Professor Emerita, Kingsborough Community College. English
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. New York University
Campus Affiliation: Kingsborough Community College
Research Interests: Composition/rhetoric, basic and second-language writing, qualitative research methodology, ethnography.
Theory Group Field Specialization: Composition Theory and Rhetoric
Rebecca Williams Mlynarczyk brings to the Graduate Center a long-standing interest in composition and rhetoric, especially as these fields relate to CUNY's diverse student population. Her research interests include basic and second-language writing, student journal writing, ethnographic research methodology, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. She is the Co-Editor of the Journal of Basic Writing.
With George Otte: Basic Writing (A Reference Guide to Rhetoric and Composition). W. Lafayette, IN: Parlor Press, 2010.
"Personal and Academic Writing: Revisiting the Debate." Journal of Basic Writing 25.1 (Spring 2006): 4-25.
with Steven B. Haber: In Our Own Words: Student Writers at Work, 3rd edition. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005.
with Marcia Babbitt: "The Power of Academic Learning Communities." Journal of Basic Writing 21.1 (2002): 71-89.
Conversations of the Mind: The Uses of Journal Writing for Second-Langauge Learners. Foreword by John S. Mayher. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1998.