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Jessi Grieser is a sociolinguist specializing in discourse analysis, geo-semiotics, and socio-phonetics. An expert on Black English, online language, language change (new words, new grammar), and regional dialects, she is researching the use of African American English in expressions of the intersectional identities of race, place, and social class.