Andrea is Stanford Univ.'s Director of the Program in Writing and Rhetoric PWR. During her remarkable career, she has revolutionized the way that college students learn how to write, research, and present arguments. Andrea has served as Chair of the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC), as Chair of the Modern Language Association Division on Writing, and as a member of the MLA Executive Council. Andrea is also the force behind the large-scale Stanford Study of Writing. The longitudinal study that investigated how todays students write by analyzing 14,672 writing samples, including everything from in-class assignments, formal essays, and journal entries to emails, blog posts, and chat sessions.