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Jessica Yood
Position: Associate Professor of English, Lehman College
Campus Affiliation: Lehman College
Phone: 718-960-8556
Room Number: 4407
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., SUNY Stony Brook in English
Research Interests: Composition and Rhetoric, especially the relationship of writing to epistemological and cultural theory, history of English studies in America.
Specialization: Composition Theory and Rhetoric



Public Voices: Writing Across the Curriculum at Lehman College, Ed. (with Marcie Wolfe). Forthcoming
The Complexity of Beginners: How Freshman Composition Can Change Higher Educaiton. In Process.


“Composition and the Complexity of All Things: A Review of Jane Bennett’s Vibrant Matter.” JAC (Journal of Advanced Composition) forthcoming.  
“Gateway to Complexity: The Adjacent Possible of Beginning Writing.” Composition Forum 30 (Fall 2014)
A History of Pedagogy in Complexity: Reality Checks for Writing Studies.” Enculturation (5 Nov 2013)
The Post-Paradigm Academy?” The Society for Critical Exchange: Proceedings of the MLA  (Jan 2008) 
“The City University of New York and the Shaughnessy Legacy” with Judith Summerfield, Peter Gray, Cheryl C. Smith, Crystal Benedicks, Linda Hirsch, Mary Soliday. Journal of Basic Writing.  26.2 (Fall 2007): 5 – 29.
“Present Process: The Composition of Change” Lead article: Journal of Basic Writing 24.2 (Dec 2005): 30-51. Featured article in Across the Disciplines (Dec 12 2004)
“The Next Stage is a System: WAC and the New Knowledge Society” Featured article in Across the Disciplines (Dec 12 2004).
“Writing the Discipline: A History of a Genre” College English 65.5 (May 2003): 526-4


"From Crisis to Composition." Forthcoming. Inside Higher Ed. 
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