LeeAnne Kryder

LeeAnne Kryder
Lecturer in Environmental Studies and Writing

Office Location

Girvetz 1323


Environmental Literature, Business and Environmental writing.

Lecturer in Environmental Studies and Writing Program


  • Ph.D., Bowling Green State University


LeeAnne G. Kryder directs the Business Communication track of the Professional Writing Minor, and teaches professional writing (business, environmental, and managerial) at UCSB, in the Writing Program and Training & Development. Prior to teaching at UCSB, Dr. Kryder worked in the computer field as a manager, systems analyst, and technical writer. She serves as a campus .change agent. for sustainability.


The role of environmental communication in securing sustainability goals and in shaping careers of environmental professionals. She is also very interested in the transition students make from school to the professional workplace, and how our university can best prepare students for their future lives as contributing citizens and working professionals.


Kryder, L. (2011, forthcoming) Greening the Words: How Professional Communication Assignments Can Make A Difference. IEEE_PCS Proceedings for the 2011 International Professional Communication Conference, Cinncinati Ohio.

Kryder, L. (2011 September), Eportfolios:Proving Competency and Building a Network. Business  Communication Quarterly. 74 (3): 333-341.

Kryder, L. (2007). Encyclopedia entries:Environmental Assessment, Recyling, Bureau of Land Management, Aspen Institute’s Business & Society Program, Social Investment Forum, United Nations Environmental Programme. Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society.Editor Robert W. Kolb. Sage Publications.

“Integrating Ethics and Corporate Citizenship into the Business Communication Curriculum.”

 Published Paper (peer reviewed) in the Proceedings of the Association for Business Communication, October 2003.

“Mentors, Models, and Clients: Using the Professional Engineering Community to Identify and Teach Engineering Genres.”  IEEE-Transactions on Professional Communication. Vol. 42, No. 1, March 1999: pp. 3-11.


ES 160: American Environmental Literature

Writing 2lk: Writing for the Environment (Writing 2 linked with Env. Studies 1)

Writing 109: ES Writing for Environmental Studies