Kristen Fleckenstein

Kristen Fleckenstein (Added 9/20/19) MCD 760

Kristen Fleckenstein

Assistant Professor

Phone: 843-349-5006 Email: Office Hours:



Kristen Fleckenstein is an Assistant Professor of Linguistics in the English Department at Coastal Carolina University. She obtained a Ph.D. in Linguistics and a graduate certificate in Women's & Gender Studies from the University of Texas at Arlington, as well as a BA in English from Lubbock Christian University. Her research interests focus broadly on discourse markers, the discursive construction of identity - especially as concerned with marginalized identities - and discourse strategies in digitally mediated spaces. 


Ph.D., Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington (2019)

B.A., English, Lubbock Christian University (2011)

Teaching Areas


Research Areas 

Discourse Analysis, Linguistics, Corpus Linguistics, Pragmatics, Semantics