Dr. Stacy Kastner is Director of The Marks Family Writing Center at the University of Pennsylvania. Stacy joined Penn in 2019 after having served previously as the Associate Director of the Writing Center and faculty in Nonfiction Writing at Brown University, and as Assistant Professor of English and Associate Director of the Writing Center at Mississippi State University. Stacy holds a BA and MA in English from St. Bonaventure University and a PhD in rhetoric and writing from Bowling Green State University. Her research has received grant funding from the National Security Agency and 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.
Director, Writing Center, Marks Family Center for Excellence in Writing