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Saurabh Anand

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Assistant Director - UGA Writing Center
English Composition Instructor

Saurabh Anand (सौरभ आनंद) is a Rhetoric and Composition studies Ph.D. student. Trained as a TESOL/Applied Linguistic scholar, he has taught German and English in India and the United States, and for his research centers on transnational and multilingual writing programs administration and practices, the International Writing Center Association honored him the 2023 Future Leader Award Recipient. In 2024, He received of the 2024 DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) grant to research in the German Writing Center context, and for his Indian Writing Center research study, he won the 2024 CCCC Scholars for the Dream Award. 

The English Journal, The Writing Center Journal, the Peitho Journal, The College Composition and Communication, The Community Literacy Journal, The Modern Language Association, and organizations such as Georgia TESOL have supported his work. 

  • M.A. ENGLISH, 2018-2020 (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
    Department of English, Minnesota State University, Mankato, the United States
  • Diploma in Teaching German as Foreign Language, 2017-2018
    Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, India
  • Certificate in Introduction to Hungarian Language, 2015-2016
    Hungarian Information and Cultural Centre, New Delhi, India
  • B1 Level German Language and Literature, 2014-2016 (as per Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
    Goethe- Institut/ Max Mueller Bhavan, New Delhi, India
Research Interests:

Writing Center Studies, Second Language Writing, World Englishes, and Autoethnography.

  • John R. Stowe Cultural Immersion Grant, 2023
    The Georgia TESOL Association
  • Graduate Student Research Grant, 2022
    Willson Center for Humanities & Arts, University of Georgia.
  • Shelter Projects Micro-fellowship, 2021
    Willson Center for Humanities & Arts, University of Georgia.
Selected Publications:
  • Anand, S. (2023). Seventy-five years. South Florida Poetry Journal. Link
  • Anand, S. (2022). When Poetry Became My Synergistic Approach for Pedagogy and Andragogy. In G. Martínez-Alba, L. J. Pentón Herrera, & E. Trihn (Eds.), Teacher Self-Care and Well-Being in English Language Teaching. Routledge. Link
  • Anand, S. (2022). It was not just a stomachache!. In K. Bista and G.F. Malveaux (Eds), Cross-Cultural Narratives Real Stories and Lived Experiences of Global Scholars. STAR Scholars. 79-82. Link
  • Anand, S. (2021). Teaching Material: How to Cultivate Compare and Contrast Essay Writing using a Narrative Reading. MinneTESOL Journal. 37 (1). Link
  • Anand, S. (2020). Between Languages: From a Multilingual Society to Multilingual Classrooms. Association of Department of English Bulletin, Modern Language Association, 158 (1), 77-82. Link
  • Anand, S. (2019, December), Supporting Multilingual Learners for Transformative Language Learning: A Transnational Pedagogical Reflection. TESOL Intercultural Communication Interest Section Newsletter. Link
  • Anand, S. (2019, August), The Moral Responsibility of Every English Teacher to Expose Their Students to the Different Versions of the English Language. TESOL Intercultural Communication Interest Section Newsletter. Link

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