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Yan Li

Assistant Professor of the Practice of Thompson Writing Program
Thompson Writing Program
Thompson Writing Program, Box 90025, Durham, NC 27708
Thompson Writing Program, Box 90025, Durham, NC 27708

Overview


Yan Li is an Assistant Professor of the Practice in Writing Studies in the Thompson Writing Program and Interim Assistant Director of the TWP Writing Studio. Her early published research focused on EFL writing center administration in China; In the U.S. context, she has expanded her focus to studying multilingual composition instruction. Her research agenda engages writing transfer theories and approaches across the dual contexts of composition studies and second language writing studies to support multilingual students writing across diverse contexts.

Current Appointments & Affiliations


Assistant Professor of the Practice of Thompson Writing Program · 2023 - Present Thompson Writing Program, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Interim Assistant Director of Thompson Writing Program Writing Studio · 2023 - Present Thompson Writing Program, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Education, Training & Certifications


Miami University · 2023 Ph.D.
Zhejiang University (China) · 2006 M.A.