Lynda Paul is Assistant Director of Undergraduate Writing and Tutoring and the Academic Strategies Program at Yale, where she helps create and develop the Academic Strategies programming; manages public speaking tutoring; supports the management of WR classes; trains students in pedagogy and mentorship skills; and leads a variety of workshops for students, including writing workshops for undergraduate international students and Directed Studies students, and Academic Strategies workshops of many kinds. She is a devoted mentor and teacher; she has served as a college advisor and senior thesis advisor to numerous students, worked as one of the Residential College Writing Tutors, and taught interdisciplinary classes listed in nine different departments at Yale—most frequently teaching in Music, English, and Theater Studies. Courses she has taught at Yale include Theater History, 1700-Present; Introduction to Dramaturgy; Cabaret; Alternate Realities; Richard III (with Joseph Roach); The Ballets Russes; Reading and Writing the Modern Essay (English 120); and Disney and Society (English 114). Her professional work beyond the Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning extends across a variety of creative, analytical, and academic domains of the arts and humanities, including dramaturgical writing and consultation for a number of arts companies. She also holds a lifelong passion for anything related to language(s) and history, and holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music, the University of Rochester, the University of Chicago, the Yale School of Drama, and Yale’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, where she received distinction on her PhD in music history/ethnomusicology.