Melissa Maceyko

Melissa Sue Maceyko

Primary Field
Combination
Individual Type
Adjunct/Affiliated Faculty
http://www.csulb.edu/depts/anthro/
Lecturer, California State University, Long Beach, Department of Anthropology
Knowledge / Expertise
Interest/Specialty Areas Linguistic Anthropology, Language Ideology, Political Anthropology, Democratic Participation, Corruption, Gender and Sexuality; North America; Melanesia; Bulgaria
Geographic Area(s) of Expertise North America; Melanesia; Bulgaria
Biography

Dr. Melissa Maceyko is a linguistic anthropologist specializing in discourse analysis and democratic practice. Her areas of research have included social movement building; corruption; political advertising; gender and sexuality; language endangerment; and social justice issues related to language variation. She is interested in how anthropological knowledge can be used to solve big problems and build human sociality. She has conducted research in Papua New Guinea and the United States, and is beginning a new research project in Bulgaria.

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Geographic Areas of Expertise United States
Northeast
Pennsylvania
Southwest
California
Geographic Areas of Expertise International
East Asia and the Pacific
Papua New Guinea
Europe / Eurasia
Bulgaria
Languages
Bulgarian
English
Japanese
Tok-Pisin