Exploring the embodied and interactive use of language in lived spaces

January 31, 2023 (last updated on September 10, 2023)
By Sarah Steimer

Kamala Russell

Kamala Russell’s fieldwork looks beyond traditional methods of tracking interpersonal interactions.

“What does it mean to be sitting in a room with someone and they're talking to you, you're near them — there's so much more that occurs in a conversation,” says Kamala Russell, of her research and teaching interests.

An assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology, Russell explores the intersections of communicative and ethical practice with grammar and space. In particular, she focuses on how profound social and infrastructural shifts can affect interpersonal communication.

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