LISO Faculty, Visiting Scholars & Alumni

Below is a list of the LISO faculty and their areas of interest and specializations. Click on names of faculty to go to their departmental web pages for further contact information.


  • Professor Emeritus
  • Department of Anthropology
  • UC Berkeley

Sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, urban anthropology, discourse analysis; India, Northwestern Europe, U.S.

  • Department of Linguistics

interactional linguistics, emergent grammar, interaction and grammar

  • Department of Sociology

conversation analysis, ethnomethodology, interaction and social structure

  • Department of Sociology

conversation analysis, emergency calls to the police, social life of very young children, talk and identity