Faculty and Staff

Tereza Joy Kramer—Director Director Tereza Kramer

Poetry, Rhetoric, Composition, TESOL, Journalism, Spanish
Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Favorite Book (nonfiction): Ethics for the New Millenium by Dalai Lama
Favorite Poet: Sharon Olds
Favorite Movie: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Favorite Revision Tool: Discussion
Favorite Quotation: "Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us ... . And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automaticallly liberates others." - Marianne Williamson
In Her Own Words: I've never thought of myself as a good writer -- I just enjoy trying. 

 

Joe Zeccardi--Associate Director Joe Zeccardi, Writing Specialist for CWAC and Seminar

Philosophy, Rhetoric, Journalism
Hometown: Jenkintown, PA
Favorite Book (nonfiction): The Great Bridge by David McCullough
Favorite Poet: e.e. cummings
Favorite Movie: Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Favorite Revision Tool: Reading aloud
Favorite Quotation: "Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe, the more often and steadily we reflect upon them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me." - Immanuel Kant
In His Own Words: Writing is revision.

 

Christie Forbes--Administrative Assistant

History, English, Professional Writing, Creative Writing

Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA
Favorite Books:  Persuasion by Jane Austin, The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy, all the Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling
Favorite Movies: The Princess Bride, The Count of Monte Cristo, Silverado, Back the Future, Star Wars