Dr. Leila Monaghan
Areas of Interest
Linguistic Anthropology, Medical Anthropology, Anthropology and Education, History of Anthropology, Deaf and Disability Studies, HIV/AIDS and Deaf Communities, Western History, 19th Century Native American Women
PhD (1996) Linguistic Anthropology, UCLA
MA (2015) History with a Minor in American Indian Studies, University of Wyoming
MA (1989) Anthropology and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
Edited Books and Journal Issues
(In preparation) Strongheart Songs: Cheyenne, Arapaho, and Lakota Women in the Plains Indian Wars.
(In preparation) Donald Gruskin and Leila Monaghan. Deaf Empowerment. Elm Academic Press. Expected Spring 2019.
(2017) Michelle Jarman, Leila Monaghan, and Alison Quaggin. Barriers and Belonging: Students with Disabilities Sharing Their Experiences. Temple University Press.
(2012) Monaghan, Leila; Jane Goodman; and Jennifer Meta Robinson. A Cultural Approach to Interpersonal Communication: Essential Readings, 2nd Edition. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell Publishers.
(2006) Constanze Schmaling and Leila Monaghan, HIV/AIDS and Deaf Communities. Deaf Worlds Special Publication. Gloucestershire, UK: Forest Publishers.
(2004) Monaghan, Leila and Richard Senghas, guest special issue editors. Clayton Valli: In Memory of a Deaf Poet, Scholar and Activist. Deaf Worlds: International Journal of Deaf Studies. Winter 2004. (Clayton Valli, who died of AIDS in 2003, was one of my inspirations to do AIDS work.)
(2003) Monaghan, Leila, Constanze Schmaling, Karen Nakamura, and Graham Turner. Many Ways to be Deaf: International Variation in Deaf Communities. Gallaudet University Press.
Selected Other Publications
(Accepted) Deaf and Disability Studies in Anthropology: An Annotated Bibliography. Oxford Bibliographies of Anthropology.
(2019) Byrd, Mark and Leila Monaghan. Interpreting Deaf HIV/AIDS: A Dialogue. For N. Avineri, L.R. Graham, E.J. Johnson, R. Conley Riner, J. Rosa Language and Social Justice in Practice. London: Routledge.
(2017) Crossing Three Worlds: The Intellectual Life of Edward Sapir. In Bérose, Encyclopédie en ligne sur l’histoire de l’anthropologie et des savoirs ethnographiques, Paris, IIAC-LAHIC, UMR 8177.
(2017) Cheyenne and Lakota Women at the Battle of Little Bighorn. Montana, the Magazine of Western History 67(3): 3-21. Winner of the Vivian Paladin Award for best article in Montana Magazine of Western History.
(2012) Perspectives on Intercultural Communication and Discourse. In C.B. Paulston, S. Kiesling and E. Rangel eds, Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communication. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 19-36.
(2012) Pragmatics, Linguistic Anthropology and History. In G. Anderson, K. Aijmer (eds). Pragmatics of Society. Berlin: De Gruyeter Mouton, pp. 651-688.
(2011) Expanding Boundaries of Linguistic Anthropology: 2010 in Perspective. American Anthropologist 113(2): 222-234.
(2010) Leila Monaghan and Deborah Karp. HIV/AIDS and the Deaf Community. In G. Mathur and D.J. Napoli eds., Deaf Around the World. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, pp. 297-306.
(2010) Leila Monaghan and Constanze Schmaling. Deaf Community Approaches to HIV/AIDS. In A. Kafer & S. Burch eds. At the Intersections: Deaf and Disability Studies. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press, pp. 120-143.
(2007) The Founding of Two Deaf Churches: The Interplay of Deaf and Christian Identities. A Cultural Approach to Interpersonal Communication: Essential Readings. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, reprint of 1991 “Founding of Two Deaf Churches,” Sign Language Studies.
(2007) Read This First: How to Read and Present on Complex Texts. A Cultural Approach to Interpersonal Communication: Essential Readings. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing.
(2004) Barbara LeMaster and Leila Monaghan. Variation in Sign Languages. In A. Duranti (ed.) A Companion to Linguistic Anthropology, Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers.
(2003) Leila Monaghan and Constanze Schmaling. Preface. In L. Monaghan, K. Nakamura, C. Schmaling and G.H. Turner (eds.), Many Ways to be Deaf. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press.
(2002) Richard Senghas and Leila Monaghan. Signs of Their Times: Deaf Communities and the Culture of Language. In Annual Review of Anthropology 31: 69-97.