Conference Presentations

Das, M. (2020, May). Wait, Facebook has #hashtags? A study on the role of Facebook hashtags in digital activism. Computers & Writing Conference 2020, Greenville, NC. (Proposal accepted; through peer review; conference cancelled due to COVID-19)

Das, M. (2020, May). A User-Centered Approach to Teaching International Students on Online Platforms. 9th Annual Applied Linguistics and Second Language Conference on Learning and Teaching, CALICHE 2020, Lubbock, TX.

Das, M. (2019, November). Oral Cultural Values and Technical Communication Pedagogy. Texas State University 11th International Research Conference, San Marcos, TX.

Das, M. (2019, February). From Apu to Alex Parrish: Pop Culture and Perception of Outsourcing and Collaboration in the Technical Communication Industry. 40th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference, Albuquerque, NM.


Das, M. (2019, February). Creating Codex Pages in Technical Communication Classrooms. University of Florida Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy Conference, Gainesville, FL

Das, M. (2018, November). How can Technical Communication Programs Prepare Students to Work in International Environments? Texas State University 10th International Research Conference, San Marcos, TX

Work Experience


Graduate Instructor of Record, Texas Tech University, Lubbock

2019 - Present

Graduate Instructional Assistant, Texas State University, San Marcos

2018 - 2019

Licensing Specialist, National Western Life Insurance, Austin

2017 - 2018

Assistant Chief Sub Editor, Business Standard, New Delhi, India

2007 - 2011

Sub Editor, The Asian Age, New Delhi, India

2006 - 2007



Ph.D. Student in Technical Communication and Rhetoric, Texas Tech University

Expected Graduation - Spring 2023

M.A. in Technical Communication, Texas State University

Graduated - 2019

MBA, Texas State University

Graduated - 2016

M.A. in English, IGNOU, India

Graduated - 2008

B.A. in English, Cotton College, India

Graduated - 2005


  • Graduate Student Summer Residency, National Humanities Center

  • Member, Sigma Tau Delta

  • Member, Phi Kappa Phi

  • Member, Beta Gamma Sigma

  • Mamie Smith Memorial Scholarship


  • Outstanding First-Year Composition Instructor, Texas Tech University

  • President, Texas State MBA Student Association

  • First Place in MBA Project for San Antonio Zoo

  • Ethical Leadership Case Winner at Global Leadership Summit