Grad Students

Amanda McArthur



Contact Information

Email    ammcarth [at] ucla.edu
Office  Not Available

Fields of Study

Conversation Analysis, Medical Sociology

Publications

(under review) Getting pain on the table in primary care physical exams.

(under review) Touch and expertise during question-response sequences about pain in medical examinations.

(in preparation) Formulating diagnoses: The effects of wording on patient confidence.

Grants and Awards

UCLA Graduate Summer Research Mentorship - 2016 & 2017

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

Conference Presentations

15th International Pragmatics Conference. Displaying pain in response to a doctor’s touch: One resource for delivering unsolicited pain information in primary care physical exams. Panel: Emotion as an action-oriented resource in interaction. Belfast, Northern Ireland; July 20, 2017.

International Meeting on Conversation Analysis and Clinical Encounters. Preliminary diagnosis in acute primary care encounters. Bristol, England; July 13, 2017.

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.

Advisors

John Heritage, Tanya Stivers

Degrees

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