Introduction

Santosh Khadka, PhD, is an Associate Professor of English at California State University, Northridge. He earned his PhD in composition and cultural rhetoric from Syracuse University in New York. He has authored a monograph and scores of articles, and also co-edited three books. His monograph, Multiliteracies, Emerging Media, and College Writing Instruction, recently came out from Routledge. He has co-edited two books on multimodality— Bridging the Multimodal Gap: From Theory to Practice (Utah State UP), and Designing and Implementing Multimodal Curricula and Programs (Routledge). His third co-edited book, Narratives of Marginalized Identities in Higher Education: Inside and Outside the Academy,  was released earlier in 2018 from Routledge. Khadka has also published several articles in journals in the US and abroad. He now teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in writing, rhetoric, digital media, and professional and business communication.  Email: santosh.khadka@csun.edu