About the Director

The Writing Center Director

Dr. Katrina Shilts is the Director of the Academic Writing Program and the Writing Center at Elmira College, where she has taught writing and occasionally literature for over ten years. She earned her Master's and Ph.D. in English from Binghamton University and specializes in Romanticism and in modern American poetry. Her most recent foray into academics was presenting a paper called "Nature as Redeemer: Mark Twain and Mary Oliver" at The Seventh International Conference on the State of Mark Twain Studies. She loves animals of all kinds.

If you have any questions or comments, feel free to email Dr. Shilts at writingcenter@elmira.edu