Writing Center Coordinator
- Leslie Dennen Leslie Dennen coordinates the Writing Center and is an Associate Professor in the Rhetoric and Language Department at USF. She received her Masters degree in Teaching English as a Second Language (MATESL) and Certificate in Composition from San Francisco State University. She received her Doctorate in Education from USF in May 2007.
Writing Center Consultants
- Julie Bruck Julie Bruck has an
MFA in Creative Writing (poetry) from Warren Wilson's MFA Program for
Writers, and has taught widely, both in and out of university
settings. Her poetry and prose have been published widely, appearing
in magazines such as The New Yorker, MS., and Time. Her books
include, The Woman Downstairs (1993), The End of Travel (1999), and
Monkey Ranch (2012), which received Canada's 2012 Governor General's
Award for Poetry.
- Lily Iona MacKenzie A Canadian by birth, Lily Iona MacKenzie has a M.A. in Creative Writing as well as a M.A. in the Humanities from San Francisco State University. She has taught expository and creative writing, the humanities, and English, at the University of San Francisco and other Bay Area colleges for over 20 years. In addition, she has been a Marin Poetry Center board member and has served on other Marin non-profit boards. Her poetry collection All This was published in November 2011 and can be found in the USF Gleeson Library. Blog address: http://lilyionamackenzie.wordpress.com
- Michael Hammond
- Onllwyn Dixon
- Bernadette Pedagno
- Cynthia Schultes
- Tom Lugo
- Kat Winter Kathleen (“Kat”) Winter holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Arizona State University, an MA in Literature from Boston College and law degree from University of California, Davis. She practiced law for several years before becoming a teacher. Winter’s first collection of poems, Nostalgia for the Criminal Past, won the Antivenom Prize and was published by Elixir Press in 2012.
- Dan Chomko
- Gina Arnold
- Robert Rohr
- Amy Timko
- Marcia Clay
- Roberta D'Alois
Roberta D'Alois is a writer, writing coach and and
Director of Jump! Theatre, whose mission is to present theatrical work
based on authentic stories of mental illness. Her B.A.is from
Brandeis University and her MFA is in Creative Writing from San
Francisco State. She is an adjunct lecturer in English at USF, Holy
Names University and SF State.
- Maree Caput
- Mark Dowdy
- David Galashvily
- Simone Hoelck
- Jonathan Hunt
- Justin Lotpceich
- Jeanne Powell
- Roxann Schmidt
- Lisa Kimberlin Lisa earned her M.A. and M.F.A. in Writing from the University
of San Francisco, and her B.A. in Political Science from the University
of Georgia. She has led and developed communications programs for
several Fortune 500 companies, and has served as an executive
speechwriter for leaders at Wells Fargo, Juniper Networks, and
Williams-Sonoma. She has been teaching at the Writing Center since 2005.
- Daniel Morgan
Morgan’s professional background is rooted in the entertainment industry.
He has written for comedians and other entertainers, and continues to write,
edit and consult in this capacity. Dan earned a Master of Arts degree in
Sociology from the University of Miami, and a Doctorate degree in Education
from the University of Southern California. He has published articles in
the fields of education and sociology, coauthors a Sociology textbook, and
teaches a Writing in Sociology course at USF. Dr. Morgan is also an
editorial board member for a sociology journal.