Instructions for (Erasing) Empire: English, Domestication, and the US Colonization of the Philippines (under contract)
Articles, Book Chapters, Essays
2021 “A Theory of Reciting as Asian American Buddhist Practice: The Young Buddhist Editorial as
a Discursive Site of Recitation.” Journal of Global Buddhism .
2021 “Taiwan’s Mandarin-English Bilingual Policy: Signaling Independence and
Settler Coloniality.” American Quarterly.
2021 “American Cultural Baggage: The Racialized Secularization of
Mindfulness in Schools.” Secularizing Buddhism: New Perspectives on a Dynamic Tradition. Edited by Richard K. Payne. Boulder, CO: Shambhala.
2021 "Taiwan and English Bilingualism: International Competition and
Competing Colonialisms." World Englishes: Ideologies. Edited by Rani Rubdy and T. Ruanni F.
Tupas London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
2020 "The 'Native English Speaker' as Indigenous Replacement: California English Learner
Classification Policies and Settler Grammar Expressions of Immigrant Nationhood."
Educational Studies, 56(3). 233-247. DOI: 10.1080/00131946.2020.1745805
2018 "Animality and Detainment for US Security: Transcending Species Borders for the Liberation
of All Sentient Beings." Rondo, 2. 18-25.
2017 (with Brian Hioe and Wen Liu) "Collective Statement on Taiwan Independence: Building
Global Solidarity and Rejecting US military Empire." American Quarterly, 69(3). 465-468.
2017 "Resisting the Coloniality of English: A Research Review of Strategies." CATESOL Journal,
2016 "What is the Sound of One Invisible Hand Clapping: Neoliberalism, the Invisibility of Asian
and Asian American Buddhists, and Secular Mindfulness in Education." Handbook of
Mindfulness: Culture, Context, and Social Engagement. Edited by Ron Purser, David Forbes, and
Adam Burke. New York, NY: Springer Publishing.
2015 "The Coloniality of Neoliberal Global English: The Enduring Structures of American Colonial
English Instruction in Puerto Rico and the Philippines." L2 Journal, 7(3).
2014 (with Cristina González) "Education and Empire: Colonial Universities in Mexico, India, and
the United States." Center for Studies in Higher Education, Research and Occasional Papers Series.
2013 "Colonial Lessons: Racial Politics of Comparison and the Development of American
Education Policy in the Philippines." The Other Students: Filipino Americans, Education, and
Power. Edited by Rick Bonus and Dina Maramba (Eds.), Charlotte, NC: Information Age Press.
2022 " How Mainstream Mindfulness Erases Its Buddhist Roots." The Progressive,
February. https://progressive.org/latest/how-mainstream-mindfulness-erases-buddhist- roots-hsu-220211/
2021 " 'Those Poor Women': Awareness of Patriarchy as a Global and Racial System." Lion’s
Roar, April. https://www.lionsroar.com/those-poor-women/
2018 "Let’s Continue Aaron’s Work. Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly, Winter.
2018 (with Hondo Lobley) "Advice for Modern America, From When Buddhism Was Seen as a
National Threat." LionsRoar.com, Summer. https://www.lionsroar.com/advice-for-modern-
2017 "Lineage of Resistance: When Asian American Buddhists Confront White Supremacy."
Turning Wheel. Buddhist Peace Fellowship. https://buddhistpeacefellowship.org/lineage-of-
2016 "We’ve Been Here All Along." Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly, Winter.
2017 "We’ve been here all along." Cross-posted HuffPost.com