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Associate 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

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

After Emancipation: Labor Reform, Teacher Satisfaction, and Studies of Independent First-Year Writing (book under contract for publication with Utah State University Press)

Engaging Sources: Revising Pedagogy After the Citation Project, eds. Kelly Kinney and Rebecca Moore Howard (edited collection in progress)

"Process Gives Way to Product," by Roger Gilles, Kelly Kinney, and Daniel J. Royer (article under review)

On the Meanings of Service: A History of the Council of Writing Program Administration (preliminary research for monograph in progress: 10,000 words complete)

Recent Publications 

"The Quick Rise and Untimely Fall of 'Writing Your Way into Graduate School': A Dramatic Dialogue, a Discarded Memo, and a Course Epitaph." Open Words: Access and English Studies. Forthcoming.

"Back to the Future the Sequel: Revisiting First-Year Writing at Binghamton University." Ecologies of Writing Programs: Profiles of Writing Programs in Context. Christian Weisser, Michelle Ballif, Anis Barwarshi, Mary Jo Reiff, eds. Anderson, SC: Parlor Press. Forthcoming.

Coming to Voice: Writing Personal, Civic, and Academic Arguments, Kelly Kinney and Sean Fenty, eds. Plymouth, MI: Hayden-McNeil, 2014.

"Review of Genre: An Introduction to History, Theory, Research, and Pedagogy, by Anis S. Bawarshi and Mary Jo Reiff." Composition Studies 39.2 (2011).

"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 (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 (2010).

"Fellowship for the Ring: Critical Administration in the Corporate University." Journal of Writing Program Administration 32.3 (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 (2009).

"A Changing Profession Changing a Discipline: Junior Faculty and the Undergraduate Major." Composition Forum 20 (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

Awards, Grants, and Professional Offices

Book Review Editor, Composition Studies, 2014-present
Executive Board Member, State University of New York Council on Writing, 2009-2014
Executive Board Member, Council of Writing Program Administrators, 2011-2013
Chi Alpha Epsilon, Honorary Inductee, Binghamton University, October 2013
Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities Fellowship Award, Spring 2012
Educational Opportunity Program Faculty Recognition Award, 2012
Conference on College Composition and Communication Writing Program Certificate of Excellence, 2011
Council of Writing Program Administrators Research Grant Award, 2010
Harpur Dean's Research Semester Award, Fall 2010
Harpur College Visiting Speaker Series Grant, 2009-2010

Last Updated: 7/27/16