Louisa and John Louisa and Gillian Louisa and Keno

Louisa Peck

2louisa@gmail.com · Seattle · http://www.linkedin.com/pub/louisa-peck/18/771/b61

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Twenty-plus years’ experience teaching writing at the college level
    Expertise in grammar, syntax, and punctuation
    Working knowledge of graphic design principles
    Publication of twelve works of short fiction

EDUCATION:

  • M.A. English, University of Washington, 1986. Cumulative GPA: 3.97
  • B.A. English, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, 1982. Cumulative GPA: 3.7

EMPLOYMENT:

Private Tutor / Editor, Seattle, WA

  • Work on writing skills for business, school, or personal projects, coach in acquired English language skills, and finalize publishable texts for a wide range of doctoral candidates and faculty. 9/2009- present

Adjunct Faculty, Health Sciences, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA

  • Teach writing component of a course in Nursing Leadership, NUR 6110. 10/2015-12/2015

Adjunct Faculty, English, North Seattle Community College, Seattle, WA

  • Taught Research and Composition, ENGL 102. 1/2014-5/2014

Director, English Dept Writing Center, U of W, Seattle, WA

  • Hired and trained staff of14-16 writing tutors in one-to-one teaching, communications skills, ESL methodology, and cultural awareness
  • Guest taught workshops on writing process, revision, and peer group work
  • Maintained $20,000 budget, monitored payroll, tracked raises
  • Marketed and publicized services: created brochures and flyers
  • Composed answers for UW English Department’s grammar question website: “Ask Betty.” 9/2004-8/2009

Instructor, English, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

  • Designed and taught courses in Writing Center Pedagogy and Modernist Literature. 9/2004-8/2009

Adjunct Faculty, English, Edmonds Community College, Lynnwood, WA

  • Taught a variety of composition courses via online and “hybrid” formats. 9/2002 -12/2003

Adjunct Faculty, Computing and Software Systems, U.W. Bothell

  • Taught Technical Writing for Computing Professionals covering software documentation in specifications, proposals, manuals, and web-based articles; created online version of course; advised student interns. 09/1998 -06/2002

Adjunct Faculty, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

  • Developed and taught literature/film courses in Modernism, Women’s Literature, and Creative Writing. 1/1995 -6/1997

Tenured English Faculty, Edmonds Community College, Lynnwood, WA

  • Taught composition, creative writing, and various literature courses; advised students quarterly in course selections to meet distribution requirements. 1/1989 -6/1993

ACADEMIC AWARDS:
Graduate Tuition Fellowship, University of Washington
Phi Beta Kappa,, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
General Honors, & Departmental Honors in English, Vassar College
Award of Distinction for BA Thesis, Vassar College

FICTION PUBLICATIONS AND AWARDS:
Pedestal Magazine, Issue 65, 2011
CALYX, Vol. 22, no. 3, 2005
Cranky, Vol. 1, no. 2, 2004
Pindeldeboz, Vol. 4, 2004
Northwest Review, XXXVIII-2 / 2000
Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction, 1992
Grace Milliman Pollack Award, University of Washington, 1986

VOLUNTEER WORK:
UW Dream Project tutoring consultant, 2010
Instructor, Glacier Climbing Course, OSAT.org
Board Member, OSAT.org, 2006 – present
Editor of OSAT newsletter, The Yodel, 2006-2010