CLIC-Affiliated Graduate Students

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Amanda Jean Bailey (Anthropology)

ajbailey [at] ucla.edu

Fields of Study
Language Revitalization, Visual Anthropology, Indigenous Education
Research Focus
Narrative and Healing, Identity and Place, Urban Indigenous Communities, Art Communities, Tribal Colleges, Sign languages, Gesture, Oaxaca (Mexico), Montana, Los Angeles
Website
http://www.anthro.ucla.edu/grads/amanda-jean-bailey

Kerby Bennett (Anthropology)

kerbybennett [at] gmail.com
kebennett [at] ucla.edu

Fields of Study
Language Ideologies, Medical Anthropology, Anthropology of Disability and Illness
Research Focus
Chronic Illness, Type 1 Diabetes, Medical Discourse

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Molly Josette Bloom (Anthropology)

mjbloom [at] ucla.edu

Fields of Study
Language and Identity, Disability Studies, “Native” Ethnography
Research Focus
Disabled Athletes, United States, Morocco, English and Moroccan Arabic
Website
http://www.anthro.ucla.edu/grads/molly-josette-bloom

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Hannah Carlan (Anthropology)

hannahcarlan [at] ucla.edu

Fields of Study
Linguistic and Sociocultural Anthropology, Language and Media, Gender Studies
Research Focus
Gender Violence Activism, Mass and Social Media, NGOs, Hindi and English, New Delhi, India
Website
http://www.anthro.ucla.edu/grads/hannah-carlan

Elizabeth Carter (Asian Languages and Cultures)

lizbcarter [at] ucla.edu

Fields of Study
Corpus Linguistics, Conversation Analysis, Forensic Linguistics
Research Focus
Criminal Trials in Mainland China

Spencer Chen (Anthropology)

scchen0918 [at] ucla.edu

Fields of Study
Language Ideologies, Linguistic Anthropology, and Media Anthropology
Research Focus
Cultural production, voice-acting, dubbing, transcreation, perceptual dialectology
Website
http://www.anthro.ucla.edu/grads/spencer-c-chen

Keith Cox (Sociology)

kgcox [at] ucla.edu

Fields of Study
Medical Sociology, Conversation Analysis, Ethnomethodology
Research Focus
Doctor-Patient Interaction, Diagnostic Uncertainty, Treatment Recommendation, and Contingency Planning
Website
http://www.sociology.ucla.edu/grads/keith-cox

Lilit Ghazaryan (Anthropology)

ghazaryanl [at] ucla.edu

Fields of Study
Linguistic Anthropology, Language Socialization, Multilingualism
Research Focus 
Metalinguistic awareness, peer-group socialization among children, Armenian-American community in Los Angeles

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Amelia Hill (Sociology)

amjhill [at] ucla.edu

Fields of Study
Conversation Analysis, Sociology, Gender Studies
Research Focus 
Social Categorization and Inequality, Gender, Race
Website
http://www.sociology.ucla.edu/grads/amelia-hill

Rebecca Kaufman (Sociology)

rkaufmanr [a] gmail.com

Fields of Study
Medical Sociology, Ethnography

Research Focus
Reproducion, Doctor-Patient Interaction

Website
https://soc.ucla.edu/grads/rebecca-kaufman

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Ruey-Ying Liu (Sociology)

rueyying [at] ucla.edu

Fields of Study
Conversation Analysis
Research Focus
Research Focus: Interpreter-Mediated Interaction, Parent-Child Interaction, Child Socialization, Bilingualism
Website
http://www.sociology.ucla.edu/grads/ruey-ying-liu

Abigail Mack (Anthropology)

ajanemack [at] ucla.edu

Fields of Study
Psychological and Medical Anthropology
Research Focus
Writs of Habeas Corpus, Medical and Legal Decision Making, Mental Health Law
Website
http://www.anthro.ucla.edu/grads/abigail-mack

Saskia Maltz (Sociology)

smaltz [at] ucla.edu

Fields of Study
Conversation Analysis, Medical Sociology, Science and Technology Studies
Research Focus
Doctor-patient communication, diagnostic technologies, expertise, decision-making
Website
http://www.soc.ucla.edu/grads/saskia-maltz

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Amanda McArthur (Sociology)

ammcarth [at] ucla.edu

Fields of Study
Conversation Analysis, Medical Sociology
Research Focus
Doctor-Patient Communication, Primary Care, Diagnosis, Touch & Multimodality
Website
http://www.sociology.ucla.edu/grads/amanda-mcarthur

Reem Mehdoui (Anthropolgy)

reemmehdoui [at] yahoo.com

Fields of Study
Linguistic Anthropology, Language Ideologies, Language Socialization, Language and Identity, Anthropology of Education
Research Focus
Multilingualism, education, political economies, neoliberalism, high schools, eliteness, North Africa, Tunisia
Website
https://anthro.ucla.edu/grads/reem-mehdoui

Kristella Montiegel (Sociology)

kmontiegel [at] ucla.edu

Fields of Study
Conversation Analysis, Ethnomethodology, Media and Communication
Research Focus
Early education of Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing children, childhood socialization, classroom interaction
Website
https://soc.ucla.edu/grads/kristella-montiegel

Luis-Manuel Olguin (Sociology)

lmolguin [at] ucla.edu

Fields of Study
Conversation Analysis, Sociocultural Linguistics, Ethnomethodology
Research Focus
Latin American Spanish talk-in-interaction, press-state relations, political corruption, and the morality of social institutions
Website
https://soc.ucla.edu/grads/lmolguin

Sonya Rao (Anthropology)

sonyarao [at] ucla.edu

Fields of Study
Language Ideologies, Language Access, Language Policy
Research Focus
Interpreters in Immigration Court, Access to Interpreters, Political Economies and Neoliberalism, Life History, the State
Website
www.sonyarao.net

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Tyanna Slobe (Anthropology)

tyanna [at] ucla.edu

Fields of Study
Linguistic Anthropology, Comparative Anthropology, Language and Embodiment
Research Focus
Socioeconomic Mobility, Middle Schools, Adults, Fieldwork in Los Angeles & Santiago, Chile
Website
http://ucla.academia.edu/TyannaSlobe

Caroline Tietbohl (Sociology)

ctietbohl [at] ucla.edu

Fields of Study
Medical Sociology, Conversation Analysis, Ethnography
Research Focus
Aging, Health & Illness, Doctor-Patient Interaction, Decision-Making
Website
http://www.sociology.ucla.edu/grads/caroline-tietbohl

Helen Wan (Asian Languages and Cultures)

helenwan [at] ucla.edu

Fields of Study
Sociolinguistics, Language and Identity, Corpus Linguistics
Research Focus
Political discourse in Hong Kong, cross-cultural media and gender studies, Cantonese Linguistics

Yan Zhou (Asian Languages and Cultures)

yz007 [at] ucla.edu

Fields of Study
Chinese Linguistics, Interactional Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Corpus Linguistics
Research Focus
Modality, government-mass communication, second language classroom interaction
Website
http://www.alc.ucla.edu/person/yan-zhou/