Sarah Anderson ’18
I am majoring in biology and minoring in English, so I’ve had to do a wide variety of writing during my time here at Colgate, ranging from poetry to lab reports. In addition to working at the Writing Center, I am section editor of News for the Maroon News. My other unique interests include dogs, Slices, and Netflix. I am so excited to be with the Writing Center this year and I am happy to help you with writing of any topic!
Audrey Aspegren ’19
Hi! I am a philosophy and Chinese double major from Ann Arbor, Michigan. Though I love philosophy and Chinese, I’ve taken classes across the board at Colgate, especially in other social sciences (mostly political science). I enjoy reading all types of writing, so I’m always game to help with any assignment at any stage.
Renee Congdon ’20
Hello! I’m from Seal Beach, California, and I’m a prospective Spanish major. I love literature and poetry of all sorts, and as such I have the most experience with creative, argumentative, and analytical essays. That being said, I am willing and excited to help with writing in any discipline. While at Colgate, I’ve really enjoyed taking classes on religion, psychology, and languages, as well as rock climbing and tutoring for the SAT in my free time. I look forward to meeting you!
Lydia Culp ’20
Hiya! I'm from Williamsport, Pennsylvania, which is equally far away from Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. At this stage in the game, I'm a decided English major and a potential Russian major/minor. I am here to lend a patient ear, bring out your strengths and creativity as a writer, and break down your latest stressful essay into manageable steps. I enjoy ballet, tap, frisbee, comedy improv, being employed, and getting caught in the rain (although I've never had a pina colada). I look forward to learning with you!
Amelia Fogg ’19
I am a sophomore majoring in psychology and minoring in film and media studies. I love to write and I look forward to sharing my passion with you. I would be more than happy to help you with any writing assignment. Regardless of where you are in the writing process, please don’t hesitate to make an appointment with me!
Sarah Gans ’20
Hi! I am planning on majoring in mathematics. I’m originally from Amsterdam, the Netherlands, but currently live in Connecticut. In addition to working at the Writing Center, I love running, hiking, reading, tutoring students, and spending time with my dog. While I might be a mathematics major, I have taken a wide range of classes while at Colgate which has allowed me to write about many different topics. I would love to help you organize your thoughts, ideas, and writing at any stage in your writing process. I can’t wait to meet you!
Kasey Halsey '18
Hi! I am a junior from New York City majoring in biochemistry. I have experience writing analytical papers as well as laboratory reports for the natural sciences. With that being said, I am open to assisting students reach their writing goals regardless of the subject of their paper. I encourage you to come at whatever stage of the writing process you find yourself in. Even if you may only have an introduction or a few ideas, be proactive and make an appointment! Writing is dynamic and new assignments can be taken on from many different angles, so let’s help each other out by exploring the different possibilities.
Erin Hoffman ’19
Hi there! I am majoring in English with an emphasis on creative writing. Though I specialize in creative writing and literary analysis, I am happy to help with writing from a variety of disciplines. I can help with any aspect of the writing process, from formulating arguments to developing draft cohesion. In addition to working at the Writing Center, I am also an editor for the Colgate Portfolio. I can’t wait to meet you!
Hyeon Jeong '18
I am a junior from Cape Town, South Africa. I am majoring in mathematical economics and planning to minor in philosophy, but my academic interests also include other social sciences and languages. In addition to working in the Writing Center, I am a Senator on campus. I love working with students and I love writing, so I would be happy to see you at any stage of your writing process. Please come to me with any kind of paper as I am always eager to learn about new topics. I hope to see you soon!
Maria Johnson ’18
I am a junior majoring in cellular neuroscience and minoring in English. In addition to working as a consultant in the writing center, I am a leader of the Pet Pals club. Although I have the most experience writing analytical essays and laboratory reports, I have also written many research papers for the humanities. I enjoy helping students from any academic discipline and I encourage you to come in to discuss ideas, paper topics, or thesis statements. Do not hesitate to make an appointment at any stage of the writing process!
Mason Jones '18
I am junior majoring in English and sociology. While I most familiar with literary analysis, I look forward to working with a variety of formats and subjects. I particularly enjoy developing and structuring analytical arguments around thesis statements. I am happy to help refine an essay’s structure at any stage of the writing process.
Ali Jordahl ’20
Hi! I’m from outside of Boston, Massachusetts, and I plan to double major in Computer Science and Economics! Besides writing and reading in what little free time I have, I’m in a singing group, in a dance group, a tour guide, and the treasurer for the Colgate Hillel. My editing skills stem from helping my younger sister and friends with their various essays, so I’ve worked with all sorts of different writers before. My writing and editing experience ranges from scientific research papers to analytical essays, so I’m happy to help with any type of writing, at any stage!
Rachel Keirstead ’19
I am a sophomore majoring in English and minoring in political science. While I have the most experience in the humanities and social sciences, I am more than happy to help with papers in any discipline. I love helping students navigate the entire writing process, so feel free to come to me at any stage. I can’t wait to meet you!