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Ph.D. Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

Concentration in Sociolinguistics. Dissertation title: Telling Disability: Identity construction in personal and vicarious narratives. Advisor: Dr. Heidi Hamilton

M.St. University of Oxford, United Kingdom.

Concentration in Sociolinguistics and Pragmatics. Thesis title: Be + like: A pragmatic approach to the quotative. Advisors: Dr. Deborah Cameron and Dr. David Cram

B.A. The College of William and Mary, Virginia.

Concentration in Linguistics and History. Thesis title: Prayer as Narrative in the 1549 English Book of Common Prayer. Advisor: Dr. Talbot Taylor

Recent Publications

In press. An Imagined Community of Practice: Online discourse among wheelchair users. University of Bern. Linguistik Online

Forthcoming. Disseminating research on disability. Discourse Studies in Diverse Settings. Ed. L.G. Alatriste. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

2015. Positioning selves with physical disabilities in narrative. Linking Discourse Studies to Professional Practice . Ed. L. G. Alatriste. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

Recent Conference Papers

An Imagined Community of Practice: Online discourse among wheelchair users. Presented at the 3rd International Conference on Language, Linguistics, Literature, and Translation, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman. November 2016.

'Everything is in working order': Wheelchair users' narratives of gender and sexuality. Presented to the American Anthropological Association, Denver, CO. November 2015.

'You can use your feet or your hands': Gesture in discourse about physical disabilities. Presented to the American Association for Applied Linguistics, Toronto, ON. March 2015.

Negotiating Talk about Disability: Epistemic authority in the midst of diversity. Presented at the Georgetown University Round Table on Language and Linguistics, Washington, D.C. March 2015.

'I'm the one in the chair': Wheelchairs as a resource for identity construction. Presentation to the American Association for Applied Linguistics, Portland. March 2014.