Dr. Feldman's research focuses on global literacy and second language writing. She is interested in directed self-placement of ESL students and in building community among monolingual and multilingual writers. In addition, Dr. Feldman works in the area of service learning and civic engagement. Specifically she conducts workshops and conferences on immigrant integration and international students, efforts to connect workers, students, and faculty on campus. Ongoing research includes digital literacy especially as it relates to first and second language acquisition, cross-cultural rhetoric, applied linguistics and discourse analysis. In 2018, she presented the paper, “Transnational Approaches to International Student Writing,” at the National Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, and regionally, the paper “Collaborative Practices for Critical Thinking and Writing” was presented at the annual Colorado TESOL conference.
applied linguistics, cognitive linguistics, writing and rhetoric, cross-cultural rhetoric