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Molly Josette Bloom

Contact Information

Email    mjbloom@ucla.edu
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Fields of Study

Linguistic Anthropology


Disability; wheelchair athletes; supercrips; masculinity; the body; language; multimodality; conversation analysis; United States; Morocco

Grants and Awards

2013 - National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

2013 - Peter W. Likins Graduate Research Fellowship, Honorable Mention

2013 - FLAS Summer Fellowship

Conference Presentations

2014, Sandrizona Linguistic Anthropology Conference, San Diego, "Disability and Gender in Wheelchair Talk: Language and Identity on a Women's Wheelchair Basketball Team"

2013, Sandrizona Linguistic Anthropology Conference, Tucson, “Communicating Disability; An Ethnographic Study of the University of a Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Team"

2012, Society for Disability Studies Conference, Denver, with Mallory Nelson, “ADA Generation & Community: Developing Strategies to Bring the ADA Generation into the Conversation"


Norma Mendoza-Denton
Marjorie Harness Goodwin
Jennifer Jackson


B.A. Linguistics, University of Colorado at Boulder (2011)
M.A. Anthropology, University of Arizona (2014)