DEI Related Work

The following is a selected list of works that I created for a “DEI showcase” in my department. The list considers international and multilingual students, issues of the global south, and themes about diversity, equity, and inclusion as relevant to the initiative.


  1. Writing Support for International Graduate Students: Enhancing Transition and Success. Routledge, 2018. (a podcast conversation with Daniel Shea).
  2. International Education in the US: Foundations, Fault Lines, and Futures. (manuscript submitted for review), expected publication: by end of 2022.
  3. Co-edited with Gaulee, U, & Bista, KRethinking Education Across Borders: Issues and Perspectives about Globally Mobile Students. Springer, 2020.


  1. Focusing on International Graduate Students” (invited editorial essay). Journal of International Students, vol. 9, no. 3. 2019. 
  2. World Rhetorics: A Course for the Next Generation of Writing Teachers.” Composition Studies, 1. (pp. 108-26). 2016.
  3. Cultural Schemas and Pedagogical Uses of Literacy Narratives: A Reflection on My Journey with Reading and Writing.” College Composition and Communication, 1. 2015.
  4. Bonds of Difference: Participation as Inclusion” & “Bonds of Difference: Illusion of Inclusion.” Co-authored with Maha Bali. Hybrid Pedagogy: A Digital Journal of Learning, Teaching, and Technology. (Part 1 & Part 2). 2014.
  5. Writing a Translingual Script: Closed Captions in the Multilingual Hearing Classroom.” Collaborated with Amy LueckKairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, 3. (multimodal text). 2013.
  6. “Monolingualism among Multilingual Scholars and its Implications for EAP/ESP.” Professional and Academic English, 40 (Summer – Autumn), 28-43. 2012.


  1. Accepted, under revision: Co-authored with Gene Hammond (invited chapter): “Transnational Telephone Games: Collaborations on Writing Education in South Asia.” Eds: Jonathan Hall and Bruce Horner. Anticipated publication: 2022.
  2. Teaching World Rhetorics: Promoting Pedagogy to Address the Dynamics of Marginalization.” Routledge Handbook of Comparative World Rhetoric. Ed: Keith Lloyd. 2020.
  3. Introduction: Telling stories, generating perspectives: Local–global dynamics in Nepalese higher education.” In Bista, Sharma, Raby eds. Higher Education in Nepal: Policies and Perspectives, Routledge, 2019. Co-authored with Krishna Bista and Rosalind L. Raby.
  4. International Student Mobility: Examining Trends and Tensions.” Eds. Krishna Bista. International Student Mobility and Opportunities for Growth in the Global Marketplace, IGI Global, 2018. Co-authored with Krishna Bista and Uttam Gaulee.
  5. Addressing Monolingual Dispositions with Translingual Pedagogy. In Practical Pedagogies: Engaging Domestic and International Students in Translingual & Translocal Writing. Frost, Blum-Malley & Kiernan. (Book under contract with U. Press of Colorado, anticipated publication: spring 2020).
  6. Beyond Colonial Hegemonies: Scholarship and Teaching with Rhetorical Traditions from South Asia.” Rhetorics Elsewhere and Otherwise: Contested Modernities and Decolonial Visions. Romeo García, Damián Baca, 2019.
  7. Translanguaging in Hiding: Effects of English-Only Instruction on Education in Nepal.” In Transnational Writing Education: Theory and Practice. Xiaoye You. (Book under contract with Routledge; anticipated publication: fall 2018).
  8. Translating Success: Academic Transition of International Students in the US.” In International Student Mobility, Services, and Policy in Higher Education. K. Bista. & G. Foster. IGI Global, 2015. (pp. 1-16).
  9. Third Eye: An Exhibit of Literacy Narratives from Nepal.” In Stories that Speak to Us: Exhibits from the Digital Archives of Literacy Narratives. Cynthia Selfe et al. Utah: The University of Utah Press imprint, 2012. (multimodal: with 40 text pages with 17 videos & transcript). [link]
  10. Global Popular Culture and Literacy Practices of Nepalese Youth Online.” In Screening Literacy Across Cultures. Bronwyn Williams & Amy Zenger. London: Routledge, 2012. (pp. 151-166). Co-authored with Bal K. Sharma.
  11. Rethinking Language and Writing in Composition.” A response essay. JAC. 29 (1&2): 2009. 251-55.

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