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Mendoza, A. (2020). What does translanguaging-for-equity really involve? An interactional analysis of a 9th grade English class. Applied Linguistics Review. Early view.

Mendoza, A. (2020). Negotiating the Multilingual Turn in SLA: Response to Stephen May. Modern Language Journal, 104(1), 304-308.

Mendoza, A., & Phung, H. (2019). Motivation to learn languages other than English: A critical research synthesis. Foreign Language Annals, 52(1), 121-140.


Mendoza, A. (2018). Preparing preservice educators for critical, place-based literacies. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 61(4), 413-420.


Mendoza, A. (2018). The practicality of poetry. In E. Hasebe-Ludt & C. Leggo (Eds.), Canadian curriculum studies: A métissage of inspiration/imagination/interconnection. Toronto, ON: Canadian Scholars Press.


Mendoza, A., & Parba, J. (2018). Thwarted: Relinquishing educator beliefs to understand translanguaging from learners’ point of view. International Journal of Multilingualism, 16(3), 270-285.


Mendoza, A. (2017). Measuring intra- and international linguistic competence: Appropriation of WEs and ELF discourse in the commercials for two standardized English tests. Critical Inquiry in Language Studies, 15(3), 187-204.


Invited Talks

2019 – “Becoming inquirers: Examining the uses of inquiry in preservice teacher education.” Panel at National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), Baltimore, MD, Nov. 21-24.

2019 – “‘Safetalk’ and challenges to translanguaging pedagogy in high school ESL.” Keynote at UHM College of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures annual conference, Apr. 20.

Academic Presentations

2019 – “Linguistic inquiries in English Language Arts classrooms.” Individual presentation at NCTE, Baltimore, MD, Nov. 21-24.

2019 – “How do spatial repertoires, learner investments, and societal macro-structures intersect to create a superdiverse individual repertories?” Poster at American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL), Atlanta, GA, Mar. 9-12.

2018 – “Motivation to learn Languages Other Than English (LOTEs): A research synthesis.” Individual presentation at Second Language Research Forum, Montréal, QC, Oct. 26-28.

2017 – “A new lens for an old debate: Applying the Douglas Fir Model of SLA to grammar instruction in EAP writing.” Individual presentation at AAAL 2017, Portland, OR, Mar. 18-21.

Professional Presentations/Workshops

2020 – “A linguistic ethnography of translanguaging in English 9 and its pedagogical implications.” Workshop at Multilingual Symposium, Hawai‘i Department of Education, McKinley High School, Honolulu, Jan. 11.

2019 – “Translanguaging across the curriculum.” Workshop for teachers at Farrington High School, Honolulu, Oct. 29. (Co-facilitated with English Department Head)

2019 – “How is translanguaging affected by course design and social factors?” Individual presentation at Hawai‘i TESOL, Brigham Young University Hawai‘i, Feb. 16.

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