antoinette

Writing Assistant

Catarina A.

Writing Assistant

Elizabeth F.

Writing Assistant

Jennifer

Writing Assistant

Kyana R.

She/Her
Writing Assistant
MMC, remote
Major: B.S Biological Sciences
Styles: MLA
Languages: Spanish

Kyana is an FIU Biology undergraduate graduating spring 2021. She is following a pre-med track with an end goal of becoming an Obstetrician or a specialist in neurodegenerative diseases like Huntington's disease, more specifically. During her free time Kyana loves listening to music, wearing makeup and spending time with loved ones. Her short term goal is to make differences in every area of her life and others around her with integrity, love and passion.

Milo D.

Writing Assistant

Patricia C.

She/Her
Writing Assistant
MMC; Remote
Major: B.A. English Literature, B.A. Psychology
Styles: MLA, APA
Languages: Spanish

By FIU’s records, Patricia graduated in the Summer of 2019 with her B.A. in English Literature and again in the Fall of 2019 with a B.A. in Psychology. Currently working as a Writing Assistant, she’s looking into and hopes to apply to prospective Master’s programs for Creative Writing. In her free time, she enjoys drawing, obsessing over videogames, losing sleep over Dungeons and Dragons, and writing unnecessarily intricate novel series.

Patty M.

Writing Assistant

Roxana A.

Writing Assistant

Teresa L.

She/Her
Writing Assistant
MMC, Online
Major: B.S Biological Sciences
Styles: APA
Languages: Portuguese

Teresa is an Honors College student currently in her senior year majoring in Biology. She hopes to pursue a doctoral degree in either molecular epidemiology or biomedicine. She does not believe in time.

Vega W.

Writing Assistant

Veronica P.

Writing Assistant

Victor R.

Writing Assistant