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, Creative Writing from the University of Houston.
He joined the Writing Center staff in 2011. As Coordinator for
Writing Programs, Wesley collaborates with professors of various
disciplines and works with university students of various backgrounds.
He is currently working toward the development of writing-centered
mentorship programs that benefit students enrolled in H.I.S.D. high schools.
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.
holds an M.A. in English Literature from Baylor University and is currently
working towards her Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Composition and Pedagogy from the
University of Houston. Before coming to the Writing Center, Michelle taught
composition, technical writing and literature at Lubbock Christian and Wayland
Baptist Universities. As the Writing in the Disciplines Assistant Director,
Michelle partners with professors across campus. Her specific area of research
is in developing and implementing writing studios, or small writing groups
facilitated by Writing Center facilitators, for students in disciplinary courses.
She is also involved in the Hybrid/ Studio English 1304 project, in which
students participate weekly in online writing studios.
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 department’s
goal and mission.
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 Program Coordinator for the Writing Center and manages
several Writing in the Discipline projects including the Master of Business
Administration Assessment Program for the C.T. Bauer College of Business and a
partnership with the College of Technology Electrical Engineering Technology
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 the Writing Center's Assistant Director for 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.
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