Kathleen Yancey


  • Assessment
  • Technology and learning
  • Writing

Kathleen Blake Yancey is Kellogg W. Hunt professor of English and distinguished research professor at Florida State University. She is past president of many scholarly organizations – including the National Council of Teachers of English; the Conference on College Composition and Communication; the Council of Writing Program Administrators; and the South Atlantic Modern Language Association – and immediate past editor of College Composition and Communication. Co-founder/co-director of the Inter/National Coalition for Electronic Portfolio Research, Yancey has authored over 90 articles and book chapters and authored or edited 11 scholarly books – including “Portfolios in the Writing Classroom”; “Reflection in the Writing Classroom”; “Assessing Writing across the Curriculum”; and “Writing Across Contexts: Composition, Transfer, and Sites of Writing.” The recipient of several awards, Yancey focuses her research on writing assessment; transfer of writing knowledge/practice; writing across the curriculum; ePortfolios; and on the intersection of culture, literacy, and technologies.