Writing Center: Faculty
Kristin Lindgren, Director of the Writing Center
Kristin Lindgren holds a Ph.D, M.A, and B.A in English Literature. Her teaching and research interests include writing pedagogy, autobiography, disability studies, gender studies, and visual culture. She is co-editor of two books about Deaf culture and author of numerous articles and book chapters about writing and disability. In the past few years, she has organized several symposia, bringing together scholars, artists, curators, and activists to talk about their work. Most recently, she co-organized the symposium in/visible: disability and the arts, which took place at Haverford in 2011. She is currently teaching a Writing Seminar entitled Portraits of Disability and Difference and is one of the faculty sponsors of the Fall 2012 exhibition at Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, What Can A Body Do?
Barbara Hall, Faculty Affiliate
Barbara Hall is completing a Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania, from which she also holds an MS.Ed. in Education, Culture, and Society. Her areas of specialization include kinship, adoption, education, ethnography, and contemporary multicultural societies. Barbara has worked extensively with international students and immigrants to the United States as an English as a Second Language teacher in both Japan and the United States. She has also taught academic writing and research skills to students of all levels at Penn, Bryn Mawr, and Haverford. Barbara currently teaches a Writing Seminar called "Perspectives on Immigration and Education in the United States". Barbara is available in the Writing Center at Stokes on Mondays from 9 AM to 3 PM and in the Writing Center at Magill on Fridays from 9 AM to 3 PM.
Raquel Esteves-Joyce, Faculty Affiliate
Raquel Esteves-Joyce has a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in English and Sociology, a M.Ed. from Eastern University in Multicultural Education and an Ed.D in Reading/Writing/Literacy from the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. Raquel has gained experience supporting people in their writing through her work at the Philadelphia Writing Project, where she is a Teacher Consultant, and a collaborative effort with the National Writing Project and NIOST where she has worked as a Writing Coach and a Facilitator in support of OST Professionals as they seek to publish their site-based inquiry work. Raquel also works as a 21st Century Coordinator for the Oxford Circle Christian Development Association, a nonprofit whose vision is to provide support through youth development, family enrichment and support as well as economic and community development. She looks forward to working alongside Haverford Students as they engage in the art of writing. Raquel is available in the Writing Center at Stokes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 AM to 2 PM.