Faculty Director, Penn LPS Online Certificate in Professional Writing
Senior Director, Marks Family Center for Excellence in Writing
Valerie Ross is Senior Director of The Marks Family Center for Excellence in Writing at the University of Pennsylvania, founder of its Critical Writing Program, and an editor of the Journal of Writing Analytics. Her current research and publications focus on writing in the disciplines and professions, including a National Science Foundation-funded project on writing in STEM fields; writing program administration; writing assessment; writing and disabilities; and writing analytics. Prior to earning her PhD, Valerie was a management consultant, cofounder of a nonprofit organization, business writer, and literary editor.