Department of Anthropology
University of Arizona
Emil Haury Bldg. #210
PO Box 210030
Tucson, AZ 85721
Fax: (520) 621-2088
Chronology of Education
1990 Advanced Level Chinese Language Certificate.
Peking University. Beijing, China.
1991 BA with Honors. Phi Beta Kappa. Grinnell College.
(Independent Major: Languages and Linguistics)
1994 MA Stanford University.
Thesis Title: “They Speak More Caucasian”: Generational Differences in the Speech of Japanese-Americans.
1995 Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute.
University of New Mexico. Albuquerque, NM.
1997 PhD Stanford University.
Title of Dissertation: Chicana/Mexicana Identity and Linguistic
Variation: An Ethnographic and Sociolinguistic Study of Gang Affiliation in an Urban High School.
Chronology of Employment
1996-1998 Assistant Professor of Hispanic Sociolinguistics.
Interactional Sociolinguistics Laboratory Director.
Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese, The Ohio State University. Columbus, Ohio.
1996-1998 Adjunct Assistant Professor, Dept. of Linguistics, The Ohio State University. Columbus, Ohio.
1997-1998 Associated Faculty, Cognitive Science, The Ohio State University. Columbus, Ohio.
1998-Present Founder and Director, Linguistic Anthropology Multimedia Laboratory. University of Arizona.
1998-2005 Assistant Professor of Linguistic Anthropology.
Dept. of Anthropology, University of Arizona. Tucson, AZ
Summer 2005 Visiting Professor. Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute. Department of Linguistics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Spring 2006 Visiting Professor. Department of Linguistics, Stanford University.
Summer 2007 Visiting Professor. Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute. Department of Linguistics, Stanford University.
2005-present Associate Professor of Linguistic Anthropology with Tenure.
Dept. of Anthropology, University of Arizona. Tucson, AZ
Interdisciplinary Affiliations: Joint Ph.D. Program in Anthropology and Linguistics; Second Language Acquisition and Teaching; Women's Studies; Mexican-American Studies; Cognitive Science.
Honors and Awards
1990 Pi Sigma Alpha (National College Honor Society).
1991a Japanese Language Study Fellowship. Program for Institutional Collaboration in Area Studies (PICAS). University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
1991b Phi Beta Kappa. Grinnell College Chapter.
1991c Best Undergraduate Paper in Sociology. Overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia: A Comparative Study of Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam. Iowa Sociological Association.
1991-1995 University Fellowship. Stanford University.
1994-1995 Dissertation Fellowship. Institute for Research on Women and Gender. Stanford University.
1995 Linguistic Institute Fellowship. Linguistic Society of America.
1995-1996 Spencer Dissertation Fellowship for Research Related to Education.
The Spencer Foundation.
2000 Grinnell College Alumni Scholar Lecture. May 2000.
2002 The Rockefeller Foundation. Bellagio Residency Fellowship. Villa Serbelloni, Bellagio, Italy. Summer 2002.
2003a Interactive Multimedia Festival Winner: People’s Choice Award. Awarded to Varieties of English website for entry in the Learning Objects Category. University of Arizona. www.ic.arizona.edu/~lsp
2006 Invitation to be a Scholar-in-Residence, Spring Semester. Indiana University, Department of Spanish and Portuguese.
2007 Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lecture. Department of Linguistics, University of Michigan.
Articles and Book Chapters
1993 Variation in Gap Length in the Anita Hill/Clarence Thomas Cross Examination Discourse. In Hall and Bucholtz (eds.). Locating Power: Proceedings of the Berkeley Women and Language Conference. Berkeley: University of California Press. (pp. 404-408)
1994 “They Speak More Caucasian”: Generational Differences in the Speech of Japanese-Americans (1st author, with Melissa Iwai). In Queen and Barrett (eds.), SALSA I: Proceedings of the First Annual Symposium About Language and Society -- Austin. Austin: Department of Linguistics, University of Texas. (pp. 58-67)
1995a Syntactic Variation and Change in Progress: Loss of the Verbal Coda in Topic-Restricting As Far As Constructions. Language 71(1) (with John Rickford, Thomas Wasow, and Juli Espinoza) (pp. 102-131)
1995b Pregnant Pauses: Silence and Authority in the Hill-Thomas Hearings.
In Bucholtz and Hall (eds.), Gender Articulated: Language and the Culturally Constructed Self. Routledge: New York. (pp. 51-66)
1995c “Oyes Tú”: Linguistic Stereotyping as Stance and Alliance. In Loftin and Silberman (eds.), SALSA II: Proceedings of the Second Annual Symposium About Language and Society -- Austin. Austin: Department of Linguistics, University of Texas.
1996 “Muy Macha”: Gender and Ideology in Gang Girls’ Discourse about Makeup. Ethnos:Journal of Anthropology 6 (91-2). (pp. 47-63)
1999a Fighting Words: Latina Girls, Gangs, and Language Attitudes. In Galindo and Gonzalez-Vasquez (eds.), Speaking Chicana. University of Arizona Press. (pp. 39-56)
1999b Turn-initial “No”: Collaborative Opposition Among Latina
Adolescents. In Bucholtz, Liang and Sutton (eds.) Reinventing Identities: From Category to Practice in Language and Gender. Oxford University Press. (pp. 273-292)
1999c Sociolinguistic and Linguistic Anthropological Studies of U.S. Latinos. Annual Review of Anthropology. Vol. 28. (pp. 375-395)
2000 Style. In "Lexicon for the New Millennium" Journal of Linguistic Anthropology. (p. 343-344)
2001a Language and Identity. In Trudgill, Peter, Jack Chambers and Natalie Schilling-Estes (eds.) Handbook of Variation Theory. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers. (pp. 475-499)
2001b Style. In Duranti, A. (ed.) Key Terms in Language and Culture. London: Blackwell. (Revision of 2000)
2003a Probabilistic Sociolinguistics (1st author, with Jennifer Hay and Stefanie Jannedy). In Bod, Hay, and Jannedy (eds.) Probability Theory in Linguistics. MIT Press. (pp. 98-138)
2003b Functionalism is/n't Formalism (with Andrew Carnie): An Interactive Review Article. Journal of Linguistics. 39(2). 373-389. (refereed review article) (pp. 373-389)
2004 The Anguish of Normative Gender. In Bucholtz, Mary (ed.), Language and Woman's Place II: Text and Commentaries, 2nd ed. Oxford University Press. (pp. 343-355)
2005 Gesture and Discourse Markers in the Study of Language and Culture. (with Nicole Taylor). In Ball, Martin (ed.) The Handbook of Clinical Sociolinguistics. London: Blackwell.
2006 Structuring Information through Gesture and Intonation (with Stefanie Jannedy). Interdisciplinary Studies on Information Structure 3: 199–244.
2007a Homegirls Remembered: Memorializing Practices Linking Language and Materiality among California Latina/o Gang-Involved Youth. In Hodkinson, P., and W. Deicke (ed.) Youth Cultures:Scenes, Subcultures, and Tribes. London: Routledge. (pp. 123-147)
2007b Sociolinguistic Extensions of Exemplar Theory. In Cole, J., and Hualde, J. (eds.) Laboratory Phonology 9. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. (pp. 443-454)
Non-peer reviewed publications
1999 Oprah and /ay/: Lexical Frequency, Referee Design, and Style (with Jennifer Hay and Stefanie Jannedy). In Proceedings of the 14th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, San Francisco, August 1999. (http://www.ling.canterbury.ac.nz/jen/documents/icphs.html Approximately 10pp., proceedings on CD-ROM.)
2002 Talkin’ Californian: The Real California English (2nd author, with Penelope Eckert). Language Magazine. Vol. 1(7). (pp. 29-34)
2000-present. The Language Samples Project. http://www.ic.arizona.edu/~lsp
Interactive pedagogical website and data repository for information on acoustic and articulatory phonetics, phonology and sociolinguistics/dialectology of varieties of English around the world.
Collaborators and webmasters: Sean Hendricks (00-01), Robert Kennedy (01-02).
2001-present. Anthropology 383: Varieties of English.
Course website that includes interactive digital material, including assignments, readings and a video exam. Collaborator and webmaster: Nicole Taylor (01-02).
Invited Presentations and Workshops
1993 Bridging the Gap, As Far as Sociolinguistics and Syntax. (with J. Rickford, T. Wasow, and J. Espinoza) Invited colloquium. Linguistics Departments. University of California -- Berkeley, Stanford University.
1994a Homegirls and their Language Attitudes. Invited paper. National Association for Chicano Studies (Northern California FOCO Conference). University of California -- Santa Cruz.
1994b Co-instructor. Workshop for Multivariate Statistical Analysis in Linguistics (VARBRUL). Invited workshop. New Ways of Analyzing Variation 23, Stanford University.
1995 A Sociolinguistic and Ethnographic Study of U.S. Latina Gang Girls.
The Ohio State University (funded). Vassar College (funded).
1996 Fighting Words: Variation and Ideology among Latina Gang Girls. Symposium on U.S.- Mexico Language Contact (Sponsored by the American Dialect Society). Linguistic Society of America. San Diego, CA.
1997a Vowels and Makeup: The Symbolic Coherence of Self-Presentation among California Latina Gang Girls. New York University Linguistic Anthropology Colloquium. (funded)
1997b The Life of An Ethnic Marker: Latina Gang Girls and Vocalic Variation. University of California - Los Angeles. Discourse, Identity, and Representation (DIRE) Collective. Invited Scholars of Color Speaker Series. Sponsored by the Departments of Anthropology, Applied Linguistics and Sociology. (funded)
1997c Invited Participant. Spencer Foundation Conference on Immigration and Education. Los Angeles, CA. (funded)
1997d Collaborative Opposition Among Latina Adolescents. First Colloquium on Spanish Linguistics. Miami University. Oxford, Ohio.
1997e How Variation is Instantiated in Discourse. Department of Linguistics Colloquium. The Ohio State University.
1997f “And the Earth did Swallow Them”: Students and Teachers Negotiating Peripheralization in the Wake of Proposition 187. Ohio State University Symposium on Redefining Latina/o Citizenship.
1997g Panel Presentation on the panel “Ebonics: Myths and Realities” . Frank Hale Black Cultural Center. The Ohio State University.
1997h Ebonics: Practical Linguistics and Pedagogical Applications. Community Forum on Ebonics. Department of Black Studies. The Ohio State University.
1998a Physical Education: Latina Girls’ Locker Room Talk. Women and Knowledge Luncheon Series. Sponsored by the Columbus YWCA, Columbus School for Girls, AAUW, and OSU Women’s Studies Dept. (funded)
1998b Discourse Markers and Ethnic Identity. Georgetown University Linguistics Colloquium. (funded)
1998c Language and Identity among California Latina Girls. Harvard University Graduate School of Education. (funded)
1999a Distributed Cognition, Gang Membership, and Instituional Memory. Department of Romance Languages. Harvard University. (funded)
1999b Keynote address. Mexican-American Studies Annual Invited Lecture/Awards Ceremony. University of Texas -- San Antonio. (funded)
1999c Invited Speaker. Department of Ethnic Studies. University of California - San Diego. (funded)
1999d Spanish ToBI (Tones and Breaks Indices) Intonation Workshop. The Ohio State University (funded)
2000a Invited Speaker. English Department. Texas A&M University. (funded).
2000b Invited Speaker. Women's Studies Department. University of Arizona.
2000c Invited Speaker. David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies. Symposium: Latinos in the 21st Century: Setting the Research Agenda. Harvard University (funded).
2001a Invited Speaker. Depts. of Linguistics and Anthropology. New York University. NY,NY (funded).
2001b Invited Speaker. Center for Mexican-American Studies. Dept. of Anthropology, University of Texas - Austin.
2001c Invited Speaker. Depts. of English and Folklore. The Ohio State University (funded).
2001d Invited Speaker. Department of Linguistics. Stanford University (funded).
2001e Invited Speaker. Teachers' College. Columbia University (funded).
2001f Plenary Colloquium: Ethnic Identity. New Ways of Anlayzing Variation Conference 30. Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina.
University of North Carolina.
2002a Invited Participant. NSF-funded workshop on Probabilistic Models of Natural Language. Area of expertise: modelling probabilistic sociolinguistics. Stanford University, Stanford , CA. (funded)
2002b Invited Speaker. Depts. of Anthropology and Mexican-American Studies. University of Texas-Austin. (funded).
2002c Invited Speaker. Dept. of English Linguistics. University of Georgia at Athens. (funded).
2002d Invited Speaker. Latino Studies Journal Board of Editors meeting and conference. University of Illinois at Chicago. (funded).
2002e Hemispheric Localism and Gang Membership among Latinos in California. Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Lecture Series. Bellagio, Italy (funded).
2003a Invited speaker. Anthropology Department. State University of New York at Buffalo. (funded)
2003b Tera-Scale Linguistics: Multi-modality in Sociolinguistics. Invited Conference funded by the National Science Foundation. Monterey, CA. (funded)
2003c Invited Discussant. Second Language Research Forum. Tucson, Arizona.
2003d Invited Speaker. Department of Anthropology. Brown University. (funded)
2003e Invited Speaker. Institute of Phonetics and Digital Speech Processing (IPDS), University of Kiel. Kiel, Germany.
2003f Distinguished Scholar in the Humanities and Social Sciences Speaker Series. University of Arizona.
2004a Plenary Discussant. Phonological Change Through the Interaction of L1-L2 Bilinguals and Language Learners. 9th International Conference on Laboratory Phonology (LabPhon). University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Linguistics. June 24-26, 2004 (funded)
2004b Plenary Speaker. International Gender and Language Association Conference (IGALA 3). Cornell University. Ithaca, New York. June 5-7, 2004 (funded).
2004c Invited presenter. Semiotics: Culture in Context workshop. University of Chicago, Dept. of Anthropology. (funded)
2004d Tera-Scale Linguistics: An NSF Initiative. Presentation at the Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting. Boston. (funded)
2004e Faculty Fellows Speaker Series. University of Arizona.
2004f Intonation and Information Structure project Participant. Humboldt University Berlin. Berlin, Germany (funded)
2005a Digital Fieldwork for Linguistic Anthropologists: A Demonstration. University of California-San Diego. Depts of Anthropology and Ethnic Studies. (funded)
2005b Circulating the State: Gesture, Constituent Claims, and Political Discourse. Invited Speaker at Mershon Center Conference:Circulating Cultures. The Ohio State University. Columbus, Ohio.
2005c Plenary Speaker. United Kingdom Language Variation and Change Conference. University of Aberdeen. Aberedeen, Scotland. (funded)
2005d Class lecture: Language and Politics in the United States. Department of Linguistics, University College Dublin. Dublin, Ireland. (funded)
2005e Focus on Irish English: Intonation Workshop. Department of Linguistics, University College Dublin. Dublin, Ireland. (funded)
2005f Phonetic Parameters in the Study of Social Variation. Department of Linguistics, University College Dublin. Dublin, Ireland. (funded)
2005g Smile Now Cry Later. University of Freiburg. Freiburg, Germany. (funded)
2005h Syntactic Variation Workshop Organizer. ZAS (Center for General Linguistics, Typology and Universals). Humboldt University Berlin. Berlin, Germany. (funded)
2006a New Mexico State University. Spanish Department. (funded)
2006b University of California – Santa Barbara. Department of Linguistics (funded)
2006c University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Depts. Of Spanish, Linguistics, and Program in Latino Studies. (funded)
2007 Plenary talk. CLIC/LISO conference, UCSB (funded)
2007 Plenary talk, CLASP conference, University of Colorado. (funded)
2008 Plenary talk, Phonologization Conference, University of Chicago Linguistics. Talk title: "Are we in crisis science?: Some indicators from exemplar-theoretic accounts in sociophonetics. " (funded)
2008 Invited Speaker, ZAS, Humboldt University Berlin. (funded)
2008 (planned) Invited Panelist, New Media and the Courts Symposium, University of Arizona, Rogers College of Law.
2008 (planned) Invited Speaker, New York University Departments of Linguistics and Anthropology (funded)
Submitted, Refereed Presentations
1991 Overseas Chinese in Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand. Iowa Sociological Association.
1992a Variation in Gap Length in the Anita Hill/Clarence Thomas Cross-Examination Discourse. Berkeley Language and Gender Conference. University of California, Berkeley.
1992b The Educational Consequences of Linguistic Illegitimacy: Popular African French. Comparative and International Education Conference. Stanford University.
1992c Variation and Change in As Far As Clauses. (with J. Rickford, T. Wasow and J. Espinoza) New Ways of Analyzing Variation 21. University of Michigan.
1993a ‘They Speak More Caucasian’: Generational Change in the Speech of Japanese-Americans. (with M. Iwai) Symposium about Language and Society -- Austin (SALSA). University of Texas -- Austin.
1993b The Self as Other: Language Attitudes and Media Portrayals of Popular African French in the Ivory Coast. “Others” in Discourse: The Rhetoric and Politics of Exclusion. Victoria University/University of Toronto.
1993c Variation and Personal/Group Style. (with the California Style Collective) New Ways of Analyzing Variation 22. University of Ottawa.
1994a The Reproduction of Racism in the Discourse of Young Mexican-Americans. Colloquium on Discourse and Racism. American Association for Applied Linguistics. Baltimore, Maryland.
1994b Intraethnic and Interlinguistic Rivalries: High School Chicanas’ Language Attitudes. Berkeley Women and Language Conference. University of California -- Berkeley.
1994c ‘Oyes Tú’: Linguistic Stereotyping as Stance and Alliance. Symposium about Language and Society -- Austin (SALSA). University of Texas -- Austin.
1994d Spanish Discourse Markers as Stance-Taking Strategies in Latina Adolescents’ Conversation. New Ways of Analyzing Variation 23. Stanford University.
1994e Ethnic and Linguistic Stereotyping. American Anthropological Association. Atlanta, GA.
1994f Chicana/o Youth and Language Ideology. Symposium on Spanish and Portuguese Bilingualism. Rutgers University. New Brunswick, New Jersey.
1995a Creaky Voice as a Meaning-Making Resource in Gang Girls’ Narratives. American Association for Applied Linguistics. Long Beach, CA.
1995b Affiliation and Codeswitching among Latina Gang Girls. Symposium about Language and Society -- Austin (SALSA). University of Texas -- Austin.
1995c Language and Identity among California Latina Girls. Panel on Language and Identity, Southwest Anthropological Association. San Francisco, CA.
1995d Gang Affiliation and Linguistic Variation among High School Latina Girls. New Ways of Analyzing Variation 24. University of Pennsylvania.
1995e Panel on Co-construction of Minority Identities through Schooling. American Anthropological Association. Washington, DC.
1996a "That's the [tiN]": Converging Phonological Variables in the Lexicon of a Chicana Community. Linguistic Society of America. San Diego, CA.
1996b “Muy Macha”: Gender and Ideology in Gang Girls’ Discourse about Makeup. American Association for Applied Linguistics. Chicago.
1997 Creaky Voice in Narratives: Phonetics/Phonology Meets Discourse. New Ways of Analyzing Variation 26. Université Laval, Quebec, Canada.
1998a Preparing for Prom: Language and the Emergent Socialization of Romance. American Anthropological Association.Philadelphia, PA.
1998b Phonetics in Language and Gender Research (with Elizabeth Strand). Perceiving and Performing Gender Conference. Keil, Germany.
1998c Implementation of Super-Low tones in Latina Gang Girl Speech (with Stefanie Jannedy) Perceiving and Perfoming Gender Conference. Keil, Germany.
1998d Phonetics in Language and Gender Research (with Elizabeth Strand). Berkeley Language and Gender Conference. Berkeley CA.
1998e English Grammaticalization from Verb to Preposition: The case of Concerning NP. Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting.
1999a Institutional Memory and Social Networks. American Association of Applied Linguistics. Stamford, CT.
1999b Turn-taking and Oppositionality. In a panel entitled: Negotiating Disagreement: A Cross-Linguistic and Cross-Cultural Perspective. PRAGMA '99 Conference, Tel Aviv, Israel.
1999c Panel co-organizer (with Gabriella Modan): Negotiating Mulitple Identities across the Lifespan. Individual paper title: "Girl-talk": Embodiment and Interaction among American High-School Latina Girls. PRAGMA '99 Conference, Tel Aviv, Israel.
1999d Oprah and /ay/: Lexical Frequency, Referee Design, and Style.
XIV International Congress of Phonetic Sciences.
(with Jennifer Hay and Stefanie Jannedy)
1999e Panel co-organizer (with Colleen Cotter): Investigating Style Across Speech Communities: Communicative Design Behind Social Performance. American Anthropological Association.
2001a Issues of Language Style in the Investigation of Minority languages in Ohio. Midwestern States Linguistic Profile Conference. (with Amy Shuman) The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
2001b Best Practices in the Acquisition and Digital Processing of Acoustic Data. New Ways of Analyzing Variation XXX. (with Bartek Plictha) Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina State University.
2001c Homegirls Remembered: Artifacts, Transnational Spaces, And Institutional Memory In A California Latina Youth Gang. American Anthropological Association. Washington, D.C.
2001d Panel Co-organizer (with Scott Kiesling) Recent Advances in Language and Gender. Linguistic Society of America. Washington, D.C.
2002a A Congressman’s Response to Face-Threatening Acts in Town Hall Meetings: Implications for Habermas’ Public Sphere. (1st author, with Mourad Mjahed). American Anthropological Association, New Orleans, LA.
2002b Incorporating the Study of Dialects through Multimedia: The Language Samples Project at the University of Arizona. American Dialect Society. (with Robert Kennedy, Nicole Taylor, and Sean Hendricks) San Francisco, CA.
2003a Smile Now Cry Later: Memorializing Practices Linking Language, Materiality And Embodiment Among California Latina/o Youth. American Anthropological Association, Chicago, IL.
2003b Presenter at: ‘Scenes, Subcultures and Tribes: Youth Cultures in the 21st Century’ British Sociological Association Youth Study Group Conference, Northampton, England. 11-13 September 2003
2004a Current Trends in Sociophonetics: the Ethnographically Responsible Experimental Paradigm. Linguistic Society of America. Boston, Mass.
2004b Semiotic Layering in Gesture and Intonation. (1st author, with Stefanie Jannedy, Ashley Stinnett, and Emily Kidder) High Desert Linguistic Society Conference. University of New Mexico. November 4-6, 2004. (Percent effort 85%)
2005 American Anthropological Association.
2006 Linguistic Society of America.
2007a New Ways of Analyzing Variation.
2007b American Anthropological Association.
2008a New Ways of Analyzing Variation
2008b American Anthropological Association
Conference/Film Festival Organization
2006 First Arizona Ethnographic Film Festival. Festival featuring films from my Multimedia Ethnography (ANTH 620) Class.
2008 Second Arizona Ethnographic Film Festival. Festival featuring films from my Multimedia Ethnography (ANTH 620) Class.
2008 First Arizona Anthropology/Linguistics (AZANLI) Conference. Three-day international conference with over 60 submitted and refereed papers exploring the interfaces between linguistics and anthropology. Co-organizer with Heidi Harley, Dept. of Linguistics.
Grants and Contracts
1997 Faculty Summer Research Award. The Ohio State University.
1998 Foreign Travel Grant to attend "Perceiving and Performing Gender" conference in Kiel, Germany. Office of International Scholars, University of Arizona.
1999 Interdisciplinary Intellectual Communities Grant. Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, Departments of Linguistics, Psychology, and the Cognitive Science IDP. University of Arizona. Project Title: Sound Structure of Language Group. Main Principal Investigator. Co-P.I.s: Michael Hammond (Linguistics) and Kerry Green (Psychology).
2000 The Language Samples Project (U.S. English Dialectology). Center for Emerging Technologies Grant, University of Arizona.
2001a Online Course Development Grant. Anthropology 383: Varieties of English.
2001b Phonetic and Phonological Analysis of Brazilian Portuguese. Research Contract with Lucent Technologies, Speech Solutions Unit. Principal Investigator.
2001c Phonetic and Phonological Analysis of Brazilian Portuguese. Research Contract Extension with Lucent Technologies, Speech Solutions Unit. Principal Investigator.
2001d Vice Provost Faculty Research Grant. (Project Title: The Politics of Language Style). Office of the Provost, University of Arizona.
2001e Riecker Grant. (Project Title: The Politics of Language Style) Department of Anthropology, University of Arizona.
2001f The Language Samples Project Phase II. Center for Emerging Technologies Grant, University of Arizona.
2003a Summer Grant Development Program Stipend. Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, University of Arizona.
2003b Factors Influencing Homeless People's Perception And Use Of Urban Space. HUD project no. H21411SG. Grant awarded to Doctoral Student Martha Trenna Valado working under my supervision.
2004a Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Institute Small Grants Program. For pilot research: Linguistic Dimensions of Latin American Immigration to Spain.
2004b Media Scripts and Interpretive Processes in Arab Domestic Discourse. CAORC grant for multi-country research comparing Moroccan family media-based interactions to those of Lebanese families. Grant awarded to doctoral Student Becky Schulthies working under my supervision.
2008 University Research Area Funding grant for Arizona Anthropology-Linguistics Conference (AZANLI
Funding Obtained for the Purpose of Establishing Teaching Laboratories
1996-97 Interactional Analysis Laboratory Grant (PI, Percent effort: 100%). College of Humanities, The Ohio State University.
1998 Linguistic Anthropology Teaching Laboratory Grant (Percent effort: 100%). School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Arizona.
1999 Linguistic Anthropology Teaching Laboratory Renovation Package. Proposal submitted March '99 with the help of Norma Maynard and John Olsen. Funded June '99. This renovation project for the updating and improvement of the Linguistic Anthropology Teaching Laboratory space benefitted the anthropology department and affiliated units directly. The University of Arizona. (Percent effort: 20%)
2001-present Editorial Board, Journal of Linguistic Anthropology
2001-2004 Editorial Board, Latino Studies.
2001-2005 International Advisory Board: Ethnos: Journal of Anthropology
2001-2006 Associate Editor, Language: Journal of the Linguistic Society of America
2005-present Editorial Board. Discourse and Culture Book Series. Blackwell Publishers.
2006-present Editorial Board, Journal of Sociolinguistics
2007-present Co-Editor, New Directions in Ethnography Book Series. Wiley-Blackwell Publishers
Occasional reviews for: American Ethnologist; Blackwell Publishers; Cambridge University Press; Oxford University Press; Discourse and Society; Ethnos; Hispanic Linguistics; Journal of Phonetics; Language; Language in Society; Latino Studies; Narrative Inquiry; National Science Foundation (Anthropology and Linguistics Programs); The Ohio State University Press; Spencer Foundation Major Grants Program; Ford Foundation; School of American Research; Tilburg University Press, Netherlands; Agence Nationale de Recherche (French NSF).
Spring 2002 Luz Academy High School, Tucson. Teaching Latina/o students debate and interviewing.
Summer 2003 Cholla High School, Tucson. Mentoring Latina/o students in their production of an ethnographic video, providing computer facilities and instruction.
Spring 2004 College Academy for Parents. Elementary-School Hispanic Parent Outreach Initiative. Office of Early Outreach, University of Arizona.
Membership in Professional Organizations:
American Anthropological Association
Linguistic Society of America
Society for Linguistic Anthropology
International Gender and Language Association.
Modern Language Association
Elected Offices in Professional Organizations:
1996-1998 Member, Nominating Committee. Society for Linguistic Anthropology. American Anthropological Association.
1996-1998 Member, Committee for Ethnic Diversity in Linguistics. Linguistic Society of America.
1999-2000 Member, State of the Profession Committee. Society for linguistic Anthropology, American Anthropological Association.
1999-2002 Co-Chair, Committee for the Status of Women in Linguistics. Linguistic Society of America.
2001-2004 Executive Committee, American Anthropological Association
2003-2004 Chair, Committee for Scientific Communication, American Anthropological Association.
2003-2004 Member, Anthrosource Steering Committee. American Anthropological Association.
2004 Linguistic Society of America Nominee for invitational conference on Race and Human Variation organized by the American Anthropological Association.
2003-present Core Committee, Terascale Linguistics Project. Representing the field of Linguistics to the National Science Foundation in working toward a new directorate-scale funding initiative.
2004 Collaborative study of anthropologists’ use of digital resources in their research. Study conducted to benfit the design and implementation of AnthroSource, the digital web portal launched by the American Anthropological Association (with Bonnie Nardi, Assoc. prof. Computer Science, UCIrvine)
2004 Chair, Search Committee for replacement of the editor of American Anthropologist.
December 1996 Television Interview: English Only in Ohio. Broadcast on December 5, 1996, Channel 4 News at 11. Columbus, Ohio, NBC affiliate.
February 1997 Television Talk Show Panel: Ebonics. Columbus Teen Forum. Broadcast the week of Feb 2-8, 1997. Government Television Channel 3. Columbus, OH.
February 1998 Television Interview: Language and Gender. February, 1998, Channel 10. Columbus, Ohio, ABC affiliate.
March 1999 Consultant: Gangs in the United States. Australian Current Affairs Television Program Dateline. SBS TV. Australia.
December 2001 Magazine Interview: Youth Slang. 101 Degrees Youth Magazine. Tucson, AZ.
May 2003 Consultant: Youth Language and Culture. Columbus Dispatch. Columbus, Ohio.
June 2003 Internet Magazine Interview: LA Innuendo. Article name: Valley Speak: The Mutant History of America's Dominant Slang. By Tom Baum. http://lainnuendo.com/articles/article6.htm
June-July 2003 Host, Cápsulas de Antropología y Lingüística. Weekly radio show in Spanish. Radio Universidad. Broadcast Sunday afternoons, KUAT/KUAZ-FM Radio 89.1 FM (Southern Arizona NPR Affiliate). Tucson, Arizona.
2004 Consultant. PBS Program Do you Speak American?See website.
March 2004 Newspaper Interview: Dimensions of Swearing. Arizona Daily Star.
Summer 2006 KQED Interview: Youth Slang. San Francisco, CA.
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