Meet our Writing TAs Allison Vanouse & Emily Kramer!
Allison Vanouse Emily Kramer
Allison Vanouse is a sixth-year doctoral student at BU's Editorial Institute, where her research focuses on twentieth-century poetry in English. During the course of her graduate studies, she has served as a writing assistant with the Educational Resource Center (ERC) and Core Curriculum, as well as a grading assistant for courses under the World Languages and Literatures umbrella. As an editor, Allison's experience ranges from copy editing English translations of technical abstracts for the Getty Conservation Institute (Los Angeles), to serving as Managing Copy Editor for Studies in Arts and Humanities (Dublin, Ireland), to fact checking the textual history section of The Poems of T. S. Eliot (London: Faber & Faber, 2016). Allison is currently a Graduate Writing Fellow (GWF) with BU's undergraduate Writing Program, in which capacity she teaches literature-based courses on expository writing for freshmen and sophomores. Other interests include cinema, performance art, travel, and epicureanism.
Emily Kramer is a sixth-year doctoral student at BU’s Editorial Institute currently working on an edition of the poems of Arthur Henry Hallam. During her time at BU, Emily has served as a writing fellow for the Core Curriculum, as well as a research fellow and editorial assistant on editions of T.S. Eliot, Robert Lowell, Marianne Moore, and Elizabeth Bishop. Emily’s editing experience has spanned a broad range: from corporate French-English philanthropy to restaurant marketing in Manhattan; from theses and dissertations to academic textbooks. (And always: the odd Starbucks typo.) In her spare time, Emily can be found exploring Boston and learning how to work an antique printing press.