Kathleen Blake YanceyKathleen Blake Yancey (5 July 1950) is the Kellogg W. Hunt Professor of English at Florida State University in the rhetoric and composition program. Her research interests include composition studies, writing knowledge, creative non-fiction, and writing assessment.
She earned her MA in English at Virginia Polytechnic and State University and her PhD in 1983 from Purdue University. Prior to working at Florida State University, she held faculty positions at University of North Carolina – Charlotte and Clemson University. At Clemson University, she directed the Clemson Digital Portfolio Institute and developed the Studio for Student Communication.
Yancey has focused her research on various areas of composition and rhetoric studies, including the intersection of composition and cultural studies and the delivery of composition instruction. She has researched and published on the subject of reflection in the practice of composing. She has also produced work on the assessment of student writing and the transfer of writing knowledge, and she has also focused on the subject of writing across the curriculum. In her 2004 Chair’s Address at CCCC, she indicated her ongoing interest in the impact of digital technologies on composition studies. Along with this, she has produced research on multimodal composition. She has also continuously explored portfolio pedagogy in works such as ''Electronic Portfolios: Emerging Practices in Student'', ''Faculty, and Institutional Learning, ''Electronic Portfolios'' 2.0: Emergent Research on Implementation and Impact and Portfolios in the Writing Classroom: An Introduction'' and her co-leadership of the Inter/National Coalition on Electronic Portfolio Research with Darren and Barbara Cambridge. Provided by Wikipedia