Vaidehi Ramanathan


Position Title
Chair and Professor, Linguistics


Vaidehi Ramanathan is Professor of Applied Sociolinguistics in the Department of Linguistics at UC Davis. Her research interests include all concerns related to language policies, literacy development and English-vernacular relations. She is also interested in all issues regarding language and health, including language and dementia and dementia caregiver education. Her recent publications include Language Policy and (Dis)Citizenship: Rights, Access, Pegagogies and Bodies and Language: Health, ailments, disabilitiesRead more about Vaidehi Ramanathan's research and activities.