Dr. Amy Paugh
Professor of Anthropology
Office Location: Sheldon 203
M.A., Ph.D. New York University
Cultural Anthropology, Language and Culture, Creole Cultures and Languages, Ethnographic Experience in Dominica, Anthropology of Narrative, Peoples and Cultures of Latin America and the Caribbean
Language and identity; language socialization; multilingualism; creole languages and cultures; work and family; Dominica, Caribbean; Los Angeles, California.
2012. Playing with Languages: Children and Change in a Caribbean Village. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books. http://www.berghahnbooks.com/title.php?rowtag=PaughPlaying
2012. “Speculating about Work: Dinnertime Narratives among Dual-earner American Families.” Text & Talk 32(5):615–636.
2012. “Language Learning.” In Oxford Bibliographies Online: Childhood Studies. Heather Montgomery, ed. New York: Oxford University Press. www.oxfordbibliographies.com
2011. “Local Theories of Child Rearing.” In The Handbook of Language Socialization. Alessandro Duranti, Elinor Ochs, and Bambi B. Schieffelin, eds. Pp. 150-168. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.
2011. Reprint of “Multilingual Play: Children’s Code-switching, Role Play, and Agency in Dominica, West Indies.” In Anthropological Linguistics: Theories and Practices. Critical Concepts in Language Studies Series. Bambi Schieffelin and Paul Garrett, eds. Pp. 377-401. New York: Routledge.
2009. “Why is this a Battle Every Night?: Negotiating Food and Eating in American Dinnertime Interaction,” with Carolina Izquierdo. Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 19(2):185-204.
2008. “Language Socialization in Working Families.” In Encyclopedia of Language and Education, Volume 8: Language Socialization. Patricia Duff & Nancy Hornberger, eds. Pp. 101-113. New York: Springer.