Kristen Fleckenstein - Coastal Carolina University
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Kristen Fleckenstein

Assistant Professor

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Edwards 292

Fall 2021 Office Hours
Mondays 10:00am - 12:00pm
Fridays (via ZOOM) 2:30 - 3:30pm
*Please email for an appointment. 

Each person's life is lived as a series of conversations.” -Deborah Tannen


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