Writing Across the Curriculum

Writing Fellows

A Writing Fellow (WF) is an advanced Ph.D. student from CUNY’s Graduate Center who works 15 hours each week at a campus WAC Program.

The Writing Fellows Program is a CUNY-wide initiative designed to improve the quality of writing instruction across the disciplines and offer support for advanced CUNY doctoral students. For more information about the CUNY Writing Fellows program, click here.

At Lehman, Writing Fellows:

  • work as thinking partners with two faculty participants for a full academic year to:
    • assist in the creation of writing assignments;
    • respond to student writing;
    • collaborate on writing workshops for students;
    • facilitate peer-group work;
    • assist in the creation of syllabi;
    • facilitate peer-group work;
    • develop writing goals for the semester
  • participate in biweekly professional development meetings led by the WAC coordinators;
  • participate in workshops with faculty participants;
  • attend CUNY-wide WAC workshops;
  • work on special projects, such as workshop planning, outreach, assessment, website maintenance, and archiving.

2016-2017 Fellows

Mateo Duque is a Ph.D. candidate in Philosophy at the Graduate Center, CUNY. His research is in ancient Greek philosophy, specifically Plato, and mimēsis, or the problem of 'representation.' He is interested in the intersection of philosophy, aesthetics, literature, literary theory, and classics. He has taught philosophy classes at Brooklyn College, Baruch College, and City College. Previously, he was a Quantitative Reasoning fellow at Lehman College.

 

Benjamin Gillespie is a doctoral candidate in Theatre at The Graduate Center, CUNY. His dissertation explores the performance of advancing age and late style in contemporary U.S. performance. He is Assistant Editor of PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art and an Adjunct Lecturer in theatre at Marymount Manhattan College. He has previously taught at Hunter College and Baruch College, and worked as a writing fellow at Lehman College in 2015/16. 


Gabrielle Kappes is a Ph.D. candidate in English at The Graduate Center, CUNY. With academic training in British Romanticism, Gaby has researched and written extensively on Dorothy Wordsworth’s travel narratives and is currently working on a project that explores experimental and organic form in both Romantic and 20th century American poetics. Her chapbook, Homage to Leroi Jones and Other Early Works by Kathy Acker, was published in Series V of the Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative in April 2015. She has taught writing and literature courses at Fordham University and Lehman College.

Antonella Mallozzi is pursuing her Ph.D. in Philosophy at the Graduate Center, CUNY. Her dissertation explores the issue of modal knowledge, i.e., to what extent and how we can know what is possible and what is necessary for the things in the world -- ourselves included. She is currently teaching an Introduction to Philosophy course at the City College of New York, where she has also been a Graduate Teaching Fellow for the past four years. Antonella received a B.A. and M.A. in philosophy from Sapienza University of Rome (Italy).

Jennifer Pipitone is a doctoral candidate in Environmental Psychology at The Graduate Center, CUNY and a Visiting Instructor in Pratt Institute’s Department of Social Science and Cultural Studies. Her dissertation explores the relationship between learning and student experiences of place, self, and culture on faculty-led study abroad programs to Morocco and Indonesia. Previously, she was a Writing Fellow at Bronx Community College and a Graduate Teaching Fellow at Hunter College. Jennifer is also co-founder of Narrating NYC, a community-based participatory action research project.


Michael Shelichach is a Ph.D. candidate in the English program at The Graduate Center, CUNY. His research focuses on conceptions of subjectivity in the Victorian realist novel and in late Victorian Gothic fiction, and on Victorian physiological-psychology. He has taught composition at Lehman College for three years as a Graduate Teaching Fellow.

Past Fellows

2015-16

Nick Bacon, Cultural Anthropology

Carmela Muzio Dormani, Sociology

Benjamin Gillespie, Theater

Michael Shelichach, English

Yeree Shim, English

Nora Slonimsky, History

 

2014-2015
Kultej Dhariwal, English
Anna Gjika, Sociology
Gabrielle Kappes, English
María León Umaña, Hispanic and
Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages
Katie Uva, American History
Yeree Shim, English

2006-2007
Ernesto Donas, Music
Carla DuBose, History
Fatmir Haskaj, Sociology
Sophie Mariñez, French
Ana Motta-Moss, Psychology
Tyler T. Schmidt, English

2013-2014
Helen French, Biopsychology and
Behavioral Neuroscience
Rocío Gil, Cultural Anthropology
Lorena Hernández, Hispanic and
Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages
Nicole Heron, Business
Mary Slavkin, Art History
Lisa Tagliaferri, Comparative Literature

2005-2006
Francesco Crocco, English
Ernesto Donas, Music
Erin Heiser, English
Rachel Ihara, English
Tyler T. Schmidt, English
Jen Weiss, Urban Education
2012-2013
Claudia Astorino, Anthropology
Paula Burleigh, Art History
Agustina Carando, Linguistics
Han-byul Chung, Linguistics
Kerry Greaves, Art History
2004-2005
Martine Hackett, Sociology
Christina Harris, Anthropology
Erin Heiser, English
Patricia Herrera, Theater
Rachel Ihara, English
Agnieszka Kajrukszto, Political Science
Tanya Radford, English

2011-2012
Jinwon Kim, Sociology
Sharina Maillo Pozo, Hispanic and
Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages
Roberta Michel, Musical Arts
Benjamin Miller, English
Paul J. Polgar, History
Catherine Young, Theatre

2003-2004
Carla Barrett, Anthropology
Celeste Donovan, Art History
Valkiria Durán, Psychology
Patricia Herrera, Theater
Agnieszka Kajrukszto, Political Science
Tanya Radford, English
Julia Rothenberg, Art
2010-2011
Jessica Brinkworth, Anthropology
Maria Maust-Mohl, Psychology
Christine Pinnock, Anthropology
Jeremy Rafal, Linguistics
Rachel Schiff, Sociology
2002-2003
Carla Barrett, Anthropology
Samuel Cohen, English
Celeste Donovan, Art History
Ariel Ducey, Sociology
Patricia Duffett, English
Kate Moss, English
Julia Rothenberg, Art
2009-2010
Jessica Brinkworth, Anthropology
Valkiria Duran-Narucki, Environmental Psychology
Bobbi Gentry, Political Science
Carla Marquez, Social-Personality Psychology
Jeremy Rafal, Linguistics
Rachel Schiff, Sociology
2001-2002
Samuel Cohen, English
Ariel Ducey, Sociology
Kate Moss, English
Suzanne Scheld, Anthropology
Elizabeth Toohey, English
2008-2009
Rebio Díaz, Environmental Psychology
Elizabeth Fitton, History
Robina Khalid, English
Madeline Pérez, Urban Education
Claudia Pisano, English
Chris Alen Sula, Philosophy
2000-2001
Robert Dowling, English
Cara Murray, English
Leo Parascondola, English
Suzanne Scheld, Anthropology
Nadeen Thomas, Anthropology
Elizabeth Toohey, English
2007-2008
Raja Abillama, Anthropology
Rebio Díaz, Environmental Psychology
Carla DuBose, History
Roman Kuznets, Computer Science
Sophie Mariñez, French
Madeline Pérez, Urban Education
1999-2000
Robert Dowling, English
Cara Murray, English
Leo Parascondola, English
Robert Sauté, Sociology
Nadeen Thomas, Anthropology

 

Last modified: Nov 17, 2016

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