The Writing Center staff comprises both social work and writing professionals.
This Summer 2017, you may choose to work with one of the following consultants:
MALWINA ANDRUCZYK, LMSW is a graduate of CSSW who focused on clinical work and contemporary social issues. Malwina is currently a trauma therapist at Safe Horizon’s Counseling Center. She has also worked as a teaching assistant at CSSW for the Human Behavior in the Social Environment course. She is completing a qualitative research project on the intersections of white racial identity development and class identity, and collaborates on work addressing microagressions in social work classrooms. Malwina is especially interested in working with students on literature reviews, DLCP application papers, and clinical case study papers.
KATE ST. HILAIRE received her MS in Education and TESOL from Temple University, where she was an editor and contributor to multiple university journals. Her research focused on language learner autonomy, anxiety, and identity in relation to power structures within classroom, workplace, and community settings. She holds her BA in Language and Identity in Education from New York University. She teaches college and high school courses on grammar, rhetorical analysis, and professional, research, and argumentative writing to both native English speakers and English language learners.
ADAM PELLEGRINI directs the CSSW Writing Center. He received his MFA from the University of Maryland, where he served as assistant director of a university-wide writing center before moving to New York. Adam developed his understanding of rhetoric and writing pedagogy from years teaching in the first-year classroom, writing centers and community workshops. He has a professional and scholarly interest in exploring the overlap between direct social work practice and student-centered teaching in writing centers. He regularly draws inspiration from CSSW students, colleagues and curriculum.
PROUD SETHABUTR received her MA in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. She taught research writing, critical reading, and literature to EFL students at a university in Bangkok, Thailand for several years before moving to New York. She draws from her own experience as an EFL learner to work through the particular challenges non-native speakers face in higher education.