Rebecca A. Campbell

Research Assistant II

Expertise: Linguistic and Cultural Anthropology, Race, Ethnicity, Language, Education, and Migration

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Ph.D. (2016) University of South Florida, Applied Anthropology
M.A. (2006) University of South Florida, Junior College Teaching
B.A. (2004) University of South Florida, Psychology
A.A. (2003) Pasco-Hernando State College, General Studies

Research and Teaching Experience
• Research Assistant II (Faculty), Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut, 2016-Present
• Graduate Research Associate, Center for Research, Evaluation, Assessment, and Measurement at the University of South Florida, 2015-2016
• Adjunct Instructor, Anthropology and Sociology at Saint Leo University, 2012-2016
• Adjunct Instructor, Sociology at Hillsborough Community College, 2010-2016
• Adjunct Instructor, Sociology and Education and Pasco-Hernando State College, 2006-2016
• Graduate Teaching Assistant, Africana Studies at the University of South Florida, 2015
• Development Council Member at Homeless Helping Homeless, Inc., 2012-2015
• Instructor of Record/Graduate Teaching Assistant, Anthropology at University of South Florida, 2010-2014
• Program Assistant, NIH Minority Access to Research Careers U-STAR Grant for the College of Engineering at the University of South Florida, 2007-2009
• Intern, Sociology at Pasco-Hernando State College, 2005-2006

Courses Taught
ANT 2000 – Introduction to Anthropology
ANT 2410 – Cultural Anthropology
ANT 337 – Introduction to Archaeology
EDG 1310 – Classroom Management
SOC 110HA – The McDonaldization of Society
SOC110HM – Building a Multiracial Society
SSC 101 – Human Behavior Perspective
SYG 2000 – Introduction to Sociology
SYG 2010 – Social Problems

Courses Assisted
ANT 4620 – Language and Culture
ANT 3610 – Anthropological Linguistics
ANT 3101 – Introduction to Archaeology
AFA 4335 – Black Women in America: Activism

Service to the Discipline
Reviewer: Anthropology and Education Quarterly

Spanish: Limited working proficiency

Selected Recent Conference Presentations
• Kersaint, G., Smith, C., MacDonald, G., Lee, R., Skvoretz, J., Reeves, K., Martin, J., Campbell, R., Brookins, S. “Using social capital and cultural model theories to guide research on the retention and degree attainment of women and minority engineering undergraduates.” Poster session presented at: Public scholarship to educate diverse democracies. 100th Annual American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting; April 8–12, 2016. Washington, D.C., U.S.
• Campbell, R. “Reifying and Resisting Constructions of Race, Ethnicity, and Language at the Elementary School Level in a Nonmetropolitan New Destination.” Presented at Society for Linguistic Anthropology poster session: Constructing others, performing selves: Language, identity, and agency. American Anthropological Association 2015 Meeting. November 17–22, 2015. Denver, U.S.
• Campbell, R. “Linguistic Borders: A Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Learning about Linguistic Variation, Language Ideologies, and Identity in School: A Synthesis of Pilot Data for Dissertation Preparation.” Presented at Society for Linguistic Anthropology poster session. American Anthropological Association 2013 Meeting. November 20–24, 2013. Chicago, U.S.
• Campbell, R. “Analyzing Classroom Discourse: The Construction of (Sub)Standard Speech and Linguistic Variance.” Paper presented at the Minority Education and Community Development session. Society for Applied Anthropology 72nd Meeting. March 27–31, 2012. Baltimore, U.S.

Research Articles in Progress
• “Migrant Advocates as School Healthcare Access Providers in the Florida Heartland”
• “Applications for Educators and Administrators in Diverse Settings: How to Reduce Inequality in School Resource Access and Promote Culturally Responsive School Cultures”
• “Under-Measuring American Indians in a Rural Florida County: Why Racial and Ethnic Measurements Matter in School Records”
• “The Language of Exclusion: The Impacts of Stereotypes and Jokes about Gender, Racial, and Ethnic Minority Engineering Undergraduates”

Contact Information
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