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Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Staff

Rob Gray, Director of Learning Services

Rob Gray grew up in northern Utah and went to Dixie State College for his undergraduate work in English under the Professional and Technical Writing emphasis. He later attended the University of New Orleans for an MFA degree in Creative Writing with an emphasis in fiction and a secondary emphasis in nonfiction. He has taught at Dixie State University since 2010.

Brittany Bennett, Coordinator

Major: History & English (Literary Studies)

Year: Senior

Strength: MLA & Chicago Styles

Weakness: Overly Critical Sometimes

Hometown: Mesquite, NV

Kylie Hunter, Receptionist


Year: Freshman




Emma Lee, English Departmental Tutor

Major: English (Professional & Technical Writing)

Year: Senior

Strength: Great Conclusions

Weakness: Fiction Writing

Hometown: Simi Valley, CA

Hanna Pollock, Media Studies Departmental Tutor

Major: Media Studies (Strategic Communication)

Year: Senior

Strength: AP Style & Research

Weakness: Creative Writing

Hometown: Stansbury Park, UT

Kelsie Orton, Psychology Departmental Tutor

Degree: Psychology

Year: Graduated, 2018

Strength: Research & Organization

Weakness: Chicago Style

Hometown: Rexburg, ID

Madalyn Schiller, Psychology Departmental Tutor

Major: Psychology

Year: Senior

Strength: Grammar, Punctuation, and Syntax

Weakness: Concision

Hometown: Detroit Lakes, MN

Ryan Gibb, ESL Departmental Tutor

Major: English (Creative Writing) & Pre-Med

Year: Senior

Strength: Creative Writing, Content, Organization, and Flow

Weakness: Grammar

Hometown: Grand Junction, CO

Aspen Fairbanks, General Tutor

Major: Psychology

Year: Junior

Strength: Grammar

Weakness: Writer's Block

Hometown: Sandy, UT

Brandie Kesterson, General Tutor

Major: English (Secondary Education)

Year: Sophomore

Strength: Introductions

Weakness: Formatting

Hometown: Southern California

Braxton Thornley, General Tutor

Major: English (Secondary Education)

Year: Senior

Strength: Arguments & Thesis Statements

Weakness: CMS Style

Hometown: Taylorsville, UT

Kaitlyn Ehlers, General Tutor

Major: English (Secondary Education)

Year: Senior

Strength: Grammar & MLA Citations

Weakness: APA Style

Hometown: St. George, UT