Eastern Michigan University
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Lisa deRamos

Graduate Assistant

Research Areas of Interest

Sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, social psychology, symbolic interactionism, cultural sociology, race/ethnicity, marriage and family, transgender studies


Master of Arts in Sociology – Applied Research


Bachelor of Arts, Linguistics, Minor in Sociology, Eastern Michigan University, 2010


Lisa deRamos graduated magna cum laude from Eastern Michigan University in 2010 with a B.A. in Linguistics and a minor in Sociology. She is especially interested in sociolinguistics, sociological social psychology, and symbolic interactionism. Her M.A. thesis focuses on African American college students’ attitudes toward and usage of African American English, and how the language variety may influence their social identity and academic experiences. Since 2011 Lisa has been awarded a graduate assistantship within the Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology department. In her spare time, Lisa enjoys running, attending concerts and music festivals, reading and writing poetry, fine dining with friends, and spending time with her two kitties: Ava and Sammich.