William Graves III

William Graves III

I have conducted ethnographic research in American Indian communities, in American institutions undergoing rapid technological, and in post-soviet Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and China. I have published widely in American and international academic journals and books. My current research focuses on language, identity and globalization in post-soviet countries.

Ph D, Indiana University

MA, Indiana University

BA, University of Maryland

Graves, W., Beyond the Limits of Language and Culture: Discourse Analysis in Ethnographic Praxis, Tver State University Press.

Graves, W., Global Souls and Local Minds: Time-Space Distanciation and the Construction of Identities, American Studies Yearbook 2010.

Graves, W., Language and Culture as Communicative Process: Language Ideologies and Social Meanings, Sovremennaya Kommunikativiska (Modern Communication Studies).

Graves, W., Who are the Post-Socialist "Inteligenty"?, Review Essay.

Graves, W., On Prof. Schrag's Positive Critique of Postmodernism, Russian Journal of Communication, 2015.

Graves, W., Religion and Language in Post-Soviet Russia, Russian Journal of Communication, 2014.

Graves, W., Graves' Contribution to Editor's Forum, Response to "Editor's Forum" discussion in Journal, 2013.

Graves, W., On Text Network Analysis, Contribution to "Editor's Forum", 2013.

Graves, W., Vladimir Propp on the Comic and Laughter, Russian Journal of Communication, 2010.

Graves, W.,Karasik, V., The Russian Anekdot, Russian Journal of Communication, 2010.

Graves, W.,Nyce, J. M.,Golden, J.,Williams, D., Post-Soviet Institutions and Practices, Emerald Group/JAI Press, 2009.

Graves, W., Nation Branding and Russia's Image on the World Stage, Commentary to "Editor's Forum", 2008.

Distinguished Faculty Award, 2019

International Sabbatical Award, 2016

Summer Research Grant, 2016

Summer Research Grant, 2012

Faculty Merit Award, 2007

Fulbright Senior Specialist Award (Belarus), 2006

Faculty Merit Award, 2004

Summer Research Grant, 2004

Fulbright Scholar Award (Belarus), 2002

Summer Research Grant, 2002

One-Year Sabbatical Leave, 2002

Summer Research Grant, 2001

Summer Travel Grant, 2000

Faculty Merit Award, 1998

CIBED Grant for Research on Russian Defense Conversion, 1995

(with W. Hill) Title VI Institutional Award for International Studies and Foreign Languages, 1993

Faculty Development Award for Summer Study in PRC, 1991

Institutional Grant for Development of Language/Learning Lab at Bryant University, 1991

Global Anthropology, Discourse Analysis, Linguistic Anthropology

Intercultural Communication, Ethnography, Language and Communication, Social Construction of Technology, Discourse Analysis

American Anthropological Association

American Ethnological Society

Dobro Slovo National Slavic Studies Honor Society

Fulbright Alumni Association

Phi Kappa Phi