Book Manuscript

Looking like a Language, Sounding like a Race: Inequality and Ingenuity in the Learning of Latina/o Identities. Under contract with Oxford University Press with a planned April 2016 publication.


2015. Undoing Appropriateness: Raciolinguistic Ideologies and Language Diversity in Education. Harvard Educational Review. 85(2):149-171.

2015. Hearing Language Gaps and Reproducing Social Inequality. In “Invited Forum: Bridging the ‘Language Gap.’” Journal of Linguistic Anthropology. 25(1):77-79. (Co-authored with Nelson Flores)

2015. #Ferguson: Digital Protest, Hashtag Ethnography, and the Racial Politics of Social Media in the United States. American Ethnologist. 42(1):4-17. (Co-authored with Yarimar Bonilla)

2015. Rethinking Gaps: Languages and Literacies in Participatory Cultures. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy. 58(5):372-374. (Co-authored with Korina Jocson)

2014. Language as a Sign of Immigration? American Anthropologist. 161(1):156-157.

Under Revision. Standardization, Racialization, “Langaugelessness.” Under review with the Journal of Linguistic Anthropology. 39 pp. (Submitted June 2014; requested for resubmission December 2014)


2015. Complicating Black and Brown Solidarity: Racial Positioning and Re-Positioning in “Post-Racial America.” In The Assault on Communities of Color: Exploring the Realities of Race-Based Violence, edited by K. J. Fasching-Varner, N. Hartlep, K. A. Albert, C. Hayes, R. Mitchell, G. R. Martin, C. E. Matias, and C. Allen. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield. Pp. 13-17. (Co-authored with Jason Irizarry)

2014. Nuevo Chicago?: Language, Diaspora, and Latina/o Panethnic Formations. In Sociolinguistics of Diaspora: Latino Practices, Identities, and Ideologies, edited by Rosina Marquez and Luisa Martín Rojo. New York, NY: Routledge. Pp. 31-47.

2014. Learning Ethnolinguistic Borders: Language and Diaspora in the Socialization of U.S. Latinas/os. In Diaspora Studies in Education: Toward a Framework for Understanding the Experiences of Transnational Communities, edited by Rosalie Rolón-Dow and Jason G. Irizarry. New York, NY: Peter Lang Publishing. Pp. 39-60.

Forthcoming. Language Ideologies. In Oxford Handbook of Language and Society, edited by Ofelia García, Nelson Flores, and Massimiliano Spotti. New York: Oxford University Press. (Accepted February 2015; co-authored with Christa Burdick)

Forthcoming. From Mock Spanish to Inverted Spanglish: Language Ideologies and the Racialization of U.S. Latinas/os. In Racing Language, Languaging Race, edited by H. Samy Alim, John Rickford, and Arnetha Ball. Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press. (Accepted March 2014)

Commentaries, Reviews, and Blog Posts

2015. The Raciolinguistic Catch-22. The Blog of Harvard Education Publishing. (Co-authored with Nelson Flores)

2014. Review of Living Language: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology, by Laura Ahearn. Journal of Linguistic Anthropology. 24(3):364-365.

2012. Contesting Representations of Immigration. Anthropology News. 53(8):s13-14

2011. Relative Value of Languages. Anthropology News. 52(4):3-4.