Linguistic variation and identity; embodiment; prosody; interaction in institutions; language and gender; adolescence; high schools; youth political participation; Santiago, Chile; Los Angeles, CA
Linguistic Anthropology; Visual Anthropology
Slobe, Tyanna (2018). Style, Stance, and Social Meaning in Mock White Girl. Language In Society 47(4).
Slobe, Tyanna (2016). Creepy-Ass Cracker in post-racial America: Don West’s examination of Rachel Jeantel in the George Zimmerman murder trial. Text & Talk 36(5): 613-635.
Awards & Grants
National Science Foundation, Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant
UCLA Graduate Research Mentorship
UCLA International Institute Fieldwork Fellowship
International Gender and Language Association, Best Graduate Student Paper
UCLA Center for the Study of Women, Honorable Mention for Best Graduate Student Paper