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KELLY KINNEY

Assistant Professor of English, General Literature and Rhetoric Director, Binghamton University Writing Initiative and First-Year Writing Ph.D., Ohio University, 2005
tel.: 607-777-4512
fax.: 607-777-6788
e-mail: kkinney@binghamton.edu
website: http://www.binghamton.edu/writing/

Areas of Interest

Rhetoric and politics in the histories of literacy instruction
Writing program administration
Composition and labor
Feminist, critical, and civic pedagogies

Current Projects

"Process Gives Way to Product." By Roger Gilles, Kelly Kinney, and Daniel J. Royer.
Writing Programs and Graduate Student Labor: Transforming Professional Standards, Working Conditions, and Institutional Cultures. [Monograph in progress: 70,000 words complete.]
Pedagogies of Engagement: Research from the Citation Project. Eds. Kelly Kinney and Rebecca Moore Howard. [Edited collection in progress.]
On the Meanings of Service: A History of the Council of Writing Program Administration. [Preliminary research for second monograph: 10,000 words complete]

Recent Publications (2006-present)

"Review of Genre: An Introduction to History, Theory, Research, and Pedagogy, by Anis S. Bawarshi and Mary Jo Reiff." Forthcoming in Composition Studies.
"Talk Concerning the First-Beginning: A History (in Progress) of the Council of Writing Program Administrators." WPA 2010 Conference Proceedings, Charles Lowe & Terra Williams, eds. A publication of the Council of Writing Program Administrators.
"Back to the Future: First-Year Writing at Binghamton University, State University of New York." Composition Forum 21 (Spring 2010).
"Rethinking the Social in Rhetoric/Composition: A Review of Living Room: Teaching Public Writing in a Privatized Word and Dangerous Writing: Understanding the Political Economy of Composition." Composition Forum 21 (Spring 2010).
"Fellowship for the Ring: Critical Administration in the Corporate University." Journal of Writing Program Administration 32.3 (Summer 2009).
"Of Queebees and Queendoms: Fairy Tales, Resilience, and Women's Ways of Making It in Rhetoric and Composition." Journal of Writing Program Administration 32.3 (Summer 2009).
"A Changing Profession Changing a Discipline: Junior Faculty and the Undergraduate Major."   Composition Forum 20 (Summer 2009).
First-Year Composition Student Course Guide: University Writing Program, University of Notre Dame. Plymouth, MI: Hayden McNeil, 2006.

Recent Courses Taught

Rhetoric and Composition Theory and Practice
Research Workshop in Writing Studies
Coming to Voice: Writing Personal, Civic, and Academic Arguments
Independent Studies: Writing Program Administration; Second Language Pedagogies; Second Language Writers and the Discourse of Globalization

Conference Organization

Conference Planning Committee and Fund Raising Chair, "Frameworks for Success." Council of Writing Program Administrators Annual Conference, Baton Rouge, LA, July 10-17, 2011.
Conference Chair, "Building 21st Century Writing Programs." Keynote presentations by Lynn Z. Bloom and Kurt Spellmeyer. State University of New York Council on Writing Annual Conference, Binghamton University, March 18-19, 2011.

Conference Participation (2006-present)

"Getting Specific: Graduate Students, The Statement of Principles, and a Framework (for Success) for Staffing Writing Programs." Conference of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, Baton Rouge, LA, July 2011.
"A Newly Independent Writing Program, Its Tumultuous Relationship to WAC, and the Return of FYW." Independent Writing Program and Departments Affiliate Pre-Conference Presentation at the Conference of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, Baton Rouge, LA, July 2011.
"The Greeks Go Back to Law School: A Guide to Integrating Collaborative Learning into the Legal Curriculum." Institute for Law, Teaching, and Learning Annual Conference. New York, NY, June 2011.
"Taking the Citation Project Back into History and Across the Curriculum." (Panel chair.) Conference on College Composition and Communication, Atlanta, GA, March 2011.
"Understanding Students' Use of Sources through Collaborative Research." Post Conference Presentation and Workshop. (Co-facilitator.) Georgia Conference on Information Literacy, Savannah, GA, October 2010.
"Talk Concerning the First Beginning: A History (in Progress) of the CWPA." Conference of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, Philadelphia, July 2010.
"The Citation Project: Understanding Student Source Use Through Rhizomatic Research." Pre-Conference Workshop. (Co-facilitator.) Conference on College Composition and Communication, Louisville, KY March 2010.
"New Programs, New Assessments." Conference of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, Minneapolis, July 2009.
"You Get What You Need: Labor Negotiation and Portfolio Assessment." State University of New York Conference on Writing, Buffalo, April 2009.
Research Network Forum Table Leader. Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Francisco, April 2009.
"From Bossdom to Collective Organization: Program Evaluation as Catalyst for Change." Conference of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, Denver, July 2008.
"Going Public: The Politics of Working Conditions, Program Review, and Collective Organization." State University of New York Conference on Writing, Stony Brook, April 2008.
"Composition's Cultural Capital: Can We Improve Working Conditions Through Critical Pedagogy? Conference on College Composition and Communication, New Orleans, April 2008.
"Renegotiating Program-wide Portfolio Assessment: Building Community through Assessment." Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago, March 2006.

Awards, Grants, and Professional Offices

Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities Fellowship Award, Spring 2012.
Executive Board Member, Council of Writing Program Administrators, 2011-present.
Executive Board Member, State University of New York Council on Writing, 2009-present.
Conference on College Composition and Communication Writing Program Certificate of Excellence, 2011.
National Council of Writing Program Administrators Research Grant Award ($1,000), March 2010.
Harpur Dean's Research Semester Award, Fall 2010.
Harpur College Visiting Speaker Series Grant ($3,000 plus $6,000 matching funds), 2009-2010.
Binghamton University Star Award for Excellence in University Service, 2009.
University of Notre Dame Learning Beyond the Classroom Grant ($3,000), 2006.

Last Updated: 7/25/14