Writing Workshop Tutors
Writing Workshop tutors offer assistance at any point in the writing process: brainstorming, outlining, polishing a final draft, or preparing a piece to submit for publication. Students can reach the tutors by email or find them during their office hours. Each tutoring session aims to improve key aspects of a piece, not always to polish it to perfection. Tutors can also help graduate students meet the writing goals set by their faculty mentors.
Studies show that integrating consistent feedback through revision is one of the best ways to improve writing in the long term.
To make an appointment, in person or via Zoom, email the group at email@example.com or contact any individual you especially want to work with: Andrew Wayrynen, Jack Betz, Corinne Ryan, Khristina Rhead, Mackenzie Sains and/or Rebecca Briesmoore
Meet the Graduate Writing Workshop Tutors
Corinne Ryan is a second-year M.S. Ecology student. She received her undergraduate degree in Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology from Colorado State University. She has designed and conducted several wildlife research projects, including her thesis on wolf-dog puzzle-solving behavior and her work studying the rehabilitation of subadult howler monkeys. Her professional writing experience spans a wide variety of styles and topics, from scientific paper development to writing blog posts to creating adoption profiles for rescue dogs. She is looking forward to sharing her knowledge with other students while strengthening her own writing and communication skills.
Khristina is a second-year student in the Outdoor Industry MBA program. Previously, she received her B.A in Cultural Anthropology. Khristina has always loved writing, and recently she’s started seeking out opportunities to showcase her writing in a professional setting. She has written articles for a Los Angeles-based news site, blog posts for an outdoor used gear site and website copy for a local political candidate in her area. She can help students with creative writing, research papers and copywriting. She looks forward to helping students express themselves through writing.
Rebecca Briesmoore is a second year MEM student in the Global Sustainability track with a focus on water. A teacher at heart, she enjoys using her life-long passion for writing to help others develop their writing skills. After graduating with a B.S. in Civil Engineering, Rebecca worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Rock Island, Illinois. Through her work, she gained technical writing experience and produced report templates for the national Dam Safety Program. Following her interests in teaching and international cultural exchange, Rebecca joined the Peace Corps and served as an Environmental Education volunteer in Panama, where she developed environmental lesson plans and a community trash management initiative. Rebecca also has experience navigating USAJobs and writing resumes and cover letters.