Hailie TattrieHailie Tattrie

Hailie is a 3rd year PhD student in Educational Studies here at MSVU. She is a Sociologist, with an honours Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Mount Allison University and a Master of Arts in Sociology from Dalhousie University. Hailie loves working on papers, grad school applications, and more. Hailie has been the Senior Writing Centre Assistant at the Mount going on three years now and is happy to help with all your writing needs.


Megan Churchill

Megan is from Halifax Nova Scotia and is in the Masters of Science Applied Human Nutrition program. In addition to the Mount Writing Centre, she is also a research assistant, meaning most of her time is spent immersed in academic writing. Aside from school, in her free time Megan loves to test out and hear about new recipes!


Rachel Waugh

Rachel Waugh is a current Master of Science in Applied Human Nutrition (AHN) Student and a graduate of the Bachelor of Science in AHN Program (with Integrated Internship Education Program) at the Mount. She is from New Brunswick, and when she is not studying, she loves spending time with animals. She is a superfan of the Oxford comma (also known as the serial comma).


Amy CurrieAmy Currie
(Writing Centre Assistant)

Amy holds an Associate Degree in Applied Science from NMCC and a Certificate in Creative Writing from the University of Toronto SCS. She is currently a fourth-year English student at the Mount. Outside of school, Amy enjoys surpassing her yearly Goodreads reading goals and travelling to see her favourite metalcore bands.

Sophia Godsoe

Sophia Godsoe is a recent MSVU graduate. She was valedictorian at the Mount’s October 2023 Convocation and graduated with Honours, completing her thesis “Grotesque Ekphrasis in Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis: A Sibling Study.” She was shortlisted for the WFNS Rita Joe Poetry Prize for 2022 with poems in Lived magazine and elsewhere. Sophia strives to create a safe, non-judgmental space for writing and exploration in the Centre and beyond.

Michael Gillis
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Having graduated from a Mount undergraduate degree in Spring of 2023, Michael is a 5th-year English honours student studying postmodern rhetoric and the intersections of language and political ideologies. Co-president of the MSVU English Society, you can find Michael involved in all aspects of campus life, playing Dungeons and Dragons with friends, or visiting cafés on the Halifax waterfront.

Emily Brown, holding an umbrella while standing near some train trackEmily Brown

Emily is a Master of Arts in Communication student from Halifax and holds an undergraduate degree in Public Relations with a minor in Women’s Studies. She’s been Editor-in-Chief for the Mount’s student-run publication Symmetry and is currently research assistant for both Dr. Amy Thurlow and Dr. Ellen Shaffner, as well as assisting grading for writing courses in Communications. In her spare time, she enjoys writing, reading, and volunteering.