Fields of Study
Conversation Analysis, Medical Sociology
(submitted for publication) Getting pain on the table in primary care physical exams.
(in preparation) Coordinating touch and talk in medical examinations.
Grants and Awards
UCLA Graduate Summer Research Mentorship - 2016
UCLA Constantine and Perina Panunizo Fellowship - 2015
Sally Casanova California Pre-Doctoral Scholarship - 2013-2014
CSUN Graduate Fellowship for Research & Creative Activity - 2013
Fulbright English Teaching Assistanship - 2009-2010
National Communication Association 102nd Annual Convention. Locating pain as an interactional achievement: Coordinating touch and talk in medical examinations. Philadelphia, PA; November 10, 2016.
American Sociological Association 111th Annual Meeting. Negotiating the pain search in primary care physical exams. Seattle, WA; August 21, 2016.
University of California, Santa Barbara's Language, Interaction, and Social Organization "Language and the Body Day." Locating pain as an interactional achievement: Coordinating touch and talk in medical examinations. Santa Barbara, CA; March 11, 2016.
International Conference on Conversation Analysis. “I don’t like your face!” A sequential analysis of enactments of dementia behavior among long-term caregivers. Los Angeles, CA; June 27, 2014.
John Heritage, Tanya Stivers
M.A. Sociology - University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - 2016
M.A. Linguistics - California State University, Northridge (CSUN) - 2014
B.A. English - Drexel University - 2009