Cindy Spires

Writing Center Coordinator & Adjunct Faculty, English

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Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: Briggs
Room: 131
Phone: 313-993-1022
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  • Master of Arts, English, Wayne State University
  • Bachelor of Arts, English, San Diego State University
  • Associate of Arts, Transfer Studies, San Diego Mesa College


Cindy Spires has taught college writing since 2006; she has tutored English and ESL since 2004. Over the years, she has sought to help students bridge the gap between classroom time and the peer support they can receive in a tutoring environment. She earned a Master of Arts from Wayne State University and has CRLA Level I/II Tutor Certification. In addition, she is also a registered yoga instructor.

Previously, she served as past co-director of the Wayne State University Writing Center and was an adjunct faculty member at the Oakland Community College Academic Support Center (Royal Oak Campus & Auburn Hills Campus).

At University of Detroit Mercy's Writing Center, she lives the University's mission to serve the community of students by means of well-trained writing consultants who are focused on student-centered learning.

Learn more about University of Detroit Mercy's Writing Center.