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Meet Our Team

Heather Hughes, Writing Center Professional Consultant


Heather Hughes, Writing Center Professional Consultant. Heather fell in love with language and fantastic worlds as a child reading J.R.R. Tolkien with her father. In the years since, she has earned a bachelor's degree in English, taught composition at the University of Central Missouri, presented a paper on hula hoops at an academic conference, and mothered a duo of book-loving heroes. Her academic work focuses on embodiment, feminism, and fantastic literature ranging from fairy tales to science fiction. Outside academic space, she enjoys table-top role playing games and dancing. She is currently completing her Masters in English.



Our team includes more than twenty undergraduate tutors from a variety of academic areas and writing backgrounds.