Risk Communication


Risk Communications is my major research area. Ranging from my dissertation project to various publications, I am invested in finding ways to minimize environmental, and natural risks via establishing proper communication mechanisms.


Baniya, S. (2020). Managing Environmental Risks: Rhetorical Agency and Ecological Literacies of Women During the Nepal Earthquake. Enculturation (32) Special Issue: Rhetorics and Literacies of Climate Change. http://enculturation.net/managing_environmental

Baniya, S., & Potts, L., (2020). Valuing Expertise During the Pandemic. Journal of Business and Technical Communication. Online first https://doi.org/10.1177/1050651920958503

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

Baniya, S. (2020). Decolonial Rhetorical Agency of Transnational Women Entrepreneurs in Disaster Management During the Nepal Earthquake. Enculturation Special Issue on Climate Change. Forthcoming. Manuscript on progress.

Baniya S. (2020). Assembling the Global: Decolonizing Disaster Knowledge Making and Response. Work in Progress

Baniya, S. (2020). #RageAgainstRape: Nepali Women’s Performance of Local Digital Actions Against the National Silence on Rape. Work in Progress