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Elizabeth Peacock

Specialty area(s)

Sociolinguistics, identity and belonging, youth, Ukraine, transitional societies, global communication, diasporas and homelands

Current courses at UWL

ANT 101: Human Nature/Human Culture

ANT 196: Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology

ANT/HIS 312: Peoples and Cultures of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union

ANT 323: Anthropology of Childhood and Youth

ANT 375: Language, Power, and Inequality

ANT 401: Ethnographic Methods


2011. Ph.D. in Anthropology. University of California, San Diego.
2003. M.A. in Anthropology. University of California, San Diego.
2000. B.A. in Anthropology and Political Science. University of Kansas.

Research and publishing

2016      “The Spatiotemporal Ambivalences of Youth Identities: Striving to be Authentic, yet Worldly.” In Identities and Subjectivities. Nancy Worth, Claire Dwyer, and Tracey Skelton (eds.). Geographies of Children and Young People, Volume 4. Pp. 493-510.

2015      “National Identity and Language: Class Differences among Youth in Western Ukraine.” Global Studies of Childhood 5(1): 59-73.

2012      The Authentic Village and the Modern City: The Space-Time of Class Identities in Urban Western Ukraine. Anthropology of Eastern Europe Review 30(1): 213-236.