CU Faculty

David Boromisza-Habashi Department of Communication

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Specialization: ethnography of communication; cultural discourse analysis; moral and political discourse; folk metadiscourse; intercultural communication.

Esther Brown Department of Spanish and Portuguese

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Specialization: sociolinguistics; Spanish linguistics; language variation and change; Spanish in the United States; language and gender

Andrew Cowell Departments of Linguistics

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Specialization: linguistic anthropology; oral traditions, especially medieval and Native American; performance; language and literacy; Algonquian linguistics

Robert Craig Department of Communication

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Specialization: communication theory; social theory; discourse analysis; rhetoric; argumentation; group interaction

Elizabeth Dutro School of Education

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Specialization: critical discourse analysis; identities; affect; literacy; classroom discourse

Kathy Escamilla School of Education

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Specialization: second language acquisition; sociolinguistics and education; bilingual education (foundations and methods); ESL education

Michaele Ferguson Department of Political Science

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Specialization: contemporary political theory; democratic theory; philosophy of language; feminist theory

Barbara Fox Department of Linguistics

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Specialization: grammar and interaction; conversation analysis; discourse analysis; situated/distributed cognition

Kathryn GoldfarbDepartment of Anthropology

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Specialization: kinship; mental health; social determinants of health and well-being; semiotics and semiotic ideologies; narrative; engaged anthropology; anthropology of Japan

Kira Hall Program Director; Departments of Linguistics and Anthropology

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Specialization: sociolinguistics; linguistic anthropology; discourse analysis; language and identity; language, gender, and sexuality; language and globalization; South Asian languages, particularly Hindi

Liora Halperin Department of History and Jewish Studies Program

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Specialization: cultural history; language ideology; nationalism; Hebrew; Arabic; Yiddish; Zionism; Jewish history; Palestine/Israel

Leslie Irvine Department of Sociology

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Specialization: social psychology; narrative; self; human-animal interaction; qualitative methods; gender

Susan Jurow School of Education

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Specialization: learning, teaching; interaction analysis; microethnography; classroom-based research; anthropology of education

Sangbok Kim Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations

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Specialization: conversation; stance; reported speech; participation; story structure; embodiment; institutional talk; Korean language pedagogy; language learning technology; virtual conversation technology

Mark Knowles Anderson Language Technology Center (ALTEC)

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Specialization: student motivation; language learner identity; critical pedagogy; unconscious learning; teacher technical culture

sj Miller School of Education

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Specialization: anti-bullying studies; critical race theory; gender and education; literacy; queer studies; secondary English language arts; social justice; sociocultural theories and perspectives; teacher education; urban education; writing education.

Kevin O’Connor School of Education

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Specialization: communication, cognition, and learning; human action; sociocultural theories of communication; learning as socioculturally organized phenomena; learning and identity; discourse and interaction; qualitative and interpretive research methods

Scott Ortman Department of Anthropology

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Specialization: cognitive linguistics; conceptual metaphor; semantic change; linguistic prehistory; language and culture.

Gail Ramsberger Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Science

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Specialization: language and cognitive disorders; aphasia; conversational interaction

Chase Raymond Department of Spanish and Portuguese and Department of Linguistics

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Specialization: conversation analysis; interaction and grammar; institutional talk; sociolinguistics; identity; mixed-methods approaches; research methods; Spanish and Spanish in the United States.

Javier Rivas Department of Spanish and Portuguese

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Specialization: language variation and change; grammaticalization; functional syntax; usage-based approaches; Hispanic linguistics

Artemi Romanov Department of Germanic and Slavic

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Specialization: sociolinguistics; intergenerational communication; youth slang; language policy; lexicology (lexical borrowings); second language acquisition

David Rood Department of Linguistics

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Specialization: anthropological linguistics; endangered languages; ESL; Siouan and Caddoan languages

Brenda Schick Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Science

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Specialization: sign language development; sign language acquisition; ASL; child language acquisition

Natasha Shrikant Department of Communication

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Specialization: communication; identity; culture; race and ethnicity; discourse analysis; ethnography; organizations.

Leah SprainDepartment of Communication

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Specialization: democratic engagement; democratic action; language and social interaction; deliberation, environmental communication and social movement activism.

Daniel SzafirATLAS Institute and Department of Computer Science

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Specialization: human-robot interaction; human-computer interaction; design; interaction in virtual and augmented reality; collaborative technologies; activity recognition.

Karen Tracy Department of Communication

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Specialization: discourse analysis; face and identity work; language and social interaction in institutional settings, particularly education governance, police-citizens exchanges, and academic meetings

Christine Yoshinaga-Itano Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Science

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Specialization: language acquisition; language development of hearing impaired children

 

Affiliated Faculty from Other Institutions

Rebecca Forgash Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Metropolitan State University of Denver

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Specialization: linguistic anthropology; ethnographic field methods; language and affect/emotion; state and institutional discourses; language and power

Andrew Pantos Department of English, Metropolitan State University of Denver

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Specialization: language attitudes; foreign accent; sociophonetics; language and gender; language and sexuality

Christof Demont-Heinrich Film & Media Studies, University of Denver

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Specialization: linguistic and cultural dimensions of globalization; English language hegemony; transnational and national identity; role of media discourse in reproduction of and resistance to (global) cultural hegemony; international media; new media; social and cultural theory

Christina Leza Department of Anthropology, Colorado College

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Specialization: linguistic anthropology, discourse and ideology, identity construction, race and ethnicity, grassroots activism, performance, cognitive anthropology, indigenous peoples of the Americas, U.S.-Mexico border