Asao B. Inoue received his PhD from Washington State University. He is Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Composition at
California State University, Fresno, the Special Assistant to the Provost on Writing across the Curriculum, and the First
Year Writing Program Assessment Coordinator. Dr. Inoue has published articles on validity theory, writing assessment, and
directed self-placement in The Journal of Writing Assessment, Assessing Writing, and Composition Forum as well
as in numerous collections.
Mya Poe received her PhD from University of Massachusetts. She is Assistant Professor of English
at Penn State University. Prior to coming to Penn State, she was Director of Technical Communication at MIT. She is the co-author
of Learning to Communicate in Science and Engineering: Case Studies from MIT (with Neal Lerner and Jennifer Craig,
2010). Her work has appeared in College Composition and Communication, The Journal of Business and Technical Communication,
and IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication. Along with Tom Deans, she is editor of the Oxford University Press
Short Guides to Writing in the Disciplines series.