Dr. Stacy Kastner is the Associate Director of the Marks Family Center for Excellence in Writing in the Critical Writing Program at the University of Pennsylvania. Kastner joined Penn in 2019 after having served previously as Associate Director of the Writing Center and nonfiction writing faculty at Brown University, and as Assistant Professor of English and Associate Director of the Writing Center at Mississippi State University. Stacy holds a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in English from St. Bonaventure University and a doctorate in rhetoric and writing from Bowling Green State University. Her research has received grant funding from the National Security Agency, the National Science Foundation, and the Conference on College Composition and Communication. Stacy's work focuses on student-centered, research-responsive, and cross-disciplinary writing pedagogy; institutional techno-ecologies that support the ongoing professional development of educators teaching digital composing; and the autobiographical dimensions of writer identity, particularly the personal and political textures of literacy acquisition. Her work has appeared in Educational Studies, Feminist Teacher, Pedagogy, Praxis: A Writing Center Journal, and the annual conference proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education.
Associate Director, Marks Family Center for Excellence in Writing