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Angela Reyes

Dept. of English and PhD Studies | Hunter College/CUNY Grad Center

Angela Reyes is Associate Professor of Linguistics in the Department of English at Hunter College, CUNY, and Doctoral Faculty in the Ph.D. Program in Anthropology at the Graduate Center, CUNY. She received her Ph.D. in Educational Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania in 2003. Her areas are sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, linguistic anthropology, and Asian American Studies. She works on theories of semiotics, metapragmatics, indexicality, and stylization. Her books include Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America (Oxford University Press, 2009) and Language, Identity, and Stereotype Among Southeast Asian American Youth: The Other Asian (Lawrence Erlbaum, 2007), and her work has appeared in numerous journals, including the Journal of SociolinguisticsPragmatics, and Discourse Studies. She was a Spencer Fellow (2009-2010), Woodrow Wilson Fellow (2006-2007), and Ford Fellow (2002-2003). She is currently carrying out a sociolinguistic study of Asian American cram schools in New York City.