Sarah Jackson

Sarah Jackson

Teaching Assistant, ITA Program (Fall 2023)
Sarah Jackson


M.A., Applied Linguistics (subfield in German), University of Mississippi
B.A., Political Science (minors in Music and German), University of Mississippi

Professional Bio

Areas of Interest: grounded approaches to digital discourse.

Sarah Jackson is a doctoral candidate in Applied Linguistics. Her current research focuses on applications of MMDA (Multimodal Discourse Analysis) and bottom-up analytical approaches to CMC (Computer Mediated Communication), HCI (Human Computer Interaction), pragmatics, embodiment, and digital discourses. She typically explores topics including, but not limited to: videogaming, social media, popular culture, accessibility, gamification, and the application of multimodal digital interactional research findings to other mediated collaborative environments.