|Present||Professor, Anthropology, University of Northern Iowa ‐ Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology|
Honors and Awards
- College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Award for Outstanding Teaching 2010
- Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
- Language & Culture
- Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective
- Psychological Anthropology
|1996||PhD, University of Texas at Austin ‐ Anthropology|
|1992||MA, University of Texas at Austin ‐ Anthropology|
|1987||B.A., Oberlin College|
University of Northern Iowa
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Speaking politely, kindly, and beautifully: Ideologies of politeness in Japanese ...
Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication (2013)
In recent years, politeness theory has increasingly focused on speakers’ own conceptualizations of polite behavior, viewing politeness concepts as a ...
Formulaic Expressions, Chinese Proverbs, and Newspaper Editorials: Exploring Type and ...
Journal of Linguistic Anthropology (2006)
This article elucidates the distinction between type and token interdiscursivity (Silverstein 2005) through an analysis of Japanese wedding speeches. Type ...
Contributions to Books (3)
Contribution to Book
Bowing Incorrectly: Aesthetic Labor and Expert Knowledge in Japanese Business ...
Japanese at Work: Politeness, Power and Personae in Japanese Workplace Discourse (2018)
Drawing on participant-observation of five different training courses, this chapter analyzes the ideology and pedagogy of business etiquette training for ...