About Our Staff


Karen RosenbergKaren Rosenberg

"Welcome to the Writing and Communication Center! This is your space and we hope you'll visit us often. Let us know how we're helping you on your learning journey at University of Washington Bothell, and how we can work with you even more effectively..."

Assistant Director

Click here to view Erik's profileErik Echols

"After I completed my BA in Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, I took every opportunity I could to immerse myself in writing center praxis..."

Lead Peer Consultants

Grace2.jpgGrace Boulanger
Major: Culture, Literature, and the Arts

"Writing is my therapy. It has been a cornerstone in my life since I was seven. It is something I have done my whole life without prompting..."


Brynley McGoughbrynley-(1).jpg
Major: Media and Communication Studies

"Whether it be writing angsty teenage poetry, or bringing a character to life on a stage to make an audience laugh, it’s a way for me to bond with friends, express myself, and connect with new people..." 

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Major: Creative Writing and Poetics
BA: English Literature

"I'm excited to get back to my favorite things to do- writing and tutoring!"

Peer Consultants

Adrienne CoAdrienne-Co-Profile-Picture.jpg
Major: Applied Computing

"There is so much flexibility and personality that you can infuse into your writing to transform it into much more than just a dumping ground of thoughts..."

Click here to view Andy's bioAndy Costa
Major: Biology

"My approach to writing is based on the idea that writing and onions are a lot more alike than you would think..."


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Major: Mathematics

"English is not my first language, but it is my favorite. Writing, and language are abstract and fluid..."



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Major: Computer Science & Software Engineering

"I believe that writing is all about choices and confidence. I write with “an accent” because it is my choice..."


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Major: Cultural Studies
BA: Gender and Sexuality Studies

"I spent a lot of my undergraduate years resentfully writing essays late at night in my bedroom..."


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Major: Global Studies

"To me, writing is cathartic. Putting pen to paper can be thought of as organizing..."


Nicolas HauserNicolas-Patrick-Hauser1-(1).jpg
Major: Creative Writing and Poetics
BA: Media and Communications

"In life, my inability to find a quote to summarize myself has always been in the back of my mind..."

Salome Seifumoi.jpg
Major: English or Communications

"I love to write and believe this passion translates well when I try to help those who seek guidance with their own work..."


Trent Graytrent-2.jpg
Major: Chemistry with a Bio/Chem focus

"I love writing because it gives me so many different ways to express myself and my feelings..."

Zarefah Baroud
Major: Media and Communicationszarefah.png

"I look forward to assisting and serving our diverse student body..."