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CWR1A/CWR4A Consulting by CWP Faculty

We have faculty consultants available to mentor you and support you in revising a College Writing R1A or R4A essay-in-progress over Zoom, email, or phone during the following posted hours. All of the faculty have years of experience teaching writing and can work with all students. 

When you email an instructor to request an appointment please mention that you are a student in College Writing R1A or R4A this semester, and let us know who your instructor is. And please read the FAQ to help with getting the most out of your appointment. 

CWR1A Consulting Flyer with FAQ

Instructor Info

Michelle Baptiste: Monday 2:30-3:45. I can support you at any stage of the writing process, from discovering meaning in your brainstorm to close-reading the essay prompt, from revising for cohesion and clarity to editing for word choice and conciseness. Please email at least one day beforehand to schedule an appointment:

Chisako Cole: Tuesday 1:00-3:30. Come see me about close reading of texts, brainstorming ideas and drafting your writing projects. Please email me to set up an appointment:

Donnett Flash: Tuesday and Thursday 2:00-3:15. Email me at least 2 hours in advance, and I’ll set up a videoconferencing session to discuss close-reading and various revision strategies:

Mary Grover: Tuesday 7:00-9:00pm. We can focus on any dimension of writing a strong, college level essay: read together and brainstorm analysis, move from notes to generating an outline, work on paragraph and essay organization, improving your transitions and more. Be sure to have the assignment sheet handy and an idea of a focus for our session. Please email by noon to let me know you’re dropping in:

Mike Larkin: Thursday 10:30-noon. Contact me (at least an hour before the listed times) to schedule an appointment for help planning or revising drafts of your essays:

Jon Lang: Monday and Wednesday 9:00-10:00am. I can work to help to revise essays to make them stronger in argument, analysis, organization, and development. Email me ( to schedule an appointment at least one hour before office hours on Monday and Wednesday morning.

John Levine: Wednesday 10:30am-12pm. I’ll work with you on brainstorming and drafting your writing projects. Email me to schedule an appointment:

Kaya Oakes: Monday 9:00-11:00am and Thursday afternoon by appointment (email one day ahead to schedule). Ready to work with you on argument, analysis, brainstorming, revision, and big-picture ideas:

Ben Spanbock: Wednesday and Friday 12:20-1:40. Come see me about planning and developing your writing projects. Please email me to set up an appointment:

Margi Wald: Fridays from 10:15-11:45am. Sign up for an appointment slot on on this calendar for help planning, revising, or editing drafts of your papers. Questions?  Email