Kevin Mullen

Position title: Odyssey Project Co-Director

Email: kevin.mullen@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-890-3330

Odyssey associate director

Kevin is an Assistant Professor of Continuing Studies and Co-Director of the UW Odyssey Project. His work focuses on expanding access to higher education for low-income adult students from marginalized communities, especially the role that writing plays in creating a stronger sense of self-efficacy, voice, and community. In addition to the core Odyssey class, he teaches English 100 (Introduction to College Writing) courses for Odyssey alumni and incarcerated students in the Odyssey Beyond Bars program. He also oversees the Odyssey Family Learning Center, where past and present students can come with their children to work on homework with a team of tutors. At DCS writing events, he assumes the moniker of the Writing Doctor and helps writers overcome a range of ailments.