The following is a list of regular contributors to the NEWCA blog and Steering Committee Members.

Kathryn Nielsen-Dube (NEWCA Chair)is a lecturer in the Communication Arts and Sciences department at Merrimack College in North Andover, Massachusetts where she also serves as the Associate Director of the Writing Center.  She is a doctoral candidate at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  Kathryn’s research interests include Adult and Transformative Learning, Rhetoric and Composition, Critical and Constructivist Theory, and Second Language Writing.

Kevin Lamkins, Full Time Lecturer of Developmental English at Capital Community College, helped found the Writing Center as part of the Academic Success Center. Contact: klamkins at

Collie Fulford is Assistant Director of the Center for Writing at Keene State College. Contact: cfulford at

Michelle Deal is a PhD student (ABD) in the English Department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst; her research analyzes response-revision rounds of tutors and their tutees. As a doctoral candidate, Michelle worked as an Assistant Director of the UMass Writing Center and as the Acting Coordinator of the Speaking, Arguing, and Writing Program at Mount Holyoke College. Contact:

Agie Markiewicz is an Adjunct Professor of English and Technology Consultant at Pace University in Manhattan. She is working on Podcasting, web development and online tutoring protocol development at Pace. Agie is the webmaster for this site and can be contacted at

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