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Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (Ed.) (August 2015). Linking Discourse Studies to Professional Practice. Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters. Series Editor, John Edwards, St. Francis Xavier University, Canada.


Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (Forthcoming Spring 2016). Urban Reader for College Writers. 2nd Ed. Kendall/Hunt:Dubuque, Iowa.

Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (August 2010). Urban Reader for College Writers. 1st Ed. Kendall/Hunt: Dubuque, Iowa.


Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (2013). Grammar Handbook and Language Workbook. 1st edition, Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.

Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (2013). Reading and Vocabulary Workbook: A Companion to Urban Reader for College Writers.1st edition. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.


Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (2015). The Centrality Of Communicative Purpose In Student Written Discourse. In L. G. Alatriste (Ed.), Discourse Studies In Diverse Settings: Dissemination and Application (pp. 105-122). Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters.


Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (2015). Framework for Application of Research Findings: An Introduction. In L. G. Alatriste (Ed.), Linking Discourse Studies to Professional Practice, (Chapter 1, pp. 1-18). Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters.


Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (2013). A response to DePalma and Ringer’s article “Toward a theory of transfer: Expanding disciplinary discussions of transfer in second-language writing and composition studies.” Journal of Second Language Writing (JSLW),22(4), 460-464.

Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (2013). Psychoanalytic Literary Criticism: Using Holland’s DEFT Model as a Reader Response Tool in the Language Classroom. Journal of Language and Psychoanalysis 1(2), 21-51.

Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (2011). Test Prep: Yes, You can Make it a Real Learning Experience – and Fun! NYS TESOL Idiom, Vol. 41.1 (Spring 2011): 4 -5.

Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (2010). Helping Non-ESL Instructors Better Understand Second Language Learner Needs.” NYS TESOL Idiom, 40.1 (Spring 2010): 18-19.

Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (2008). Pragmatics in the Academia: The Role of Gender and Power Relations in the Use Implicatures. TESOL/AL Teachers College Web Journal, Vol. 8. No. 2, November 2008.


Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (2015). The myth of Mars and Venus: Do men and women really speak different languages? Deborah Cameron, 2007, Oxford University Press. Journal of Language and Psychoanalysis, Volume 4/2.

Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (January 2015). Teaching Content to English Language Learners: Strategies for Secondary School Success. Jodi Reiss, 2005, Pearson Education, Material’s review: Editor’s Choice, NYS TESOL 2(1), 110-112.

 Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (December 2014). Teaching Content Reading and Writing, by Martha Rapp Ruddell, 2008, John Wiley & Sons, 5th ed. Idiom http:, Fall 2014


Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (2015). Extended Abstract for the 5th Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice Conference.

Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (2014). Higher Ed SIG Event Summary. Idiom http:, spring 2014

Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (January 2013). Institutional Discourse, Individuals and Power [Abstract]. In Proceedings of International Organization of Social Sciences and Behavioral Research 2012, USA. January 2013 (IOSSBR Conference program, p.2) (D-Presentations/Program, p.2)

Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (2012). Method for Successful Preparation for Writing Exams. In Idiom Proceedings of 41st NYS TESOL Annual Conference, USA.


Konig, C., & Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (upcoming 2016). From Real Data Analysis to Professional Application: CA Research Focusing on Au-Pairs in Homes as Work Setting. Paper to be co-presented at the VALS Conference in Geneva, Switzerland, January 20-22, 2016

Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (2015). Marketization of University Identity: The CDA Lens. Paper to be given at the 5th New Zealand Discourse Conference, December 7-9, 2015.

Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (2015). “Linking Discourse Research to Professional Practice.” Paper to be presented at the 5th Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice conference, Milan, Italy, November 6-8, 2015.

Suba, K., & Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (2015). “The Role of First Language Awareness in Teaching Second Language Writing: The Case of Hindi Language.” Paper to be at 45th NYS TESOL Annual Conference, White Plains, NY, November 13-14, 2015.

Grujicic-Alatriste, L. “Genre Purpose in Student-generated Written Discourse. Paper presented at the 60th Annual Conference of the International Linguistics Association, April 24-26, 2015, Teacher’s College, Columbia University.

Grujicic-Alatriste, L., Frantz, R., Johnson, R., Kahn, G., Xia L., & Wang, W. (March 2015). The Media, Home, Family and School: Making Research in Diverse Settings Matter in Real Life. Colloquium organizer, AAAL, Toronto, Canada.

Tuluzzolino-Werben, C., Johnson, R., Giouroukakis, V., Fonseca, E,. & Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (November 14-15, 2014). “Writing for NYSTESOL Publication” 44th Annual NYSTESOL State Conference, Albany, NY.“Empowering ELLs: Equity, Enrichment, Engagement.”

Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (2014). “Genre Analysis of Academic Student-Generated Written Discourse.” 41st International Systemic Functional Congress, Mendoza, Argentina, April 2014.

Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (2014). “Students Use Personal Narratives as Cultural Motifs in Writing.” Conference on Language, Society and Culture, BCC, NY, March 7, 2014.

Grujicic-Alatriste, L., Susskind, C., & Fifer, A. (2014). “Using Clear Initiatives to Help HS ELLs Gain College Entry”. 35th Annual Applied Linguistics Winter Conference, Teachers College, NY, March 1, 2014.

Grujicic-Alatriste, L., and Fifer, A. (November 2013). Higher Education SIG: Connecting with Secondary Schools. 43rd NYS TESOL Annual Conference: The Core of TESOL, White Plains, NY.

Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (November 2013). “Enhancing ESL Reading/Writing Instruction Through Technology Use.” CUNY Conference on Best Practices in Reading and Writing, LaGuardia CC, NYC.

Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (October 2013). Responding to Literature: A Journey of Discovery.” 39th International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning. Kobe, Japan.

Grujicic-Alatriste, L., with Goodlad, K., Reitz, J., et. al. (May 10 2013). “A Living Laboratory: High Impact Education Practices: Teaching Composition via Place-based Learning Projects.” Panel presentation, CUNY Undergraduate Education (CUE) annual conference, John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (April 13, 2013). “Teaching for Success in EL Classrooms.” Power point presentation given at Long Island ESOL conference.

Grujicic-Alatriste L., & Fifer, A. (November 2012). “Multilingual Students and Challenges They Face in Higher Ed.” Invited to present position statements and discuss current state of TESOL in higher education in the state of New York at the 42nd NYS TESOL state conference, Albany, NY.

Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (October 2012). “Institutional Discourse, Individuals and Power.” Workshop conducted at the conference of the International Organization of Social Sciences and Behavioral Research, IOSSBR, October 2, 2012, Las Vegas, NE, USA.

 Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (April 2012). “Institutional Handbooks: More than Meets the Eye.” Power-point presentation International Linguistics Association Conference, BMCC, NYC.

Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (February 2012). “Revisiting the Teaching of SL Writing in 2012.” Talk given at 33rd Annual Applied Linguistics Winter Conference, Columbia University, TC.

Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (November 2011). “Strategies for Successful Preparation for Writing Exams.” Presented at 41st Annual NYS TESOL Conference, Melville, NY.

Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (April 2011). “Forging New Pathways while Preparing Students for the CATW: The Five-Step Approach to Test Prep.” Power-point presentation at the Long Island ESOL Conference, Rockville Center, NY.

 Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (February 2011). “Revisiting Second Language Writing in the 21st Century: Theory and Practice.” Presentation given at 32nd Applied Linguistics Winter Conference, Columbia University, TC.

Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (April 2010). “The Role of Reading as a Pre-Writing Activity.” Workshop conducted at Annual Foreign Language Education Conference, Austin, TX.

Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (April 2010). “Literature in the Second Language Classroom.” Paper presented at the 7th Annual Southeast Coastal Conference on Languages and Literatures, Statesboro, GA.