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Professor Diana Boxer

Education: PhD in Educational Linguistics from University of Pennsylvania

Affiliation: University of Florida, USA

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Department of Linguistics

University of Florida

4131 Turlington Hali

Gainesville, FL32611-5454

USA

Phone: +1-352-294-7449

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Email: dboxer@ufl.edu

Web: http://www.clas.ufl.edu/users/dboxer


Vita

Diana Boxer is Professor of Linguistics and member of the Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars at the University of Florida. Her teaching and research focus on gender and language, discourse analysis and pragmatics, sociolinguistics, second language acquisition, and the ethnography of communication. Her new book, published last year, is The Lost Art of the Good Schmooze: Building Rapport and Defusing Conflict in Everyday and Public Talk. She is also the author of Complaining and Commiserating: A Speech Act View of Solidarity in Spoken American English (1993), Applying Sociolinguistics: Domains and Face-to-Face Interaction (2002), and the co-edited collection (with Andrew D. Cohen), Studying Speaking to Inform Second Language Learning (2004). Her new book, Discourse, Politics, and Women as Global Leaders, is in press by John Benjamins (co-edited with John Wilson Ulster). She has published articles on the pragmatics of face-to-face discourse in several edited collections and in such venues as the Journal of Pragmatics, Discourse and Society, Text, TESOL Quarterly, ELT Journal, Multilingua, Women and Language, and Gender and Language. Her most recent book (co-edited with John Wilsonco) is Discourse, Politics and Women as Global Leaders.

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