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Paul Matsuda

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Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1401
Biography

Paul Kei Matsuda is Professor of English and the Director of Second Language Writing. His research centers around second language writing, a transdisciplinary field of inquiry that integrate theoretical and methodological insights from both language studies and writing studies. He is a former President of the American Association for Applied Linguistics (2015-2016) and Founding Chair of the Symposium on Second Language Writing. He has also chaired the CCCC Committee on Second Language Writing and the Nonnative English Speakers in TESOL Caucus. He has edited numerous books and special journal issues on second language writing. He is also the series editor of Parlor Press Series on Second Language Writing. 

Matsuda has received several awards for his research and publications, including 2012 Outstanding Book Award (Conference on College Composition and Communication), 2009 Emerging Voice Award (College of Liberal Arts, Purdue University), 2006 Richard Ohmann Award for the Outstanding Refereed Article published in College English (National Council of Teachers of English) and 2004 TOEFL Outstanding Young Scholar Award (Educational Testing Service). His article has also received honorable mention for the 2001 Journal of Second Language Writing Award for the Best Article. Matsuda's work appears in journals such as Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, College Composition and Communication, College English, Composition Studies, Computers and Composition, English for Specific Purposes, International Journal of Applied Linguistics, Journal of Basic Writing, Journal of Second Language Writing, PMLA, TESOL Quarterly, and Written Communication. He has also published chapters in various edited collections in both Applied Linguistics and Rhetoric/Composition.

Education

Ph.D., Purdue University

M.A., Miami University

B.A., University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Research Interests

Second language writing; academic writing; English for academic purposes; research methods in applied linguistics, rhetoric and composition, and TESOL; history of applied linguistics; history of composition; history of second language writing; negotiating language differences; voice and identity in written discourse; writing program administration.

Publications

Books

Professionalizing Second Language Writing. Ed. Paul Kei Matsuda, Sarah Elizabeth Snyder and Katherine Daily O’Meara. Anderson, SC: Parlor Press, forthcoming in 2017.

Handbook of Second and Foreign Language Writing. Ed. Rosa Manchón and Paul Kei Matsuda. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2016.

Exploring Composition Studies: Sites, Issues, Perspectives. Ed. Kelly Ritter and Paul Kei Matsuda. Logan, UT: Utah State UP, 2012.

Cross-Language Relations in Composition. Ed. Bruce Horner, Min-Zhan Lu, and Paul Kei Matsuda. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois UP, 2010. [Outstanding Book Award, Conference on College Composition and Communication, 2012.]

Practicing Theory in Second Language Writing. Ed. Tony Silva and Paul Kei Matsuda. West Lafayette, IN: Parlor, 2010.

The Politics of Second Language Writing: In Search of the Promised Land. Ed. Paul Kei Matsuda, Christina Ortmeier-Hooper and Xiaoye You. West Lafayette, IN: Parlor, 2006.

Second-Language Writing in the Composition Classroom: A Critical Sourcebook. Ed. Paul Kei Matsuda, Michelle Cox, Jay Jordan, and Christina Ortmeier-Hooper. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s; Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English, 2006.

Second Language Writing Research: Perspectives on the Process of Knowledge Construction. Ed. Paul Kei Matsuda and Tony Silva. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2005.

Landmark Essays on ESL Writing. Ed. Tony Silva and Paul Kei Matsuda. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2001.

On Second Language Writing. Ed. Tony Silva and Paul Kei Matsuda. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2001.

Journal Special Issues

Bridging the Disciplinary Divide: Integrating a Second-Language Perspective into Writing Programs. Ed. Paul Kei Matsuda, Maria Fruit and Tamara Lee Burton. Spec. issue of WPA: Writing Program Administration 30.1–2 (2006).

Composing across Language Differences. Ed. Min-Zhan Lu, Bruce Horner and Paul Kei Matsuda. Spec. issue of College English 68.6 (2006).

Early Second Language Writing. Ed. Paul Kei Matsuda and Kevin Eric De Pew. Spec. issue of Journal of Second Language Writing 11.4 (2002).

Journal Articles

“Taking the Long View on Writing Development.” Charles Bazerman, Arthur Applebee, Virginia Berninger, Deborah Brandt, Steve Graham, Paul Kei Matsuda, Sandra Murphy, Deborah Rowe and Mary Schleppegrell. Research in the Teaching of English (forthcoming).

“Replication in L2 Writing Research: Journal of Second Language Writing Authors’ Perceptions.” Congjun Mu and Paul Kei Matsuda. TESOL Quarterly 50.1 (2016): 201–219.

“Clarifying the Relationship between L2 Writing and Translingual Writing: An Open Letter to Writing Studies Editors and Organization Leaders.” Dwight Atkinson, Deborah Crusan, Paul Kei Matsuda, Christina Ortmeier-Hooper, Todd Ruecker, Steve Simpson and Christine Tardy. College English 77.4 (2015): 383–386.

“Identity in Written Discourse.” Annual Review of Applied Linguistics 35 (2015): 140–159.

“Professionalizing the Field of Second Language Writing: The 13th Symposium on Second Language Writing.” Katherine Daily O’Meara, Sarah Elizabeth Snyder and Paul Kei Matsuda. Journal of Second Language Writing (2015), 28, 36–38.

“The Lure of Translingual Writing.” PMLA 129.3 (2014): 478–483.

“Examining Conceptions of Writing in TESOL and English Education Journals: Toward a More Integrated Framework for Research Addressing Multilingual Classrooms.” Jill V. Jeffery, Michael Kieffer and Paul Kei Matsuda. Learning and Individual Differences 28 (2013): 181–192.

“Integrating Process and Genre into the Second Language Writing Classroom: Research into Practice.” Juval V. Racelis and Paul Kei Matsuda. Language Teaching 46.3 (2013): 382–393.

“What is Second Language Writing—and Why Does It Matter?” Journal of Second Language Writing 22 (2013): 448–450.

“Writing Teachers’ Perceptions of the Presence and Needs of Second Language Writers: An Institutional Case Study.” Paul Kei Matsuda, Tanita Saenkhum and Steven Accardi. Journal of Second Language Writing 22 (2013): 68–86.  

“Let’s Face It: Language Issues and the Writing Program Administrator.” WPA: Writing Program Administration 36.1 (2012): 141–163.

“On the Nature of Second Language Writing: Replication in a Postmodern Field.” Journal of Second Language Writing 21.3 (2012): 300–302.

“Globalizing Writing Studies: The Case of U.S. Technical Communication Textbooks.” Aya Matsuda and Paul Kei Matsuda. Written Communication 28.2 (2011): 172–192.

“World Englishes and the Teaching of Writing.” Aya Matsuda and Paul Kei Matsuda. TESOL Quarterly 44.2 (2010): 369–374.

“English Writing in Japan: Toward Integration.” JACET Journal 50 (2010): 15–20.

“Embracing Linguistic Diversity in the Intellectual Work of WPAs.” WPA: Writing Program Administration 33.1–2 (2009): 168–171.

“The Construction of Author Voice by Editorial Board Members” Christine M. Tardy and Paul Kei Matsuda. Written Communication 26.1 (2009): 32–52.

“Continuing the Conversation on Voice in Academic Writing.” Paul Kei Matsuda and Christine M. Tardy. English for Specific Purposes 27.1 (2008): 100–105.

“Voice in Academic Writing: The Rhetorical Construction of Author Identity in Blind Manuscript Review.” Paul Kei Matsuda and Christine M. Tardy. English for Specific Purposes 26 (2007): 235–249.

“The Myth of Linguistic Homogeneity in U.S. College Composition.” College English 68.6 (2006): 637–51. [Richard Ohmann Award for the Outstanding Refereed Article in College English, 2006.]

“Second Language Writers and Writing Program Administrators.” Paul Kei Matsuda, Maria Fruit, and Tamara Burton Lamm. WPA: Writing Program Administration 30.1–2 (2006): 11–14.

“Basic Writing and Second Language Writers: Toward an Inclusive Definition.” Journal of Basic Writing 22.2 (2003): 67–89.

“Changing Currents in Second Language Writing Research.” Paul Kei Matsuda, A. Suresh Canagarajah, Linda Harklau, Ken Hyland and Mark Warschauer. Journal of Second Language Writing 12.2 (2003): 151–179.

“Process and Post-Process: A Discursive History.” Journal of Second Language Writing 12.1 (2003): 65–83.

“Should We Invite Students to Write in Home Dialects or Languages? Complicating the Yes/No Debate.” Janet Bean, Maryann Cucchiara, Robert Eddy, Peter Elbow, Rhonda Grego, Ellie Kutz, Rich Haswell, Patricia Irvine, Eileen Kennedy, Al Lehner and Paul Kei Matsuda. Composition Studies 30.2 (2003): 25–42.

“Early Second Language Writing: An Introduction.” Paul Kei Matsuda and Kevin Eric De Pew. Spec. issue of Journal of Second Language Writing 11.4 (2002): 261–268.

“Negotiation of Identity and Power in a Japanese Online Discourse Community.” Computers and Composition 19.1 (2002): 39–55.

“Autonomy and Collaboration in Teacher Education: Journal Sharing Among Native and Non-Native English-Speaking Teachers.” Aya Matsuda and Paul Kei Matsuda. CATESOL Journal 13.1 (2001): 109–121.

“Voice in Japanese Written Discourse: Implications for Second Language Writing.” Journal of Second Language Writing 10.1/2 (2001): 35–53. [Honorable Mention. JSLW Award for the Best Article Published in 2001.]

“On the Origin of Contrastive Rhetoric: A Response to H.G. Ying.” International Journal of Applied Linguistics 11.2 (2001): 257–260.

“On the Future of Second Language Writing: A Colloquium.” Terry Santos, Dwight Atkinson, Melinda Erickson, Paul Kei Matsuda and Tony Silva. Journal of Second Language Writing 9.1 (2000): 1–20.

“Beyond the L2 Metaphor: Towards a Mutually Transformative Model of ESL/WAC Collaboration.” Paul Kei Matsuda and Jeffrey Jablonski. Academic.Writing 1 (2000). <http://aw.colostate.edu/articles/matsuda_jablonski2000.htm>.

“Composition Studies and ESL Writing: A Disciplinary Division of Labor.” College Composition and Communication 50.4 (1999): 699–721.

“Cross-Cultural Composition: Mediated Integration of US and International Students.” Paul Kei Matsuda and Tony Silva. Composition Studies 27.1 (1999): 15–30.

“Situating ESL Writing in a Cross-Disciplinary Context.” Written Communication 15.1 (1998): 99–121.

“Contrastive Rhetoric in Context: A Dynamic Model of L2 Writing.” Journal of Second Language Writing 6.1 (1997): 45–60.

Book Chapters

“Building the Infrastructure of L2 Writing Support: The Case of Arizona State University.” Katherine Daily O’Meara and Paul Kei Matsuda. The Internationalization of U.S. Writing Programs. Ed. Shirley K Rose and Irwin Weiser. Logan, UT: Utah State UP, forthcoming.

“Intensive English Programs and First-Year Composition: Bridging the Gap.” Youmie J. Kim, Matthew J. Hammill, and Paul Kei Matsuda. Cross-Language Communication and the Academy: Re-thinking Orientations. Ed. Beatrice Smith and Nancy DeJoy. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, forthcoming.

“Symbolic Capital in the First-Year Composition Classroom.” Yuching Jill Yang, Kacie Kiser and Paul Kei Matsuda. Economies of Writing: Revaluations in Rhetoric and Composition. Ed. Bruce Horner, Susan Ryan and Brice Nordquist. Logan, UT: Utah State UP, forthcoming.

“Teaching English as an International Language: A WE-Informed Paradigm for English Language Teaching.” Aya Matsuda and Paul Kei Matsuda. World Englishes: Rethinking Paradigms. Ed. Ee Ling Low and Anne Pakir. London: Routledge, forthcoming.

“Doing Collaborative Research: Challenges and Opportunities.” Daniel V. Bommarito, Paul Kei Matsuda, Jianing Liu, Juval V. Racelis, Taimin Tammy Wu, Jing Xia and Yuching Jill Yang. Doing Research in Applied Linguistics: Realities, Dilemmas, and Solutions. Ed. Jim McKinley and Heath Rose. London: Routledge, 2017. 47–58.

“Second Language Writing Teacher Identity.” Reflections on Language Teacher Identity Research. Ed. Gary Barkhuizen. London: Routledge, 2016. 240–245.

“The Will to Build: Mentoring Doctoral Students in Second Language Writing.” Ed. Kyle McIntosh, Carolina Pelaez-Morales and Tony Silva. Graduate Studies in Second Language Writing. Anderson, SC: Parlor Press, 2016. 93–110.

“Publishing Your Research.” The Cambridge Guide to Research in Language Learning and Teaching. Ed. James Dean Brown and Christine Coombe. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge UP, 2015. 272–278.

“Constructivism.” Dan Bommarito and Paul Kei Matsuda. The Sage Encyclopedia of Intercultural Competence. Ed. Janet M. Bennett. Los Angeles: Sage, 2015. 116–119.

“Exploring the Multiple Identities of L2 Writing Teachers.” Juval V. Racelis and Paul Kei Matsuda. Advances and Current Trends in Language Teacher Identity Research. Ed. Yin Ling Cheung, Selim Ben Said and Kwanghyun Park. London: Routledge, 2015. 203–216.

“Writing Involves the Negotiation of Language Differences.” Naming What We Know: Writing at the Threshold. Ed. Linda Adler-Kassner and Elizabeth Wardle. Logan, UT: Utah State UP, forthcoming2015. 68–70. [The book received the Outstanding Contribution to the Discipline Award, Council of Writing Program Administrators.]

“Second Language Writing Pedagogy.” Paul Kei Matsuda and Matthew J. Hammill. A Guide to Composition Pedagogies, 2nd ed. Ed. Gary Tate, Amy Rupiper, Kurt Schick and H. Brooke Hessler. New York: Oxford UP, 2014. 266–282.

“Historiography.” Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. Ed. Carol Chapelle. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013. 1–6. DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0507

“Intercultural Rhetoric: A Conversation—The Sequel.” Dwight Atkinson and Paul Kei Matsuda. Critical and Corpus-Based Approaches to Intercultural Rhetoric. Ed. Diane Belcher and Gayle L. Nelson. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2013. 227–242.

“It’s the Wild West Out There: A New Linguistic Frontier in U.S. College Composition.” Literacy as Translingual Practice: Between Communities and Classrooms. Ed. A. Suresh Canagarajah. New York: Routledge, 2013. 128–138.

“Considering the Impact of the WPA Outcomes Statement on Second Language Writers.” Paul Kei Matsuda and Ryan Skinnell. The WPA Outcomes Statement: A Decade Later. Ed. Nicholas N. Behm, Gregory Glau, Deborah H. Holdstein, Duane Roen, and Edward White. Anderson, SC: Parlor Press, 2012. 230–241.

“Voice in Student Essays.” Paul Kei Matsuda and Jill V. Jeffery. Stance and Voice in Academic Discourse. Ed. Ken Hyland and Carmen Sancho Guinda. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. 151–165.

“Introduction: How Did We Get Here?” Kelly Ritter and Paul Kei Matsuda. Exploring Composition Studies: Sites, Issues, Perspectives. Ed. Kelly Ritter and Paul Kei Matsuda. Logan, UT: Utah State UP, 2012. 1–10.

“Teaching Composition in the Multilingual World: Second Language Writing in Composition Studies.” Exploring Composition Studies: Sites, Issues, Perspectives. Ed. Kelly Ritter and Paul Kei Matsuda. Logan, UT: Utah State UP, 2012. 36–51.

“Collaboration in Writing Education.” Tomoyasu Kimura, Paul Kei Matsuda, Jun Oshima and Takehiro Sato. Proceedings of the JACET 50th Commemorative International Convention. Tokyo: Japan Association of College English Teachers, 2011. 173–180.

“Globalization and the Teaching of Written English.” Selected papers from 2011 PAC/The Twentieth International Symposium on English Teaching. Taipei, Taiwan: Crane Publishing, 2011. 109–118.

Introduction. Tony Silva and Paul Kei Matsuda. Practicing Theory in Second Language Writing. Ed. Tony Silva and Paul Kei Matsuda. West Lafayette, IN: Parlor Press, 2010. vii–xv.

“Writing.” Paul Kei Matsuda and Tony Silva. An Introduction to Applied Linguistics, 2nd ed. Ed. Norbert Schmitt. London: Hodder Education, 2010. 232–246.

“The Expansion of Second Language Writing.” Paul Kei Matsuda, Christina Ortmeier-Hooper and Aya Matsuda. The Sage Handbook of Writing Development. Ed. Roger Beard, Debra Myhill, Jeni Riley and Martin Nystrand. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2009. 457–471.

“The Erasure of Resident ESL Writers.” Paul Kei Matsuda and Aya Matsuda. Generation 1.5 in College Composition: Teaching Academic Writing to U.S.-Educated Learners of ESL. Ed. Mark Roberge, Meryl Siegal and Linda Harklau. London: Routledge, 2009. 50–64.

“Reading an ESL Writer's Text.” Paul Kei Matsuda and Michelle Cox. ESL Writers: A Guide for Writing Center Tutors, 2nd ed. Ed. Shanti Bruce and Ben Rafoth. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook Heinemann, 2009. 42–50.

“A Conversation on Contrastive Rhetoric: Dwight Atkinson and Paul Kei Matsuda Talk about Issues, Conceptualizations, and the Future of Contrastive Rhetoric.” Paul Kei Matsuda and Dwight Atkinson. Contrastive Rhetoric: Reaching to Intercultural Rhetoric. Ed. Ulla Connor, Ed Nagelhout, and William Rozycki. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2008. 277–298.

Afterword. The Oral/Literate Connection: Perspectives on L2 Speaking, Writing, and Other Media Interactions. Ed. Diane Belcher and Alan Hirvela. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2008. 310–312.

“First-Year Composition in the 20th Century U.S. Higher Education: An Historical Overview.” A. Abby Knoblauch and Paul Kei Matsuda. Teaching Academic Writing. Ed. Patricia Friedrich. London: Continuum, 2008. 3–25.

“Mentoring as a Long-Term Relationship: Situated Learning in a Doctoral Program.” Steve Simpson and Paul Kei Matsuda. Learning the Literacy Practices of Graduate School: Insiders’ Reflections on Academic Enculturation. Ed. Christine Pearson Casanave and Xiaoming Li. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2008. 90–104.

“Myth: International and U.S. Resident ESL Writers Cannot be Taught in the Same Class.” Writing Myths: Applying Second Language Research to Classroom Teaching. Ed. Joy M. Reid. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan Press, 2008. 159–176.

“Voice in Second Language Writing: Implications for Japanese Learners of English.” JACET Summer Seminar Proceedings, No.7: Issues in L2 Writing Instruction. Tokyo: The Japan Association of College English Teachers, 2008. 9–14.

Preface. Paul Kei Matsuda, Christina Ortmeier-Hooper and Xiaoye You. The Politics of Second Language Writing: In Search of the Promised Land. Ed. Paul Kei Matsuda, Christina Ortmeier-Hooper and Xiaoye You. West Lafayette, IN: Parlor Press, 2006. vii–xiii.

“Applied Linguistics: Overview and History.” Margie Berns and Paul Kei Matsuda. The Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics. 2nd ed. Ed. Keith Brown. Oxford, UK: Elsevier, 2005. 394–404.

“Historical Inquiry in Second Language Writing.” Second Language Writing Research: Perspectives on the Process of Knowledge Construction. Ed. Paul Kei Matsuda and Tony Silva. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum, 2005. 33–46.

Preface. Paul Kei Matsuda and Tony Silva. Second Language Writing Research: Perspectives on the Process of Knowledge Construction. Ed. Paul Kei Matsuda and Tony Silva. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum, 2005. xi-xv.

Introduction. Paul Kei Matsuda, Michelle Cox, Jay Jordan and Christina Ortmeier-Hooper.  Second-Language Writing in the Composition Classroom: A Critical Sourcebook. Ed. Paul Kei Matsuda, Michelle Cox, Jay Jordan and Christina Ortmeier-Hooper. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English; Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s Press, 2005. 1–9.

“Reading an ESL Writer’s Text.” Paul Kei Matsuda and Michelle Cox. ESL Writers: A Guide for Writing Center Tutors. Ed. Shanti Bruce and Ben Rafoth. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook Heinemann, 2004. 39–47. [Recipient of 2004 International Writing Centers Association Outstanding Scholarship Award for Best Book]

“Coming to Voice: Publishing as a Graduate Student.” Writing for Publication: Behind the Scenes in Language Education. Ed. Christine Pearson Casanave and Stephanie Vandrick. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2003. 39–51.

“Second Language Writing in the 20th Century: A Situated Historical Perspective.” Exploring the Dynamics of Second Language Writing. Ed. Barbara Kroll. New York: Cambridge UP, 2003. 15–34.

“Reinventing Giants.” Epilogue. ESL Composition Tales: Reflections on Teaching. Linda Lonon Blanton and Barbara Kroll (with Alister Cumming, Melinda Erickson, Dana Ferris, Ann Johns, Ilona Leki, Joy M. Reid, and Tony Silva). Ann Arbor, MI: U of Michigan P, 2002. 163–171.

“Writing.” Tony Silva and Paul Kei Matsuda. An Introduction to Applied Linguistics. Ed. Norbert Schmitt. London: Arnold; New York: Oxford UP, 2002. 251–266.

“Alternative Discourses: A Synthesis.” ALT DIS: Alternative Discourses and the Academy. Ed. Christopher Schroeder, Helen Fox and Patricia Bizzell. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2002. 191–196.

“Reexamining Audiolingualism: On the Genesis of Reading and Writing in L2 Studies.” Linking Literacies: Perspectives on Second Language Reading/Writing Connections. Ed. Diane Belcher and Alan Hirvela. Ann Arbor, MI: U of Michigan P, 2001. 84–105.

Preface. Tony Silva and Paul Kei Matsuda. On Second Language Writing. Ed. Tony Silva and Paul Kei Matsuda. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2001. xi–xvi.

Introduction. Paul Kei Matsuda and Tony Silva. Landmark Essays on ESL Writing. Ed. Tony Silva and Paul Kei Matsuda. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2001. xiii–xxv.

“Diversity in the Writing Classroom: Preparing Graduate Students to Teach ESL Students.” Reconceiving Graduate Education in Writing. Ed. Rhonda Wheatley and Roger Graves. Chicago: DePaul University, 1997. 61–71.

Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 525Teaching L2 Writing
ENG 594Conference and Workshop
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 625Adv Studies in L2 Writing
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 525Teaching L2 Writing
ENG 594Conference and Workshop
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 625Adv Studies in L2 Writing
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 525Teaching L2 Writing
ENG 594Conference and Workshop
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 594Conference and Workshop
ENG 625Adv Studies in L2 Writing
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 525Teaching L2 Writing
LIN 525Teaching L2 Writing
ENG 594Conference and Workshop
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
APL 594Conference and Workshop
LIN 620Adv Stdy Second-Lang Acquistn
Presentations

Paul has given numerous keynote, plenary and featured talks as well as invited lectures and workshops at conferences and institutions in various countries and regions.

Honors / Awards

Outstanding Book Award, Conference on College Composition and Communication, 2012.

Outstanding Faculty Mentor in TESOL/Linguistics, Graduate Scholars of English Association, May 2010.

Emerging Voice Award, College of Liberal Arts, Purdue University, 2009.

Richard Ohmann Award for the Outstanding Refereed Article, College English, 2005-2006 Volume Year, National Council of Teachers of English, 2006.

TOEFL Outstanding Young Scholar Award, Educational Testing Service, 2004.

Honorable Mention. JSLW Award for the Best Article Published in 2001. Journal of Second Language Writing, 2002.

Professional Associations

American Association for Applied Linguistics Conference on College Composition and Communication National Council of Teachers of English Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages