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Kiara Allen

Kiara Allen
    • Major/Program: Communication, Spanish
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: “God is a Spirit and they that worship Him must worship Him in Spirit and in truth.” John 4:24
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Creative Writing
    • Multimodal Composition: Visual Design
    • Language other than English: Spanish

Haesoon An

Haesoon An
    • Major/Program: English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
    • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (MA)
    • Bio: Life is full of accidental encounters making a magnificent difference to our life.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Writing about Literature, Creative Writing, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters



Megan Barnett

Megan Barnett
  • Major/Program: Communication Disorders and French
  • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (AuD)
  • Bio: Just trying to live a life less ordinary.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Sciences
  • Multimodal Composition: Visual Design
  • Research and Citation: APA, MLA
  • Language other than English: French

Nick Biland

Nick Biland
    • Major/Program: English
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: Music fanatic, German speaker, coffee lover.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: English Composition, Literature, Humanities, Creative Writing
    • Research and Citation: MLA
    • Language other than English: German

Jessica Birdyshaw

Jessica Birdyshaw
    • Major/Program: Communication Disorders
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: I love God, family, friends, poetry, tea, books, Phil Collins, spider webs, Ender’s Game, photo booth pictures, and sunshine through leaves.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Writing about Literature
    • Research and Citation: MLA


Kristen Bledsoe

Kristen Bledsoe
  • Major/Program: English Literature and Journalism, minor in French
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: probably thinking about literature, definitely in love with e.e. cummings, and therefore partial to lowercase letters
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Literature, Creative Writing
  • Multimodal Composition: ePortfolio
  • Research and Citation: MLA
  • Language other than English: French

Mackenzie Brzezinski

Mackenzie Brzezinski
    • Major/Program: English
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: I really hate coming up with bios, but I really love meeting new people.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences, Literature, Creative Writing
    • Multimodal Composition: ePortfolios
    • Research and Citation: MLA

Katie Jo Clark

Katie Jo Clark
    • Major/Program: English
    • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (MA)
    • Bio: I really love all of those books you hated to read in high school.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Literature, Creative Writing, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
    • Multimodal Composition: ePortfolios
    • Research and Citation: MLA

Paige Coll

Paige Coll
    • Major/Program: Secondary English and Language Arts Education
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: I’m an avid reader with a slight cat obsession.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Literature, Creative Writing
    • Research and Citation: APA, MLA


MacKenzie Colton

MacKenzie Colton
    • Major/Program: Public and Professional Writing
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: I am a typography nerd, and my favorite font is Avenir Book.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: English Composition, Literature, Humanities, Research and Citation, Creative Writing
    • Research and Citation: MLA


Mary Chamberlin Cummings

Mary Chamberlin Cummings
    • Major/Program: Finance
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: Loves to laugh. Loves to travel. Hates clichés.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Literature, Creative Writing, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
    • Multimodal Composition: ePortfolios
    • Research and Citation: APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian

Shounak Datta

Shounak Datta
    • Major/Program: Chemical Engineering
    • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (PhD)
    • Bio: Researcher, programmer, amateur blog writer, and a dreamer.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Sciences, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
    • Multimodal Composition: Visual Design, Digital Media, ePortfolios
    • Research and Citation: APA, Chicago/Turabian

Ben Ewing

Ben Ewing
    • Major/Program: English
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: I have a complicated relationship with semicolons.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: English Composition, Literature, Philosophy



Michael Frack

Michael Frack
    • Major/Program: German, Italian Studies
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: I know the entire Tolkien Legendarium from Fëanor to Frodo. And languages are pretty fun to speak.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Literature, Creative Writing, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
    • Research and Citation: MLA
    • Language other than English: German, Italian

Hannah Gagnon

Hannah Gagnon
    • Major/Program: Pre-Public Relations, minor in Marketing
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: I’m a huge Broadway fan, but I also enjoy all types of music like Dean Martin, Bob Dylan, Matchbox Twenty and Needtobreathe!




Jakob Geiger

Jakob Geiger
    • Major/Program: English (Creative Writing) and Political Science
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: I’m from Los Angeles and have a deep appreciation for prohibition and depression-era folk music.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Composition, Research, Political Science



Bailey Griffin

Bailey Griffin
    • Major/Program: Accounting, minor in Art History
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: Still trying to perfect my Aubie head wiggle. Also a huge fan of dogs and the Great State of Texas.




Angelina Haines

Angelina Haines
    • Major/Program: Wildlife Sciences
    • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (MS)
    • Bio: I poke fire ant mounds for science. It’s not as bad as it sounds.




Carrie Diane Hill

Carrie Diane Hill
    • Major/Program: English
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: I basically live in coffee shops already, but I hope to actually own one someday.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: English Composition, Literature, Humanities, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
    • Multimodal Composition: Digital Media
    • Research and Citation: MLA

Natascha Israel

Natascha Israel
    • Major/Program: Wildlife Sciences
    • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (PhD)
    • Bio: I am originally from The Netherlands meaning that I like salty licorice, pickled herring, soccer, and the color orange. Aside from that, I love animals (I have 2 cats and 1 dog), hiking, rock climbing, and horseback riding.




Renee Kalu

Renee Kalu
    • Major/Program: Pre-Medicine
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: Avid movie watcher and Afro-beats lover.




 

Shiwir Karki

Shiwir Karki
  • Major/Program: Finance
  • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (MS)
  • Bio: “Stay hungry. Stay foolish.”
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
  • Multimodal Composition: ePortfolios
  • Research and Citation: APA
  • Language other than English: Nepali

Will Kerby

Will Kerby
    • Major/Program: Materials Engineering, French
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: I’m a FarmHouse pledge, a Harry Potter nerd, and an optimistic Auburn football fan. I’m here to help with any kind of writing!
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Sciences, Humanities, Literature
    • Research and Citation: MLA
    • Language other than English: French

Katie Kirk

Katie Kirk
    • Major/Program: Philosophy
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: I like flannel, tacos, and figuring out where words come from.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Literature, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
    • Multimodal Composition: ePortfolios
    • Research and Citation: MLA, Chicago/Turabian

Sara Marie Klucking

Sara Marie Klucking
    • Major/Program: Secondary English Education
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: Just a girl who loves Shakespeare, M&M’s, and JK Rowling.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Literature, Creative Writing, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
    • Multimodal Composition: Visual Design, Digital Media, ePortfolios
    • Research and Citation: APA, MLA

Paige Lee

Paige Lee
    • Major/Program: Accounting, minor in Nonprofit
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: My dog is my child, and I probably like hot sauce more than you.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences, Literature, Creative Writing, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
    • Research and Citation: APA, MLA


Alex Lewis

Alex Lewis
    • Major/Program: Wildlife Science
    • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (MS)
    • Bio: If I’m not in the office, I’m out on the trail.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Sciences, Literature, Creative Writing, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
    • Multimodal Composition: Visual Design
    • Research and Citation: MLA, Journal of Wildlife Management (JWM)

Laura Lumpkin

Laura Lumpkin
    • Major/Program: English Literature, minor in Creative Writing
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: Three essentials: books to read, journals to write in, and tea – Earl Grey, hot – to keep me going.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Literature, Creative Writing, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
    • Multimodal Composition: ePortfolios
    • Research and Citation: MLA

Lisa Maggi

Lisa Maggi
    • Major/Program: Interior Architecture
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: Tuscaloosa native who made the right choice and doesn’t know what sleep is.




Lilia Malavé Gómez

Lilia Malavé Gómez
    • Major/Program: Journalism, Spanish
    • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (MA)
    • Bio: I tend to get OCD on spelling and grammar, even when texting.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences, Literature, Creative Writing
    • Research and Citation: APA, MLA
    • Language other than English: Spanish

Taylor McGaughy

Taylor McGaughy
    • Major/Program: History
    • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (PhD)
    • Bio: In what surely appears a comical farce to onlookers, Taylor occasionally runs in place to deal with writer’s block on the 4th floor of RBD Library.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: English Composition, Literature, Humanities, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
    • Research and Citation: Chicago


Jamie McClintock

Jamie McClintock
    • Major/Program: Public and Professional Writing
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: I’ve set foot on all seven continents.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Literature, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
    • Multimodal Composition: Visual Design, Digital Media, ePortfolios
    • Research and Citation: MLA

Kaylee McCormack

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  • Major/Program: Chemical Engineering, minor in Philosophy
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: I’m convinced that there is no such thing as a finished to-do list, but it sure is nice to pretend!
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, Literature, Creative Writing
  • Multimodal Composition: Visual Design
  • Research and Citation: MLA, ACS
  • Language other than English: Spanish

Hannah Miles

Hannah Miles
    • Major/Program: Anthropology
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: A blonde walks into a library and asks the librarian, “Can I have a burger and fries?” She replies, “Sorry, this is a library.” The blonde whispers, “Oh, sorry. May I have a burger and fries?”




Joshua Newton

Joshua Newton
    • Major/Program: Philosophy
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: I enjoy, in no particular order, the activity of thought, the company of cats, and the wisdom of Steven Universe.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Literature, Creative Writing, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
    • Multimodal Composition: ePortfolios
    • Research and Citation: APA, MLA

Irene Pareja

Irene Pareja
    • Major/Program: Spanish
    • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (MA)
    • Bio: Dreamer. Frequent traveler. Love chocolate (who doesn’t), pandas and minions.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Literature, Creative Writing
    • Research and Citation: APA, MLA
    • Language other than English: Spanish

Halle Ragan

Halle Ragan
    • Major/Program: English
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: I’m your typical English major, in that at any given moment I’m probably reading.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences, Literature
    • Research and Citation: MLA


Cora Reynolds

Cora Reynolds
    • Major/Program: Pre-Business
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: Technically, I’m here to help you with writing, but I can also answer your Game of Thrones questions.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences, Literature



Stephen Scott

Stephen Scott
  • Major/Program: English Literature
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: The Robin Hood of our generation.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences, Literature, Creative Writing
  • Multimodal Composition: Digital Media
  • Research and Citation: MLA, Chicago/Turabian
  • Language other than English: French

Corey Self

Corey Self
    • Major/Program: Engineering
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: Avid football fan. Hot wing lover. Master procrastinator.




Emily Sherrod

Emily Sherrod
    • Major/Program: Public and Professional Writing
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: C.S. Lewis, as always, says it best: “You can’t get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me.”
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Literature, Creative Writing, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
    • Multimodal Composition: ePortfolios
    • Research and Citation: APA, MLA

Ginny Sherrod

Ginny Sherrod
    • Major/Program: English Literature, minor in Creative Writing
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: I like to buy antique things from faraway countries because they’ve been to more places than I have.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Literature, Creative Writing, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters



Anshu Shrestha

Anshu Shrestha
    • Major/Program: Biosystems Engineering
    • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (PhD)
    • Bio: I am a foodie!!




Arjit Singh

Arjit Singh
  • Major/Program: Industrial Design
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: I love to talk about life; some said I could be a counselor, so I started writing a book about life.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Sciences, Humanities, Creative Writing, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
  • Multimodal Composition: Digital Media, ePortfolios
  • Research and Citation: MLA
  • Language other than English: Hindi

Tenchi Smith

Tenchi Smith
  • Major/Program: Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (PhD)
  • Bio: I can appear serious most of the time, but if you get to know me I can be funny sometimes.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Sciences, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
  • Multimodal Composition: ePortfolios
  • Research and Citation: MLA
  • Language other than English: Chinese, Basic Korean

Matthew Sparacio

Matthew Sparacio
  • Major/Program: History
  • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (PhD)
  • Bio: Ta-Nehisi Coate’s writing “Black Panther” is the best thing ever (this may explain why my dissertation isn’t done yet).
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
  • Multimodal Composition: ePortfolios
  • Research and Citation: MLA, Chicago/Turabian
  • Language other than English: Spanish

Sarah Staley

Sarah Staley
    • Major/Program: English Literature
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: My hobbies include collecting comic books and never reading them.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Literature, Creative Writing
    • Research and Citation: MLA


Ariel Steele

Ariel Steele
    • Major/Program: Biological Sciences
    • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (MS)
    • Bio: I do research on reptiles. I like cats, and I’m a bit of a nerd.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Writing in the Sciences, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
    • Research and Citation: APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian


Sarah Stevenson

Sarah Stevenson
    • Major/Program: Psychology and Spanish
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: I like playing tennis, eating mangoes, reading Fitzgerald, and watching foreign films.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: English Composition, Sciences, Literature, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
    • Research and Citation: APA
    • Language other than English: Spanish

Emily Unwin

Emily Unwin
    • Major/Program: Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: My life revolves around food.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
    • Multimodal Composition: ePortfolios
    • Research and Citation: APA, MLA

Parker Wade

Parker Wade
    • Major/Program: English Education
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: Memphis native. Food fanatic. Harry Potter enthusiast.
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: English Composition, Literature, Humanities, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
    • Multimodal Composition: ePortfolios
    • Research and Citation: APA, MLA

Ruthie Wofford

Ruthie Wofford
    • Major/Program: Political Science
    • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
    • Bio: Lover of popcorn, puns, and the Oxford comma
    • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Literature, Humanities, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
    • Multimodal Composition: Visual Design, ePortfolios
    • Language other than English: Spanish