Our Tutors

RWC Tutors take a semester-long tutor training course and participate in continuous professional development.​ If you are interested in becoming a writing peer tutor, please contact Dr. Tatiana Glushko, tatiana.glushko@jsums.edu, or ask a tutor.

RWC tutors are undergraduates: Honors students completing community service hours.

Chardae Craigen, English

Chardae is a sophomore English Education major from Hernando, Mississippi. She is excited about her first semester as an undergraduate tutor in the Richard Wright Center. Chardae fell in love with the English Language Arts in high school and enjoys reading diverse literary works. She enjoys writing because it can be the clearest, most effective form of communicating a person’s thoughts after multiple revisions.


Imara Walker, Psychology

Imara is a sophomore psychology major hailing from Honolulu, Hawaii. After her studies here at Jackson State University, she plans to go to graduate school and pursue her doctorate degree. This is her first semester at RWC, but she is excited to start helping people discover their passion for the writing process and self-expression through writing. 


Cameron Johnson, Political Science

Cameron is a junior Political Science major. After his undergraduate education, he hopes to attend Columbia Law School. He is passionate about social justice and wants to study constitutional law and civil rights law.



RWC tutors are graduate students.

Nate Cox, Clinical Psychology

Nate is a doctoral candidate in JSU’s clinical psychology program. He is originally from Ohio, but moved south for school and warm weather. Nate’s favorite activities include playing games, spending time with friends and family, and walking his dog. 



Louisa Rygh, Clinical Psychology

Louisa is an international student in the Ph.D. Clinical Psychology Program at JSU. She joined the RWC team about two years ago and although research writing is her main area, she also enjoys working with the many different genres of writing that tutors come across in the RWC. When she is not attending classes or working, she enjoys traveling, playing soccer, running, and being with her family. 



Joanne Lebrun, Clinical Psychology

Joanne earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Florida A&M University, and she is currently in the 1st year of her Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at Jackson State University. In the center, she enjoys connecting and assisting with both undergraduate and graduate student writers. She enjoys planning and creating papercrafts. You can find her exploring local parks around town and trying new foods.