In The Media

A Way With Words Radio Show and Podcast

I am a Production Assistant for A Way With Words Radio Show and Podcast. A Way with Words is about language examined through history, culture, and family. Each week, you'll hear about slang, old sayings, new words, grammar, word origins, regional dialects, and family expressions. Find out when A Way With Words is broadcasting on your local radio station here, or check us out on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you listen to podcasts!


History of LOL

I recently contributed to an article about the History of LOL for Nerdist along with Kendra Calhoun and Gretchen McCulloch. Click the link to read it!


We Are What We Speak Docuseries

I am a part of the docuseries We Are What We Speak, which unpacks how language can reveal deep, everyday truths about how we see and navigate the world around us. Check out the promo here!


On Biracial Identity

I was interviewed about what it's like to be biracial in the United States and to talk (or not talk) to my white family members about race in America. Click these links to check out the Huffington Post article and the ABC 7 Windy City LIVE interview.


Background Image from: Visiting one of my best friends and dearest colleagues, Tyanna Slobe, UCLA PhD Candidate in Linguistic Anthropology, at her fieldsite in Chile. This image is from kayaking at Grey Glacier in the Southern Patagonian Ice Field, March 2019