Kristin Messuri, Ph.D.
The Writing Centers of Texas Tech University
Phone: 806 834-6587
Kristin Messuri is the Managing Director of the Writing Centers of Texas Tech; she directs the Graduate Student Writing Center. In this position, she develops initiatives to enhance graduate and postdoctoral writing and research, including consultation services, writing groups, workshops, thesis and dissertation boot camps, and responsible conduct of research training. She is a co-founder and co-director of Texas Tech's Women Faculty Writing Program and a recipient of the 2019 President's Excellence in Gender Equity Award. Dr. Messuri's current research explores affect and writing initiatives, examining the workings and efficiency of writing groups, the implementation of diversity and inclusion initiatives in writing centers, and the intersection of writing center work and disciplinary research for graduate writing consultants.