Grad Students

Laura Loeb

Contact Information

Office  Haines 234

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Fields of Study

Conversation Analysis, Interaction and Culture, Political Communication, Mass Media, Sociology of Religion


  • John Heritage (co-chair)
  • Steve Clayman (co-chair)
  • Edward Walker
  • Tim Groeling 


University of California, Los Angeles, California, June 2010-June 2012 
C. Phil. In Sociology, received 2012
Title of Proposal : “Talk Show Talk: The Practices of Interviewing on Daytime and Late-
University of California, Los Angeles, California, September 2008-June 2010
M.A. in Sociology, received 2010
Title of MA Thesis: “We knew when to jump in”: Interaction Styles and Culture
in Catholic Bible Studies
University of Dayton, Dayton OH, August 2004 – May 2008
B.A. in Sociology and Religious Studies, minors in Women’s and Gender Studies and Film Studies, received 2008
Graduated Summa Cum Laude
Title of Honor’s Thesis: ““Well that was awkward:” Situational Impropriety and the Rules of Social Interaction”