Randall   W.  Monty

Assistant Professor  

Office: ELABS 274
Phone: (956) 665-3335
Email: randall.monty@utrgv.edu

Dr. Randall W. Monty

I teach and research on topics like writing centers, technical communication, borders, mobile and social media writing, soccer, and institutional critique, all through a framework of Critical Discourse Studies.





Selected Publications


  • Alyssa Cavazos and Randall Monty. "Letter from the Guest Editors," Special Issue: Language Differences Within and Across Border. Edinburg, TX: crosspol: a journal of transitions for high school and college writing teachers 3, no. 1 (March 2018): 2-4.

  • Randall Monty, Karen Holt, and Colin Charlton. "Transnational Access and Integrated Complexity: Interconnecting People, Research, and Media for Transnational Writing Students," Linguistically Diverse Immigrant and Resident Writers: Transitions from High School to College. New York, NY: Routledge, January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2017: 202-215.

  • Randall Monty. The Writing Center as Cultural and Interdisciplinary Contact Zone. London: Palgrave Pivot/Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

  • Randall Monty and Alyssa Cavazos. "Building Rhetorical Theory through Discursively Constructed Borders," Journal of Borderlands Studies 31, no. 1 (February 2016): 59-72.

  • Randall Monty. "Everyday Borders of Transnational Students: Composing Place andSpace with Mobile Technology, Social Media, and Multimodality," Computers and Composition 38, (October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2015): 126-139.

  • Randall Monty. Review Essay: Multimodality in Local and Disciplinary Praxes. WPA: Writing Program Administration, 37, no. 1 October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2013.

  • Randall Monty. "Social Media: Athletes, Teams, and Fans Collide Online," American History through American Sports. Praeger, 3, December 2012.

  • Randall Monty, Beth Brunk-Chavez, and Judith Fourzan. The Guide to First-Year Composition. El Paso, TX: The University of Texas at El Paso, 2012.



Selected Presentations


  • Randall Monty. "Collection and Uses of Data & Online Sessions with Multilingual Writers," 2018 Rio Grande Valley Writing Centers Summer Symposium & SCWCA Micro-regional, South Central Writing Centers Association, Weslaco, TX (June 2018)

  • Randall Monty. "Soccer as Synecdoche: Rhetorical Reinventions In and Through the Beautiful Game," 18th Biennial Rhetoric Society of America Conference, Rhetoric Society of America, Minneapolis, MN (June 2018)

  • Randall Monty, Katherine Christoffersen, James Frost, and Nicole Nicholson. "Writing of/in/about the Online/Hybrid Classroom," 2018 Excellence in Online Learning Conference , Center for Online Learning and Teaching Technology, Brownsville, TX (March 2018)

  • Randall Monty, Alice Batt, Carey Clark, and Allison Holland. "Directors' Roundtable: Encouraging Mindfulness Among Consultants," 2018 South Central Writing Centers Association Conference, South Central Writing Centers Association, Conway, AR (February 2018)

  • Randall Monty. "Situating Writing Centers’ Responses to the Neoliberal Academy," 2018 South Central Writing Centers Association Conference, South Central Writing Centers Association, Conway, AR (February 2018)

  • Randall Monty. "Cultivating a Culture of Writing: On Campus, and with Your Community," Bedford/Macmillan Writing Program Administrator Workshop, Bedford/St. Martins & Palgrave/Macmillan, Dallas, TX (October 2017)

  • Randall Monty and Brian McNely. "Rethinking the “Service” Course: Curriculum and Identity," Association of Rhetoric & Writing Studies Programs, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX (October 2017)

  • Randall Monty. "Incorporating Modes of Discourse Analysis into Writing Center Research and Assessment," National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY (October 2017)

  • Randall Monty. "NCPTW in the RGV: Preparing your proposal for the 2018 National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing in the Rio Grande Valley," National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY (October 2017)

  • Randall Monty, Stephanie Vie, Ehren Phlugfelder, Amber Buck, and Brandy Dieterle. "I'd Like to Add You to My Professional Network: Beyond the Obvious in Social Media Research," Conference on College Composition and Communication, National Conference of Teachers of English, Portland, OR (March 2017)

Current Courses

ENGL 3342 01R - Technical Communication:
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ENGL 4341 01R - Applied Discourse Studies:
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CLAS 7100 05 - Continuing Thesis:
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ENGL 7301 06 - Thesis:
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