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Carmen Kynard
Position: Associate Professor
Campus Affiliation: Graduate Center|John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Research Interests: Composition-Rhetoric Studies, New Literacies Studies, and Urban Education
Carmen Kynard is an associate professor of English at John Jay College of Criminal Justice at the City University of New York (CUNY).  Her work today sits at the crossroads of composition-rhetoric studies, new literacies studies, and urban education.  She is most interested in interrogating race and the politics of writing instruction in secondary and post-secondary settings and institutions, looking closely at the ways racialized political economies get expressed as literacy praxis. She strives to bring to my research, teaching, and service a commitment to educational change where the humanities, writing studies, and critical pedagogy (in theory and in practice) work in conjunction.