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Liv Marken BA, MA Learning Specialist, Writing

Pronouns: she/her

106.3 Murray Library


I manage the Writing Centre, which delivers online and in-person tutoring, workshops, and other programming throughout the year. We help USask students with their writing, no matter their discipline or level of study.

I’m the staff advisor for our open access journal, USURJ.

Contact me if you are interested in finding the best tutor for your needs, arranging a classroom visit, or chatting about anything related to student writing and publishing.


Research areas: Writing pedagogy, undergraduate research, scholarly publishing, tutor training, university student transition, professional communication, student leadership.


  • RCM 200 Professional Communication. Winter 2022-present. College of Engineering.
  • INTS 100: Strategies for Academic Success. 2013-2020. College of Arts and Science.
  • ENG 110, 111, 113, and 114: Introduction to English Literature and Composition. 1999-2015. 2022. Department of English.
  • English 112, 122, 130: Business and Technical Communication courses. Okanagan University College. 2002-2003.

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