Dr. Aimee Hosemann


Aimee Hosemann, Ph.D., Director of Qualitative Research

A noted linguistic and sociocultural anthropologist, Aimee Hosemann brings a deep perspective to and understanding of language that brings fresh perspective to RHB’s higher education clients. Aimee engages in marketing research, anthropological discovery, campus visits and guest experience analysis as well as copywriting. Hosemann earned her Ph.D. and M.A. at Southern Illinois University and her B.A. from Idaho State University. She joined the faculty in the Department of Anthropology at Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2018. Previously, she taught at Colorado College, University of Texas – Austin and Texas State University. Her doctoral dissertation explored the ritual “sad songs” of Amazonian women. Aimee’s background also includes editing for the academic journal Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power and other freelance editing assignments as well as newspaper journalism. Aimee loves education, advocates for literacy, citizenship and immigration rights and veganism. Her varied interests include ethnomusicology, discourse analysis and verbal art, semiotics, gender, bi-and multilingualism, Latin American history and culture, and AppaLatin/Appalachian language and music. As you might imagine, she’s an engaging road trip companion. She divides her time between Indianapolis and Austin.

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