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Meet the Writing Consultants

Elizabeth Keedy de Obando
Elizabeth Keedy de Obando has been teaching English and Literature since graduating from Kenyon in 1996. She also earned two masters’ degrees: an MA in literature from FIU and an MAR in religion and the visual arts from Yale University. She has taught literature and writing classes to a variety of different levels, from middle school to undergraduate. Elizabeth has worked for Keiser University on three different campuses (Nicaragua, Miami, and Ft. Lauderdale) and is now with the E-Campus. She recently returned to the United States from Nicaragua where she started and ran Granada International School. At present, Elizabeth resides in North Carolina with her husband and three young children where she is a History and English teacher at Woodlawn School. And when time permits, she enjoys reading, cooking, gardening, and traveling.

Andrew Kirschner
Dr. Kirschner has worked as an educator, grant writer, and administrator in public and private colleges, correctional facilities, and middle and high schools in South Florida since 1993. He has served as a professor, editor-in-chief, and director of the Graduate School Writing Studio at Keiser University since 2009. State certified in English, he has taught Language Arts, Reading, English, ESL/ELL, and International Relations in addition to a variety of masters and Ph.D. courses in Educational Leadership. A former state reading coach for the Florida Department of Education, he worked in Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach public schools. He received the Florida Regional Teacher of the Year award and the Broward County Boys and Girls Clubs Volunteer of the Year award. Dr. Kirschner earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership, and a doctorate in Administrator Leadership. Originally from New York, he has also lived in Washington, D.C. He enjoys volunteering for causes that benefit animals and children, spending time with family, and reading American history books. His favorite extracurricular activity is volunteering as coach of the Broward County Special Olympics tennis team.

Michael Record
Michael Record earned a BA in English from Florida Atlantic University, an MS in English Education from Nova Southeastern University, and a PhD in Educational Leadership from Keiser University. Dr. Record is a National Board Certified Teacher with experience teaching at the K-12 and college levels. He currently serves as the Associate Vice Chancellor of the Writing Program for Keiser University as well as Adjunct Professor of Education. He lives in Ft. Lauderdale and enjoys camping, canoeing, snorkeling, scuba diving, traveling, and photography.

William Strunk
Bill Strunk has been teaching English since joining the Peace Corps in 1972. Bill has two masters’ degrees: M.A. English/Applied Linguistics and M.S. Business (IT concentration). He has instructed all levels of English from beginning ESL students to doctoral candidates writing their dissertations. Bill has taught in three countries in addition to the United States (Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Canada) and in four U.S. states (Colorado, Texas, South Dakota, Florida). He was also a volunteer English tutor for Indo-Chinese refugees in Denver. He currently resides in Castle Rock, Colorado. He plays guitar and enjoys hiking, camping, and rafting in Colorado’s mountains.

Kyle Tilley
Kyle Tilley has been in the secondary classroom for most of her career, and she’s taught English to high school students for over a decade.  She earned her undergraduate degree in English Language and Literature from Washington and Lee University, where she developed a particular love of Modernist literature; she continued her studies in English and literature with an MA from Middlebury College.  Most recently, Kyle has taught AP English Literature and AP English Language classes while also serving as Dean of Academics at a private school in North Carolina, where she oversaw curriculum development and integration, headed the English department, and helped to develop and implement an interdepartmental humanities program.  Kyle joined the Graduate Online Writing Studio at Keiser University in 2018, where she particularly enjoys sharing her love of language and communication with graduate students and helping them to feel more confident in their writing.  She is a Bostonian transplant to North Carolina, where she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and cooking.

Ashley Massie
Ashley Massie has over ten years of writing studio experience in which she has dedicated herself to working with students to help them grow their writing skills. She earned her master’s degree in English literature at the University of West Florida in her hometown of Pensacola, FL. She worked as a Writing Lab Manager in the UWF Writing Lab, helping students one-on-one in-person and online and teaching weekly grammar seminars for students on campus. Since 2015, she has been the Writing Studio Coordinator at the Keiser University Melbourne Campus where she has been able to continue her one-on-one work with student writers. She joined the Graduate Online Writing Studio team in 2021. When she is not helping students with their writing, she enjoys traveling, listening to audiobooks, trying new recipes, and spending time with family.