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Writing Center Staff

The Writing Center staff consists of professional tutors with extensive writing backgrounds, and is dedicated to providing excellent tutorial services to Blinn students. In addition to tutoring students, writing consultants assist instructors in the Parallel Studies labs, give presentations to classes, lead orientation sessions, present student workshops, and develop handouts, worksheets, and writing materials for students. Writing consultants have undergone numerous hours of training and exceed all requirements established by the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA), a nationally recognized association which certifies the Writing Center.

The director of the Writing Center on the Bryan campus is Dr. Richard Williamson. Dr. Williamson can be contacted at or (979) 209-7591.

Meet Our Directors

Dr. Richard Williamson: Dr. Williamson directs the Writing Center and teaches composition, first-year literature, and American literature courses. Before arriving at Blinn, he directed the Writing Center and taught composition and literature classes at Muskingum University in Ohio. Dr. Williamson has published articles on American literature and a book on Nathaniel Hawthorne, in addition to giving presentations at various conferences. He hopes all students at Blinn will have the opportunity to benefit from the services of the Writing Center.

Clinton Hale: Mr. Hale directs the Writing Center on the Brenham Campus and teaches composition and developmental reading and writing. He has taught at Blinn since 2009 and directed the Writing Center since 2010. He has published articles on semiotics, the role of the narrator, as well as Anglo-Saxon poetry. His MFA thesis was also published in book form. His goal is to provide a welcome environment for students in the Writing Center, to help enhance their writing abilities.

Brenham Campus

Location: Academic Bldg. Rm 9
Phone: 979-830-4699

Bryan Campus

Location: Building A, Rm 118
Phone: 979-209-7591