Rachel Stevens, Underclassmen Learning Manager
Rachel joined the BRYC team in 2020 and serves as one of BRYC’s underclassmen learning managers, helping BRYC’s youngest Fellows successfully navigate the rigors of high school.
Originally from New Jersey, Rachel earned her B.A. in English and American Literature from New York University and worked as a publishing assistant and marketing specialist with Simon & Schuster before relocating to Flagstaff, Arizona. In Flagstaff, she tutored English, interned with Northern Arizona University’s Interdisciplinary Writing Program, and taught with the Upward Bound Summer Academy while earning her M.A. in Rhetoric and Writing Instruction and a Master’s Certification in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) from NAU. After graduate school, she taught freshman composition at NAU until she moved to Baton Rouge in 2015 to teach at Louisiana State University, where she was an award-winning instructor and tutor, specializing in teaching service-learning composition courses focused on American food insecurity and young adult literature. Outside of work, Rachel loves fostering dogs, running, baking, eating pancakes, and going on adventures with her husband and their two pups.