Kellie joined the JWU Online Team as a Student Writing Support Specialist in January 2017. A native Rhode Islander, she received her Master’s in Rhetoric and Composition Studies from the University of Rhode Island. She began her career as a college instructor, teaching such courses as Composition and Introduction to Academic Writing. She has also acted as an Academic Coach for students with learning and language disabilities, which she did for two years prior to relocating back to Rhode Island from Vermont. Kellie enjoys volunteering, singing, reading, and re-discovering her home state.