Katrina Daly Thompson

Position title: Professor

Email: katrina.daly.thompson@wisc.edu

Address:
1464 Van Hise

Department of African Cultural Studies

Teaching

Advising

Dr. Thompson works with students interested in conducting research in the areas of African languages, critical applied linguistics, language and gender/sexuality, cultural approaches to discourse,  discourse-centered approaches to culture, and linguistic ethnography. They have supervised recent dissertations addressing the following topics:

  • Discourses of discrimination among Iranian migrants in Germany
  • Narrative and discursive practices in the Rwandan diaspora surrounding the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi
  • Use of non-Standard Yoruba in Yoruba-language classrooms in Nigeria
  • Language ideologies and multilingual practices in a Yoruba study abroad program
  • Codeswitching in Indonesian popular texts