Patty Sotirin

Professor of Communication


Women and Language

I am editor of this international journal dedicated to studies of communication, language, and gender. The W&L website has submission and subscription information. The website features our Alternative Scholarship page dedicated to innovative scholarly work in a variety of digital formats.


Humanities Dept.

Michigan Technological Univ.

1400 Townsend Dr.

Houghton, MI 49931-1295

Contact Me


Office:  Walker 345

Phone:  (906) 487-3264

Fax:  (906) 487-3559

RTC Graduate Director

Communication, Culture, and Media undergraduate major

Minor in Communication Studies



Communication Minor
Visit the 2007 NCA Ethnography Preconference Website

Written with Laura Ellingson

2010 publication date

Winner of the 2012 Book Award, Feminist Division, National Communication Association

Baylor University Press

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Co-edited with Elizabeth Flynn &  Ann Brady

2011 publication date

Utah State Press

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Written with Laura Ellingson

2013 publication date

Baylor University Press

Now available on Amazon