Madhav Kafle
Teaching Instructor


2019: "Genre Pedagogies and Academic Writing: Problems and Prospects." The International Journal of Rhetoric and Social Sciences (In press).

2018: From the “Third World” to a Third World? Tales of a Nepalese Graduate Student in the USA. In S. Khadka, J. C. Davis-McElligatt, &; K. Dorwick, (Eds.), Narratives of Marginalized Identities in Higher Education: Inside and Outside the Academy (pp. 126-137). New York: Routledge.

 2015: Kafle, M. & Canagarajah, S.  Multiliteracy, Pedagogies and Academic Literacy. In W. E. Wright, S. Boun & O. Garcia, (Eds.),  Handbook of Bilingual and Multilingual Education (pp.241-251). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

 2014: Negotiating the Local and Global in Nepalese EAP: Inherent Ideological Tensions and Possible Pathways. Journal of NELTA, 19(1-2), 77-87.

 2014: EAP in Nepal: Practitioner Perspectives on Multilingual Pedagogy. In I. Liyanage & T. Walker (Eds.), English for academic purposes (EAP) in Asia: Negotiating Appropriate Practices in a Global Context (pp. 51-64). Boston: Sense Publishers.

2013: Reconceptualizing EIL Pedagogy: From Mastery to Successful Negotiation. In N. T. Zacharias, & C. Manara (Eds.), Contextualizing the Pedagogy of English as an International Language: Issues and Tensions (pp. 59-74). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

2012: Canagarajah, S., Kafle, M. & Matsumoto, Y. World Englishes in Local Classrooms. In A Yiakoumetti (Ed.), Harnessing Linguistic Variation to Improve Education. Rethinking Education, Vol. 5 (pp. 77-96). New York: Peter Lang.

Academic literacy across the curriculum; globalization and culturally sensitive pedagogies; linguistically diverse students' language and literacy socialization; refugee students in higher education; subaltern agency.

Graduate Writing

Writing Dissertation

Multilingual Identities

The Ecology of Global English

ESL Composition for Academic Disciplines

Composition for American Academic Communication

2017    TESOL Professional Development Scholarship, TESOL International Association

2014    Dissertation Support Grant, The Pennsylvania State University

2013    Dissertation Fellowship, Center for Global Studies, The Pennsylvania State University

2013    Global Supplementary Grant, Open Society Foundations

Association for Writing Across the Curriculum

American Association for Applied Linguistics

Consortium on Graduate Communication

TESOL International Association

National Council of Teachers of English

Nepal English Language Teachers' Association

International Association for World Englishes

Ph.D.   Applied Linguistics, The Pennsylvania State University, 2019

M.A.    Teaching English as a Second Language, University of Delaware, USA, 2009

M.A.    English, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal, 2004

B.Ed.   English Education, Mahendra Ratna Campus, Kathmandu, Nepal, 2000