Meet the writing center consultants.

Our consultants are looking forward to working with you.

Ayah Assaf

Ayah is pursuing an English degree at UM-Dearborn with a concentration in Creative Writing. She is interested in poetry, short stories, and all forms of art. Ayah has great experience with helping others and assisting in writing/essays. She is looking forward to working with you in all aspects of your work.

Sarah Azam

Sarah is a pre-law student majoring in Business with a concentration in Supply Chain Management. She enjoys working with a variety of different academic papers and is proficient in grammar and MLA formatting. Outside of the Writing Center she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.

Emily Cabadas

Emily is a General Business Pre-Law student at UM-Dearborn. She enjoys working with creative writing, argumentative/persuasive writing, and MLA formatting. On campus, she is involved in Greek Life. In her free time, she enjoys shopping and reading true crime novels.

James Carzon

James is a Mathematics and Applied Statistics major in his second year. When he is not studying for class, he enjoys writing screenplays, reading research papers in history and the sciences, and updating his comedy blog. He is in the Honors Program, and he is also part of the Math Club and Protect Life student orgs.

Sarah Drogheo

Sarah is majoring in English and minoring in Environmental Studies. She has a particular knack for navigating MLA style and enjoys working on all types of writing with students. She is president of the ECO Club, a student-run campus organization which raises awareness about environmental issues both specific to campus and applicable to all. She is looking forward to working with you.

Ryan Feroni

Ryan is an English major, also minoring in Journalism and Screen Studies. He enjoys working with students from a variety courses on research papers, argumentative papers, and creative works. In his free time, Ryan likes to play hockey, listen to music, and binge-watch TV shows.

Ursula Fuller-Wisner

Ursula is a Journalism and Screen Studies major and a French minor. She enjoys academic writing and grammar. Outside of the Writing Center she enjoys writing science-fiction and singing classical music.

Heidi Gabr

Heidi is a pre-med student double majoring in Philosophy and Biology at UM-Dearborn. She enjoys working with students of all background interests and exploring connections between the liberal arts and natural sciences. She is also in the Honor’s Program and is the President of PAN, an environmental club that stands for and explores philosophy and nature.

Husain Haidri

Husain is a student in the College of Business, but his true passion is to be a lawyer. He enjoys research, argumentative, and literary analysis papers. While he's waiting to become a lawyer, he spends his time working in local politics, listening to podcasts, and re-watching the Office while eating Cheerios.

Bobby Hendricks

Bobby is a senior triple majoring in PsychologyCriminal Justice Studies, and Behavioral Sciences. His main writing interests are in academic and research writing, APA formatting, and organization. On campus, he’s an active brother of Tau Kappa Epsilon and a member of the Criminology and Criminal Justice Collective. In his free time, Bobby likes to watch horror films and play video games.

Dani Hernandez

Dani is a junior majoring in Communications and minoring in Applied Art and Art History. She enjoys working on argumentative and creative papers, as well as graduate school applications. Outside of the Writing Center, Dani is involved in the Honors College, the Opportunity Scholars Program, Amnesty International, and the Student Activities Board on campus.

Ben Isely

Ben is an English major working toward a Linguistics minor and a Writing Certificate here at UM-Dearborn. He enjoys working with argumentative essays or any creative writing project and is proficient in MLA formatting, grammar/spelling, and sentence structure. Ben spends his free time watching basketball and reading contemporary fiction, and you can probably find him at your local Barnes and Noble.

Christal Medel

Christal is an Integrated Science major in the Education Program, minoring in Language Arts, and pursuing her Writing Certificate here at UM-Dearborn. She enjoys working with students on all types of writing, and can navigate both APA and MLA styles. Outside of school, she loves traveling, listening to music, and connecting with nature.

Hanan Nasser

Hanan is a pre-medical student majoring in Biochemistry and Philosophy. She enjoys working with students on all types of writing, especially academic and research writing, helping them cultivate their critical thinking and analysis skills and become more comfortable with the writing process. In her spare time, she likes to read, paint portraits, and spend time with family.

Gabi Oudsema

Gabi is a student in the Honors Program at UM-Dearborn, currently working on a Philosophy and Psychology double major. In her spare time she grows cacti, spends time outdoors, and writes short fantasy stories. She enjoys creative writing and working with essay brainstorming, structure, and citations.

Sarah Prashad

Sarah is majoring in Psychology and pursuing a minor in Sociology. Her main interests are in academic and research writing, citations, sentence structure and organization. Outside of the Writing Center, Sarah is a member of the Women's Varsity Softball team.

Mitch Smith

Mitch is an Integrated Science major in the Secondary Education Program. He excels in advocacy, personal, and creative writing. Outside of school, he enjoys film/television, sports, playing tabletop games, and pub trivia (which he hosts as well).

Jana Taleb

Jana is a Pre-Med student majoring in Biochemistry. She is bilingual in both Arabic and English. Jana enjoys helping students with all types of essays, but, her favorites include personal narratives, creative writings, and argumentative essays.

Ellie White

Ellie is majoring in English with minors in German and Linguistics and she is also involved in the Honor's program. She enjoys working on every part of the writing process in both academic and creative writing, especially organizing and building arguments.

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