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WMC Director Dr. Elisabeth H. Buck
Elisabeth H. Buck, PhD (she/her)

Director, Writing & Multiliteracy Center

Dr. Elisabeth H. Buck is an Associate Professor of English & Communication and the Founding Director of UMass Dartmouth's Writing & Multiliteracy Center. Dr. Buck has worked in writing centers for over a decade, starting first as an undergraduate tutor at Loyola Marymount University before serving as a graduate assistant director for the writing centers at both the University of Nevada, Reno and Ball State University. Dr. Buck is the author of Open-Access, Multimodality, and Writing Center Studies (Palgrave, 2018) a work nominated for the International Writing Center Association's Outstanding Book Award. Dr. Buck also teaches writing and communication classes in the department of English & Communication, including the tutor-training course, English 359: Tutoring Writing. Dr. Buck's favorite part about directing the WMC is getting to meet so many talented students (especially the amazing tutoring staff!) and having the opportunity to see them grow as confident communicators and collaborators. 

To learn more about Dr. Buck's research and teaching, please visit her UMassD faculty profile and website

Josh Botvin (he/him)

Assistant Director, Writing & Multiliteracy Center

WMC tutor Delaney
Delaney (they/them)

Delaney is a Junior majoring in Sociology and History with a minor in Religious Studies. They are from Norton MA, and have had a passion for writing their whole life. This is their first year as a tutor, and they are excited to jump in and help however they can!

WMC tutor Kait
Kait (any pronouns)

Kait is a sophomore undergraduate student majoring in Political Science. They are from New Bedford, Massachusetts and have always had a passion for reading, writing, and studying politics. This will be Kait’s first year as a tutor at the WMC and they look forward to assisting anyone at the center!

WMC tutor Leah
Leah (she/her)

Leah is a fourth year student at UMD majoring in Music Education. Leah has many experiences tutoring both technical and creative writing, and especially enjoys tutoring in the creative processes of brainstorming, planning, drafting, and crafting essays and other written pieces and presentations.

WMC tutor Reilly
Reilly (she/her/they/them)

Reilly is a senior English and Education major and they are currently enrolled in the 4+1 MAT program. She enjoys writing Literary analysis essays and creative pieces. This is her first year as a tutor in the WMC and she is excited to help students with their many different assignments.

WMC tutor Sarah
Sarah (she/her)

Sarah just recently graduated from UMass Dartmouth with a BA in Psychology, and has now returned to pursue an MA in Clinical Psychology. She has been a tutor at the WMC for two years now and has significant experience tutoring students, especially international students. Sarah hopes to continue helping, encouraging, and building students’ confidence in their own abilities as well as fostering a welcoming environment that all students feel safe, comfortable, and valid in.



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