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TODD LYLE SANDEL

Biography

CURRICULUM VITAE

TODD L. SANDEL

                                                                                              

Associate Professor, Department of Communication

Chair, Ethics Sub-Panel on Human Subjects, University of Macau

Past Editor-in-Chief, Journal of International & Intercultural

Communication (2017-2020)

CONTACT INFORMATION 

Avenida da Universidade Department of Communication, Faculty of Social Sciences University of Macau Taipa, Macao, SARTel:                  +853-8822-8984; +853-6239-9438

E-Mail:            tlsandel@um.edu.mo

EDUCATION

Ph.D.     University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000

Department of Speech Communication

A.M.      University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998

Department of Speech Communication

M.A.                           Western Seminary, Portland, Oregon, 1991

                                    Division of Intercultural Studies

B.A.                            Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1986

                                    Double Major: English & Classics

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2012 – Present            Associate Professor, Department of Communication

                                    University of Macau, Macao, SAR

2012 – 2015               Adjunct Associate Professor, College of Arts & Sciences

                                    The University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

2007 – 2011                Associate Professor, Department of Communication

                                    The University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

2007 – 2008             Fulbright Scholar to Taiwan, affiliated with National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan

2007 – 2008         Adjunct Associate Professor, Center for General  Education

                                    National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan

2001 – 2007               Assistant Professor, Department of Communication

                                    The University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

2000 – 2001            Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Communication

                                    The University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

1998 – 2000                Research Assistant to Prof. Peggy Miller, Dept. of Speech Communication, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1996 – 2000               Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Speech Communication           University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1991 – 1996                Lecturer, Department of English

Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan

PUBLICATIONS SINCE JOINING UM: 2022-2012, 33

Academic Year & Publications (Number)

 

  1. (2)

 

  1. Fitzgerald, R., Wu, X., & Sandel, T. L. (2022). Chinese social media: Technology, culture and creativity. Discourse, Context & Media, 48, 1-5. (SSCI Q3, JIF 2.033)
  2. Sandel, T. L., & Wang, Y. (2022). Selling intimacy online: The multi-modal discursive techniques of China’s wanghong. Discourse, Context & Media, 47, 1-10. (SSCI Q3 Communication, JCI Q2 Communication, JIF 2.033; Scopus Q1)
  3. Ju, B., Dai, R., & Sandel, T. L. (In Press). Struggling in im/mobility: Lived experiences of Macao’s mainland Chinese migrant Labourers’ Moments via WeChat Moments during Covid-19. Communication, Culture and Critique. (SSCI Q3 Communication, JCI Q2 Communication, JIF 1.863; Scopus Q1)

 

 

2021    (2)

 

  1. Ou, C., & Sandel, T. L. (2021). Unified or Divided “We-hood”: Discursive Constructions of Heterogeneous National Identities under the one country, two systems model. Chinese Journal of Communication, 14(3), 329-345. doi:10.1080/17544750.2021.1929361

(SSCI Q2 Communication; JCI Q1 Communication; JIF 2.714; Scopus Q1)

  1. Luampauw, A., Farady Marta, R., Widyanto Y. N., Sandel, T. L., & Lie, S. (2021). The art of honing the conscience through bukalapak ads: Barongsai Indonesia, juara hati membangun bangsa. International Journal of Visual and Performing Arts, 3(1), 9-21. doi:10.31763/viperarts.v3i1.342 (Google Scholar)

2020    (4)

  1. Sandel, T. L., & Wangchuk, D. (2020). ‘Thank you for your blessing’: Constructed mobile chronotopes in a Buddhist online community in Bhutan. Language & Communication, 75, 36-50 doi:10.1016/j.langcom.2020.08.001

(SSCI Q2 Linguistics; JCI Q2 Linguistics, Communication; JIF 1.765; Scopus Q1).

  1. Sandel, T. L., & Qiu, P. M. (2020). Code switching and language games in contemporary China; or Convergence and identity construction on WeChat. In Patrick Dodge (Ed.) Communication Convergence in Contemporary China: International Perspectives on Politics, Platforms, and Participation (pp. 175-205). East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press.
  2. Ju, B., & Sandel, T. L. (2020). Perceived understandings of home and self-identity among mainland Chinese dual migrants in Macao. Journal of Intercultural Studies, 41(2), 99-115. doi:10.1080/07256868.2020.1724909. (ESCI; Scopus Q1)
  3. Lie, S., & Sandel, T. L. (2020). Unwelcomed guests: Cultural discourse analysis of comments on ethnic Chinese in Indonesian social media. Journal of Chinese Overseas, 16(1) 31-57. doi:10.1163/17932548-12341412. (ESCI; Scopus Q1)

2019    (6)

  1. Sandel, T. L., Ou, C. Y., Wangchuk, D., Ju, B., & Duque, M. (2019). Unpacking and describing interaction on Chinese WeChat: A methodological approach. Journal of Pragmatics, 143, 228-241. doi:10.1016/j.pragma.2018.08.011

(AHCI Language & Linguistics, SSCI Q2 Linguistics; JCI Q1 Linguistics; JIF 1.476; Scopus Q1)

  1. Ju, B., Sandel, T. L., & Thinyane, H. (2019). WeChat use of Mainland Chinese dual migrants in daily border crossing. Chinese Journal of Communication, 12(4), 377-394.

doi:10.1080/17544750.2019.1593207

(SSCI Q2 Communication; JCI Q1 Communication; JIF 2.714; Scopus Q1)

  1. Sandel, T. L., Buttny, R., & Varghese, M. (2019). Online interaction across three contexts: An analysis of culture and technological affordances. Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, 48(1), 52-71. doi:10.1080/17475759.2018.1552616

(Scopus Q1)

  1. Ju, B., & Sandel, T. L. (2019). Adaptation of mainland Chinese labour migrants in Macao. Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, 48(3), 257-273. doi:10.1080/17475759.2019.1611624 (Scopus Q1)
  2. Sandel, T. L. & Ju, B. (2019). Social media, culture, and communication. In J. Nussbaum (Ed.) Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/acrefore/9780190228613.013.758
  3. Ju, B., Sandel, T. L., & Fitzgerald, R. (2019). Understanding Chinese internet and social media: The innovative and creative affordances of technology, language and culture. In Marcel Burger (Ed.) Se Mettre en Scène en Ligne: La communication digitale, vol 2. [Presenting oneself online: Digital communication] (pp. 161-177). Cahiers de l’Institut de linguistique et des sciences du langage, No. 59. Lausanne, Switzerland: UNIL, University of Lausanne.

 

2018    (3)

  1. Kelly, S., Croucher, S. M., Sandel, T. L., & Yu, F. (2018). Infusing infographics into the business curriculum: A study of infographic interpretations in China, New Zealand, and the United States. Global Advances in Business Communication, 7(1), 1-21. (Google Scholar)
  2. Ju, B., & Sandel, T. L. (2018). “Who am I”? A Case Study of a Foreigner’s Identity in China via WeChat Moments. China Media Research, 14(2), 62-74. (Google Scholar, EBSCO, Communication & Mass Media Complete)
  3. Sandel, T. L. (2018). Communication Modes, Taiwanese. In Y. Y. Kim & K. McKay-Semmler (Eds.) The International Encyclopedia of Intercultural Communication (pp. 1-5). Malden, MA: Wiley. doi:10.1002/9781118783665.ieicc0149

2017    (4)

  1. Sandel, T. L. (2017). Editor’s statement: Ten years of JIIC, looking back, looking ahead. Journal of International and Intercultural Communication. 10(1), 1-3. doi:10.1080/17513057.2017.1264460 (ESCI; Scopus Q1)
  2. Sandel, T. L. (2017). Language and Intercultural Communication. In S. Croucher (Ed.) Global Perspectives on Intercultural Communication (pp. 129-154). New York: Routledge. (Web of Science)
  3. Sandel, T. L., Yueh, S. H-I., & Lu, P. (2017) Some Taiwanese communication practices and their cultural meanings. In D. Carbaugh (Ed.) Handbook of Communication in Cross-cultural Perspective (pp. 118-128). New York: Routledge.
  4. Sandel, T. L. (2017). Reflections on being a stranger in a foreign land. Spectra, 53(2), 28-31.

 

2016    (1)

 

  1. Ting, C., & Sandel, T. L. (2016). Methodological challenges to collecting primary data on Internet users in rural China. Information Development. 32(2), 117-126. doi:10.1177/0266666915626828 (SSCI Q3 Information Science & Library Science; JCI Q2 Information Science & Library Science; JIF 2.049; Scopus Q2)

2015    (7)

  1. Sandel, T. L. (2015). Brides on Sale: Taiwanese Cross Border Marriages in a Globalizing Asia. New York: Peter Lang.
  2. Tracy, K., Ilie, C., & Sandel, T. L. (Eds.). (2015). The International Encyclopedia of Language and Social Interaction (3 Volumes). Boston: John Wiley & Sons.
  3. Sandel, T. L. (2015). Dialects. In K. Tracy, C. Ilie & T. L. Sandel, (Eds.). The International Encyclopedia of Language and Social Interaction (pp. 351-364). Boston: John Wiley & Sons. doi:10.1002/9781118611463.wbielsi172
  4. Sandel, T. L. (2015). Rich Points. In K. Tracy, C. Ilie & T. L. Sandel, (Eds.). The International Encyclopedia of Language and Social Interaction (pp. 1314-1318). Boston: John Wiley & Sons. doi:10.1002/9781118611463/wbielsi167
  5. Sandel, T. L., & Ju, B. (2015). The code of WeChat: Chinese students’ cell phone social media practices. In T. Milburn (Ed.). Communicating user experience: Applying local strategies to digital media design (pp. 103-126). Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
  6. Sandel, T. L. (2015). Teng (hierarchical love). Key Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue, 59. Available from: https://centerforinterculturaldialogue.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/key-concept-teng.pdf
  7. Guan, X., Sandel, T. L. (2015). The acculturation and identity of New Immigrant Youth in Macao. China Media Research, 11(1), 112-124. (Google Scholar)

2014    (2)

  1. Sandel, T. L. (2014). “Oh, I’m here!”: Social media’s impact on the cross-cultural adaptation of students studying abroad. Journal of Intercultural Communication Research. 43(1), 1-29. doi:10.1080/17475759.2013.865662 (Scopus Q1)
  2. Sandel, T. L. (2014). Enacted Social Support and Cultural Practices Among Women and Families Observing a Postpartum Rest in Taiwan. China Media Research, 10(2), 48-59. (Google Scholar, EBSCO, Communication & Mass Media Complete)

 

2012    (2)

  1. Sandel, T. L., Wong Lowe, A., & Chao, W-Y. (2012). What does it mean to be Chinese?: Studying values as perceived by Chinese immigrants to the United States and by their children. In S. J. Kulich, M. H. Prosser, & L. P. Weng (Eds.), Value frameworks at the theoretical crossroads of culture. Intercultural research, Vol. 4 (pp. 529-558). Shanghai, China: Shanghai Foreign Language Education Press
  2. Homsey, D., & Sandel, T. L. (2012). The code of food and tradition: Exploring a Lebanese (American) speech code in practice in Flatland. Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, 41(1), 59-80. doi:10.1080/17475759.2011.649513 (Scopus Q1)

 

Under Review/Preparation: 2022

 

  1. Ju, B., Dai, R., & Sandel, T. L. (2nd revision). Resilience and (dis)empowerment: Use of social media among female mainland migrant workers in Macao during Covid-19. Sage Open (SSCI Q3, JIF 1.356).
  2. Dinerstein, A., & Sandel, T. L. (Under Review). Carnival and dictatorship: Public creativity in Belarus. Communist and Post-Communist Studies. (SSCI Q4, JIF 1.464)
  3. Dinerstein, A., & Sandel, T. L. (Under Review). ‘We have a point on the map’: Discursive constructions of Belarusian identity during CreativeMornings Minsk. Journal of Intercultural Studies. (ESCI, Scopus Q1)
  4. Ou, C., Sandel, T. L., & Lin, Z. (Under Review). Mediated (un)doing family: Cross-border parenting in Chinese families. Social Media + Society (SSCI Q1, JIF 4.249)
  5. Ou, C. Sandel, T. L., & Lin, Z. (Under Review). Filial display and play on WeChat: Shaping cross-border childhood in Chinese families. Information, Communication and Society. (SSCI Q1, JIF 5.422)
  6. Wangchuk, Dorji & Sandel, T. L. (Forthcoming, 2023). “Listen to the Lama”: Analysing the multimodal affordances and literacies of digitial media in Bhutan. In Korina Giaxoglou & Caroline Tagg (eds.) Routledge Handbook of Language and Social Media. Routledge
  7. Sandel, T. L., & Lie, S. (In Preparation). ‘Marriage is like gambling’: Discourses of marriages linking Indonesia and Taiwan.

 

PUBLICATIONS PRIOR TO JOINING UM: 1995-2011, 19

 

  1. Sandel, T. L. (2011). Is it just cultural?: Exploring (mis)perceptions of individual and cultural differences of immigrants through marriage in contemporary Taiwan. China Media Research, 7(3), 43-55. (EBSCO, Communication & Mass Media Complete)
  2. Sandel, T. L. (2010). Tales of the bitter and sweet: A study of a Taiwanese master story and transgression narratives as shared cross-generationally in Taiwanese families. Narrative Inquiry, 20(2), 325-348. doi:10.1075/ni.20.2.05san (AHCI Q3 Language & Linguistics, SSCI Q4, Communication; JCI Q2 Language & Linguistics, Communication; JIF 0.583; Scopus Q1)
  3. Sandel, T. L., & Liang, C-H. (2010). Taiwan’s fifth ethnic group: A study of the acculturation and cultural fusion of women who have married into families in Taiwan. Journal of International and Intercultural Communication. 3(3), 249-275. doi:10.1080/17513057.2010.487218 (ESCI; Scopus Q1)
  4. Gries, P. H., Crowson, H. M., & Sandel, T. L. (2010). The Olympic effect on American attitudes towards China: beyond personality, ideology, and media exposure. Journal of Contemporary China, 19(64), 213-231. doi:10.1080/10670560903444181 SSCI Q1 Area Studies; JCI Q1 Area Studies; JIF 3.748; Scopus Q1)
  5. Ivanov, B., Parker, K. A., Nicholas, C. L., & Sandel, T. L. (2010). Cohesiveness as ideoculture: An ethnography of a soccer team. The International Journal of the Arts in Society, 5 (3), 105-117.
  6. Sandel, T. L., (2009). Monica Heller (ed.) Bilingualism: A social approach. New York, Palgrave Macmillan. Language in Society, 38 (1), 95-98. doi:10.1017/S0047404508090052 (SSCI Q1 Linguistics; Sociology; JCI Q1 Linguistics, Sociology; JIF 2.38; Scopus Q1)
  7. Miller, P. J., Sandel, T. L., Liang, C. H., & Fung, H. Narrating Transgressions in U.S. and Taiwan. (2008). R. A. LeVine & R. S. New (Eds.) Anthropology and Child Development A Cross Cultural Reader (pp. 198-212). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.
  8. Sandel, T. L. (2008). Intimate talk with Family and friends. In W. Donsbach (Ed.) The International Encyclopedia of Communication: Volume VI (pp. 2521-2524). Malden, MA: Blackwell. doi:10.1111/b.9781405131995.2008.x
  9. Sandel, T. L., & Tsai, Tsai-Fu. (2007, June). Assessing linguistic capital in China’s Fujian Province. Proceedings from the Joint Conference in Sichuan, China, Chinese Communication Studies: West China and Globalization, Chengdu, China. Available at: http://ir.lib.ctu.edu.tw/handle/310909700/6410 (Google Scholar)
  10. Sandel, T., L., Cho, G.. E., Miller. P. J., & Wang, S. H. (2006). What it means to be a grandmother: A cross-cultural study of Taiwanese and Euro-American grandmothers’ beliefs. Journal of Family Communication, 6, 255-278. doi:10.1207/s15327698jfc0604_2 (ESCI; Scopus Q1)
  11. Sandel, T. L., Liang, C. H., & Chao, W. Y. (2006) Language shift and language accommodation across family generations in Taiwan. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 27, 126-147. doi:10.1080/01434630608668544 (SSCI Q1 Linguistics, AHCI Q1 Language & Linguistics; JCI Q1 Linguistics, Language & Linguistics; JIF 2.814; Scopus Q1)
  12. Cho, G. E., Sandel, T. L., Miller, P. J., Wang, S. (2005). What do grandmothers think about self-esteem? American and Taiwanese folk theories revisited. Social Development, 14(4), 701-721. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9507.2005.00325.x (SSCI Q3 Psychology, Developmental; JCI Q3 Psychology, Developmental; JIF 2.269; Scopus Q1)
  13. Sandel, T. L. (2004). Narrated relationships: Mothers-in-law and daughters-in-law justifying conflicts in Taiwan’s Chhan-chng. Research on Language and Social Interaction, 37, 365-398. doi:10.1207/s15327973rlsi3703_4 (SSCI Q2 Communication, Psychology, Social; JCI Q1 Communication, Psychology, Social; JIF 3.077; Scopus Q1)
  14. Sandel, T. L. (2003). Linguistic capital in Taiwan: The KMT’s Mandarin language policy and its perceived impact upon the language practices of bilingual Mandarin and Tai-gi speakers. Language in Society, 32 (4), 523-551. doi:10.1017/S0047404503324030 (SSCI Q1 Linguistics; Sociology; JCI Q1 Linguistics, Sociology; JIF 2.38; Scopus Q1)
  15. Sandel, T. L. (2002) Kinship address: Socializing young children in Taiwan. Western Journal of Communication, 66, 257-280. doi:10.1080/10570310209374737 (ESCI; Scopus Q1)
  16. Miller, P. J., Wang, S. H., Sandel, T. L., & Cho, G. E. (2002). Self-esteem as folk theory: A comparison of European-American and Taiwanese mothers’ beliefs. Special Issue: “Parental ethnotheories: Cultural practice and normative development” in Parenting: Science and Practice, 2, 209-239. doi:10.1207/S15327922PAR0203_02 (SSCI Q3 Family Studies; JCI Q2 Family Studies; JIF 3.077; Scopus Q1)
  17. Miller, P. J., Sandel, T. L., Liang, C. H., & Fung, H. (2001). Narrating transgressions in Longwood: The discourses, meanings, and paradoxes of an American socializing practice. Ethos, 29, 159-186. doi:10.1525/eth.2001.29.2.159 (SSCI Q3 Psychology, Multidisciplinary, Anthropology; JCI Q2 Psychology, Multidisciplinary; JIF 1.302; Scopus Q1)
  18. Miller, P. J., Wang, S-H., Sandel, T., Cho, G. E. (2001). Self-esteem as folk theory: A comparison of ethnographic interviews. Proceedings from SRCD 2001: Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, MN.
  19. Sandel, T. L. (1995). Changes in English Department student attitudes towards their role as learners. Fu Jen Studies: Literature and Linguistics, 28, 88-108.

 

Professional & Academic Awards

 

Award for Top Paper: National Communication Association, Association for Chinese Communication Studies (Sandel & Lie), November, 2020.

Award for Top Paper: International Communication Association, Mobile Communication Division, (Ju & Sandel), May, 2019.

Award for Outstanding Academic Staff, Research: University of Macau, Faculty of Social Sciences, 2018 (based upon 2015-2017 publications).

Award for Top Paper: International Communication Association, Language and Social Interaction Division, Prague, Czech Republic (Sandel, Ou, Ju, Wangchuk & Duque), May, 2018.

Award for Outstanding Book: National Communication Association, International and Intercultural Communication Division: Brides on Sale: Taiwanese Cross Border Marriages in a Globalizing Asia, November, 2016.

 

Award for Top Three Paper: International Communication Association, Language and Social Interaction Division, May, 2005.

Award for Top Four Paper: National Communication Association, Language and Social Interaction Division, November, 2003.

Award for Top Four Paper: National Communication Association, Language and Social Interaction Division, November, 2001

Award for Top Paper and Top Student Paper: National Communication Association, Language and Social Interaction Division, , November, 2000.

Award for Outstanding Teacher: Fu Jen University, Department of English, S.V.D. Section, 1995-96.

 

 

Research Grants

 

Multi-Year Research Grant Level Two, University of Macau (200,000 MOP). “Negotiating

Identity and Community on Social Media.” 2022-2023

PI: Todd L. Sandel

Multi-Year Research Grant Level One, University of Macau (160,000 MOP). “Perceptions

and Interpretations of Japanese Popular Culture and Media across Greater China.” 2018-2019.

PI: Todd L. Sandel

Multi-Year Research Grant Level Two, University of Macau (714,700 MOP). “Bhutan Media

Studies Research Project.” 2017-2020.

PI: Todd L. Sandel

Multi-Year Research Grant Level Three, University of Macau (1,025,760 MOP / 128,000

USD). “Cross Border Marriage and Families in Taiwan and Indonesia.” 2015-2018.

PI: Todd L. Sandel

Multi-Year Research Grant Level One, University of Macau (160,000 MOP / 20,000 USD).

“Marriage Migration: A study of the cultural and communicative impacts of marriage migration in Indonesia and Taiwan.” 2013-2014.

PI: Todd L. Sandel, Co-PI, Chung-Hui Liang, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

Start-up Research Grant, University of Macau (125,000 MOP / 15,625 USD). “Perceptions

of cross border marriages (study one) and Social media’s impact on study abroad experiences (study two).” 2012-2013.

PI: Todd L. Sandel

 

Faculty Development Grant, University of Oklahoma, Institute for US-China Issues (3,000 USD). Grant to develop the course: “Communication in Contemporary Chinese Contexts.” Summer, 2009.

Fulbright Senior Scholar Grant “Transnational Families in Taiwan: Exploring issues of language, culture, and identity” Taiwan, affiliated with National Chiao Tung University, August 2007 to June 2008.

University of Oklahoma, College of Arts and Sciences, Information Technology Grant (2,000 USD). Grant for equipment to enhance instruction of COMM 3513, Intercultural Communication, 2005.

University of Oklahoma, College of Arts and Sciences, Information Technology Grant (17,860 USD). Grant for equipment to enhance instruction of COMM 2613, Public Speaking, 2003.

Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation (50,000 USD), “Mother Tongue Preservation: Exploring Language, Identity, and Cultural Consciousness in Taiwan and the United States.” Two-year grant to study mother tongue education in Taiwan and the United States, 2002-2004.

University of Oklahoma Junior Faculty Research Grant (6,000 USD), “Mother Tongue Preservation: Exploring Language, Identity, and Cultural Consciousness in Taiwan.” Two-month grant to study the meanings parents and educators attach to Mother Tongue Education in Taiwan, Summer, 2002.

Taiwan-Illinois Consortium Exchange (2,000 USD plus airfare), Two-month grant for language study and research in Taiwan, summer of 1998.

Fu Jen University, S.V.D. Section (NT 40,000, USD=1,500), “Assessing changes in stereotypical attitudes of students studying Western Civilization and World Cultures.” Awarded 8/95.

Fu Jen University, S.V.D. Section (NT 30,000, USD=1,154), “Studying cultural factors which hinder the EFL student's ability to write the research paper.” Awarded 8/93.

 

 

Teaching

Courses Taught at The University of Macau

Undergraduate:

  1. Interpersonal Communication
  2. Intercultural Communication
  3. Media & Society
  4. Organizational Communication
  5. Qualitative Research Methods

 

Post-Graduate

  1. Academic Writing & Scholarship, FSS PhD Programme
  2. Academic Writing & Research, MA Programme
  3. Research Ethics, FSS PhD Programme         
  4. International & Intercultural Communication, MA Programme
  5. Special Topics on Communication & Culture, MA Programme

           

Courses Taught at The University of Oklahoma

    1. Advanced Qualitative Research Methods
    2. Communication and Technology
    3. Communication in Contemporary Chinese Contexts
    4. Communication in Nonwestern Cultures
    5. Communication in Society
    6. Communication Theory
    7. Cross-Cultural Communication
    8. Ethnography of Communication
    9. Intercultural Communication
    10. International Communication
    11. Language Perspectives of Communication
    12. Qualitative Research Methods
    13. Senior Capstone

 

Supervisions at the University of Macau

 

PhD Dissertations (2 completed) and in progress (3):

 

  1. Ju, Bei, Completed June 2018

Title of Thesis: “Cross-border Life of Mainland Chinese Dual Migrants in Macau”

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Macau University of Science and Technology, Macao, China

 

  1. Ou, Chuyue, Completed January 2021

Title of Thesis: “Life across the border in Macao: Peers, Family, and Identities of Mainland Chinese Postgraduates”

Current Position: Post-graduate fellow, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China

 

  1. Duque, Miguel, In progress

Topic: Perceptions of Virtual Reality in Poker

 

  1. Wangchuk, Dorji, In progress

Topic: Bhutan Media, Social Media, and Cross-generational Communication

 

  1. Wang, Yusa, In Progress

Topic: Discourses of China’s Wanghong (Internet celebrities)

MA Theses (20 completed):

 

  1. KOU, Ka min (Josephine), June 2021

Title of Thesis: “‘Macao is really a paradise for online fraud!’: Thematic analysis of Facebook comments on Macao’s love scams.”

 

  1. WANG, Xueying. July 2020

Title of Thesis: “Discourses of housework allocation in contemporary Chinese families: A media analysis of ‘Men who do housework.’”

 

  1. WANG, Hang. July 2020

Title of Thesis: “Co-location, co-presence, and social viewing: Understanding the affordances of bullet-screen videos.”

 

  1. CHEN, Yiming. June 2020

Title of Thesis: “Home is where the heart is: Some thoughts about the sense of belonging among mainland Chinese students in Macau”

 

  1. KE, Taoyuan. June 2019

Title: Membership categorization analysis of the ‘female driver’: Analyzing Weibo posts in response to the 2018 Chongqing bus accident.

 

  1. CHOI, Hoi Meng. June 2019

Title: Narrative analysis of Taiwanese films, Cape No. 7

 

  1. Zeng, Jiacheng. June 2018

Title of Thesis: “WeChat Moments ‘like’: A study of WeChat liking behavior in a Chinese cultural context”

 

  1. Yan, Xingyu. June 2018

Title of Thesis: “Advertising avoidance on video website: Studying stimulus manipulation and gender effects”

 

  1. Chen, Yinxuan. June 2018

Title of Thesis: “Impacts of internet celebrities on female consumerism culture in contemporary China.”

 

  1. Li Shengmei, 2017

“The ‘Leftover Women’ Phenomenon in China: A thematic analysis of media and interpersonal understandings of a gendered concept”

 

  1. Vong Kuok U, 2016

Title of Thesis: “The Spanish Dream: Story of the Chinese Immigrants in Sevilla”

 

  1. Fong Cho Kei, 2016

Title of Thesis: “The Cultural Experiences of Mainland Chinese Working Macau”

 

  1. Qiu Peimin, 2015

Title of Thesis: “Code Mixing on WeChat: Communicating and Relating among Young Adults in Macao and Guangdong”

 

  1. Zhu Hao, 2015

Title of Thesis: “Research of Reality Dating Shows Viewers and their Perspectives on Marriage Concepts in Mainland China: A Discourse Analysis”

 

  1. Wu Yanhui, 2015

Title of Thesis: “A Critical Discourse Analysis on Chinese and American News Reports on the Event of Bo Xilai”

 

  1. Huo Qianting, 2014

Title of Thesis: “Which One is Your Mother Tongue?: A Study of Language Ideologies and Attitudes

towards Cantonese and Putonghua (Mandarin) in Guangzhou, China”

 

  1. Wu Si, 2014

Title of Thesis: “I am Not Fighting Alone: The Impact of Social Media on the Cross-border Experience of Mainland Students in Macau”

 

  1. Guan Xin, 2014

Title of Thesis: “The Acculturation and Identity of New Immigrant Youth in Macao”

 

  1. Liu Chenxi, 2014

Title of Thesis: “What is Zhuangbi?: The Analysis if Chinese Communication in Weibo”

 

  1. Li Qiqi, 2012

Title of Thesis: “Is Love Colorblind?: A Communication Study of Romantic Relationships between Westerners and Chinese living in Macau”

 

Supervisions at the University of Oklahoma

 

PhD Dissertations (5 completed):

 

  1. Satoko Izumi, Spring 2010 (Co-supervised with Eric Kramer)

Title of Thesis: “Intercultural Communication of Identity: A Study of Japanese International Students in the United States.”

Current Position: Project Assistant Professor, The University of Tokyo, Japan

 

  1. Anna Wong Lowe, Fall 2009

Title of Thesis: “Like White on Rice: Asianness, Whiteness, and Identity”

 

  1. David Duty, Fall 2009

Title of Thesis: “Emerging Adulthood, Cross-cultural Adaptation, and the Environment: Young Hispanics in Oklahoma and New Mexico.

Current Position: Lecturer, University of Central Oklahoma, OK, USA

 

  1. Amy Post-McCorkle, Spring 2009

Title of Thesis: “Communication and Community in a City of Survivors: (Re)figuring the Oklahoma City Bombing.”

Current position: Associate Professor of Speech Communication, Midland College, TX, USA

 

  1. Stephen Croucher, Spring 2006 (Co-supervised with Eric Kramer)

Title of Dissertation: “Looking Beyond the Hijab: An Analysis of Muslim Adaptation to French Culture.”

Current Position: Professor & Head of School, Communication, Journalism, & Marketing, Massey University, New Zealand.

 

MA Theses (5 Completed):

 

  1. Gerald Breen, Spring 2005

Title of Thesis: “Southern Baptist Pastoral Relationships: An Ethnographic Examination of Intragroup Conflict and its Consequences to the Ministry and Followers”

 

  1. M. Vince Falsarella, Spring 2005

Title of Thesis: “In our Boots: An Ethnography of Firefighters”

 

  1. Wen-Yu Chao, Spring 2005

Title of Thesis: “An ID we Carry all the Time: The Role of Language in Identity Formation and Perception for Chinese Immigrants in the Southwest”

 

  1. Dini Massad (Homsey), Fall 2004

Title of Thesis: “Is Assimilation the Answer?: Examining Theories of Intercultural Assimilation through the Practices and Perceptions of an American-Lebanese Community”

 

  1. Anna Wong Lowe, Spring 2003

Title of Thesis: “I Like the Off-Colored: Humor and Gender in Communication”

 

 

 

EDITORIAL AND ACADEMIC SERVICE

 

Editor-in-Chief, Journal of International & Intercultural Communication, 2017-2020

                                                 

Global Council on Anthropological Linguistics (GLOCAL), SOAS, University of London, Scientific Committee Member, 2022-Present

 

Editorial Board Member

           

            Discourse, Context & Media, 2018 to present

Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, 2012 to present

Women & Language, 2022 to present

U.S.-China Relations in the Age of Globalization. Stephen Hartnett (Book Series Editor). East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press. 2018 to present

The Sage Handbook of Digital Society, 2020 to present

Bricolage: Jurnal Magister Ilmu Communication, 2020 to present

Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, 2012-2014, 2021 to present

            Speaker & Gavel, 2012 to 2015

 

International Communication Association

           

Language and Social Interaction Division

Secretary of Language and Social Interaction Division, 2009-2012

            Vice Chair of Language and Social Interaction Division, 2021-2022

 

National Communication Association

           

            Publications Council Member, 2022-2025    

 

Language and Social Interaction Division

Vice Chair Elect of Language and Social Interaction Division, 2009-2010

            Vice Chair & Program Planner of Language and Social Interaction Division, 2010-2011

            Chair of the Language and Social Interaction Division, 2011-2012

            Immediate Past Chair of the Language and Social Interaction Division, 2012-2013

 

Association for Chinese Communication Studies, (Unit affiliated with NCA)

Research Chair 2003-04, Vice President 2005-06, President 2006-07, Program Planner 2006-07 and 2007-08. Co-Planner for ACCS sponsored Conference at Sichuan University,

Chengdu, China, 2007

 

 

 

Other Service

The Center for Intercultural Dialogue, Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, director

Board member, 2014 – present

 

Other Review Activities:

Language and Social Interaction Division of ICA

            Paper Reviewer for ICA Convention, 2004-2021

            International and Intercultural Division of ICA

            Paper Reviewer for ICA Convention, 2014

            International and Intercultural Division of NCA

            Paper Reviewer for NCA Convention, 2012-2020

            Language and Social Interaction Division of NCA

            Paper Reviewer for NCA Convention, 2005-2021

            Asian/Pacific American Communication Studies Division of NCA

            Paper Reviewer for NCA Convention, 2015

Association for Chinese Communication Studies (NCA affiliate)

            Paper Reviewer for NCA Convention, 2004-2006, 2009, 2010, 2021

            National Communication Association

            Paper Reviewer for NCA Summer Conference, 2009

 

Ad Hoc Reviewer for Refereed Journals

 

American Council of Learned Societies
Asian Journal of Communication

China Media Research

Chinese Journal of Communication

Communication Research and Practice

Communication Theory

Computers in Human Behavior

Electronic Journal of Communication

Ethos

European Association of Taiwan Studies

Folia Linguistica

Identities

Information, Communication and Society

Information Development

International Journal of Intercultural Relations

International Migration

Journal of Computer Mediated Communication

Journal of Family Communication

Journal of Language & Social Psychology

Journal of Multicultural Discourses

Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development

Journal of Pragmatics

Journal of Sociolinguistics

Language & Communication

Language and Dialogue

Language Policy                   

Language in Society

Lingua

Musicae Scientiae

Pragmatics

Research on Language and Social Interaction

Russian Journal of Communication

Text & Talk          

Western Journal of Communication

Women & Language

           

Ad Hoc Reviewer for Book & Research Proposals

 

Swiss National Science Foundation, Switzerland

National Science Foundation, USA

Routledge

Peter Lang

Oxford University Press

Fulbright Foundation

 

University Service

 

University of Macau

 

Department of Communication, Ph.D. programme coordinator, 2018 – Present

Chair of the Subpanel on Human Subjects Research, UM Ethics Panel 2013 – Present

Member of UM Ethics Panel, 2012 – Present

Member of the Henry Fok Pearl Jubilee College, 2016 – Present

 

FSS Ad hoc committee on standing orders, 2021

Member of Faculty Development Committee for FSS, 2014-2015

Member of the MA Programme Committee, 2013-2018

MA Programme Coordinator, January – August 2013

Coordinator for Department of Communication Evaluation, 2012-2013

Search Committee for Visiting Assistant Professor in Communication, 2012

Australasian Institute for Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis (AIEMCA) Conference planning member, 2018

Intercultural Dialogue in Asia, Roundtable Co-sponsor and planner, 2014

 

                       

University of Oklahoma

            Vice Chair of the Institutional Review Board, 2011

Faculty Senate, 2010-2011

            Institutional Review Board, 2010-2011

Member of Committee A, 2009-2011

Qualitative Research Curriculum Committee, 2002-2003, 2005-2006, 2006-2007

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, 2001-2002, 2003-2004, 2004-2005, 2006-2007, 2008-2009

            Technology Committee, 2003-2007

            Faculty Adviser to Tau Kappa Omega, 2002 to 2007

            Jon R. Withrow Scholarship Committee Member, 2004, 2005

            Fulbright Scholarship Reviewer, 2003

            Affiliate Faculty Member, School of International and Area Studies, 2003 to present

Member, Planning Committee for the East Asia Symposium, 2006

            Affiliate Faculty Member, US-China Institute, 2006 to present

            Undergraduate Assessment, 2009

 

 

Conference papers & pRESENTATIONS

Wangchuk, D., & Sandel, T. L. (July, 2022). ‘Listen to the Lama’: Analysing the multimodal affordances and literacies of digital media in Bhutan. Paper to be presented at the Sociolinguistics Symposium 24, ‘Inside and Beyond Binaries’, Ghent, Belgium.

Sandel, T. L., & Dinerstein, A. (May, 2022). ‘We have a point on the map’: Discursive Constructions of Belarusian Identity during CreativeMornings Minsk. Paper to be presented at the Language & Social Interaction Division of the 70th Convention of the International Communication Association, Paris, France.

Ju, B., Sandel, T. L., & Dai, H. (May, 2022). Resilience and (dis)empowerment: Use of social media among female mainland migrant workers in Macao during the Covid-19. Paper to be presented at the Mobile Communication Division of the 70th Convention of the International Communication Association, Paris, France.

Sandel, T. L., & Wang, Y. (November, 2021). Performing accent on Chinese social media: Analysing Bbeirabbit’s Tianjin dialect on Douyin videos. Paper presented at The 9th International Conference on New Discourse in Contemporary China & The 2nd International Conference on Frontiers of Discourse Studies, School of Foreign Languages, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.

Fitzgerald, R., & Sandel, T. L. (May, 2021). It’s a Carnival! Chinese Social Media, Technology, Culture and Creativity. Paper presented at the Institute of Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences Conference, University of Macau.

Sandel, T. L., & Wang, Y. (May, 2021). Monetised Digital Platforms: The discursive, multi-modal techniques of China’s female and male wanghong (internet celebrities). Paper presented at the Language and Social Interaction Division at the 69th Convention of the International Communication Association, Denver, USA.

Ju, B., & Sandel, T. L. (May, 2021). The Discursive Practice of (im)Mobilized Regimes: WeChat Moments Use of Mainland Chinese Labour Migrants in Macao during the COVID-19. Paper presented at the Mobile Communication Interest Group at the 69th Convention of the International Communication Association, Denver, USA.

Dinerstein, A., & Sandel, T. L. (May, 2021). Carnival and dictatorship: Public creativity in Belarus. Paper presented at the Language and Social Interaction Division at the 69th Convention of the International Communication Association, Denver, USA.

Sandel, T. L., & Lie, S. (November, 2020). ‘Marriage is like gambling’: Discourses of marriages linking Indonesia and Taiwan. Paper presented at the Association for Chinese Communication Studies at the 105th Convention of the National Communication Association, Indianapolis, USA (Top Paper Award).

Sandel, T. L., & Wangchuk, D. (November, 2020). Negotiating mobile chronotopes on a Bhutanese WeChat group. Paper presented at the Language and Social Interaction Division of the 105th Convention of the National Communication Association, Indianapolis, USA

Sandel, T. L. (August, 2020). Academic Dishonesty, Ethics, and Teaching Students How to

Cite Properly. Seminar taught for the Centre for Teaching and Learning Enhancement, University of Macau.

Sandel, T. L., & Wangchuk, D. (May, 2020). Saying goodnight in Bhutan: Discursively constructed mobile chronotopes. Paper presented at the Language and Social Interaction Division at the 68th Convention of the International Communication Association, Gold Coast, Australia.

Ou, C., & Sandel, T. L. (May, 2020). “Macao is a very awkward place”: Experiencing in-between identities. Paper presented at the Language and Social Interaction Division at the 68th Convention of the International Communication Association, Gold Coast, Australia.

Lie, S., & Sandel, T. L. (November, 2019). Unwelcome guests: Cultural discourse analysis of ethnic Chinese comments in Indonesian social media. Paper presented at the Language and Social Interaction Division of the 104th Convention of the National Communication Association, Baltimore, USA.

Sandel, T. L., & Ju, B. (November, 2019). Adaptation of mainland Chinese labor migrants in Macao. Paper presented at the International & Intercultural Division of the 104th Convention of the National Communication Association, Baltimore, USA.

Sandel, T. L. (June, 2019). On Publishing in NCA Journals. (Invited talk). The Shenzhen Forum: Communication innovation, New Media, & Digital Journalism, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen, China.

Sandel, T. L. & Wangchuk, D. (June, 2019). Saying ‘Good Ni::ght’ in Bhutan: Community Constructed Messages on WeChat. Paper presented at the University of Helsinki: Ethnography of Communication and Interdisciplinary Moves. Helsinki, Finland.

Sandel, T. L. (June, 2019). ‘Goodni::ght La’: Broadcasting on WeChat in Bhutan. Paper presented at Ross Priory in Leysin: Publics, Politics and Broadcast Talk. Leysin, Switzerland.

Ju, B. & Sandel, T. L. (May, 2019). WeChat use of Mainland Chinese dual migrants in daily border crossing. Paper presented at the Mobile Communication Division of the 67th Convention of the International Communication Association, Washington D.C., USA. (Top Paper Award)

Sandel, T. L., & Wangchuk, D. (November, 2018). Saying ‘Good Ni:ight la’ in Bhutan: Community constructed messages on WeChat. Paper presented at the Australasian Institute of Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis Conference. University of Macau, Macao, China.

Sandel, T. L. (November, 2018). Unpacking and describing interaction on Chinese WeChat: A methodological approach. Paper presented at the Language and Social Interaction Division of the 103rd Convention of the National Communication Association, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

Sandel, T. L. (November, 2018). Online interaction across three contexts: An analysis of culture and technological affordances. Paper presented at the International and Intercultural Division of the 103rd Convention of the National Communication Association, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

Sandel, T. L. (October, 2018). Online interaction across three contexts: An analysis of culture and technological affordances. (Keynote address). Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China.

Sandel, T. L. (October, 2018). Research methodologies of intercultural studies: Cross-border marriages as examples. (Invited talk). Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan.

Sandel, T. L. (September, 2018). Unpacking dialogicality as afforded by WeChat: A Bakhtinian analysis. Paper presented at 2018 IADA, Taipei: Dialogue and Becoming: Technologies, Agencies and Ways of Relating. Chinese Cultural University, Taipei, Taiwan.

Sandel, T. L. (June, 2018). Online interaction across three contexts: An analysis of culture and technological affordances. (Invited talk). Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing, China.

Sandel, T. L. (June, 2018). Studying acculturation in the age of social media. Paper presented at the 2018 Summer Conference, Communication, Media, & Governance in the Age of Globalization. Communication University of China, Beijing, China.

Sandel, T. L., Ou, C., Wangchuk, D., Ju, B., Duque, M. (May, 2018). Unpacking and describing interaction on Chinese WeChat: A methodological approach. Paper presented at the Language and Social Interaction Division of the 66th Convention of the International Communication Association, Prague, Czech Republic. (Top Paper Award)

Ju, B., & Sandel, T. L. (May, 2018). Between physical isolation and digital integration: Making sense of WeChat affordances in border crossing. Paper presented at the Intercultural Communication Division of the 66th Convention of the International Communication Association, Prague, Czech Republic.

Ju, B., & Sandel, T. L. (February, 2018). Perceptions of home and border among mainland Chinese dual migrants in Macao. Paper presented at Migrating Concepts: Cosmopolitanism, Multiculturalism and Conviviality across the Asia Pacific conference, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Sandel, T. L. (November, 2017). Young adults’ language mixing on Chinese social media: Convergence and identity changes through WeChat. Paper presented at the Language and Social Interaction Division of the 102nd Convention of the National Communication Association, Dallas, Texas, USA.

 

Sandel, T. L. (September, 2017). Transnational marriage migrants from Indonesia to Taiwan: Narrating good and bad marriages. Paper presented at the conference, “Rethinking transnationalism in the global world: Contested state, society, border, people in between.” University of Portsmouth, School of Languages and Area Studies, Portsmouth, UK.

 

Sandel, T. L. (May, 2017). Transnational marriage migrants: Unpacking the forces impacting

Indonesian Chinese-Taiwanese marriages. Paper presented at the International and Intercultural Division of the 65th Convention of the International Communication Association, San Diego, California, USA.

 

Sandel, T. L. (April, 2017). Addressing, re-accenting, and othering utterances on WeChat: A

Bakhtinian analysis. (Invited talk). Hong Kong University, Hong Kong.

Sandel, T. L. (April, 2017). Mixed Message Utterances on WeChat: An Analysis of Messages Shared

among China’s Youth in Macao (Keynote Address). 12th Asia Media Forum: Globalisation, Social Development, and Change of Social Media. Communication University of China, Beijing, China.

Sandel, T. L. (December, 2016). Chinese language repair on WeChat. Paper presented at the Australasian Institute of Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis Conference. The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.

Sandel, T. L. (November, 2016). “Ha ri zu”: The “Worship Japan tribe” of Taiwan. Paper presented at the Language and Social Interaction Division of the 101st Convention of the National Communication Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Sandel, T. L. (October, 2016). Language Mixing on Chinese Social Media: Implications for a Changing China (Keynote Address). The International New Media Forum: Future Media: Opportunities and Challenges. Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China.

 

Sandel, T. L. (June, 2016). Language Mixing on Chinese Social Media: Implications for a Changing China. Paper presented at “Communication, Media, and Globalization in the Age of Globalization” Conference co-sponsored by the Communication University of China and the National Communication Association (USA), Beijing, China.

Sandel, T. L. (2016, June). Language is Voiced: Unpacking the Meanings and Interpretations of Chinese Indonesian Language Discourse. Paper presented at the Language & Social Interaction Division of the 64th Convention of the International Communication Association, Fukuoka, Japan.

Sandel, T. L. (2016, June). Cell Phone Repairs in Macao’s Mixed Linguistic Environment. Paper presented at the Language & Social Interaction Division of the 64th Convention of the International Communication Association, Fukuoka, Japan.

Sandel, T. L., & Yueh, H-I. S. (2015, November). Taiwanese communication: Practices and their cultural meanings. Paper presented at the International and Intercultural Division of the 101st Convention of the National Communication Association, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Ju, J. B., & Sandel, T. L. (2015, November). Assessing linguistic capital in Xiamen, China. Paper presented at the 101st Convention of the National Communication Association, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Sandel, T. L. (2015, November). Is all Chinese the same? Unpacking the myth of a unified cultural and linguistic “China.” Paper to be presented at the 114th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Denver, CO, USA.

Sandel, T. L. (2015, November). Online Chinese-Cantonese Language Mixing: Implications for Young

Adults’ Personal and Group Identity in China’s Pearl River Delta Region. Invited talk at University of Illinois, USA.

Sandel, T. L. (2015, October). Language has a soul: Unpacking the meanings and interpreations of

Indonesian language discourse in the case of Singkawang, Indonesia. Invited talk at University of California Santa Barbara, USA.

Sandel, T. L. (2015, September). What it means to be a “foreign spouse”: Gendered understandings.

Invited talk at Syracuse University, New York, USA.

Sandel, T. L. & Ju, J. B. (2015, May). The code of WeChat: Chinese students’ cell phone social media practices. Paper presented at the Language and Social Interaction Division of the 63rd Convention of the International Communication Association, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA.

Sandel, T. L. (2014, November). What it means to be a foreign spouse: Gendered understandings. Paper presented at the Language and Social Interaction Division of the 100th Convention of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

Sandel, T., L. & Guan, X. (2014, November). Macao’s new immigrants: A case of intercultural dialogue? Paper presented at the International & Intercultural Division of the 100th Convention of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

Sandel, T. L., Lie, S., & Lijadi, A. A (2014, August). Language has a soul: Unpacking the meanings

and interpretations of Indonesian language discourse in the case of Singkawang, Indonesia. Paper presented at the conference of the International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies, Providence, RI.

Sandel, T. L. (2013, November). “Oh, I’m here!”: Social Media’s Impact on the Cross-cultural

Adaptation of Students Studying Abroad. Paper presented at the International and Intercultural Division of the 98th Convention of the National Communication Association, Washington, DC.

Sandel, T. L. (2013, June). Leftover or Victorious?: Asian Women (and Men) Making Sense of Marriage in a Changing Context. Paper presented at the Language and Social Interaction Division of the 61st Annual Convention of the International Communication Association, London, UK.

Sandel, T. L. (2012, November). Zuo Yuezi “Sitting the Month” Accounts: The Discourses, Meanings, and Disputes of a Taiwanese Folk Practice. Paper presented at the Language and Social Interaction Division of the 97th Convention of the National Communication Association, Orlando, Fl.

Sandel, T. L. (2012, June). Marriage as text: The motivations and definitions of marriage among Taiwan’s transnational families. Paper presented at the Ethnography of Communication: Ways Forward conference at Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, USA.

Sandel, T. L. (2011, November). Is it just cultural?: Exploring (mis)perceptions of individual and cultural differences of immigrants through marriage in contemporary Taiwan. Paper presented at the Language and Social Interaction Division of the 97th Convention of the National Communication Association, New Orleans, LA.

Homsey, D. M., & Sandel, T. L. (2011, May). A multi-centered familial identity: Examining the principle of relational dialectics through the practices and perceptions of a Lebanese American Community. Paper presented at the International and Intercultural Division of the 59th Annual Convention of the International Communication Association, Boston, MA.

Sandel, T. L. (2010, November). To be or not to be a recognizable “foreign spouse”: An ethnomethodological study of the gendered presentation of a foreign or local self in Taiwan. Paper presented at the Language and Social Interaction Division of the 96th Convention of the National Communication Association, San Francisco, CA.

Sandel, T. L. & Liang, C. H. (2010, June). Marriage as text: Communicating and constructing identities in Taiwan’s transnational families. Paper presented at the Language and Social Interaction Division of the 58th Annual Convention of the International Communication Association, Singapore.

Sandel, T. L. (2009, November). Tales of the bitter and sweet: A Taiwanese master story and transgression narratives shared cross-generationally in families. Paper presented at the Family Communication Division of the 95th Convention of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

Sandel, T. L. (2009, November). The “New Taiwanese”: Exploring the meaning of transnational and transborder families in Taiwan and greater China. Paper presented at the Association for Chinese Communication Studies at the 95th Convention of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

Sandel, T. L. (2009, July). Taiwan’s “foreign brides”: A case study of the struggle for identity. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Summer Conference on Intercultural Dialogue, Istanbul, Turkey.

Sandel, T. L. (2009, May). “Don’t call us that, something, Waiji Xinniang”: A cultural and semiotic analysis of perceptions of the “foreign bride” phenomenon in Taiwan. Paper presented at the Language and Social Interaction Division of the 57th Annual Convention of the International Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

Sandel, T. L. (2008, November). Taiwan’s fifth ethnic group: A study of the acculturation of women who have married into Taiwanese families in Taiwan. Paper presented at the International and Intercultural Studies Division of the 94th Convention of the National Communication Association, San Diego, CA.

Sandel, T. L. (2008, November). Transnational Marriages in Taiwan. Paper presented at the Association for Chinese Communication Studies Division of the 94th Convention of the National Communication Association, San Diego, CA.

Sandel, T. L., Tsai, T. F., Liang, C. H., & Huang, D. D. (2007, November). Do you call this a fangyan?: Comparing language ideologies, linguistic capital, and linguistic categories in Taiwan and Xiamen, China. Paper presented at the Association for Chinese Communication Studies Division of the 93rd Convention of the National Communication Association, Chicago, Illinois.

Sandel, T. L., Tsai, T. F. (2007, June). Assessing Linguistic Capital in China’s Fujian Province. Paper presented at the Joint Conference in Sichuan, China Chinese Communication Studies: West China and Globalization, Chengdu, China.

Sandel, T. L., Liang, C. H. (2007, May). Communicating through stories: An analysis of classroom discourse in mother tongue classes in Central Taiwan. Paper presented at the Language and Social Interaction Division of the 55th Annual Convention of the International Communication Association, San Francisco, CA.

Sandel, T. L., Wong Lowe, A., Chao, W. Y., Meng, C. H., & Chang, H. W. (2006, November). Oscillating identity: A multi-generational study of acculturating Chinese Americans. Paper presented at the International and Intercultural Communication Division of the 92nd Convention of the National Communication Association, San Antonio, Texas.

Chao, W. Y., Sandel, T. L., & Liang, C. H. (2006, November). Mother tongue education in Taiwan: Exploring language attitudes and ideologies. Paper presented at the Association for Chinese Communication Studies Division of the 92nd Convention of the National Communication Association, San Antonio, Texas.

Sandel, T. L., Liang, C. H., Chao, W. Y., Chang, H. W. (2005, December). Storytelling as a Medium of Socialization in Mother Tongue Education: A Comparison of Classrooms in Taiwan and the United States. Paper presented at the Joint Conference in Xiamen, China: Chinese Communication Studies, Xiamen, Fujian Province, China.

Sandel, T. L., Cho, G.. E., Miller. P. J., & Wang, S. H. (2005, May). A cross-cultural study of grandmothers and their role among families in Taiwan and the United States. Paper presented at the Language and Social Interaction Division of the 55th Annual Convention of the International Communication Association, New York, New York. (Top Paper Award)

Sandel, T. L., Wong Lowe, A., Croucher, S. M., Chao, W. Y. (2004, November). Language and identity: Exploring constructions of language and identity in Montréal, Taiwan, and Central Oklahoma. Paper presented at the Language and Social Interaction Division of the 90th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, Chicago, Illinois.

Sandel, T. L. (2004, May). Speaking Chinese: Exploring parental and grandparental beliefs about Chinese language education in the United States. Paper presented at the Intercultural and Developmental Division of the 54th Annual Convention of the International Communication Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Sandel, T. L. (2004, May). Can Children Speak Tai-gi?: Exploring Language Shift and Language Accommodation among Three Family Generations in Rural and Urban Sites in Taiwan. Paper presented at the Third Biennial International Conference on Intercultural Research, Taipei, Taiwan.

Sandel, T. L. (2003, November). Narrated Relationships: Problem Stories Told by Mothers-in-law and Daughters-in-law in Taiwan’s Chhan-chng. Paper presented at the Language and Social Interaction Division of the 89th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, Miami, Florida. (Top Paper Award)

Sandel, T. L. (2003, November). When Grandma Talks to you, Do you Understand?: Exploring Parental Beliefs about Mother Tongue Education in Taiwan. Paper presented at the Association for Chinese Communication Studies Division of the 89th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, Miami, Florida.

Sandel, T. L. (2003, May). Mother Tongue Education in Taiwan: Exploring Language Shift and Parental Language Ideologies. Paper presented at the Language and Social Interaction Division of the 53nd Annual Convention of the International Communication Association, San Diego, California.

Sandel, T. L. (2002, July). Narrative and the construction of personal and shared identity in Taiwan. Paper presented at the Language and Social Interaction Division of the 52nd Annual Convention of the International Communication Association, Seoul, Korea.

Sandel, T. L. (2001, November). Linguistic capital in Taiwan: The impact of the KMT’s Mandarin Language Policy on speaking practices and associated beliefs. Paper presented at the Association for Chinese Communication Scholars Division of the 87th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, Atlanta, Georgia.

Miller, P. J., Wang, S. H., Sandel, T. L., Cho, G. E. (2001, November). Self-esteem as folk theory: A comparison of ethnographic interviews. Paper presented at the Language and Social Interaction Division of the 87th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, Atlanta, Georgia. (Top Paper Award)

Miller, P. J., Wang, S. H., Sandel, T. L., Cho, G. E. (2001, April). The meanings and discourses of self-esteem: Parental folk theories of childrearing in Taiwan and the US. Paper presented at the 2001 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Sandel, T. L. (2000, November). Kinship address: Constructing a family identity in Taiwan. Paper presented at the 86th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, Seattle, Washington. (Top Paper Award)

Sandel, T. L. (1999, November). Exploring a Chinese rhetoric in Liu Xie’s Wen Xin Diao Long. Paper presented at the 85th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, Chicago, Illinois.

Miller, P. J., Sandel, T. L., Liang, C. H., & Fung, H. (1999, November) Narrating American transgressions: The meanings and discourses of one American socializing practice. Paper presented at the 85th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, Chicago, Illinois.

Sandel, T. L., Liang, C. H., Fung, H., & Miller, P. J. (1997, August). Storytelling across generations: Continuity and change in Taiwanese families. Paper presented at the second annual Conference on the History and Culture of Taiwan, Columbia University, New York, New York.

Sandel, T. L. (1995).   From passive learner to active researcher: How far does the student have to go? Paper presented at the 12th Annual R.O.C. TEFL Conference, Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan.

 

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