Meet Our Consultants

Travis Maynard, Consultant and Digital Studio Coordinator

Travis is a third year PhD student in Rhetoric and Composition. A native of eastern Kentucky, he received his B.A. in Writing, Rhetoric, and Communication from Lexington’s Transylvania University. He received his M.A. in Rhetoric and Composition from Florida State. His interests include assemblage and remix in the composition classroom, media studies, and the undergraduate major in writing and rhetoric. When he’s not teaching or writing, you can find him experimenting with video projects or hunting for treasure at thrift stores. 

Proficient with: Adobe Premiere, iMovie, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Wix, Weebly, Microsoft Office, Prezi, Google Drive

Learning: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects


Kelly Butler, Consultant

Kelly Butler is a third year doctoral student in Creative Writing and a tutor in the Reading/Writing Center and Digital Studio. Kelly received her B.A. in Journalism at Mississippi State University. She also received her M.A. in English at the same institution. She is being trained in Photoshop and In Design. 

Proficient with: Adobe Illustrator, Wix, Constant Contact, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel

Learning: Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign


Candace Daymond, Consultant

Candace is a first year MA student in Literature, with research interests in feminist/womanist and queer literatures/theories and representation in popular culture and digital media. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, eating, coloring, tweeting, binge-watching, reading comics, and creating digital content. 

Proficient with: Wix, Weebly, Microsoft Office, YouTube, Canva, Prezi, GoogleDrive, iMovie

Learning: Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign


Tiffany Isaacs, Consultant

Tiffany is a first year MFA in Creative Writing student, studying fiction. She received her B.A. in philosophy from Brown University. Between these programs, she was an environmental activist who protected old growth rain forests, prevented big oil from rolling back California's signature climate change legislation, and helped pass ballot initiatives in 16 states calling on Congress to overturn Citizens United. Tiffany is proficient with PageMaker, Publisher, Wixx, PowerPoint, and Excel. She is tinkering with InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.

Proficient with: PageMaker, Publisher, Wixx, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Learning: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator


Daniel LoPilato, Consultant

Daniel is an MFA student in Creative Writing from Atlanta, GA. He earned a BA from the University of Georgia in 2013, where he studied literature and hosted a spoken word radio program on the student-run radio station. His specialties include video and audio editing software, and he plans to improve his design skills this semester using Photoshop and Adobe Muse.

Proficient with: Video and Audio Editing Software

Learning: Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Muse


Ashley Rea

Ashley is a second year Masters student in Rhetoric and Composition with research interests in digital and feminist rhetorics. In her free time, she loves rock climbing and kayaking with her dog, Georgia. 

Proficient with: Adobe Muse, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Edge Animate, Windows MovieMaker, Wix, Weebly, Wordpress, Microsoft Office, Prezi, SPSS

Learning: Audacity, Adobe Photoshop

Lauren Mastnick, Consultant

Lauren Mastnick is a first-year Master’s student in Literature and a Teaching Assistant in the First Year Composition Program. She received her B.A. in English at Kent State University and has since traveled south to continue her education. Her major interests are 20th-century literature and critical theory. In her free time, she enjoys sleeping and netfilx.