Keith Cox

Keith Cox

PhD Candidate

Office: A79 Haines Hall


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  • MA Sociology, Illinois State University 2015
  • BA Sociology, Illinois State University 2012

Fields of Study

Conversation Analysis, Medical Sociology


  • Cox, Keith. (in press). “Invoking Uncertainty: Parents’ Accounts for Intrusions on Medical Authority in Pediatric Neurology.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior
  • Tarn, Derjung M., Maureen Barrientos, Mark J. Pletcher, Keith Cox, Jon Turner, Alicia Fernandez, and Janice B. Schwartz. 2021. “Perceptions of Patients with Primary Nonadherence to Statin Medications.” Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine 34(1):123-131.

Awards & Grants

  • UCLA Sociology Departmental Fellowship – 2022-2023
  • UCLA Sociology Departmental Fellowship – 2016-2017

Conference Presentations

  • “Contingency Planning in Primary Care Medical Visits.” International Conference on Conversation Analysis (ICCA). Loughborough University, UK. (July, 2018)
  • “Breaking Down Diagnoses in Surgical Consultations for Early-Stage Breast Cancer.” International Conference on Conversation Analysis and Clinical Encounters (CACE). Loughborough University, UK. (July, 2015)