Writing Center Executive Director
received her Ph.D. in English at the University of Houston. She
has taught a variety of writing intensive literature courses at
UH and assisted in the modification of the UH general education
core curriculum to include a Writing in the Disciplines requirement.
She served as one of 3 general editors of the seven-volume CD-ROM
Millennium Library, an interactive guide to English literature from
1300 to the present day, published and produced by Everyman's
Library and Anglia Multimedia. Dr. Chadwick co-authored the UH Quality
Enhancement Plan, Discovery-Based Learning: Transforming the
Undergraduate Experience through Research, presented to the
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools in April 2008.
holds a B.A. in English, Literature from the University of Houston. She joined the Writing Center as a studio facilitator in 2011 and promoted to full-time staff the following year. As Writing Studio Program Coordinator, Emily collaborates with the Assistant Director of Writing in the Disciplines to plan and organize online and face-to-face writing studio programs for traditional and hybrid courses in multiple disciplines.
The Writing Center’s Associate Director for Writing Programs,
completed his Ph. D. in the University of Houston’s Creative Writing
Program. A veteran of commissioned service in the US Army Special Forces
and an MAT graduate of Binghamton University, Dr. Liparulo formerly taught
high school English and served as department chair. In seventeen years
of service to the University of Houston, Dr. Liparulo has trained and supervised
Teaching Assistants at UH, and taught a variety
of writing and literature courses, before joining the Writing Center staff
in 2003. Dr. Liparulo has led several university-wide assessments of student writing, and was a co-author of the university's Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), a key requirement for UH's reaffirmation of accreditation.
His work has appeared in Arizona Quarterly, War, Literature, and the Arts, Assessing Writing, and Gulf Coast, and he contributed an essay to the Mark-Heberle-edited Thirty Years After: New Essays on Vietnam War, Literature and Film. Dr. Liparulo is the outside sponsor for the Veterans Incarcerated Group at Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) Unit Ramsey in Rosharon, TX.
received his B.A. in English from Vanderbilt University. He joined the
Writing Center in May 2009 and now serves as Assistant for Writing Programs.
In addition to working in course partnerships, he actively coordinates the
live chat function on the Writing Center’s website. Ben is a native
Houstonian who looks forward to future Writing Center initiatives.
received his B.S. degree at the University of Houston with a major in Computer
Science and a minor in Mathematics. He is taking courses in Information Security
and Project Management at the College of Technology in University of Houston.
He was a Technical Support Specialist for the Writing Center Department
before becoming the Systems Analyst in 2004. He is a certified Project Management
Professional, and currently serves as the LAN administrator at the department.
He manages and develops technology projects that support the Writing Center at UH.
received her B.A. in Communications, Print Journalism in 2010 from the University of Houston. Holly started her work at the Writing Center as a Writing Consultant in 2007, and she now works as the Assistant Director for the Writing Center and manages several Writing in the Discipline projects including a partnership with the College of Technology Electrical Engineering Technology (ELET) department as well as the management of several Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) writing partnerships. She is currently working on an M.A. in Mass Communication from the Jack J. Valenti School of Communication.
holds a B. A. in English, Creative Writing, and a M. A. in English and American Literature Studies from the University of Houston. As a Teaching Assistant in the UH English Department, she has taught Freshman Composition I and II. She now serves as Assistant Director of the Writing Center’s General Services programs for students, such as General Writing Consultations and GROUP General Meetings. She also supports students’ success by managing an array of the center’s Writing In The Disciplines partnerships with the Colleges of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Engineering, and Education. In addition, she coordinates the center’s professional development programs for its student-employees.
holds an MA in English Literature from Belmont University and is currently working toward his Ph.D. in British & American Literature from the University of Houston. As an Assistant Director of Writing in the Disciplines, Mark partners with professors from departments across campus to further students’ understanding of writing skills and contexts. Much of his interest revolves around developing and implementing writing studios, small, collaborative writing groups that are guided by Writing Center facilitators in disciplinary courses. Additionally, Mark develops and leads training for writing instruction in hybrid and fully online classes in the Department of English.
earned his B.A in Creative Writing, Fiction with a minor in Philosophy from
the University of Houston in the Fall of 2011. He started working as a consultant
for the Writing Center the same semester, and was promoted to a full-time staff
position the following Spring. David now manages Developmental English (ENGL 1300),
the QUEST Writing Program, and also provides support for various studio and