Anna Smith

Anna Smith

Anna Smith directs research and programming at the EXCEL Academy @ NYU, a university-community alternative college preparatory program. Her dissertation research examined how a group of young men developed as writers both in and outside of school in an urban setting. The co-author of Developing Writers: Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age, her research works to move the dialogue in education beyond the deficit framework, and includes composition in the digital age, theories of writing development, and global youth.

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