Janie Lee is interested in the ways in which social relations are constructed, maintained, and subverted by language use and language ideology. Using methods of ethnography and discourse analysis, she examines how political discourse and everyday interaction formulate notions of nation, citizenship, and race in contemporary United States. Her mostly frequently taught courses include Introduction to Linguistics, Introduction to Sociolinguistics and Anthropological Linguistics, Language and Race, and Language and Gender. Website.
B.A., Ewha Women’s University, South Korea; M.A., Ph.D., University of California at Santa Barbara. UMW Directory Profile.