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Meet our writing advisors

The writing advisors are master students at USN experienced in academic writing.

The writing center offers:

  • 45-minute consultations
  • help with term papers, bachelor, and master theses
  • assistance with all stages of the writing process: thesis statement, outlining, and editing

General questions? Please send us an e-mail.

Alessia Marzano
Alessia Marzano
Alessia Marzano has a BSc in religion and anthropology, a master’s degree in forensic anthropology and criminology, and a master’s degree in human rights and multiculturalism (USN). She comes from social sciences but is also very interested in other disciplines. She firmly believes in inter-and trans-disciplinarity in research and is always open to a change of perspectives! She does consultations only in English.
Anders Jensen
Anders Thormann Jensen
Anders has a bachelor’s degree in outdoor, culture and nature guiding, and a master’s degree in sports and outdoor studies. Additionally, he has also taken courses in anatomy, physiology, and sports pedagogy. He is currently studying pedagogy (PPU) at Notodden. Anders has worked as a writing counselor for multiple years and have a lot of experience helping people from different field of studies.
Amber Struijk
Amber Struijk
Amber Struijk is studying to become a learning disability nurse at USN campus Porsgrunn. She has a master’s degree in Art and Cultural Science and a master’s degree in Social-Cultural Sciences from to universities in the Netherlands. She has much experience with combining perspectives from different science disciplines like anthropology, sociology, history, philosophy and organization studies. Moreover, she has long experience from working in government. She is interested in multiple fields. Amber conducts consultations in Norwegian, English and Dutch.
Frederike Schökel
Frederike has a Bachelor's degree in Sports and Psychology from Germany and is currently studying for a Master's degree in Sports and Outdoor Life with a focus on physical activity and dementia at USN Bø. She is mainly experienced in quantitative research in the field of Sport and Health, but also has some knowledge about qualitative approaches. She consults in Norwegian and English.
Hilde Elise Helgesen
Hilde is currently studying art and design at USN Campus Vestfold and lives in Horten. Previously, she has completed a bachelor’s and master’s degree in business and administration (MBA) specializing in organization and leadership. She has also taken courses in physiotherapy, history, and literature. Hilde is experienced with both qualitative and quantitative methods in academic writing. She offers consultations in Norwegian and English.
Marte Stensby
Marte Stensby Fountain
Marte Stensby Fountain has completed her BSc in ecology and MSc in ecology and environmental management at campus Bø. She has most experience with natural science, but can also help with other texts, in both Norwegian and English. She mainly does consultations per e-mail.
Mattias Cyvin
Mattias Cyvin
Mattias Cyvin is currently studying Practical Teacher Training at campus Vestfold. He has a BA in folk music and a MA in traditional arts from USN Rauland, in addition to studies in English language and literature from NTNU. The bulk of Mattias academic experience is in the humanities, particularly within the fields of musicology and ethnomusicology. He also has some experience in literary studies, pedagogy, and linguistics. In his own research, Mattias mostly uses qualitative and practice-oriented methods, but he has wide ranging academic interests, and enjoys discussion and collaboration across academic disciplines. He is available for consultations in both Norwegian and English.