Advancing excellence through faculty diversity

Kendra Calhoun

Education:

B.A., English Language and Literature, and B.A., Experimental Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia; M.A., Linguistics, University of California, Santa Barbara; Ph.D., Linguistics, University of California, Santa Barbara

Dissertation:

Competing Discourses of Diversity and Inclusion in U.S. Higher Education: Institutional Rhetoric and Graduate Student Narratives at Two Minority Serving Institutions

Thesis Advisor:

Mary Bucholtz, Professor of Linguistics, University of California, Santa Barbara

Research Topic:

Analyzing the digital documentation of African American Language, Black culture, and Black life on social media

Mentor:

H. Samy Alim, Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles

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