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The Writing Program is operating remotely during the University’s Learn from Anywhere period. Program directors and staff can be reached via email. If you are not sure who to contact, please email We will direct you to the appropriate administrator.

CAS Writing Program

Boston University
100 Bay State Road, 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02215
617-358-1500 (phone)
617-358-1505 (fax)


Chris Walsh

Sarah Madsen Hardy
Associate Director

Christina Michaud
Interim Director, ESL

David Shawn
Associate Director, Writing in the Disciplines · 617-358-1508


Alyssa Hall
Academic Administrator · 617-358-1511

Dan Ivey
Program Administrator · 617-358-1501

Adam Znideric
Senior Staff Assistant · 617-358-1500


Kevin Barents
Curriculum Coordinator

Heather Barrett
Writing Center Coordinator · 617-358-1530

Michele Martinez
Curriculum Coordinator

Malavika Shetty
ESL Curriculum Coordinator

Book an Online Writing Consultation

Writing Consultants are available for online tutoring for all CAS WR classes. Appointments can be booked online. Appointments will be held online only until further notice.
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WR Transfer Credit

Did you take or are you planning to take a writing class at another school? You may be able to receive WR transfer credit for it.
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CAS Alumni Awards for Writing Excellence

The Writing Program is now accepting nominations for this year's CAS Alumni Awards for Writing Excellence. Graduating CAS seniors are eligible for these prestigious awards.
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