Louisa Peck, MA, is a versatile writing tutor and editor who works with all types of clients and writing, from ESL learners to doctoral candidates, working on texts that range from resumes to dissertations.


Writing Coach / Academic Editor, 09/2009-Present

Coach native and ESL professionals on writing efficiency and clarity via effective syntax choices; finalize publishable texts for a wide range of academic disciplines

Instructor – Writers Workshop, 09/2018-Present

Women’s University Club, Seattle, WA
Teach narrative and expository writing in a workshop format.

Writing Coach Graduate Instructor, Health Sciences, 09/2015-12/2015

Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA
Taught writing component of graduate nursing course, NUR 6110

Instructor, English, 01/2014-04/2014

North Seattle
Community College
Taught English 102, research, and composition. Topic: Contemporary Media

Professor, English, 09/2004-08/2009

The University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Designed and taught courses in Writing Pedagogy and Modernist Literature

Director, English Department Writing Center, 09/2004-08/2009

University of WA, Seattle
Hired and trained staff of 14-16 writing tutors in one-to-one teaching, ESL methodology, and cultural awareness
Guest-taught workshops on the writing process, revision, and peer reviews
Manned UW’s ‘grammar hotline’ website: “Ask Betty”

Adjunct Faculty, English, 09/2002-12/2003

Edmonds Community College, Lynnwood, WA 
Taught a variety of composition courses via online and “hybrid” formats

Adjunct Faculty, 09/1998-06/2002

Faculty, Computing and Software Systems, U.W. Bothell
Taught Technical Writing for Computing Professionals covering specifications, proposals, manuals, and web-based articles; created an online version of the course

Adjunct Faculty, 01/1995-06/1997

The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA
Developed and taught literature/film courses in Modernism, Women’s Literature, and creative writing

Tenured English Faculty, 01/1989-06/1993

Edmonds Comm. College, Lynnwood, WA
Taught composition, business writing, and various literature courses; advised students quarterly in course selections to meet distribution requirements

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