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  • Ashley Cameron

    Peer Consultant
    Junior
    Psychology

    I am a junior and a Psychology major. My specialties in writing include literature review papers, organizing ideas, and writing in APA format.
  • Stephanie Caranica

    Special Consultant
    Graduated in English (UCLA)
    Masters in progress (CLU)

  • Lilyan Curtis

    Peer Consultant
    Junior
    Anthropology

    I specialize in brainstorming methods to get those thoughts on the page, grammar, creative writing, and conducting research. Even though I am working towards my bachelor’s in Anthropology, I am currently trying to finish a young adult novel for publication.

  • Rafael Deligio

    Special Consultant
    Graduated in
    Business major, Communication minor (CSUCI)

    APA MLA Chicago, technical writing, research/finding sources and incorporating them. Really anything because I can do it all and love it! I have been a panel speaker for the Southern California Writing Center conference.

  • Scott DeLoach

    Faculty Consultant
    MA in English, CSU Humboldt)

  • Madison Desmond

    Peer Consultant
    Junior
    English

    I am a junior here at CI and I am an English Education Option major. I have a specialty in creative writing and personal story development, thesis development, and developing argumentative essays. A little tid bit about myself is that I am an aspiring high school English teacher. Other than reading and writing, practically all the time, I also spend the same amount of time eating in-n-out.

  • Mia Fernandez

    Peer Consultant

    Junior
    Political Science major/
    Communication minor

    Specialty in database research, argumentative writing, APA citation, and public speaking. I play bass, guitar, and sing in a punk rock band called Raddicus Finch.

  • Cristal Gamez

    Peer Consultant
    Junior
    English/Education

    I specialize in MLA formatting, creative writing, brainstorming,and thesis development. Need help with grammar? I can assist with that too! In my spare time I enjoy writing short stories and reading with my dog Linus by my side.

  • Megan Herskowitz

    Peer Consultant
    Senior
    English/Education

    My areas of interest include researching topics, strong organization, and I like to dabble in creative writing. I have background knowledge in MLA format and have taken Linguistics and Grammar here at CI. Even though my main training has been in academic writing, I like to get out of my comfort zone and write my own creative short stories. I also really like Disney.
  • Jaimee Horn

    Peer Consultant
    Sophomore
    Health Science / Psychology

    As a Health Science and Psychology student, I work a lot with APA citation and formatting. I love working with prompts and developing ideas from the ground up, and also have experience presenting at research conferences. Although I am a science major, I am also a musician and have a great love for reading.

  • Adam Johnson

    Special Consultant
    Graduated in English (CSUCI)

    I have a little more life experience than most of the students here at Channel Islands, and frankly, I think that is invaluably applicable to almost any type of writing. Research driven papers are where my strength lies, as I love the challenge of organization and brainstorming.
  • Abigail Michelini

    Assistant Director
    Lecturer, Writing & Multiliteracy Center
    MA in TESOL, Troy University

  • Madeline Lanois

    Peer Consultant
    Senior
    English/Education

    I enjoy topic research, brainstorming, and reviewing the organization and structure of papers. I also have experience with the linguistics and grammar courses here at CI.; MLA and APA citations. National Novel Writing Month Winner (NaNoWriMo) 2012.

  • Sohui Lee

    Faculty Director
    Assistant Professor, Writing & Multiliteracy Center
    M.A./Ph.D. English (Boston University)

    Undergraduate essays and writing, research projects, graduate writing, research statements, personal statements, application letters, creative thinking, multimedia arguments, visual design rhetoric, oral presentations, time management. All citation styles.

  • Sheryl (Eddie) Leonard

    Faculty Consultant
    MA in English, CSU Northridge

    Rhetorics, Creative Writing, TESOL, Business Writing, Oral and Visual Presentations, Documentary Films (production, storyboarding, story development), MLA. I was born with curiosity, a creative spirit, and a pen. I thrive on the process of collaborating on written or visual works,. I’m looking forward to hearing your ideas and helping you develop your projects!

  • Shay Liess

    Faculty Consultant
    MA in English, CSU Northridge

    Shay(ne) Liess is a teaching associate at CSU Northridge, currently finishing a MA in English with an emphasis on Creative Writing. Shay specializes in narratives writing, as well as traditional MLA style papers on literature, popular culture, critical theory, and queer/gender studies. As an educator, Shay strives to teach utilizing a combination of traditional texts and contemporary ones like anime and video games.

  • Jochelle Macalma

    Peer Consultant
    Junior
    Psychology

    I love working with science-related topics and ideas, however, other topics are also very interesting to work with! Area of specialty with research, outlines, essay structure, powerpoints, presentations, organization, APA citation, and MLA citation. In addition to academic writing, I enjoy working in the medical field and hands-on clinical experiences. For hobbies and preferences, I love playing the ukulele and spending time with family.

  • Leah Ostermann

    Peer Consultant
    Junior
    Business

    I love backpacking,skiing and almost anything in the great outdoors.
  • Vanessa Rodgers

    Peer Consultant
    Junior
    English/Education emphasis

    I specialize in essay structuring in pretty much any discourse. I also provide advice for all forms of communication. I look forward to helping with interesting and/or challenging assignments. I’m happiest when I’m out of doors; I know how to read.

  • Luke Travis

    Peer Consultant
    Junior
    Political Science

    My specialties lie in working with students on oral presentations, as well as academic paper revision. I have practical experience in both conducting and organizing research. That being said, I have a strong background in creative means of expression as well! I pride myself on being patient and easy to talk to, and enjoy working with students from all walks of life. APA, MLA.

  • STUDENT ASSISTANTS

  • Julia Perez

    Student Assistant

  • Sara Ruiz

    Student Assistant

  • Kiana Sailor

    Student Assistant

  • Jocelyn Serrano

    Student Assistant

  • Deisy Santana

    Student Assistant

    Junior

    Chicano Studies

    My academic interest is in Chicano Studies. Something about myself is when I’m not in school or at work, you can most likely find me enjoying the outdoors and going on difficult hikes with scenic views.

  • Kirsten Sanchez

    Student Assistant

    If you don’t find me at the front desk, I’m probably hiking, shopping, or at Disneyland. I enjoy interacting with new people, so don’t be shy to stop by and say hi. I am excited to be a part of the team here at the Writing and Multiliteracy Center!