Leadership Team

Associate Director of Professional Writing

Rebekka Andersen (uwpadvisor@ucdavis.edu), Voorhies 365

Spring 2022 Office Hours: Tuesdays, 9:45-11:15am, Wednesdays, 2:45-3:45pm, and by appointment in person or via Zoom.

Advises students completing the minor on courses to take and strategies for developing job and graduate school application materials. Email or join office hours for questions regarding course requirements, course substitutions, unusual circumstances, and career and graduate school opportunities in professional writing.

Coordinator for Professional Writing Internships

Katie Rodger (karodger@ucdavis.edu)

Spring 2022 Office Hours: Mondays, Wednesday 11am-12pm, and Tuesdays 1-2:40pm, and by appointment outside those days/times. Sign up here for zoom or in-person appointment.

Coordinates professional writing internships (UWP 192) and serves as the faculty supervisor for students enrolled in UWP 192. Email or join office hours for questions regarding internship opportunities, the process of enrolling in internship units, and expectations for completing internships. If you represent an organization interested in setting up an internship, see our information page for details. 

Coordinator for Aggie Internships

Steve Magagnini (stmagagnini@ucdavis.edu), Voorhies 367

Fall 2021 Office Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:45-5:45 p.m., in person, Voorhies 367, and by appt. via Zoom (email for appt.)

Oversees all writing and editing internships at the California Aggie. Also serves as site supervisor for students interning with student-run journalism publications (such as the Davis Political Review). Email or join office hours for questions regarding the process of enrolling in and receiving internship credit (UWP 192). Note: students interested in Aggie internship credit do not complete the Request for Academic Credit for Internship form.

Peer Advisor

Julia Lay (uwppeeradvisor@ucdavis.edu)

Spring 2022 Office Hours: Wednesday: 12:30-1:30 pm, Thursday: 3:30-4:30 pm, Friday: 10:00-11:00am. These hours are over email only, please contact to confirm a Zoom meeting. Join a meeting here. If Office Hours do not work for you, email to set up another time.  You may also post your questions to the Professional Writing Minor Discord

Helps students completing the minor understand internship requirements, locate internships, and request internship credit. Advises students on requirements for the minor, promotes the minor, and maintains the Writing Internship Guide. Email or join office hours for any questions—broad or specific—regarding the minor.

Undergraduate Advisors

Frances Davis (fdavid@ucdavis.edu)
Lynda Jones (lmjones@ucdavis.edu)

Advise students on requirements for the minor and timely completion of the minor. Approve students’ petitions for the minor. Documents in a student’s account in OASIS any special agreements made regarding the minor.


Chat with fellow minors, receive announcements and opportunities, and get your quick questions answered at our Professional Writing Minor Discord.