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Dr. Maher has been the Director of Tutoring & Learning Services since 2003.  She holds a Ph.D. in Adult Education with a minor in educational research.  Her career in education has spanned over 30 years and has included classroom teaching, educational consulting, school administration, research, and university instruction. The common theme throughout her professional practice and research has continuously revolved around enhancing the teaching/learning process through a better understanding of human learning.


Mr. Wilson has been with the university for 20 years. His career began as a Coordinator/Academic Advisor for the Project Thrust program on the USF St. Petersburg campus. During his tenure at the university, his focus has been on student achievement and retention through the coordination of tutoring and advising. Since coming to the Tampa campus in the fall of 2003, Mr. Wilson has been coordinating tutoring on a much larger scale and is presently a part of the Tutoring and Learning Services which reaches even more students by its centralizing of services.  

Kate Pantelides:
Writing Center Coordinator



Kate Pantelides has been working in writing centers for the last eight years. She is pursuing a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition. Kate's research interests are focused on writing centers and, in particular, the experiences of students with disabilities in the writing center. She has taught and worked as an administrator at both the secondary school and college level and draws on those experiences in her work in the Writing Center.

Patricia A. Maher, Ph. D

Wayne Wilson

Wayne Wilson

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