Bambi Schieffelin is a linguistic anthropologist at New York University in the department of Anthropology. She has written extensively about language socialization, language contact, language ideology, Haitian Creole, and missionization.
She has recently researched youth language use in instant messaging and text messaging., particularly the use of the word like. She is currently interested in the linguistic aspects of the Lolcat phenomenon.
- 2007 Consequences of Contact: Language Ideologies and Sociocultural Transformations in Pacific Societies 
- 1998 Language Ideologies 
- 2005 The Give and Take of Everyday Life 
- Schieffelin, Bambi (January 2009). "Enquoting voices, accomplishing talk: Uses of be + like in Instant Messaging". Language & Communication. 29 (1): 77–113. doi:10.1016/j.langcom.2007.09.003.
- Schieffelin, Bambi and Miki Makihara, ed. (2007). Consequences of Contact: Language Ideologies and Sociocultural Transformations in Pacific Societies. Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-532498-3.
- Schieffelin, Bambi (1998). Language Ideologies. Oxford Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-510561-2.
- Schieffelin, Bambi (2005). The Give and Take of Everyday Life. City: Fenestra Books. ISBN 1-58736-440-9.
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