Dr. Kami J. Anderson has been teaching in higher education since 2005. She has published extensively in both English and Spanish in scholarly and trade journals as well as in national US news publications. Dr. Anderson’s primary research focuses on the construction of identity with bilingualism and the current state of social identity. She has recently published the book, Language, Identity and Choice: Raising Bilingual Children in a Global Society (2015, Lexington Books). She has also contributed the chapter “Multiplying the Others from the Margins: Experiences of a Black, Female, Junior Faculty Member in a Non-STEM Discipline at a STEM Institution” in the edited volume, Still Searching for Our Mother’s Garden (Niles and Gordon, 2011). She is currently completing another book chapter, “The Travel Diaries: Excursions for Self-Reflection” for an edited volume examining mental health practices among women of color in academia.
She is currently member of the National Communication Association (NCA), National Collegiate Honors Council, Lambda Pi Eta Communication Honors Society, The Organization for African American Linguists and the Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society.