Professor of Anthropology and Linguistics at the University of Michigan; University Diversity and Social Transformation Professor
1085 S. University Ave., Ann Arbor MI 48109-1107
Native American Studies
Ph.D. University of Arizona (Anthropology and Linguistics), 2001
My current research and teaching focus on representations and performances of linguistic difference in the management of social inequality. I also continue to work on projects in the Yukon Territory in collaboration with colleagues at the University of British Columbia, teachers and administrators at the Department of Education (Yukon), and Dene First Nations.
- Faculty: Native American Studies (NAS)
- Faculty: Department of Linguistics
- Faculty: Department of Anthropology
- National Endowment for the Humanities
- Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship for Junior Faculty, National Science Foundation
- Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council/Conseil de Recherches en Sciences Humaines Partnership Grant (co-PI: Patrick Moore), Wenner-Gren Foundation
- The 2012 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Award.