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Michelle Rosensitto Faculty Profile

Michelle Rosensitto

Adjunct Faculty
Education Division, Graduate School of Education and Psychology


Professional writer, educator, and entrepreneur, Dr. Michelle Rosensitto is the owner of The Writing Coach (DissertationCoach.com), a small business providing writing consultation services to students and professionals throughout Southern California. In addition to her consulting practice, Rosensitto currently teaches Research Methods and Evaluation as an adjunct professor at the Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) and serves as a dissertation committee chairperson for approximately six doctoral students per semester.

Rosensitto graduated from Pepperdine's Seaver College with a BA in English (1990). She continued her education by earning an MA in English (1991) from Seaver College, as well as an EdD in Institutional Management (1999) from GSEP. For more than 16 years, she has taught all levels of English composition, literature, and research writing in community colleges throughout Arizona and Calfornia, at Pepperdine's Seaver College, and at Pepperdine's graduate campuses in both Los Angeles and Irvine. From 1999 to 2007, Rosensitto served as director of the GSEP Writing Support Program. She currently resides in Newport Beach with her husband and three children.



  • EdD, Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology
  • MA, Pepperdine University
  • BA, Pepperdine University


  • Research Methods and Evaluation