Department of English
Paul Kei Matsuda is Professor of English and Director of Second Language Writing. His research interests span across a wide variety of disciplinary contexts, including applied linguistics, rhetoric and composition, and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). He is founding chair of the Symposium on Second Language Writing and editor of Parlor Press Series on Second Language Writing. He is also President-Elect of the American Association for Applied Linguistics. He has held visiting professor positions at Chulalongkorn University, Thailand; Nagoya University, Japan; Shih Chien University, Taiwan; Tamkang University, Taiwan; Thammasat University, Thailand; and the University of Hong Kong, China. He has also given numerous lectures on a wide range of topics related to language, writing and teaching at various conferences and institutions throughout Asia.