Barbara Gleason Barbara Gleason is Professor of English at The City College of New York (CCNY), where she currently serves as Director of the MA in Language and Literacy and Coordinator of ENGL 210 Courses. Formerly the Director of Composition, she has taught undergraduates at the CCNY Center for Worker Education and graduate students in an Austria-based CCNY MA program. Before arriving in New York City, she taught English in Cameroon (as a Peace Corps Volunteer) and lower division writing courses at Oklahoma State University, the University of Southern California, and California State University-Dominguez Hills. Gleason's scholarly work focuses on curriculum, instruction, and program evaluation. She has recently edited a special thematic issue of Basic Writing electronic Journal (BWe) and is newly appointed BWe Editor. For Bedford/St. Martin's, she is co-author of the professional resource The Bedford Bibliography for Teachers of Adult Learners. She has published articles appearing in College Composition and Communication, College English, Journal of Basic Writing and The Writing Instructor.