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Jeremy A. Rud


  • MA in Linguistics, University of Colorado Boulder (2016)
  • BA in Spanish and Global Studies, South Dakota State University (2014)

Research Focus

Primary: Sociocultural linguistics, linguistic anthropology, migration and asylum, expertise

Secondary: Narrative, critical discourse analysis, interactional linguistics

Languages: English, Spanish, Qafar (Afro-Asiatic: Eastern Cushitic)

Selected Publications

Refereed journal articles:

Rud, J. A. (2018). After asylum: Hermeneutic composability in former refugee narratives. Narrative Inquiry, 28(1), 30-55. https://doi.org/10.1075/ni.17059.rud

Chapters in edited volumes:

Rud, J. A., & Ramanathan, V. (forthcoming). Language Integration Policies for Immigrants and Refugees. In B. Spolsky & F. Hult (Eds.) The Handbook of Educational Linguistics. (2nd ed., pp. - ). Blackwell.

Journalism and popular media:

Rud., J. A. (2020, January). Reviving lost tribal languages. Adapted from “With the help of linguist Lynnika Butler, the Wiyot tribe revives their language from archived materials.” Native Sun News Today. Rapid City, SD.


As a Teaching Assistant at UC Davis:

  • LIN 121 - Morphology (Fall 2020)
  • LIN/CMN 005 - Global English for Communication (Spring 2021)
  • LIN 001 - Introduction to Linguistics (Winter 2021)

Full teaching experience listed on CV


UC Davis Global Migration Center/Gifford Center for Population Studies Graduate Student Workshop on International Migration Award (2021)

American Association of Applied Linguistics 2021 Graduate Student Award

Provost’s Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, 2019-2020