Service to the Profession

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY 

Member, Graduate Studies Committee, Program in Writing and Rhetoric, 2016

Member, Strategic Plan Working Group, Program in Writing and Rhetoric, 2016

Member, University Faculty Senate (A&S at large), Stony Brook University, 2015-

Member, Advisory Board, Multilingual and Intercultural Research Center, Stony Brook U

Member, Writing Minor Committee, Program in Writing and Rhetoric, 2013 –

Senator, Faculty Senate, Stony Brook University, May 2014-

Facilitator, RhetComp@StonyBrook, a blog on teaching writing are run on the basis of weekly blog posts written by instructors in the Program in Writing and Rhetoric, 2013-2015

Contributor, International Students Week (upcoming: spring 2017), organized by the Vice Provost of Global Affairs, Dr. Jun Liu, SBU

ORGANIZATIONS/NETWORKS

Secretary, SUNY Council on Writing, 2015-

Member, Transnational Writing Special Interest Group, Conference on College Composition and Communication, March 2014 –

Judge (National Committee), 2014 Norman Mailer High School and College Writing Awards Program, National Council of Teachers of English, Spring 2014.

Co-facilitator, Webinar Series on International Higher Education, organized by Journal of International Students, 2016 –

Trainer, monthly online teacher training webinars for instructors from across the disciplines at Midwestern University, Nepal (October 2015 – June 2016)

Reviewer, Annual Convention of the National Council of Teachers of English, 2013, 2016.

Volunteer, Story Collection Booth, Digital Archive of Literacy Narrative, Conference on College Composition and Communication, March 2014, March 2013.

EDITORIAL ROLES

Founding Editor, International Journal of Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Higher Education

Guest Editor, Journal of Global Literacies, Technologies, and Emerging Pedagogies, Special Issue on Massive Open Online Courses, projected publication date: July 15, 2013.

Assistant Editor, Journal of International Students (Arkansas State University), 2011-

Reviewer, Journal of Global Literacies, Technologies, and Pedagogies, 2012 – 2015.

Reviewer, Journal of Rhetoric, Professional Communication, and Globalization, 2012 – 2014.

Editor, Journal of NELTA (Nepal English Language Teachers’ Association), Nepal, 2009, ’10, ’11

Coordinator/Editor, Nelta Choutari, a non- peer reviewed blog based magazine run by members of NELTA, 2009-

ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP

Social Media Correspondent, Conference on College Composition & Communication, Indianapolis, Mar 18-22, 2014

Founder and Member of Facilitators Group, Educators Across Contexts, an international community of teachers and scholars that uses blogging, microblogging, and other social media in order to publish, curate, promote, and foster community of educators from around the world (www.edcontexts.org)

Facilitator, Connected Community initiative, Conference on College Composition and Communication, 2010-11

Information Chair (executive member), Graduate Student Council, University of Louisville, 2010-11

Executive Member, English Graduate Organization (EGO), University of Louisville, 2007-08, 2008-09

MENTORSHIP AND OTHER SERVICE

Mentor, Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (URECA), Helped organize multimodal poster presentation by students taught at the Department of Global Studies & Human Development, April 30, 2014

Member of Planning Committee, “Celebration of Teaching and Learning” (2012), Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Louisville, 2011-12

Graduate Student Ambassador, School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies (Graduate School), University of Louisville, 2011-12

Mentor to new graduate students in the English Department, University of Louisville, 2009, 2010, 2011

Member of Search Committee for the Joint Program Manager position for the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies and Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning, May-August 2011

Student Representative, Strategic Technology Executive Committee (STEC), University of Louisville, 2011

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