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Our Tutor Team

We have an amazing team of tutors from across the disciplines — Education, Psychology, Business, Linguistics, Sociology — who are excited to help you with your writing. Get to know our tutor team to find someone who can help you with your writing goals!

Katherine Schmidt Ph.D. (she/her/hers)

Writing Center Director and Professor of English
Phone: 503.838.8234

Katherine Schmidt’s Faculty Page

Rosario Peralta Cortez, B.A. (she/her/hers)

English Writing Specialist for Spanish Speakers
Phone: 503.838.8640

Resources for Spanish-speaking student-writers

Dixie, B.S. (she/her/hers)

Graduate Writing Consultant
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Minor: Psychology
Citation Specialty: APA

Maddie H., M.A.T. (she/her/hers)

Professional Writing Consultant & International Student Support
Major: Education MAT
Citation Specialty: APA & MLA

Resources for International Students

Maddie R. (she/her/hers)

Writing Consultant
Major: Elementary Education
Minor: ESOL Education
Citation Specialty: MLA

Maria - fluent in Spanish & ASL (she/he/they)

Writing Consultant & ASL Writing Consultant
Major: ASL/English Interpreting
Minor: Psychology
Citation Specialty: APA

Morgan, B.S. (she/her/hers)

Graduate Assistant
Major: Psychology
Minor: Criminal Justice
Citation Specialty: APA

Resources for Graduate Students

Nova (they/them/theirs)

Writing Consultant & Office Coordinator
Major: English
Citation Specialty: MLA

Sean T., B.A. (he/him/his)

Professional Writing Consultant & Lead Tutor
Major: English/Writing
Minor: Humanities
Citation Specialty: MLA

Sean V. (he/him/his)

Writing Intern
Major: Psychology
Minor: Biology
Citation Specialty: APA

Summer (she/her/hers)

Writing Intern
Major: Biology (with emphasis in Zoology)
Citation Specialty: APA


Writing Consultant
Major: Writing/Philosophy
Minor: Linguistics
Citation Specialty: MLA

Tarrah (she/her/hers)

Writing Consultant
Major: Education
Minor: Language Arts
Citation Specialty: MLA


With love, we remember Kevin Bontrager, a thoughtful tutor and kind friend to all.


Email us at or give us a call at (503) 838-8286.
You can also stop by our office at APSC 301. We're excited to meet you!