Keely Mohon-Doyle

Keely MohonVisiting Instructor
English as a Second Language

326 Bachelor Hall


TESOL Certificate, East Tennessee State University 

MA, English, East Tennessee State University

BA, English, Wofford College

  • ESL Composition
  • First-Year Composition
  • ESL Composition
  • Critical Pedagogy in ESL Classrooms
  • Institutional Critique
  • Comparative Rhetoric
  • “Strangers in a Strange Land: The Rhetorical Creation of International Student Identity During International Student Orientation”—Rhetorical Society of America (RSA 2016, Atlanta, GA)
  • “They Say What?: Teaching Comparative Rhetoric in First-Year Composition to Combat Racism against International Students”—College Composition and Communication (CCCC 2016, Houston, TX)
  • “A Critical Pedagogy to Promote International ESL Student Agency”—TESOL International Convention and English Language Expo (TESOL 2016, Baltimore, MD)
  • “A Critical Pedagogy to Promote International ESL Student Agency in American Universities”—Ohio Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (Ohio TESOL 2015, Columbus, OH)
  • “(Un)Welcome to America! Exploring and Confronting Discrimination against International Students at an American University”—CCCC Qualitative Research Network (CCCC 2014, Indianapolis, IN)
  • “An International Student Counterpublic?: International Students on an American Campus”—Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association Conference (MEGAA 2014, Oxford, OH)
  • “Countering Discrimination on an American College Campus: An International Student Counterpublic?” Fudan Doctoral Academic Forum on Foreign Languages and Literatures (FDAFFLL 2013, Shanghai, China)
  • “Student and Instructor Perceptions of Peer Review in the ESL Composition Classroom”—College Composition and Communication Conference (CCCC 2013, Las Vegas, NV)—Reviewed in Kairos
  • “Negotiating Rhetorics in ESL Composition Classrooms through Comparative Rhetoric and World Englishes”—Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association Conference (MEGAA 2013, Oxford, OH)
  • “Student and Instructor Perceptions of Peer Review in the ESL Composition Classroom”—Miami University Conference for Teachers of Language (MUCTL 2012, Hamilton, OH)
  • “Drinking Mrs. Teachum’s Kool-Aid”—Southeastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (SEASECS 2010, Johnson City, TN)
  • “Toward a Kid-Oriented Children’s Literary Canon”—Southern Appalachian Student Conference on Literature (SASCOL 2008, Johnson City, TN)

Keely Mohon is currently working on her dissertation for the PhD in Composition and Rhetoric. She is using institutional critique to examine how international student identity is rhetorically created in the texts, interactions, and spaces of the university orientation.