Writing Tomorrow: Diverse Students and the Future of Writing in Higher Education


Mya Poe is assistant professor of English at Northeastern University. Her research focuses on writing assessment, diversity, and writing in the disciplines. She is co-author of Learning to Communicate in Science and Engineering: Case Studies From MIT, which won the CCCC 2012 Advancement of Knowledge Award for the publication that most advances research in writing studies. She is also co-editor of Race and Writing Assessment and co-editor of the Oxford Short Guides to Writing in the Disciplines. She is currently working on a book entitled The Consequences of Writing Assessment about the effects of writing assessment on multilingual writers and students of color and guest editing a special issue of Research in the Teaching of English on international writing assessment and diversity.


Sponsored by the Northeastern University Writing Program and the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning Through Research. This event is part of the second annual Paul Krueger Symposium for Teachers of International and Second Language Writers and is made possible by a generous gift from the Krueger family.

Event Details

Location: Raytheon Amphitheatre, Egan Center, Northeastern University
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Contact: Department of English, 617-373-4540

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