Anna Marie Trester serves as a Senior Associate in the Research Interpretation and Application unit at the FrameWorks Institute. Prior to joining FrameWorks, she served as the director of the MA in Language and Communication (MLC) program in the Department of Linguistics at Georgetown University, where she worked with students to apply their sociolinguistic training to professional contexts. She has taught courses at Georgetown University, Howard University, and the University of Maryland, University College. Her courses have covered cross-cultural communication, language and social media, and the ethnography of communication. An applied sociolinguist, Anna has research interests in improvisation, performance, narrative, intertextuality, professional self-presentation, language and identity, language in social media, and the language of business. She is the co-editor (with renowned linguistics professor Deborah Tannen) of Discourse 2.0, published in 2013 by Georgetown University Press. Anna was profiled by the Linguistics Society of America in its December, 2014, member spotlight. She received her MA from New York University and her PhD in linguistics from Georgetown University.
Anna Marie Trester serves as a Senior Associate in the Research Interpretation and Application unit at the FrameWorks Institute.