Colleges and Universities Attended

1986-1987                     
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

1987-1988                     
Assumption Business Administration College, Bangkok, Thailand

1988-1991                      
Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa

1990                                 
Beijing University, Beijing, China

Summer 1991                
Intensive Japanese Summer Program. 
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

Summer 1995                
Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute. 
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.

1991-1997                       
Stanford University (Linguistics)

Degrees and Dates Awarded

1990                                
Advanced Level Chinese Language Certificate

1991                                
B.A. with Honors. Phi Beta Kappa. Grinnell College.

(Independent Major: Languages and Linguistics)

1994                                
M.A. Stanford University. (Major: Linguistics)

M.A. Thesis Title: “They Speak More Caucasian”: Generational Differences in the Speech of Japanese-Americans. Director: John Rickford.

1997                                
PhD Stanford University. (Major: Linguistics)

Ph.D. Dissertation Title: Chicana/Mexicana Identity and Linguistic Variation: An Ethnographic and Sociolinguistic Study of Gang Affiliation in an Urban High School. Director: Penny Eckert.

 

Scholarly Books & Refereed Chapters in Scholarly Books

Refereed Journal Articles

2017                                

 

Embodied Entanglements: Electrodermal Activity, Interaction, and Videogames. (1st author, with Scarlett Eisenhauer, Wesley Wilson, Cory Flores)  Journal of Sociolinguistics.

2017                                

 

Bad Hombres: Images of Masculinity and Historical Consciousness of U.S./Mexico Relations in the Age of Trump. HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory.

2015                                

 

Sociopolitical Resources and Youth Movements (1st author, with Aomar Boum). Annual Review of Anthropology. Vol. 44, 2015

2011d                             

 

The Multiple Voices of Jane Hill. (2nd author, with Jennifer Roth-Gordon) Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 21(2): 157-165.

2011c                             

 

The Semiotic Hitchhiker’s Guide to Creaky Voice: Circulation and Gendered Hardcore in a Chicana/o Gang Persona. Journal of Linguistic Anthropology  21(2): 260-278.

2011b                             

 

Special Issue of the Journal of Linguistic Anthropology on the Work of Jane Hill.  Co-edited with Jennifer Roth-Gordon.

2011a                              

 

Semiotic Layering Through Gesture and Intonation: A Case Study of Complementary and Supplementary Multimodality in Political Speech. (1st author, with Stefanie Jannedy) Journal of English Linguistics 39(3): 265 - 299.

2011b                             

 

Special Issue of the Journal of Linguistic Anthropology on the Work of Jane Hill.  Co-edited with Jennifer Roth-Gordon.

2011a                              

 

Semiotic Layering Through Gesture and Intonation: A Case Study of Complementary and Supplementary Multimodality in Political Speech. (1st author, with Stefanie Jannedy) Journal of English Linguistics 39(3): 265 - 299.

2006                                

 

Structuring Information through Gesture and Intonation (with Stefanie Jannedy). Interdisciplinary Studies on Information Structure 3: 199–244.

2003                                

 

Functionalism is/n't Formalism (with Andrew Carnie): An Interactive Review Article. Journal of Linguistics. 39(2). 373-389. (refereed review article)

2000                                

 

Style. In "Lexicon for the New Millennium" Journal of Linguistic Anthropology. (p. 343-344)

1999                                

 

Sociolinguistic and Linguistic Anthropological Studies of U.S. Latinos.   Annual Review of Anthropology. Vol. 28. (pp. 375-395)

1996                                

 

“Muy Macha”: Gender and Ideology in Gang Girls’ Discourse about   Makeup.  Ethnos:Journal of Anthropology  6 (91-2). (pp. 47-63)

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)

Electronic Publications, Scholarly

(non-peer reviewed)

2002                               

 

 Talkin’ Californian: The Real California English (2nd author, with  Penelope Eckert). Language Magazine.  Vol. 1(7). (pp. 29-34)

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.) 

Electronic Publications, Pedagogical

(non-peer reviewed)

2001-present.                 

 

Anthropology 383: Varieties of English. http://www.ic.arizona.edu/~anth383. Course website that includes interactive digital material, including assigments, readings and a video exam. Collaborator and webmaster: Nicole Taylor (01-02).

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).

Summer 2017                 
Visiting Professor.  Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute. Department of Linguistics, University of Kentucky – Lexington.

2014-present                           
Professor of Anthropology

Department of Anthropology, UCLA

2012-2014                                   
Director of Undergraduate Studies, School of Anthropology, U of Arizona

2005-2014                                  
Associate Professor of Anthropology

Interactional Sociolinguistics Laboratory Director.

School of Anthropology, University of Arizona. Tucson, AZ

Summer 2011 
Visiting Professor, Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute. Department of Linguistics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

Summer 2011                             
Visiting Professor. Summer School in Sociolinguistics. University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Summer 2009

Visiting Professor. Summer School in Sociolinguistics. Department of Linguistics, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Summer 2007                         
Visiting Professor, Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute. Department of Linguistics, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

Summer 2005                         
Visiting Professor. Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute. Department of Linguistics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

1998-2005                                 
Assistant Professor of Linguistic Anthropology.

Interactional Sociolinguistics Laboratory Director.

Department of Anthropology,

University of Arizona. Tucson, AZ

1996-1998                                 
Assistant Professor of Hispanic Sociolinguistics.

Interactional Sociolinguistics Laboratory Director.

Department of Spanish and Portuguese,

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

 
 

Invited Presentations and Workshops

2017c  

 

Invited Speaker.  University of Minnesota. (funded)

2017b                              

 

Invited Speaker. SDSU Linguistics. (funded)

2017a                              

 

Plenary speaker (planned) Berkeley Linguistics Society Conference (funded)

2016e                              

 

Invited speaker. UC San Diego Anthropology.

2016d                             

 

Plenary Speaker. Hermosillo, Mexico. (funded)

2016c                              

 

Plenary Speaker. V Coloquio de Cambio y Variación Lingüística, Mexico City, Mexico. (funded)

2016b                             

 

Plenary Speaker. Language, Belonging, and Indexicality Conference, Oxford Universtiy. (funded)

2016a                              

 

Plenary Speaker. Symposium about Language and Society – Austin (funded)

2015e                              

 

The Interpretation of Non-Native Speakers in Police Encounters. Keynote Speaker, Georgetown University Round Table in Linguistics. Washington, D.C. (funded)

2015d                             

 

Police Stops and Non-(Native) Speakers of English. Plenary speaker. CLIC/LISO Conference. University of California at Santa Barbara (funded)

2015c                              

 

Latina/o Gangs and Identity in the United States. Keynote Speaker. Urban Fragmentations: Borders and Identity Conference. Humboldt University. Berlin, Germany (funded)

2015b                             

 

Chicano Rap in New Media.  Seminar at King’s College, London, UK. (funded)

2015a                              

 

Localism, New Media. Middlebury College, Vermont. (funded)

2015a                              

 

Localism, New Media. Middlebury College, Vermont. (funded)

2014f                              

 

University of Queensland Department of Anthropology Lecture. Brisbane, QLD, Australia (funded)

2014e                              

 

ANU Department of Linguistics Lecture. Canberra, ACT, Australia

2014d                             

 

ANU Dept. of Anthropology Colloquium. Canberra, ACT, Australia 

2014c                              

 

ANU Humanities Center lecture. Canberra, ACT, Australia (funded)

2014b                             

 

Kawaii Me not: Gender, Gangs and Language/Longing. UC - San Diego. (funded)

2014a                              

 

Plenary Speaker, The Ohio State University Congress on Hispanic Languages and Literaures. Columbus, OH. (funded)

Invited Presentations and Workshops

2017c  

 

Invited Speaker.  University of Minnesota. (funded)

2017b                              

 

Invited Speaker. SDSU Linguistics. (funded)

2017a                              

 

Plenary speaker (planned) Berkeley Linguistics Society Conference (funded)

2016e                              

 

Invited speaker. UC San Diego Anthropology.

2016d                             

 

Plenary Speaker. Hermosillo, Mexico. (funded)

2016c                              

 

Plenary Speaker. V Coloquio de Cambio y Variación Lingüística, Mexico City, Mexico. (funded)

2016b                             

 

Plenary Speaker. Language, Belonging, and Indexicality Conference, Oxford Universtiy. (funded)

2016a                              

 

Plenary Speaker. Symposium about Language and Society – Austin (funded)

2015e                              

 

The Interpretation of Non-Native Speakers in Police Encounters. Keynote Speaker, Georgetown University Round Table in Linguistics. Washington, D.C. (funded)

2015d                             

 

Police Stops and Non-(Native) Speakers of English. Plenary speaker. CLIC/LISO Conference. University of California at Santa Barbara (funded)

2015c                              

 

Latina/o Gangs and Identity in the United States. Keynote Speaker. Urban Fragmentations: Borders and Identity Conference. Humboldt University. Berlin, Germany (funded)

2015b                             

 

Chicano Rap in New Media.  Seminar at King’s College, London, UK. (funded)

2015a                              

 

Localism, New Media. Middlebury College, Vermont. (funded)

2015a                              

 

Localism, New Media. Middlebury College, Vermont. (funded)

2014f                              

 

University of Queensland Department of Anthropology Lecture. Brisbane, QLD, Australia (funded)

2014e                              

 

ANU Department of Linguistics Lecture. Canberra, ACT, Australia

2014d                             

 

ANU Dept. of Anthropology Colloquium. Canberra, ACT, Australia 

2014c                              

 

ANU Humanities Center lecture. Canberra, ACT, Australia (funded)

2014b                             

 

Kawaii Me not: Gender, Gangs and Language/Longing. UC - San Diego. (funded)

2014a                              

 

Plenary Speaker, The Ohio State University Congress on Hispanic Languages and Literaures. Columbus, OH. (funded)

2013h                              

 

Hemispheric Localism and Gang Membership among Latina/Latino Gangs in Northern California, Universitaet Bern, Department of English Linguistics. Bern, Switzerland (funded)

2013c                              

 

Arizona Englishes, Voice Onset Time, and Social Networks (Plenary Speaker) , Second Language Acquisition and Teaching Symposium, University of Arizona, Tucson.

2013b                              

 

Hemispheric Localism and Gang Membership among Latina/Latino Gangs in Northern California, University of California – Los Angeles, Department of Anthropology (funded)

2013a                              

 

Citizen Rage. Invited speaker, New York Academy of Sciences, Anthropology Section. (funded)

2012e                              

 

Plenary speaker, New Ways of Analyzing Variation Conference, Bloomington, IN. (funded) Talk title: Where does the Sociolinguistic Variable Start? Presentation available at: http://prezi.com/y5ji-kzpkiok/where-does-the-sociolinguistic-variable-start/?auth_key=0c235d5ca9db535f42912312e1fc79ff8c7529a8&kw=view-y5ji-kzpkiok&rc=ref-19313774

2012d                             

 

Hemispheric Localism and Gangs on YouTube, Emory University, Spanish Department and Anthropology Department (funded)

2012c                              

 

Where does the Sociolinguistic Variable Start?, Michigan State University, Departments of Linguistics and Anthropology (funded)

2012b                             

 

The Gesture-Intonation Interface, Columbia University-Barnard College, Department of Psychology (funded)

Invited Presentations and Workshops

2017c  

 

Invited Speaker.  University of Minnesota. (funded)

2017b                              

 

Invited Speaker. SDSU Linguistics. (funded)

2017a                              

 

Plenary speaker (planned) Berkeley Linguistics Society Conference (funded)

2016e                              

 

Invited speaker. UC San Diego Anthropology.

2016d                             

 

Plenary Speaker. Hermosillo, Mexico. (funded)

2016c                              

 

Plenary Speaker. V Coloquio de Cambio y Variación Lingüística, Mexico City, Mexico. (funded)

2016b                             

 

Plenary Speaker. Language, Belonging, and Indexicality Conference, Oxford Universtiy. (funded)

2016a                              

 

Plenary Speaker. Symposium about Language and Society – Austin (funded)

2015e                              

 

The Interpretation of Non-Native Speakers in Police Encounters. Keynote Speaker, Georgetown University Round Table in Linguistics. Washington, D.C. (funded)

2015d                             

 

Police Stops and Non-(Native) Speakers of English. Plenary speaker. CLIC/LISO Conference. University of California at Santa Barbara (funded)

2015c                              

 

Latina/o Gangs and Identity in the United States. Keynote Speaker. Urban Fragmentations: Borders and Identity Conference. Humboldt University. Berlin, Germany (funded)

2015b                             

 

Chicano Rap in New Media.  Seminar at King’s College, London, UK. (funded)

2015a                              

 

Localism, New Media. Middlebury College, Vermont. (funded)

2015a                              

 

Localism, New Media. Middlebury College, Vermont. (funded)

2014f                              

 

University of Queensland Department of Anthropology Lecture. Brisbane, QLD, Australia (funded)

2014e                              

 

ANU Department of Linguistics Lecture. Canberra, ACT, Australia

2014d                             

 

ANU Dept. of Anthropology Colloquium. Canberra, ACT, Australia 

2014c                              

 

ANU Humanities Center lecture. Canberra, ACT, Australia (funded)

2014b                             

 

Kawaii Me not: Gender, Gangs and Language/Longing. UC - San Diego. (funded)

2014a                              

 

Plenary Speaker, The Ohio State University Congress on Hispanic Languages and Literaures. Columbus, OH. (funded)

2013h                              

 

Hemispheric Localism and Gang Membership among Latina/Latino Gangs in Northern California, Universitaet Bern, Department of English Linguistics. Bern, Switzerland (funded)

2013c                              

 

Arizona Englishes, Voice Onset Time, and Social Networks (Plenary Speaker) , Second Language Acquisition and Teaching Symposium, University of Arizona, Tucson.

2013b                              

 

Hemispheric Localism and Gang Membership among Latina/Latino Gangs in Northern California, University of California – Los Angeles, Department of Anthropology (funded)

2013a                              

 

Citizen Rage. Invited speaker, New York Academy of Sciences, Anthropology Section. (funded)

2012e                              

 

Plenary speaker, New Ways of Analyzing Variation Conference, Bloomington, IN. (funded) Talk title: Where does the Sociolinguistic Variable Start? Presentation available at: http://prezi.com/y5ji-kzpkiok/where-does-the-sociolinguistic-variable-start/?auth_key=0c235d5ca9db535f42912312e1fc79ff8c7529a8&kw=view-y5ji-kzpkiok&rc=ref-19313774

2012d                             

 

Hemispheric Localism and Gangs on YouTube, Emory University, Spanish Department and Anthropology Department (funded)

2012c                              

 

Where does the Sociolinguistic Variable Start?, Michigan State University, Departments of Linguistics and Anthropology (funded)

2012b                             

 

The Gesture-Intonation Interface, Columbia University-Barnard College, Department of Psychology (funded)

2012a                              

 

Hemispheric Localism and Its Consequences, 6th International Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics. Tucson, Arizona. (funded)

2011b                              

 

Political Town Hall Meetings and Constituent Disagreement in American Politics, Interaction and Meaning Conference (I-Mean 3), University of Bristol, UK. (funded)     

2011a                              

 

Arizona Englishes: Voice Onset Timing, Perceptual Dialectology, and Social Networks in Tucson, AZ, Variation in Language Processing Conference (VaLP), Manchester, UK. (funded)

2010a                              

 

Face-Threatening Interactions between Constituents and a Congressman, University of Texas – Austin, Department of Linguistics (funded)

2009f                              

 

Face-Threatening Interactions between Constituents and a Congressman, University of California – Berkeley, Department of Linguistics (funded)

2009e                              

 

Biomechanics of Language and Gesture, UC San Diego: Sandrizona Conference Plenary (funded)

2009d                             

 

Norteño and Sureño Gangs on YouTube, UC Santa Barbara: Vox California Conference (funded)

2009c                              

 

Five Fields Update: Linguistic Anthropology. Invited panelist, Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. (funded)

2009b                             

 

Grammaticalization and Sociophonetics, Humboldt University Berlin (funded)

2009a                              

 

Chicano Gangs on YouTube, University of California – Berkeley, Center for Youth Studies (funded)

2008d                             

 

Homegirls: Language and Cultural Practices, American University of Paris, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies.

2008c                              

 

Sociophonetics and Conversation, ZAS, Humboldt University Berlin. (funded)

2008b                             

 

Memorialization and Material Culture among Latina Gang Girls, New York University Departments of Linguistics and Anthropology (funded)

2008a                              

 

Phonologization and Sociophonetics, Phonologization Conference, University of Chicago Linguistics. (funded)

2007b                             

 

Linguistic Variation in Micro-Time, CLASP conference, University of Colorado. (funded)

2007a                              

 

Convergent Approaches in the Study of Conversation and Sociophonetics (with special reference to exemplar theory). CLIC/LISO conference, UCSB (funded)

2006c                              

 

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Depts. Of Spanish, Linguistics, and Program in Latino Studies. (funded)

2006b                             

 

University of California – Santa Barbara. Department of Linguistics (funded)

2006a                              

 

Homegirls and their linguistic practice. New Mexico State University. Spanish Department. (funded)

2005h                             

 

Syntactic Variation Workshop Organizer. ZAS (Center for General Linguistics, Typology and Universals). Humboldt University Berlin. Berlin, Germany. (funded)

2005g                             

 

Smile Now Cry Later. University of Freiburg. Freiburg, Germany. (funded)

2005f                              

 

Phonetic Parameters in the Study of Social Variation. 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)

2005d  

 

Language and Politics in the United States. Department of Linguistics, University College Dublin. Dublin, Ireland. (funded)

2005c                              

 

Smile Now Cry Later: Acting Hardcore in a Chicano English Anti-Language. United Kingdom Language Variation and Change Conference. University of Aberdeen. Aberdeen, Scotland. (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.

2005a                              

 

Digital Fieldwork for Linguistic Anthropologists: A Demonstration. University of California-San Diego. Departments of Anthropology and Ethnic Studies. (funded)

Submitted, Refereed Presentations

2014                                

 

Society for Linguistic Anhropology Presidential Panel: On Mentoring and the Job Market. Organizer and Chair, American Anthropological Association.

2013                                

 

Society of Linguistic Anthropology Presidential Conversation: New Perspectives on Migration. Organizer and Chair, American Anthropological Association.

2012                                

 

Society of Linguistic Anthropology Presidential Panel: New Directions in Methodology. Organizer and Chair, American Anthropological Association.

2012                                

 

Expressing what’s at stake: the use of modal adjective extraposition in type 1 and 2 diabetes encounters. (2nd author, with Ashley Hesson) Georgetown University Round Table in Linguistics. Washington, D. C.

2011                                

 

Intertextuality, Historical Consciousness, and Virtual Geographies:

Chicano Rap Fan-Videos and Commentary on YouTube. American Anthropological Association.

2009b                             

 

Migration Panel, Invited Discussant. American Anthropological Association, Philadelhia, PA.

2009a                              

 

Language and Localism in New Media: English and Spanish in California Youth Subcultures on YouTube. United Kingdom Language Variation and Change Conference, York, UK.

2008                                

 

Language, Representation, and Virtual Geographies: Chicano-Gangster-Rap Fan-Videos and Commentary on YouTube. American Anthropological Association

2007b                             

 

Creaky Voice in Chola Narratives and Beyond. American Anthropological Association.

2007a                              

 

Modelling Synchrony and Entrainment for Sociolinguistic Variation. Poster Presentation. New Ways of Analyzing Variation.

2006                                

 

Semiotic Layering of Gesture and Intonation (with Stefanie Jannedy). Linguistic Society of America.

2005                                

 

Current Trends in Sociophonetics. American Anthropological Association.

 

FEDERAL

2014    

National Science Foundation Pre-dissertation Grant Awarded to doctoral student Molly Bloom working under my supervision. Project: Wheelchair Basketball and Disability Studies in Morocco.

2010                                

National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant: Youth in Debate with the West: Citizenship within and beyond the European Classroom. Grant awarded to doctoral student Maisa Taha working under my supervision.

STATE

2015-2017                      

 

Faculty Research Grant, UCLA

2015                                

 

Faculty Travel Grant, UCLA

2013                                

 

LGBTQ studies grant for research on New Media,  University of Arizona

2011                                

 

Cognitive Science GIDP, University of Arizona. Summer GRA grant

2009                                

 

Magellan Grant. Co Investigator: David Raichlen. Collaborative with faculty member at UA.

2009                                

 

Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Institute. Arizona Englishes Project. University of Arizona. (with Adam Ussishkin and Andy Wedel) 

 

2008                                

 

SBS Unit Research Activity Funding Grant. Co Investigator: Heidi Harley. Collaborative with faculty member at UA.

2004                                

 

Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Institute Small Grants Program. University of Arizona. For pilot research: Linguistic Dimensions of Latin American Immigration to Spain.

PRIVATE FOUNDATIONS AND DONORS

2018

                                

Mellon Foundation Grant. Allianance for Multicampus Inclusive Graduate Admissions. (co-PI)

2015    

                            

Gift from Patricia Anawalt (private donor) for the Mapping Language in Los Angeles project.

2012  

                              

Wenner Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant: Negotiating the Hierarchy of Languages in Ilocandia. Grant awarded to me as P.I. for doctoral student Dana Osborne working under my supervision.

2011-13                          

 

National Institute for Civil Discourse Inaugural Research Award for the Project “Citizen Rage: Representative-Constituent Face-Threatening Interactions in Town Hall Meetings.” 

2004                                

 

Media Scripts and Interpretive Processes in Arab Domestic Discourse. Wenner-Gren / 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. 

 

LOCAL/STATE OUTREACH 

(including media features)

2015    

Daily Bruin interview on gender bias in university teaching evaluations. http://dailybruin.com/2015/02/23/chloe-lew-evaluations-should-reflect-instruction-quality-not-gender-bias/

2014-present                  

Board Member, BICAS (Bicycle Community Arts and Salvage), Community nonprofit organization.

2013                                

Founding Member, Southern Arizona Women’s Foundation, Research and Public Policy Planning Council.

2012                                

Arizona Daily Star interview on the Public Sphere.

2011                                

Tucson Book Festival. Featured Author.

National & International Outreach

(including media features)

2016                                

Expert Witness -- Case of Bilingual Miranda Rights. State of Arizona.

2015                                

Wonderland magazine interview on Chola Style. Feb 2015.

2014                                

Opinion Piece in Arizona Daily Star: “Why do We Laud “Toughness’ in Politics?” Published March 21, 2014. http://azstarnet.com/news/opinion/norma-mendoza-denton-why-do-we-laud-toughness-in-politics/article_a8f0aae4-f2cb-5449-9315-1c6b6a2d57e1.html

2014                                

Television interview – KUAT-KUAZ, on Conflict in Town Hall Meetings. Initially aired on local NPR affiliates March 12, 2014, rebroadcast on NPR radio through the end of the year.

2012                                

Joint research with Melissa Iwai on Japanese-American English was featured on  KQED’s Forum with Michael Krazny, in a segment on California Accents. http://www.kqed.org/a/forum/R201212191000

2012                                

WBEZ Chicago NPR affiliate – Interview on Chicano English in Chicago, broadcast date mid-December 2012, project website: http://www.wbez.org/series/curious-city/chuh-kaw-go-what-do-you-really-sound-103361

2011                                

Profile in The Gunnery’s Alumni Magazine, https://portal.gunnery.org/NetCommunity/sslpage.aspx?pid=287&articleID=1731

2010                                

Joint research with Penny Eckert was featured in a Vanity Fair article by Christopher Hitchens in his column “On Language.” Article Title: “The Other L-Word.” http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/features/2010/01/hitchens-like-201001

2008                                

Legal Consultant on language issues. NBC/Telemundo.

2007                                

Specialized Consultation. Pro Bono. Southern Paiute Film. I helped the Southern Paiute tribe (in conjunction with the National Park Service and through the Bureau of Applied Anthropology) to develop a film on traditional Paiute weaving. I donated time and labor towards this project, and the use of my laboratory for editing and lab equipment for filming.

Summer 2006                

KQED (NPR affiliate) Interview on Forum: with Michael Krasny. San Francisco, CA. http://www.kqed.org/epArchive/R606161000

 

Membership in Professional Organizations

  • American Anthropological Association
     

  • Linguistic Society of America
     

  • Society for Linguistic Anthropology
     

  • Society for Visual Anthropology
     

  • International Gender and Language Association
     

  • Modern Language Association
     

  • Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social

Offices in Professional Organizations

2015-2017                      

Executive Board, Society for Visual Anthropology, American Anthropological Association

2013                                

Chair, Search Committee for new editor of Journal of Linguistic Anthropology

2011-2013                      

President, Society for Linguistic Anthropology, American Anthropological Association.

2010-2011                      

President-Elect, Society for Linguistic Anthropology, American Anthropological Association.

2006-2008                      

Executive Board member, Minority Seat, American Anthropological Association

2000-2002                      

Member, Committee for the Status of Women in Linguistics, Linguistic Society of America

 

Presses

American Ethnologist; Wiley/Blackwell Publishers; Cambridge University Press; Oxford University Press; The Ohio State University Press; Sage Publishers; Tilburg University Press, Netherlands, Routledge, Palgrave.

journals

Discourse and Society; Ethnos; Gender and Language, Hispanic Linguistics; Journal of Phonetics; Language; Language in Society; Language Variation and Change, Latino Studies; Narrative Inquiry, American Ethnologist, American Anthropologist.

Research Programs and Foundations

National Science Foundation (Anthropology and Linguistics Programs); Spencer Foundation Major Grants Program; Ford Foundation; School of American Research; Agence Nationale de Recherche, France; Swiss National Research Foundation; The Leverhulme Trust, United Kingdom.

conference reviews

American Anthropological Association, New Ways of Analyzing Variation, Linguistic Society of America, LSRL, Hispanic Linguistics

conference and
workshop organizations

2016                                

“Racialized State Violence in a Global Perspective,” sponsored by multiple departments in the Humanities and Soc ial and Behavioral Sciences. Co-Organizer, UCLA.

 

2015-2016                      

“Body Talk”  Workshop  Organizer. Center for Language Interaction and Culture, UCLA.

2013                                

Third Arizona Ethnographic Film Festival

2010                                

Second Arizona Ethnographic Film Festival

2009                                

First Sandrizona Conference. Faculty Advisor for graduate students

2008                                

Arizona Anthropology-Linguistics (AZ-ANLI) Conference

2007                                

First University of Arizona Ethnographic Film Festival

conference and
workshop organizations

2016-present                  

Editorial Board, Annual Review of Linguistics. Annual Reviews, Inc.

2007-2016                      

Co-Editor, New Directions in Ethnography Book Series. Wiley-Blackwell Publishers. 

2006-2011                      

Editorial Board, Journal of Sociolinguistics

2005-present                  

Editorial Board. Discourse and Culture Book Series. Wiley-Blackwell Publishers.

2001-2006                      

Associate Editor, Language: Journal of the Linguistic Society of America

2001-2005                      

International Advisory Board: Ethnos: Journal of Anthropology

2001-present                  

Editorial Board, Journal of Linguistic Anthropology

 

UCLA

department committees

2015-present                  

Member, Lemelson Undergraduate Program Committee

 

2014-present                  

Member, Awards Committee

 

2015-6                             

Member, Standing Review Committee

 

college committees

2016                                

Chicano Studies Research Center Faculty Advisory Committee

 

2014-Present                  

Member, Executive Committee, Center for Language, Interaction, and Culture.

 

national services

2013                                

Selection Committee, School for Anthropological Research, New Mexico.

2009-2010                      

Committee of Visitors, SBE Directorate National Science Foundation (Appointed member)

2008                                

Selection Committee. Ford Minority Predoctoral Fellowships. National Academies

2003-2006                      

Core Committee, Terascale Linguistics Project.  Representing the field of Linguistics to the National Science Foundation in working toward a new directorate-scale funding initiative.

 

2016                                

Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia. Curso magistral honorario invitado. México, D.F., México.

2014                                

Visiting Fellowship in the Humanities Research Center, Australian National University. Project title:  Latina/o Gangs on YouTube: Language, Localism, and Music Fandom in Social Media. Fellowship held in Summer 2014.

2012                                

Barbara Gordon Memorial Lecture: “Awarded to a distinguished scholar in Linguistics.” Florida International University.

2011b                             

National Institute for Civil Discourse Inaugural Research Award for the Project “Citizen Rage: Representative-Constituent Face-Threatening Interactions in Town Hall Meetings.” 

2011a                              

Academic Leadership Institute Fellow. University of Arizona

2007                                

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lecture. Department of Linguistics, University of Michigan.

2006                                

Invitation to be a Scholar-in-Residence, Spring Semester. Indiana University, Department of Spanish and Portuguese.

2003b                             

Humanities/Social and Behavioral Sciences Distinguished Scholar Lecture. University of Arizona.

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

2002                                

The Rockefeller Foundation. Bellagio Residency Fellowship. Villa Serbelloni, Bellagio, Italy. Summer 2002.

2000

Grinnell College Alumni Scholar. May 2000.

1995-1996                      

Spencer Dissertation Fellowship for Research Related to Education. The Spencer Foundation.

1995                                

Linguistic Institute Fellowship. Linguistic Society of America.

1994-1995                      

Dissertation Fellowship. Institute for Research on Women and Gender. Stanford University.

1991-1995                      

University Fellowship. Stanford University.

1991c                              

Best Undergraduate Paper in Sociology. Overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia: A Comparative Study of Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam. Iowa Sociological Association.

1991b                              

Phi Beta Kappa. Grinnell College Chapter.

1991a                              

Japanese Language Study Fellowship. Program for Institutional   Collaboration in Area Studies (PICAS).  University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

1990                                

Pi Sigma Alpha (National College Honor Society).

 

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Zia Khoshsirat

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