Annette Vee is Associate Professor of English and Director of the Composition Program, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in writing, digital composition, materiality, and literacy.
Her teaching, research, and service all dwell at the intersections between computation and writing. She is the author of Coding Literacy (MIT Press, 2017), which demonstrates how the theoretical tools of literacy can help us understand computer programming in its historical, social, and conceptual contexts. Her article “Understanding Computer Programming as a Literacy” provides a conceptual background and context for contemporary computational literacy initiatives. Her work is read in dozens of university courses in literacy, composition, textual studies, digital humanities, and computer science education.
She is a certified high school teacher in English and lives in the Pittsburgh area with her husband and three children.