Misty Anne Winzenried
Director | PhD
Misty Anne studies the teaching and learning of writing in the academic disciplines. Her scholarship supports the development of better and more equitable teaching practices in higher education. Her scholarly interests include composition/rhetoric, higher education pedagogy, disciplinary writing, and faculty development. She has over a decade of experience teaching writing in higher education, as well as expertise in higher education curriculum and assessment, and faculty and graduate student development. She has published articles in Across the Disciplines and Composition Forum.
Olivia joined the Odegaard Writing and Research Center as Coordinator in 2017. She received her undergraduate degree in English, with minors in Anthropology, Art History, and History, from West Chester University of Pennsylvania. She received her MFA degree in Arts Leadership from Seattle University. As Coordinator, Olivia provides administrative support to the Director of the OWRC and facilitates core operations, staff support, program development, program assessment, and development of quarterly, annual, and long-range plans.
Mihaela has been teaching English Language at the UW since the late 1990s. She studied English as an undergraduate, and Linguistics & TESOL as a graduate student. She enjoys working with students directly at any stage of their writing, with the many tutors who support all the writers visiting the center, and with faculty and staff who work with and support international/multilingual students.