Meet The Writing Assistants

Meet the student writing assistants working with our director Meredith McCarroll.

The 2020-21 Writing Assistants meeting online before the Fall 2020 semester begins


Evan Brown 

Hometown: Garrett Park, Maryland
Major(s)/Minor: Government and Computer Science Double Major
Graduation Year: 2022
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: 
I love meeting new people from a diverse range of majors and experiences!
Fun fact: I can solve a Rubik’s Cube in under two minutes. 

Evan Brown

Andrew Chang 

Hometown: Taipei, Taiwan
Major(s)/Minor: English and Philosophy
Graduation Year: 2023
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant:  Getting to read people's papers! I always learn something new when I read a paper.
Fun fact: Driving is one of my favorite activities.

Andrew Chang

Isaac Cooper 

Hometown: Winston-Salem, NC
Major(s)/Minor: DCS/Psychology
Graduation Year: 2023
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: 
I really enjoy what I learn from others when I am able to help them with their writing.
Fun fact: My hometown has the very first Krispy Kreme!

Isaac Cooper


Eugen Cotei 
 

Hometown: Motru, Romania (0-8yrs); Las Vegas, Nevada (8+)
Major(s)/Minor: Earth and Oceanographic Sciences and Hispanic Studies
Graduation Year: 2021
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: 
Interacting with students that have diverse passions and interests. 
Fun fact: I have planted at least one tree every year of my life. 


 

Eugen Cotei

Louise Cummins 

Hometown: Hendersonville, NC

Major(s)/Minor:
Undecided
Graduation Year: 2023
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: 
Since we’re all online and iPads this semester, no one will have to try! I’m so excited to learn from my peers. Y’all are so smart. 
Fun fact: I can’t read my own handwriting!


Louise Cummins


Cooper Dart  

Hometown: Hailey, Idaho
Pronouns: he/him
Major(s)/Minor: Environmental Studies and Anthropology
Graduation Year: 2021
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: 
Getting the chance to spend meaningful time with folks from all over campus!
Fun fact: I can play banjo passably well.

Cooper Dart

Emma Dewey 

Hometown: Menlo Park, CA
Major(s)/Minor: Dance and Anthropology
Graduation Year: 2022
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: 
I love getting to know new people and diving into deep intellectual discussions.

Emma Dewey

Jonas Eichenlaub  

Hometown: Hope, Maine

Major(s)/Minor: Math and Economics double major/Government minor
Graduation Year: 2022
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: 
I love helping people organize their thoughts. Every writer comes into a session with plenty of great things to say about the writing prompt, but often we have to work together to figure out the best way to add some structure. The best part about working in the writing center is the moment when a writer is able to find what links their thoughts into an argument and everything clicks together.  



Jonas Eichenlaub

Reed Foster  

Hometown: Brunswick, ME
Major(s)/Minor: English and Environmental Studies Coordinate Major
Graduation Year: 2021
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: Being able to write well is the most important skill with which students should graduate from college. To that end, I love talking about writing and working with students on their writing. 
Fun fact: It's likely my fault if the BCLT runs out of snacks. 


Reed Foster

Lily Anna Fullam  

Hometown: Mansfield, MA
Major(s)/Minor: English/Mathematics
Graduation Year: 2021
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: 
Learning about new things from reading essays.
Fun fact: I can wiggle my ears.


Lily Anna Fullam

Abby Gonneville  

Hometown: Madawaska, ME
Major(s)/Minor: Double major in Government & Legal Studies and Sociology with a minor in Gender, Sexuality & Women's Studies
Graduation Year: 2021
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: The collaborative nature of the work! As well as learning so much in a variety of subjects through reading my peers' written work.
Fun fact: I like learning about astrology!


Abby Gonneville

Emily Ha 

Hometown: Albany, NY
Major(s)/Minor: Music and English
Graduation Year: 2021
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: I really like helping people develop their content and analysis so they can better tie their ideas together on the page.
Fun fact: My favorite flavor of tea is Twinings Buttermint.



Emily Ha

Symone Marie Holloway

Hometown: Pelham, AL

Major(s)/Minor: German and Philosophy/Cinema Studies

Graduation Year: 2022


Symone Marie Holloway

Hafsa Hossain

Hometown: Queens, NY

Major(s)/Minor: I am a prospective History major.

Graduation Year: 2023
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: I enjoy brainstorming with others and helping them clarify their ideas.
Hafsa Hossain

Samira Iqbal

Hometown: Bronx, NY

Major(s)/Minor: Intended English major, Arabic minor

Graduation Year: 2023
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: Meeting new people and learning about their essay topics!
Fun fact: I'm learning guitar this semester!


Samira Iqbal

Hadley Jevon

Hometown: Lincoln, MA

Major(s)/Minor: English/Spanish

Graduation Year: 2023
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: I love reading other people's work and hearing their perspectives on topics they're passionate about, especially if it's a subject with which I'm not familiar.
Fun fact: I doodle on just about everything.


Hadley Jevon

Mishal Kazmi

Hometown: Islamabad, Pakistan

Major(s)/Minor: English/History

Graduation Year: 2021
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: I love helping people and interacting with them!
Fun fact: I've read each of the Harry Potter books at least three times...

Mishal Kazmi

Hope Keeley

Hometown: Eureka, MO

Major(s)/Minor: Government and English/Theater

Graduation Year: 2021
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: Reading work from classes I haven’t had the opportunity to take! I always learn so many cool things. 
Fun fact: I am allergic to strawberries, but not allergic to poison ivy.



Hope Keeley

Chanel Matthews

Hometown: Wellesley, MA

Major(s)/Minor: Africana Studies major, Theater minor

Graduation Year: 2021
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: Meeting new people and getting to collaborate on writing!
Fun fact: I have Mariah Carey’s memoir on preorder.

Chanel Matthews

Francesca Mauro

Hometown: Kansas City, MO

Major(s)/Minor: Romance Languages and Literatures major/Art History minor

Graduation Year: 2022
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: I love getting to read and discuss papers from lots of different classes and disciplines. It gives me the opportunity to get a peek into what my peers are learning about.
Fun fact: I performed in operas as a child!

Francesca Mauro

Nina McKay

Hometown: Lower Merion, PA

Major(s)/Minor: History and Religion/Education

Graduation Year: 2021
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: I love getting to vicariously experience other people’s classes by working on their assignments with them! 
Fun fact: I absolutely love to bake!

Nina McKay

Julia Perillo

Hometown: Miami, Florida

Major(s)/Minor: Romance Languages & Literatures/Anthropology
Graduation Year: 2022
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: My favorite part about this work is providing actionable tips (such as reverse outlining) so that students feel more confident and equipped to tackle the writing process in the future.
Fun fact: I met Emma Roberts at the airport when I was 7.

Julia Perillo

Keyna Mecias Quiñonez

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY 

Major(s)/Minor: (Prospective) Africana Studies Major

Graduation Year: 2023
 
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: Writing has a lot of steps and can be overwhelming so helping people feel better and more secure in their writing makes me happy.
 
Fun fact: When I was younger I broke my front tooth aftering tripping and falling during an intense game of tag.


 

Keyna Mecia Quinonez

Aida Muratoglu

Hometown: Cambridge, MA 

Major(s)/Minor: English and Computer Science

Graduation Year: 2021
 
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: I love getting to know new people through working on writing together – and finding new ways to support one another through shared work!
 
Fun fact: Once I helped cook a meal for 200 people! It was mac and cheese.

Aida Muratoglu


Andrew Nicholson

Hometown: Vienna, Virginia 

Major(s)/Minor: English, Government, Philosophy (undecided between those three)

Graduation Year: 2022
 
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: I enjoy learning a little bit about every subject, especially the ones I've never taken a class in, through the papers I get to read.
 
Fun fact: As a small child I once ate four mangoes in one sitting, which doesn't sound like a lot unless you've done it.

 

Andrew Nicholson

Josh Pablo Patel

Hometown: Atlanta, GA 

Major(s)/Minor: Undecided

Graduation Year: 2023
 
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: Learning about new subjects through papers.
 
Fun fact: My favorite foods are enchiladas and blueberry pancakes.

 


Josh Pablo Patel

Angelica Pena

Hometown: New York City, NY

Major(s)/Minor: Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx Studies and Sociology

Graduation Year: 2022
 
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: Learning about new topics through other students’ papers. 
 
Fun fact: I love watching cooking shows on Netflix.

 


Angelica Pena

Lior Raz-Farley

Hometown: Ossining, NY

Major(s)/Minor: Government & Legal Studies/English

Graduation Year: 2021
 
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: Meeting new people!
 
Fun fact: I'm a black belt in Taekwondo.

 

 


Lior Raz-Farley

Syona Sidhu

Hometown: New York, NY

Major(s)/Minor: Undeclared, but thinking about double majoring in History and Biology with a minor in Visual Arts. 

Graduation Year: 2023
 
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: Getting to meet new people and read all of the interesting things that they are learning about. 

Syona Sidhu

Tiger Tang

Hometown: Califon, NJ

Major(s)/Minor: English

Graduation Year: 2021
 
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: Meeting new people!
 
Fun fact: I studied abroad in Scotland St. Andrews for the entire year last year.

Tiger Tang

Franny Weed

Major(s)/Minor: English

Graduation Year: 2021


Franny Weed


Micah Wilson

Hometown: Cambridge, MA
 
Major(s)/Minor: History/Urban Studies

Graduation Year: 2022
 
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: I love having the opportunity to talk through other students' papers from so many different disciplines!
 
Fun fact: Pet crush: Lizard

Micah Wilson

Annabel Winterberg

Hometown: Saco, ME

Major(s)/Minor: History and German

Graduation Year: 2021
 
What do you enjoy most about your work as a Writing Assistant: Getting to meet new people and learning about topics I otherwise never would have heard about.
 
Fun fact: I am distantly related to the only signer of the Declaration of Independence to ever become a traitor and re-join the British.

Annabel Winterberg