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Graduate Writing Center Consultants

Intissar Yahia
PhD Language, Literacy, and Technology, WSU
MA Applied Linguistics, Libyan Academy
BA English, University of Tripoli
Research Interests: Computer-assisted Language Learning, Second Language Writing, Composition Studies, Teaching Methods, Culture and Learning, and Adult Education
GWC Consultant

Haixia He
Ph.D. Student, Language, Literacy, and Technology, WSU
MA English Language and Literature
BA English
Research Interests: Blended/Hybrid Teaching and Learning, Student Engagement, Academic Writing, Second Language Teaching and Learning
GWC TA, Outreach Coordinator
[Haixia handles all out going communication for the GWC! If you need to reach us, contact her.]

Sherwin K. R. Sales
PhD Student Rhetoric and Composition, WSU
MA English
BA Literature and Creative Writing
Research Interests: composition studies, writing center theory, Filipino American studies, Asian American studies
GWC Consultant

Mohammad Nouman
MS Computer Science Candidate, WSU
BS Computer Engineering, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences
Research Interests: Healthcare IT, AI in Healthcare, Precision Medicine
GWC Teaching Assistant

Richard Shafer
PhD Rural Sociology and Journalism, University of Missouri
Emeritus Professor of Journalism, University of North Dakota
Conducted journalism courses and workshops in 40+ countries for Fulbright, Soros Foundation and US State Department
GWC Consultant

Judy Sobeloff
MFA Creative Writing, University of Washington
MSW, University of Michigan
BA Psychology, Wesleyan University
Teaching Artist with the Idaho Commission on the Arts since 2004
Founder and Director, Moscow Community Creative Writing Workshop
GWC Consultant

Chris Duke
PhD Candidate Biological Sciences, WSU
MS Biology, Syracuse University
BS Biology/Zoology, Western Washington University
Research Interests: Restoration & Conservation of Endangered Ecosystems; Fish Physiology, Phenotypic Plasticity, & Genomics; Aquaculture Systems
GWC Consultant


Bill Engels
PhD English Literature
International Instructor of Writing 1998 – 2014
Former Principal of English Medium School in Bangladesh
Instructor of Writing at Spokane Falls Community College
GWC Consultant