Thanks for your interest in learning more about the Effective Writing Center! Below you can find contact information and also learn a bit more about your advising team at University of Maryland University College.

Our Mission

The EWC offers students:

  • Written and audio feedback on writing assignments (organization, introductions, transitions, conclusions, etc.)
  • Answers to writing-related questions
  • Self-study activities on research and writing
  • An academic integrity tutorial
  • Resources on topics from argument development to English as a Second Language
  • An Online Guide to Writing and Research with related links and self-assessments

Learn more in frequently asked questions about the writing center.

 

Meet the Advisors

The EWC's experienced writing advisors are advanced undergraduates, graduate students, professionals, and UMUC faculty. They are trained in an intensive program that includes mock and live student writing requests. They are available 24 hours a day for one-on-one, online writing advice.

 
Dan Gallagher

Dan Gallagher

Director, The Effective Writing Center

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Anna Dumonchelle

Anna Dumonchelle

Lead Advisor, The Effective Writing Center

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Michelle Bowman

Michelle Bowman

Writing Fellows Coordinator, The Effective Writing Center

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Aimee Maxfield

Aimee Maxfield

Lead Advisor, Training, The Effective Writing Center

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David Taylor

David Taylor

Senior Advisor, The Effective Writing Center

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Staff

Dan Gallagher

Dan Gallagher

Director, The Effective Writing Center

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Anna Dumonchelle

Anna Dumonchelle

Lead Advisor, The Effective Writing Center

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Michelle Bowman

Michelle Bowman

Writing Fellows Coordinator, The Effective Writing Center

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Aimee Maxfield

Aimee Maxfield

Lead Advisor, Training, The Effective Writing Center

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David Taylor

David Taylor

Senior Advisor, The Effective Writing Center

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Faculty Advisors

Amanda Barnett

Amanda Barnett

Faculty Advisor, The Effective Writing Center

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Gay Claiborne

Gay Claiborne

Faculty Advisor, The Effective Writing Center

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Advisors and Writing Fellows

Miriam Allen

Miriam Allen

Advisor, The Effective Writing Center

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Monique Bishop

Mo Bishop

Advisor, The Effective Writing Center

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Natalie Casale-Altieri

Natalie Casale-Altieri

Advisor, The Effective Writing Center

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Laura Deffley

Laura Deffley

Advisor, The Effective Writing Center

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Alison Diefenderfer

Advisor, The Effective Writing Center

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Allison Dorsey

Allison Dorsey

Advisor, The Effective Writing Center

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Zoe Fisher

Zoe Fisher

Advisor, The Effective Writing Center

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Kevin Folliard

Kevin Folliard

Advisor, The Effective Writing Center

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Shannon Hayes

Shannon Hayes

Advisor, The Effective Writing Center

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Anna Henderson

Advisor, The Effective Writing Center

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Suzanne Hill

Advisor, The Effective Writing Center

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Debra LiCausi

Advisor, The Effective Writing Center

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Joan Mitchell

Advisor, The Effective Writing Center

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Mary Alice Moore

Advisor, The Effective Writing Center

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Ashley Morales

Advisor, The Effective Writing Center

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Alicia Rasley

Advisor, The Effective Writing Center

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Chris Reed

Advisor, The Effective Writing Center

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Leigh Ann Ruggiero

Leigh Ann Ruggiero

Advisor, The Effective Writing Center

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Theresa Stevens

Advisor, The Effective Writing Center

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Amy Welde

Amy Welde

Advisor, The Effective Writing Center

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