Emmanuella Skarmalioraki has been a member of the Deree Writing Program faculty since 1991. She teaches academic writing and research skills for the Writing Program and she is a learning facilitator and trainer for Student Academic Services. She is also an oral examiner for the Michigan State University Language testing. She has a keen interest in the art of rhetoric and its application in academic writing, pedagogy, and learning facilitation both inside and outside the classroom. She is also a member of the European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing (EATAW).