Maya J. Lo Bello (PhD) has taught Academic Writing as an RGPP staff member for the past four years and finds great joy in helping students find their own voice and style in English. A native speaker of American English, Maya has lived in Hungary for two decades and publishes her academic research in both English and Hungarian while also translating and editing texts from the fields of Literature, Architecture, Linguistics, Education, History, and Roma Studies. She has gained additional insight into the world of Academic Writing as Technical Editor of Hungarian Cultural Studies, published by the University of Pittsburgh. An Associate Professor at Eötvös Loránd University’s Faculty of Primary and Preschool Education, Maya is passionate about providing quality language education for young learners and bettering Hungary’s public school system.