PhD, University of Texas at Austin
- Linguistic Anthropology
- Mayan Languages
- Language, Gender and Sexuality
From drag queens to leathermen: Language, gender, and gay male subcultures. Oxford Studies in Language and Gender, New York, NY: Oxford University Press. 2017.
Indigenous hip hop as anti-colonial discourse in Guatemala. In Music as multimodal discourse: Semiotics, power, and protest. Ed by Lyndon C. S. Way and Simon McKerrell. London: Bloomsbury. 2017.
Mayan language revitalization, hip hop, and ethnic identity in Guatemala. Language & communication. 47: 144-153. 2016.
The emergence of the unmarked: Queer theory, language ideology, and formal linguistics, In Jenny Davis, Joshua Raclaw and Lal Zimman (eds), Queer excursions: Retheorizing binaries in language, gender, and sexuality. New York: Oxford University Press. 2014: 195-224.
Ideophones and (non-)arbitrariness in the K’iche’ poetry of Humberto Ak’abal. Pragmatics and society. 5(3): 406-418. 2014.
Vershawn Ashanti Young, Rusty Barrett, Y’Shanda Young Rivera and Kim Brian Lovejoy, Other people’s English: Code meshing, code switching and African American literacy. New York: Teacher’s College Press. 2014.
Jung-Tae Kim and Rusty Barrett,영어강의를위한실용교실영어: Classroom English in Use. Seoul: Kyung Moon Publishers. 2011.
Linguistic differentiation in Mayan language revitalization in Guatemala. Journal of Sociolinguistics. 12(3): 275-305. 2008.