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Writing Support Services


Mahmoud Altalouli is a PhD candidate in teaching and curriculum and the coordinator of Writing Support Services. He holds a BA in English teacher education and another BA in international studies. His master’s degree is in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from Nazareth College of Rochester. He worked as a consultant and instructor of English in various English language institutes in the Gaza Strip, Palestine. He has been teaching English over the past 10 years. His interests include academic reading and writing. English teacher development is another area of interest.  
Ting Zhang is a PhD student in teaching and curriculum at the Warner School and associate coordinator of Writing Support Services. She holds a BA in English, and an MA in Applied Linguistics. Prior to her doctoral study, she has taught English literacy courses at the secondary and undergraduate levels in China. She has explored nonnative-English-speaking graduate students’ experience with academic English writing and publishing. As a result of her research, she aims to support graduate students’ writing with her perspectives and strategies.   Ting Zhang
Fangzhi He is a PhD student in teaching and curriculum. Her MA is in English language and literature from Fufan University. Her BA is in English from Dalian University of Technology. She had been a visiting scholar in The University of York in the UK. She has been teaching for years in Zhengzhou University of Light Industry. Her interests include Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics, and TESOL.   Fangzhi He
Weijia Li is an EdD student in teaching and curriculum at Warner School. She has a bachelor’s degree in English, an MEd in Teaching English as a Second Language and a master's in Teaching Chinese. She has taught academic English, including reading and writing, at Passaic County College in New Jersey and later academic writing at Rutgers University. Her interest includes cultural thought pattern and its impact on academic writing, language assessment, and teaching critical thinking in a multilingual context.   Weijia Li
Eve Tulbert is a PhD student in Teaching, Curriculum and Change. Her research interests include language acquisition during project-based learning and semantics in science education. She has worked as an English language instructor for migrants and refugees, and as a creative writing coach. She has published research articles relating to linguistics and child development, has collaborated on funded grant proposals, and has written award-winning stories for child and family audiences.   
Yanhong Zuo is a PhD student in teaching and curriculum at Warner School. She holds a BA in English and an MA in American Studies. In the past 15 years, she taught English reading and writing at several universities in China and worked at Quincy College in Boston for one year as a Foreign Language Teaching Assistant under Fulbright Scholarship. Her research interests include reading and writing relations, curriculum reforms and English language teaching.