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Peer Consultants

Our peer consultants represent majors from nearly all departments on campus, so chances are good that one of them has experience writing in your discipline. They are highly trained, enjoy the challenges of working with writers at all stages in the writing process, and uphold confidentiality about your work.


Please schedule an appointment with any of our peer consultants.

Mika Alexander

Mika Alexander (She/Her/Hers)

Anthropology major, Political Science and REMS minors, 2023

Favorite Class: Biology of Plants
Writing Specialties: Grammar, flow, brainstorming, and polishing essays
Clubs/Committees: Bridge scholars, Collective for Antiracism and Liberation



Bryn AprillBryn Aprill

Environmental Science major, Classics minor, 2023

Favorite Class: Global Art History
Writing Specialties: Outlining, organization, creative writing
Clubs/Committees: Women's Ice Hockey



Ella Beck (She/Her/Hers)Ella-Beck.JPG

Molecular Biology major, 2023

Favorite Class: History of Sex 
Writing Specialities: Research and analytical essays,
scientific writing/voice, organization, proofreading, word-choice




Charlotte Blum (She, Her, Hers)Charlotte Blum

Political Science major, History minor, 2022

Favorite Class: Secrecy, Surveillance and Democracy
Writing Specialties: Outlining, Polishing, Critical Analysis, Research Papers
Clubs/Committees: Colorado College Prison Project, Sunrise Movement at CC


Tom Byron

Tom Byron

Political Science and Economics, 2023

Favorite Class: Fundamental Debates on the Common Good
Writing Specialties: Philosophy writing, persuasive writing, flow, and organization

August Caldwell (She/Her/Hers)August Caldwell

Environmental Studies major, Chinese language minor, 2022

Favorite Class: Marxist Political Economy and the Crisis of Capitalism
Writing Specialties/Languages: Mandarin Chinese
Clubs/Committees: Co-chair of Hillel



Gordon ClarkGordon Clark

Environmental Studies, 2023

Favorite Class: Environment and Society
Writing Specialties: Creative writing, technical writing, research-based writing
Clubs/Committees: Boys Ultimate Frisbee, Office of Sustainability volunteer, Sustainability Council Stories sub-committee member



Silvia Cummings

Sylvia Cummings (She/Her/Hers)

English Literature, 2022

Favorite Class: Introduction to Literature and the Environment
Writing Specialties:
Polishing final drafts, revising, essay organization, literary analysis
Bridge Scholars Program


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Neuroscience, 2024

Favorite Class: Intro to Psychology
Writing Specialties:
Brainstorming, outlining, argumentative writing
Bridge Scholars Program


Miranda Dickerman (She/Her/Hers)MirandaDickerman.jpeg

Philosophy major, Russian and Psychoanalysis minors, 2022

Favorite Class: Personality
Writing Specialties:
Brainstorming & organization, philosophical writing & argumentation,
grammar, flow
 CREATE, Editor of Anamnesis


Nola Fanestil (She/Her/Hers)NolaRose.JPG

Organismal Biology and Ecology major, Religion minor, 2023

Favorite Class: Field Botany
Writing Specialties:
 Literary analysis and cover letters/resumes, brainstorming the
beginning stages of papers, improving organization
Cutthroat Rugby, Accessibility Resources Student Leadership Council



Ronan Fitzgerald (He/Him/His)Ronan.PNG

Economics major, Environmetnal Studies minor, 2023

Favorite Class: Global Architecture I&II
Writing Specialties:
 Brainstorming, outlining/drafting, writing process
CC Cycling Team, FYP Mentor, Outdoor Education


Mazlyn FreierMazlyn Freier

Sociology major, Feminist and Gender Studies and World Literature minor, 2023

Favorite Class: Encountering the Past: Sorcery, Magic and Devilry: The History of Witchcraft
Writing Specialties: Research and literary analysis papers; brainstorming, revising, polishing final drafts
Clubs/Committees: CREATE, Community Engaged Scholars




Kat GruschowKat Gruschow

Political Science major, French language minor, 2022

Favorite Class: Race and Politics in the Era of Trump
Writing Specialties: Analysis and research papers, word choice, clarity, and organization
Clubs/Committees: Honor Council, Admissions Ambassador




Elle HaglerElle.jpeg

Sociology Major, 2022

Favorite Class: Secrecy, Surveillance, and Democracy
Writing Specialties: Research and analytical essays, flow, organization, and word choice
Clubs: Club frisbee, Sunrise Movement






 Jane Harris (She/Her/Hers or They/Them/Theirs)Jane Harris

History major, Performance Design minor, 2022

Favorite Class: Encountering the Past: A Global History of 1968
Writing Specialties: Historical and artistic analysis, flow, and creative voice
Clubs/Committees: The Sounds of Colorado College, Theater Workshop



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Favorite Class: American Philosophy
Writing Specialties: Philisophical writing, literary/rhetorical analysis,
argumentative writing
Clubs/Committees: RA in Mathias, Clay Club, Chess Club
Bridge Scholars Program, Opera Scenes




Anna Heimel (She/Her/Hers)Anna-Heimel.jpg

English major, Education minor 2023

Favorite Class: Art of Japan
Writing Specialties: Literary analysis, polishing for clarity
Clubs/Committees: Delta gamma, cipher, cycling



Logan Houpt (He/Him/His)LoganHoupt.jpeg

International Political Economy major, Environmental Studies minor 2023

Favorite Class: Topics of Anthropology: Food, Health, and Social Change
Writing Specialties: Brainstorming, organizing, outlining, reivisons and polishing
Clubs/Committees: QUAD Innovation partnership, Green Life, IM Sports



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Undeclared, Journalism 2024

Favorite Class: Food for Thought
Writing Specialties: Creative writing projects, polishing final drafts, and clarity
Clubs/Committees: Bridge Scholars


Amy Ji (She/Her/Hers)Amy

English Literature, 2022

Favorite Class: Introduction to Comparative Lit
Writing Specialties/Languages: Critical analysis, essays/ English, Chinese
Clubs/Committees: ORC



Cali Johnston (She/Her/Hers)Cali.jpeg

Political Science, 2023

Favorite Class: The Judiciary
Writing Specialties: Grammar, flow, critical analysis, organizatoin, clarity/word choice,
legal case briefing/analysis
Clubs/Committees: Research Assitant for Professor Dana Wolfe


Soumya Keefe Souma-Keefe.png

Environmental Studies major, Political Science minor, 2023

Writing Specialties: Brainstorming, flow
Clubs/Committees: Ultimate frisbee



Taryn Klanot(She/Her/Hers)Taryn.jpeg

English major, Journalism minor, 2023

Favorite Class: Contemporary Poetry with Jane Hilberry
Writing Specialties: Applications, analytical or argumentative essays, and creative writing
Clubs/Committees: Tiger Audubon Club


Ann-Claire Lin (She/Her/Hers)AnnClaire.JPG

Contemplative Neuroscience IDM, 2023

Favorite Class: The Moving Line
Writing Specialties: Organization/flow, brainstorming, research papers
Clubs/Committees: Community Engaged Scholars, Arts & Crafts, Celecia K-Dance



Caroline LivaditisCaroline Livaditis

 German, 2022

Favorite Class: Politics, Religion and the Secular
Writing Specialties/Languages: German, polishing word choice and flow
Clubs/Committees: Equestrian team




Haley LoperHaley Loper

English, 2022

Favorite Class: Multicultural Women Poets
Writing Specialties: Humanities papers
Clubs/Committees: SOSS




Maggie Mixer (She/Her/Hers)MaggieMixer.jpeg

Political Science, 2024

Favorite Class: History of Modern South Asia
Writing Specialties: Flow, polishing essays
Clubs/Committees: Climbing team


Hollis Peterson (They/Them/Theirs)Hollis Peterson

Comparative Literature, 2022

Favorite Class: Haitian Literature
Writing Specialties: Creative writing like stories and poetry
Clubs/Committees: CC Figure Skating Team



Rhetta Power (She/Her/Hers)Rhetta-Power.jpg

Psychology major, Feminish and Gender Studies minor 2023

Favorite Class: Women and Madness
Writing Specialties/Languages: I love to help with brainstorming, idea
organization, drafting, and 
establishing flow. Conversational French skills 
Clubs/Committees: IM Hockey/Broomball/Ping-Pong





Luis RamosLuis Ramos

Astrophysics major, Chemistry and Philosophy minor, 2023

Favorite Class: Existential Philosophy
Writing Specialties: Science writing, outlining, brainstorming, organization, revision/polishing
Clubs/Committees: Math club, Club Basketball



Lucie RaphaelLucie-Raphael.jpeg

Southwest Studies major, Anthropology minor, 2022

Favorite Class: Introduction of Environmental Justice
Writing Specialties/Languages: I really like to help clients form an effective argument and thesis for analytical essays and
I like general essay organization and brainstorming. I speak and write in Spanish and can help with 100 and 200
level classes

Shelsea ReyesShelseaReyes.jpg

Molecular Biology, 2024

Favorite Class: Biology of Plants
Writing Specialties/Languages: Develop ideas, outline, and organize writing. Fluent in Spanish
Clubs/Committees: SOMOS, Bridge Scholars, NSO mentor, Questbridge Scholar




Sammy RiesSammy Ries

Math and Environmental Science, 2023

Favorite Class: The Mathematical Modeling of Viral Epidemics
Writing Specialties: Scientific writing such as lab reports and research papers. Final drafts and improving organization
Clubs/Committees: Accessibility Resources Student Leadership Council, Women's Club Hockey, CACC, F.U.C.C, CC club climbing team




 Alonso Rios
Alonso Rios

Undeclared, 2023

Favorite Class: Topics in Southwest Studies: Chicanx and Latinx Studies
Writing Specialties/Languages: Brainstorming, outlining, organization, rough and final drafts; Spanish speaker and proficient in Portuguese.





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Environmental Studies and Political Science, 2021

Favorite Class: Anything to do with the intersection of politics and the environment
Writing Specialties/Languages: Career/professional applications, critical analysis writing, and general
editing for diction, flow, organization, etc. Speak a little French
Clubs/Committees: FYP Mentor, Girl's Club soccer team, BLue Key Honor Society, student rep on the
Advisory Leadership Team



Maddi Schink

Maddie Schink

Environmental Studies Major, Spanish Minor, 2023

Favorite Class: Environment and Society
Writing Specialties/Languages: Flow, organization, word choice, and revision of essays. Rough and/or final drafts.
Conversational Spanish
Clubs/Committees: RA in Loomis, BreakOut through the CCE, GlobeMed, Kappa




Hannah Scott (She/Her/Hers)HannahScott_Headshot-copy.jpg

Sociology, 2022

Favorite Class: Sociology of Body and Health
Writing Specialties: Outlining, organization, science writing
Clubs/Committees: Woman's Ultimate Frisbee


Emily Sulocha (She/Her/Hers)EmilyS.jpg

Undeclared, 2024

Favorite Class: Rewriting America: Playwrights and Cultural Identity
Writing Specialties: Brainstorming and polishing papers, literary analysis
Clubs/Committees: RA, NAMI on Campus



Anusha VajralaAnusha Vajrala

Biochemistry major, Global Health minor, 2023

Favorite Class: Teaching and Learning Across Communities
Writing Specialties/Languages: I am bilingual English and Telugu and I can help with any kind of writing. As a STEM major, I can help with research and analytical papers.
Clubs/Committees: Speech and Debate, South Asian Student Association (SASA), CCSGA



Tia VierlingTia Vierling

Neuroscience and English double major, 2022

Favorite Class: Neuroscience
Writing Specialties: Polishing essays, English and film
Clubs/Committees: Club Soccer, BreakOut, Arts & Crafts




Yangteng Zhao (He/Him/His) Yanfeng Zhao

OBE/IDA 2022

Favorite Class: Intro to Poetry
Writing Specialties/Languages: Brainstorming and critical analysis. I also speak Chinese.





Tiantian Zhu
Rebeka Zhu

Environmental Science 2022

Favorite Class: Environment and Society
Writing Specialties: Research papers, analysis papers, Organization and flow.







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