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Stephanie Keeney Parks



Contact Information

Email    skeeneyparks@ucla.edu
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Fields of Study

Medical/Psychological Anthropology and Linguistic Anthropology

Research

African Americans; African American literature; Black English; autism; disability; autism diagnosis;healthcare disparities; narrative; everyday family life; phenomenology; morality; United States

Conference Presentations

American Anthropological Association, Panel Presentation, Dec. 2017 African-American Parent Language in White Clinical Spaces as Competing Forms of “Local Knowledge”: Whuppins not Spankings Create Disparities

Advisors

Norma Mendoza-Denton
Linda Garro
Jason Throop
Samy H. Alim
Cheryl Mattingly

Degrees

MA Medical Anthropology, Creighton University (2017). Thesis: "Parenting Autism: An Exploratory Study of the Culture and Experience of African-American Parents of Children Diagnosed with Autism"