Vikki Visvis received her PhD in English from the University of Toronto in 2004. This is Vikki's eleventh year at the UC Writing Centre. She is also currently a lecturer at U of T for the Department of English, where she teaches Canadian literature. In 2004-5, Vikki taught both Critical Writing about Narrative and Effective Writing at U of T, intensive academic writing courses for undergraduates. She also has experience as an ESL (English as a Second Language) tutor and has worked at other writing centres on campus. She has published on Canadian and American literature. In 2013, she was the recipient of of the Arts and Science Student Union's Ranjini (Rini) Ghosh Excellence in Teaching Award.