Aneil Rallin

Aneil Rallin, PhD

Faculty - Full-Time
Aneil Rallin
Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Composition
Director of the Writing Program
  • PhD, Ohio State University 
  • MA, University of Bombay
  • BA, St. Xavier's College
  • Modes of Inquiry 
  • Communication Skills
  • The American Experience
  • Advanced Communication Skills
  • Experimental Critical Writing 
  • Creative Writing
  • Activist Rhetorics and Critical Pedagogy 
  • Transnational Cultural Studies and Queer/Postcolonial/Feminist Theory 
  • "Experimental" Writing, Film, and Video
  • Rallin, Aneil. Dreads and Open Mouths: Living/Teaching/Writing Queerly. Sacramento: Litwin Books, 2019.
  • Rallin, Aneil. “Animalqueer/Queeranimal: Scatterings.”* In Mapping Queer Space(s) of Praxis and Pedagogy, edited by Elizabeth McNeil, James E. Wermers, and Joshua O. Lunn, 321–328. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.
  • Rallin, Aneil and Koch et al., eds. “Special Issue: Queer and Now.”* The Writing Instructor (March 2015).
  • Rallin, Aneil. “(Anti-)Climax: Animalqueer/Queeranimal Scatterings.” The Writing Instructor Special Issue: Queer and Now (March 2015): article 25.
  • Rallin, Aneil. “Can I Get a Witness?”: Writing with June Jordan.” College Composition and Communication vol. 70, no. 4, June 2019.
  • Rallin, Aneil. “Queer and Now: A Roundtable Forum with Dipika Jain, Akhil Kang, Sheena Malhotra, Hoshang Merchant, Shakthi Nataraj, Chayanika Shah, Nishant Shahani, Oishik Sircar, and Ruth Vanita.” Women’s and Gender Studies in India: Crossings. Ed. Anu Aneja. New Delhi: Routledge, 2019.
  • Rallin, Aneil. “Unrest.” The A3 Review Issue 2 (2015)."The Politics of Persuasion versus the Construction of Alternative Communities: Zines in the Writing Classroom" Reflections: A Journal of Writing, Community Literacy, and Service Learning 2008
  • "Dreads and Open Mouths: On Writing/Teaching" Text: The Journal of the Australian Association of Writing Programs 2007
  • "Taming Queers" symplokē 2005
  • "(Im)migrant Crossings" Crossing Borderlands: Composition and Postcolonial Studies 2004
  • "Texting the Body: Notes on Language, Writing, Desire" Literary Studies East and West 2000
  • " Writing Handbooks/Compliant Citizens." Keynote Address at Crisis Carnival, the twelfth annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, San Diego State University, 2004.
  • 2006-present, Professor, SUA
  • 2004-2006  Assistant Professor, York University
  • 2001-2004 Assistant Professor and Director of General Education Writing, California State University, San Marcos
  • 2000-2001 Lecturer, University of Southern California
  • 1999-2000 Assistant Professor,  California State University, Chico
  • 1997-1999 Assistant Professor, Temple University
  • Professor of the Year, 2008