Paul Kei Matsuda


Paul Kei Matsuda
Arizona State University
Department of English
Tempe AZ 85287-1401

Ph.D. in English, Purdue University, 2000.

M.A. in English with Composition and Rhetoric Concentration, Miami University, Ohio, 1995.

  • Thesis: Contrastive Rhetorics: Toward a Pedagogical Theory of Second Language Writing.
  • Committee: LuMing Mao, Chair; Paul V. Anderson; Jennie Dautermann; Robert R. Johnson.

B.A. in Communication, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 1993.

  • Major: Journalism
  • Minor: Psychology

Full-Time Tenure-Track Appointments

Administrative Positions

Other Appointments


Books and Journal Special Issues

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

Editorials and Position Statements

Newsletter Articles

Book Reviews and Notes

Annotated Bibliographies



Keynote, Plenary and Featured Presentations

Invited Lectures

Conference Papers


Local Presentations and Workshops



Classroom Teaching

Arizona State University
Nanjing University, Nanjing, China
Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Kanda University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo, Japan
Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand
Jilin University, Changchun, China
Shih Chien University, Taipei, Taiwan
Tamkang University
University of Utah
University of New Hampshire
Miami University
Purdue University
Pacific American Cultural Exchange, Summer 1996.
Cosmo Forum, Summer 1994.



Departmental Service

Arizona State University
University of New Hampshire
Miami University
Purdue University

Conference Activities

American Association for Applied Linguistics
Conference on College Composition and Communication
Council of Writing Program Administrators.
Indiana Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages Conference. Session Chair, 1997, 1998.
The Japanese Association for Asian Englishes. Judge, Extremely Short Story Competition, 2006-present.
National Council of Teachers of English.
Symposium on Second Language Writing. Program Co-Chair with Tony Silva, 1998-present.
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Teaching Race: Race, Culture and Power in the Educational Process, University of New Hampshire. Small-Group Facilitator, 2003.
University of New Hampshire Biennial Conference on Composition Studies. Organizing Committee member, 2002, 2004.
Writing Research Across Borders. Scientific Committee on Writing Research Conference, 2009-present.

Refereeing Activities

Editorial Board Member 
Editorial Board Member (Past)
Manuscript Reviewer
Proposal Reviewer
Consulting Reader

Graduate Advising

Doctoral Dissertation Committees (Current)
Doctoral Dissertation Committees (Past)
Doctoral Examination Committees
Master's Thesis and Applied Project Committees
M.A. Exam Committee
Honors Thesis
Teaching Mentoring (Technical Writing)
Research Mentoring

Professional Experience


Editorial Positions

Research Positions

Honors and Awards


Updated on September 13, 2022