Dhipinder Walia is a full-time lecturer and the undergraduate advisement coordinator at Lehman College, CUNY with a specialization in English Composition and Asian-American literature. Her research/teaching interests include: Asian and Asian-American literature, and creative writing, digital composition, English acquisition post-trauma, quantitative writing, and democratic grading processes. She has received her MFA in fiction from Adelphi University and is currently working on a MA in Women and Genders Studies from CUNY’s Graduate Center. Walia has published a piece on diversity in the workplace for the Chronicle of Higher Education.