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Writing Center Director

Rebecca Hallman Martini
rebecca.hallmanmartini@uga.edu
Park Hall 66
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Rebecca Hallman Martini

Rebecca Hallman Martini specializes in writing center studies, writing across the disciplines, ethnographic research methods, and composition pedagogy. Her book, Disrupting the Center: A Partnership-Based Approach to Writing in the University (Utah State University Press, 2022), establishes an administrative, strategic partnership model for writing center and writing across the curriculum collaborations. Her work has been published in WPA, Across the Disciplines, Praxis, Computers and Composition, and Research in Online Literacy Education. She is also the founding editor of the International Writing Center Association's newest journal, The Peer Review: A Journal for Writing Center Practitioners.

 

 

 

 

 

Assistant Director

Chanara Andrews-Bickers
chanara.andrews@uga.edu
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Chanara Andrews-Bickers

A graduate of Spelman College (B.A. English, 2019) with a concentration in Black Cultural Studies, Chanara Andrews-Bickers is a fourth-year doctoral candidate in the English Department. As Assistant Director of the Writing Center and instructor of Multicultural Literature and First-Year Writing courses, Chanara honors the lives and experiences of diverse groups of students, supporting them as they combine the conventions of writing with their own unique perspectives and approaches.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Administrative Team

Saurabh Anand
 saurabh.anand@uga.edu
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Saurabh Anand

Born in Delhi, India, Saurabh Anand handles inbound writing center queries. He is a Rhetoric and Composition Ph.D. student specializing in Writing Center Studies in the Department of English at UGA with a background in TESOL. He has extensive experience in tutoring adult multilingual writers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Savannah Jensen
savannah.jensen@uga.edu
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Savannah Jensen

Savannah Jensen is an instructor of record for First Year Writing (ENGL 110 and ENGL 1102) and British Literature to 1700 (ENGL 2310). She is also a consultant and administrative team member of the UGA Writing Center. She is PhD candidate at the University of Georgia and is expected to graduate May 2023.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liz Wayson
elizabeth.wayson@uga.edu
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Liz Wayson

Liz Wayson is currently a second-year English PhD student at the University of Georgia concentrating in writing center studies. Before starting her PhD, Liz worked as an Assistant Professor of English and Writing Center Director at Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. She earned a BA in English from Brenau University and a MA in Modernity, Literature and Culture at University College Dublin. Her research interests include writing center and writing studies, disability studies, and spatial rhetorics.

 

 

 

 

 

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