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Our Staff

The Writing Center is staffed by graduate students. Each staff member has at least a Bachelor’s degree and is pursuing an M.A., M.F.A., or Ph. D in an English discipline.

Deidre Garriott
Director

Dr. Deidre Garriott, Instructor

Elizabeth (Beth) Dellinger
Assistant Director

Elizabeth (Beth) Dellinger

Beth Dellinger is a third-year Ph.D. student in the English Department, specializing in post-1945 American literature. Her primary research interests include ecopoetics, documentary poetries, and poetry by women. For fun, she enjoys drinking tea, getting outside to hike or run, learning new things, and, when she has the chance, making pottery.

Christina Xan
Assistant Director

Christina Xan

Christina Xan is a poet, playwright, photographer, and Adjunct Professor of English at the University of South Carolina. She graduated with her M.A. in English from UofSC, where she is now pursuing her Ph.D. with a focus on Southern Literature and Women’s and Gender Studies. She has tutored at three universities and presently tutors concurrently at Allen University. In her spare time, she spreads education about art on the Board of Directors at The Jasper Project and sharpens her mom skills to spoil her cats, Fitz and Pepper.


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