2013 CONFERENCE PRESENTER
MA Student in Linguistics, MA in Language and Communication
Alison DeBoer is an MA student in the Linguistics (Language and Communication) program at Georgetown University. Alison has taken courses in Discourse Analysis, Ethnography, Statistics, and Social Network Analysis. She is particularly interested in the combination of qualitative and quantitative data. Previous research includes topics such as gendered differences in narratives, overlapping speech and conversational style, group norms of a local running club, and referring terms used to talk about a Washington, DC neighborhood. Alison is also the Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions for the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Georgetown where she reviews domestic and international credentials and applications, advises prospective students, and oversees many of the technical operations of the office.
How (and why) do we link on LinkedIn? Interactional Sociolinguistics and Social Networking
Presenter(s): Anna Marie Trester, Director, MA Program in Language and Communication (MLC), Georgetown University; Alexandra Botti, MA Student in Linguistics, Language and Communication (MLC); Alison DeBoer MA Student in Linguistics, MA in Language and Communication (MLC); and Alicia Ward, Immigration and Compliance Coordinator, Office of International Programs, Georgetown University
Delivery: Skills Workshop
Keyword(s): Cultural Diplomacy/ Cultural Media