Meet with the Writing Center Director


Sonja Fordham received her BS from Southern Adventist University, her MA in Applied Linguistics from the University of New England, and her PhD in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching from the University of Arizona. She spent 13 years teaching English in South Korea, where she discovered a love for Korean food. She then spent six years in Tucson, AZ, teaching English composition and working on her PhD. In 2014, she joined the faculty at Southern as the director of the Writing Center. She also directs the Tutoring Center and teaches courses. In her free time, she loves to run marathons and ran the Boston Marathon in 2019.

Sonja Fordham is happy to help you with your resumé, CV, cover letter, application materials for graduate school, or with any paper for a graduate course. If you would like to schedule a meeting or writing consultation with Dr. Fordham, schedule an appointment below or via email

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