Special Editors' Introduction to Issue 3.3


  • Rebecca Lorimer Leonard University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • Kate Vieira University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Morris Young University of Wisconsin-Madison





Author Biographies

Rebecca Lorimer Leonard, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Rebecca Lorimer Leonard holds a Ph.D. in English from the program in composition and rhetoric at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She specializes in literacy studies, language ideologies, multilingual writing, and comparative rhetoric. Her research examines how transnational literacy practices are valued according to shifting language ideologies.


Kate Vieira, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Kate Vieira is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her interests include: the social history of literacy, transnational migration, materiality of literacy, qualitative research methodologies, multilingual writing, and  Latino/a Studies.

Morris Young, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Morris Young is Director of English 100, Professor of English, and faculty affiliate in Asian American Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.  His book, Minor Re/Visions: Asian American Literacy Narratives as a Rhetoric of Citizenship (2004) received the 2004 W. Ross Winterowd Award and the 2006 CCCC Outstanding Book Award. His co-edited collection (with LuMing Mao), Representations: Doing Asian American Rhetoric(2008), received honorable mention for the 2009 MLA Mina P. Shaughnessy Award. Recently he has co-edited with Stephen Parks, Brian Bailie, Heather Christiansen, and Elisabeth Miller, The Best of the Independent Rhetoric and Composition Journals 2013 (2015).   



How to Cite

Lorimer Leonard, R., Vieira, K., & Young, M. (2015). Special Editors’ Introduction to Issue 3.3. Literacy in Composition Studies, 3(3), VI-XI. https://doi.org/10.21623/



Editors' Introduction