Meet the Consultants


Each consultant has a unique set of skills and interests that equip them to help you in your writing process. Get to know them below!


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Hi! My name is Alara. My pronouns are she/they and I am a sophomore here at UNCP majoring in social work with a minor in psychology. I'm also a GenONE mentor and love to help my mentees become the best versions of themselves, including helping them with their writing. I can help with brainstorming, sentence structure, or simply reading over your paper to make sure everything sounds good before submitting. I love working on papers with a focus on social issues such as social work, psychology, and sociology but am more than willing to help with anything you may need assistance on. When i'm not in the writing center, you can find me reading or hanging out with my friends. I am excited to work with you all :) 

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Alyse (Ally)

Hi everyone! My name is Alyse, or Ally for short. I’m a junior here at UNCP and majoring in Elementary Education with a concentration in Sociology. I’m excited for another semester here at the Writing Center and I’m more than happy to help you with any aspect of the writing process including (but not limited to) organization, proofreading, brainstorming, and structure. I’ve always had a strong love for writing, and I enjoy collaborating with others regarding it. I’m more than happy to assist you with any type of writing assignment or format, but I particularly enjoy research essays, fiction and nonfiction stories, APA format, and brainstorming. In my free time, I like to write, watch movies, and spend time in nature. I look forward to working with you this semester!

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Hellooo my name is Christina I’m a senior majoring in English: Professional Writing. This is my first year at the writing center, but I’m excited to start helping people feel more comfortable with their writing. I would love to help in all aspects of your writing process but I’m best at brainstorming to help with your topic or thesis. Because my major is focused on professional writing, I also like to help with more professional documents like cover letters, resumes and even instruction manuals 😅. Some other things I enjoy apart from writing are video games, spending all my money on crystals and hanging out with my dog and three cats. 

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What’s up, beautiful people! I am Clavaria, more affectionately known as Clo. I'm a third-year writing consultant and a current senior majoring in English with an emphasis in literary studies. Being that this isn’t my first rodeo working in the Writing Center I've found I like to have a deal in a little bit of everything but mainly thesis statements, sentence structure, and MLA formatting. Although those are my preferred levels of interest I'm always willing and able to assist in any other areas necessary; we’ll figure it out together :) I’m a pretty lowkey person so when I’m not in the center you can usually find me working with the CEL Office as a LEAD Fellow or just going with the flow of the day when class or work isn’t in session. If you ever see me around campus don’t hesitate to speak! I absolutely love meeting new people and helping others in any way I can. Definitely looking forward to working and meeting y’all this year! 

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Hi everyone! I'm Diana. I am a Sophomore double majoring in criminal justice and sociology. I like to work on narrative essays with students. I am collaborative, non-judgemental, and friendly! When I'm not in the center, I work as a student supervisor and tutor for the Center of Student Success. I also play clarinet in the UNCP Pep Band. In my free time, I draw and paint on canvases. 

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Hi everyone! I'm Elise, or Dr. Dixon if you are so inclined. I am the writing center director here at UNCP. I've been working in writing centers since I was an undergraduate student myself, which means I've been tutoring for over a decade. I love working in the writing center because I love to learn new things from the clients I work with, and show people how much they already know about writing. I especially love to work on professional documents like CVs, cover letters, and statements of purpose, but am adept at helping you make the coolest powerpoint you've ever made. My research focus is in queer and feminist theory, so hit me with those gender papers! When I'm not in the writing center, I am enjoying fried chicken Friday in the cafeteria.  

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Hey! I’m Emma (She/her) and I am a Junior psychology major with a social welfare minor. I love to help students with organization and brainstorming as well as citations. I can help you with any type of paper you may be struggling with, however I am best with assignments from the social science and English departments. In my free time I do a lot of work for my student organization: Spectrum. I also love to read and I am a freelance makeup artist. I look forward to working with you! 

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Hey y’all! My name is Morgan Linn Brown (she/her/hers), but you are more than welcome to call me Mo or Linn. I was born and raised in Pembroke—the y’all isn’t to be cool I have a very deep country accent. I am currently an undergraduate in my senior year pursuing a double major in Political Science and Spanish. All my life I have been enthralled with reading, writing, and language. I consider myself to be an outgoing and friendly person (think big sister energy), therefore there aren’t too many subjects—both personally and academically—that I’m hesitant to approach. This being said, my majors have made me extremely comfortable with papers that are rooted in analysis, argument, and research, as well as super nerve-wracking presentations. But, please, bring me as many creative writing pieces as your heart desires! I can’t wait to work together with you! : )

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My name is Lily, a recent graduate from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. I studied both political science and sociology, with my dream being to work in non-profits. I have been tutoring here since 2020, making me the longest-working tutor around. I love working with all kinds of papers but have a special spot for topics such as social problems. Additionally, my specialty formats are APA and ASA but don't hesitate to come to me with other formats. I love writing, playing the ukulele, and singing in my free time. Cannot wait to work with all of you this semester!

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Hey everyone! My name is Kai and my pronouns are he/him/his. I’m your Writing Center Tutor and Orientation Leader. I am originally from New Bern, NC and love the beach. I am an undergraduate and I major in Biology and concentrate in Zoology. I love anything science, including scientific writings, but I also have a secret passion for writings in social work and literature. I can help with APA & MLA. Outside of the Writing Center and academics, I love to workout, play my kalimba, draw, and read. Do not hesitate to contact me; I am willing to help you all!

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Hi! My name is Noah Britt. I am currently in the second semester of my sophomore year. I am an English major with a concentration in professional writing and my minor is in journalism. I can help with brainstorming, MLA formatting, citations, and sentence structure. Being an English major, I have gained a lot of experience in writing many different kinds of papers. I am best at expository, argumentative, and literature papers, but I am ready and willing to help with anything you may need! When I am not in the writing center, you can find me cooking, reading, or playing video games. I also write poetry and short stories whenever I can find the time. I look forward to seeing you in the center! Have a great semester, and happy writing!

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Hi! My name is Zaveyan and I’m a Senior and English Literature major here at UNCP! As a tutor I specialize particularly in brainstorming and helping others pick out their topics, finding places to elaborate and expand upon their thoughts in their papers. Working with literature as a major, I’m very accustomed to working with research, analysis, and argumentative papers, so I would say I also have a good deal of variety when it comes to what I can help with. I can primarily help with MLA format, and although I’m not an expert on other citation styles like APA or Chicago, I’m open to doing my best to learn about them and help in any way I can when working with them. I can also just provide a listening ear and pair of eyes for when you want to make sure your paper sounds and looks good when you hear it out loud.