About the Writing Fellows

Our Writing Fellows and Writing Tutor are available to work one-on-one with SPS students on their writing skills seven days a week. They can meet with you in-person (by appointment only) or by phone or email Monday through Friday, and on weekends can chat via Skype (by appointment) or give feedback through email.  We are here to help in whatever way best fits your needs.  The Fellows also run the Pop-up Writing Center events held twice a semester.

You can learn more about this year’s Fellows and Tutor below and can get in touch with them through our online form.  You can reach them in the office at 212.652.2871 during the hours listed below, or send an email to: writingfellows@sps.cuny.edu.

The 2017-18 Writing Fellows and Writing Tutor are:

 

  

Writing Fellow Chris Carlson is a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He has conducted research in Venezuela and Brazil on issues related to development, agrarian relations, and structural transformation in the Global South. He has taught writing-intensive sociology courses at Queens College. Chris can be reached through email at writingfellows@sps.cuny.edu, by appointment on Skype, or in person during his regular in-office hours at 101 W. 31st St., Fridays, 12-6:30 pm.  Chris will also be available Saturday mornings via email or by appointment on Skype.

 

Writing Fellow Maggie Fay is a Ph.D. student in Sociology at the Graduate Center of City University of New York.  Her research focuses on student academic progress in community colleges, and reforms to math courses to help students get on the path to degree attainment. She works with students frequently as a part of her research, and looks forward to collaborating with SPS students on their writing projects! Maggie can be reached at writingfellows@sps.cuny.edu, by appointment on Skype, or in-person during her regular in-office hours at 101 W. 31st St., Tuesdays, 12-6:30 pm and by email on Friday mornings.

 

Writing Tutor Erin Heiser has a Master’s degree in English with a focus on Composition and Rhetoric. She was previously a Writing Fellow at Lehman College, CUNY. Her current scholarly interests include memoir and autobiography studies, and the lyric essay. She is interested in the intersections of race, class, sexuality, and gender; and these themes show up regularly in her own writing and on her syllabuses at CUNY and NYU where she has enjoyed teaching literature and writing for over a decade. Erin can be reached via email at writingfellows@sps.cuny.edu, by phone (during office hours), and via Skype. Her regular office hours are at 101 W. 31st St on Mondays from 2-7 pm and Wednesdays from 1-5 pm, and on Sunday evenings via email or by appointment via Skype.

 

Writing Fellow François Kiper is a Ph.D. candidate in Comparative Literature at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He has taught writing-intensive courses at CUNY for several years. One aspect of his research focuses on reimagining the role of writing pedagogy as part of a broadly-based liberal arts curriculum that critically engages with and confronts silences (cultural, historical, political, etc.) François can be reached via email at writingfellows@sps.cuny.edu, by phone (during office hours), and via Skype. His regular office hours are 101 W. 31st St on Thursdays at from 11:30-6pm. He is also available on Sundays during the late morning/early afternoon via email or by appointment via Skype.

 

This site is organized and maintained by the SPS Writing Fellows and the SPS Office of Faculty Development and Instructional Technology.

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