Peer-Reviewed Publications

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 Technological Studies, 45 (2), 24-35. PDF Version

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, Sweta; Diab, Kefaya; Hendrickson, Brian; Grayson, Mara Lee; Holly, Hassel; Kumari, Ashanka; Larson, Kyle; Messina, Cara Marta; Paul, Gavin; Ruiz, Iris. (2019) “Where we Are: Dialogue and Disciplinary Space.” Composition Studies, 47 (2): 203–210.

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 ChangeForthcoming. Summer 2020

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

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

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

Peer-Reviewed Publications in Progress

Baniya, S. Pioneer Nepali Female Singers’ Songs: Rhetoric of Body, Aesthetic and Libidinal Economy. In Progress

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.

Parupudi, T., Sherman, D., Mentzer, N., Chesley, A., Baniya, S., & Laux, D. (2019) Oral Communication in an Integrated STEM and Humanities First-Year Experience. Journal of Technology Education. 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. (17 pages). New York, NY: Routledge. In Press

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

Auckely, D., Harber, J., (2019). Caregiver Companion: Caregiver Companion: A Service-Learning Initiative in Tippecanoe County. Purdue Journal of Service Learning. In Press

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

Multimodal Productions




Baniya, S. (2019). Sue Wells Interview 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 official website and 26.000 likes on European Union 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

PictorialBook Baniya, S. (2016). Nepal Earthquake Recovery Project: Pictorial Book [PDF]. Baniya_Pictorial Book

Baniya, S. (2015). Profile Book: Teach For Nepal [PDF]. Baniya_Profile Book

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