2021                Millennials Talking Media: Creating Intertextual Identities in Everyday Conversation, Oxford University Press.


2023               “A radical point of view”:  The discursive construction of the political identity of  student activists. Discourse & Society, 34(6).

2023                Contextualization cues for media references in everyday conversation, Language and Communication, 88: 99-110. Download the PDF.

2022                The epistemics of authentication and denaturalization in the construction of identities, Language in Society. 1-24. Download the PDF.

2021                ‘Nasty question’ and ‘fake news’: Metadiscourse as a resource for denying accusations of racism in Donald Trump’s political discourse (co-authored with Natasha Shrikant). Howard Journal of Communications, 33(2): 119-139. Download the PDF.      

2021               A Mexican Autodefensa Facebook Group’s use of Binarity, Legitimization Strategies, and Topoi of Religion, Family and Struggle. Discourse, Context & Media, 42. Download the PDF.

2019                Linguistic and ethnic media stereotypes in everyday talk: Humor and identity construction among friends for humor and identity construction. Journal of Pragmatics, 152: 186-199. Download the PDF.

2017                “Buffy sings to Cody”: A multimodal analysis of mother and pre-lingual-infant question–response sequences. Journal of Pragmatics, 110: 50-62. Download the PDF.

2016                 Playing out loud: Videogame texts as resources in friend interaction for managing frames, epistemics, and group identityLanguage in Society 45(2):217-245. Download the PDF.

2016                Intertextual media references as resources for managing frames, epistemics, and identity in conversation among friends. PhD Dissertation, Georgetown University. Download the PDF.

Book Chapter

2020                “Fake alignments” (co-authored with Natasha Shrikant). Language in the Trump Era: Scandals and Emergencies, Janet McIntosh and Norma Mendoza-Denton. Download the PDF.

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Conference Proceedings

2014                The epistemics of identity and place. (co-authored with Alexandra Botti), Linguistic Society of America 2014 Conference Proceedings. Download the PDF.

Book Review

2014               Book note: Labov: A guide for the perplexed by Matthew J. Gordon (2013), Language in Society, 43(4): 478-479. Download the PDF.

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