Meet the Tutors

 

Sarah Groeneveld KenneyDr. Sarah Groeneveld Kenney is an Assistant Professor of English and the new faculty director of the Writing Lab at Augsburg University. She supports and trains all tutors, manages the day-to-day operations of the Writing Lab, and is looking forward to facilitating conversations about writing among students, faculty, and staff. She also teaches writing and literature courses; her specific interests include the environmental humanities, postcolonial literature, gender and sexuality, and questions about language, power, and race. She’s also a total science fiction and fantasy geek.

 

Gabriel Benson is a senior majoring in English and Communications. He is the editor-in-chief of the Murphy Square and the Augsburg Honors Review and is the copy editor of The Echo. In his free time, he enjoys reading in the library or exploring the many bookstores in the Twin Cities.
Julia Charron
Julia Charron

Julia Charron is a junior at Augsburg. She is an English major and Theater minor. She spends her free time eating ice cream and crying during movies. Julia also loves being in nature, drinking copious amounts of coffee, and playing tug-of-war with her dogs.

HelenHelen Derechin is a third-year biology major planning to pursue a career in medicine. She enjoys backpacking in the mountains, playing the ukulele, and baking macarons. If she had the means, she would spend her time traveling to foreign countries.

 

 

 

 

 


Abigail Eck
Abigail Eck

Abigail Eck is a sophomore double majoring in Music Education and English Literature. She is a copy editor of The Echo and a Rehearsal Assistant for the GTCYS. Abby loves art, reading, traveling, and watching baking shows with friends.

 

 

Audrey Iorio
Audrey Iorio

Audrey Iorio is a second-year student studying English Literature, Language, and Theory with a minor in Spanish. Her interests include traveling, literature, and the fine arts. She often spends any free time that she has making art, playing her ukulele, reading, or spending time with friends.

Anne Liners
Anne Liners

Anne Liners is a third-year student from Milwaukee, WI majoring in Secondary Education (Communication Arts and Literature) with a minor in Linguistics. Anne is passionate about words, languages, and the way we communicate. She is also deeply devoted to lipstick, tea, and Harry Potter references. Anne enjoys reading, writing, cooking (although she’s terrible at it), talking through movies, and taking selfies.

 

Demery Little
Demery Little

Demery Little is a third-year student from SE Minnesota majoring in History with minors in Psychology and Religion. She enjoys all things outdoors, reading, movies, and watching entire Netflix series in one sitting.

 

 

Laurel Mikkelson
Laurel Mikkelson

Laurel Mikkelson is a third-year Music Therapy major and lover of ice cream, animals, and people. In the little free time that she has, she enjoys singing, nannying, spending time with friends and family, and snuggling up with pets.

 

 

Sonja Mischke Sonja Mischke is a second-year student from Saint Paul. She is majoring in English with a minor in Communications. She loves painting, drawing, and playing connect four against herself. She is as lame as her bio suggests.

 

 

Anders SaterenAnders Sateren is in his senior year at Augsburg University and is currently majoring in Creative Writing and New Media. In his free time, he enjoys eating copious amounts of “Ben & Jerry’s” ice cream and not exercising. 
Allison Uselman is a junior from Madison WI who is studying Creative Writing. She enjoys drawing, printmaking, writing, and reading John Irving novels. She can often be found riding her bike while listening to musical soundtracks.

 

 Anthony Villagrana is a second-year student currently majoring in Literature and Secondary Education. He is passionate about comic book superheros, sports, and nature. In his free time, he enjoys playing FIFA, making music, and playing with his cat.