Peer Reviewed Publications

Baniya, S., & Potts, L. (2021). Valuing expertise during the Pandemic. Journal of Business & Technical Communication Special Section: Business and Technical Communication and COVID-19. Forthcoming, Spring 2021.

Baniya, S. (2020). Managing Environmental Risks: Rhetorical Agency and Ecological Literacies of Women During the Nepal Earthquake. Enculturation Special Issue: Rhetorics and Literacies of Climate Change. Forthcoming. Summer 2020

Baniya, S[1]., Chesley, A., Mentzer, N., Bartholomew, S., Moon, C., & Sherman, D. (2019). Using Adaptive Comparative Judgment in Writing Assessment: An Investigation of Reliability Among Interdisciplinary Evaluators. Journal of Technology Studies, 45 (2), 24-45. PDF Link

Baniya S., & Weech, S. (2019). Data and Experience Design: Negotiating Community-Oriented Digital Research with Service-Learning. Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and International Engagement, 6,11–16.

Baniya, S; Diab, K; Hendrickson, B; Grayson, M.L; Holly, H; Kumari, A; Larson, K; Messina, C.M; Paul, G; Ruiz, I. (2019) “Where we Are: Dialogue and Disciplinary Space.” Composition Studies, 47 (2): 203–210.

Kumari, A, Baniya, S., & Larson, K. (2020).  The Necessity of Genre Disruption in Organizing an Advocacy Space for and by Graduate Students. Xchanges, 15 (1), 1-8.

Baniya, S.,  Kumari, A, Larson, K., Johnson, GP., Doan, S., Schwarz, VM., (2021). Building an International Coalitional Listserv for and by Graduate Students: The Critical Digital Literacies of nextGEN. Computers and Composition, Special Issue. Forthcoming, Summer 2021. Forthcoming Accepted

Parupudi, T., Sherman, D., Mentzer, N., Chesley, A., Baniya, S., & Laux, D. (2020) Oral Communication in an Integrated STEM and Humanities First-Year Experience. Journal of Technology Education. Accepted with Revisions.

 Peer Reviewed Publications in Progress

Baniya, S., Decolonizing Disaster Response: Puerto Ricans Response to Hurricane Maria. Journal of Puerto Rican Studies. Forthcoming. Fall 2020

Sherman, D., Mentzer, N., Baniya, S., & Laux, D. (2019) Adapting Rhetorical Knowledge: Our Challenge in Assessing a First-Year Integrated Experience. Assessing Writing. Under Review.

Baniya, S.  Rhetorical Agency of Women in Ancient Nepali Mythological Narrative:  A Feminist Historiography of Svasthani Barta Katha. Manuscript in progress.

Baniya, S[2]., Mentzer, N., Sherman, D., Laux, D., Farrington, S., Holtan, A., Eden, C. Instructor Experience on Implementing Integrated Teaching Praxis. Manuscript in progress.

Book Chapters

Baniya, S. (2020). Rhetorical Comparison of Hindu God Krishna and Plato: An Exploration of Non-Western Hindu Rhetoric. In K. Lloyd. (Eds.), The Routledge Companion of Comparative and World Rhetorics, pp. 164-172. Routledge.

Baniya, S. (2020). Community Engagement. In J. Tham (Eds), Keywords in Design Thinking: A Primer For Makers, Designers, & Technical Communicators. (1 page). WAC Foundations and Innovations in Technical and Professional Communication Series. Under Review

Baniya, S. (2015). Performance of Rituals in Shaping Nepalese Woman’s Sexuality. Discourses on Folklore Kathmandu International Folklore Congress. Nepali Folklore Society, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Peer Reviewed Conference Proceedings

Baniya, S., Hutchinson, L, Kumari, A, Larson, K, Lindgren, C. (2019). Representing Diversity in Digital Research: Digital Feminist Ethics and Resisting Dominant Normatives. Computers and Writing 2018 Conference Proceedings. URL:

Baniya, S (2019). Comparative Study of Networked Communities, Crisis Communication, and Technology: Rhetoric of Disaster in Nepal Earthquake and Hurricane Maria. In proceedings of SIGDOC Conference, Portland, OR Sigdoc 2019. DOI: 10.1145/3328020.3353913

Baniya, S[3]., Mentzer, N., Sherman, D., Laux, D., Farrington, S., Holtan, A., Eden, C., & Zhang, L. Creating Interdisciplinary Collaborative Teaching/learning Praxis with Design Thinking, Communication, and Composition. In Proceedings of SIGDOC Conference, Portland, OR. DOI: 10.1145/3328020.3353930

Chesley, A., Parupudi, T., Baniya, S., Farrington, S., Holtan, A., Eden, C., Laux, D., & Mentzer, N. (2018) Interdisciplinary Pedagogy, Integrated Curriculum, and Professional Development. In ASEE IL/IN Regional Conference Proceedings. 10.5703/1288284316848

Publications by Undergraduate Mentees

Chaube, P. (2020). Importance and Challenges of International Service-learning. Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and International Engagement. Forthcoming

Auckley D., & Harber, J. (2019). Caregiver Companion: A Service-Learning Initiative in Tippecanoe County. Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and International Engagement, 6, 4–10.

Yee, M., (2019). From Mugshots to Masterpieces: Identities Revealed Through Immigration Portraits of the Chinese Exclusion Era. Young Scholars in Writing, 17, 127-136.

Multimodal Productions




Baniya, S. (2019). Sue Wells Interview in Eric Detweiler’s RSA Oral History Initiative, Retrieved from

Baniya, S. (2019). Roundtable on Inaugural RSA Institute in Eric Detweiler’s RSA Oral History Initiative, Retrieved from

Baniya, S. (2017). Reminiscing 20 years of #FemRhet with Dr. Jennifer Bay,” in CWSHRC blogpost for Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference 2017, Dayton, OH.

Blogposts Baniya, S & Chapman, R. FemRhet2017 Recap Day One. Retrieved from:

Baniya, S. (2016). Enhancing construction skills to help Nepali earthquake victims build back better. Retrieved From  (400,000 hits record on the European Union website and 26.000 likes EU Facebook)



Baniya, S. (2016). Nepal: Building Back Better. Retrieved From

Baniya, S. (2016). Nepal: One year of Bringing Relief. Retrieved From

Baniya, S. (2015). Changing Self-Changing Community. Retrieved From



Baniya, S. (2016). Nepal Earthquake Recovery Project: Pictorial Book [PDF}. Retrieved From

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