Professor of Anthropology

paughal@jmu.edu

Contact Info

Education

M.A., Ph.D. New York University
B.A. Rutgers University

Teaching

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

Research

Language and identity; language socialization; multilingualism; creole languages and cultures; work and family; Dominica, Caribbean; Los Angeles, California.

Publications

2017. Invited update and revision of "Language Socialization in Working Families." In Encyclopedia of Language and Education, Volume 8: Language Socialization. 3rd edition. Patricia A. Duff and Stephen May, eds. Published online. New York: Springer. Print version to be published in 2018.

2016. Reprint of "What Words Bring to the Table: The Linguistic Anthropological Toolkit as Applied to the Study of Food," with Jillian Cavanaugh, Kathleen Riley, Alexandra Jaffe, Christine Jordan, and Martha Karrebaek. In Open Anthropology, Theme: Food Anthropology, Jason Antrosio and Sallie Han, eds., 4(2): Online. First published in Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 24(1), 2014.

2016. "Language Socialization." In The Routledge Handbook of Linguistic Anthropology, Nancy Bonvillian, ed. Pp. 125-139. New York and London: Routledge.

2014. "What Words Bring to the Table: The Linguistic Anthropological Toolkit as Applied to the Study of Food," with Jillian Cavanaugh, Kathleen Riley, Alexandra Jaffe, Christine Jourdan, and Martha Karrebeak. Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 24(1): 83-96.

2012. Playing with Languages: Children and Change in a Caribbean Village. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books. 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.

2007. “Everyday Moments: Finding ‘Quality Time’ in American Working Families,” with Tamar Kremer-Sadlik. Time & Society 16(2/3):287-308.

2005. “Multilingual Play: Children’s Code-switching, Role Play, and Agency in Dominica, West Indies.” Language in Society 34(1):63-86.

2005. “Learning about Work at Dinnertime: Language Socialization in Dual-Earner American Families.” Discourse & Society 16(1):55-78.

2005. “Acting Adult: Language Socialization, Shift, and Ideologies in Dominica, West Indies.” In Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Bilingualism. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

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