2022 Keating, Elizabeth. The Essential Questions: Interview Your Family to Uncover Stories and Bridge Generations, Penguin Random House.

2016 Keating, Elizabeth and Sirkka L. Jarvenpaa. Words Matter: Communicating Effectively in the New Global Office. University of California Press.

1998 Keating, Elizabeth. Power Sharing: Language, Rank, Gender and Social Space in Pohnpei, Micronesia. Oxford University Press.


Articles and Book Chapters (selected)

2021 Keating, Elizabeth. Why Do Virtual Meetings Feel So Weird? American Scientist (adapted from Sapiens publication)

2021 Jarvenpaa, Sirkka and Elizabeth Keating. When Do Good Communication Models Fail in Global Virtual Teams? Organizational Dynamics 50(1), 100843.

 2020 Keating, Elizabeth. Why Do Virtual Meetings Feel So Weird? Sapiens, October 20, 2020 

2019  Keating, Elizabeth. Culture and Collaboration in Digitally Mediated Settings, in Designs for Experimentation and Inquiry: Approaching Learning and Knowing in Digital Transformation, Mäkitalo, Å., Nicewonger, T., Elam, M. (Eds.). Routledge

2018 Keating, Elizabeth. Technologically-Mediated Sociality: Negotiating Culture, Communication and Access. Linguistic and Material Intimacies of Mobile Phones. Joshua A Bell and Joel C Kuipers, eds. Routledge

2017 Keating, Elizabeth. Challenges of Contextualization in Technologically-Mediated, Cross-Cultural Work Settings, SUM Conference Proceedings, Casa Cărţii de Ştiinţă Publishing House, Romania.

2017 Keating, Elizabeth. “They Blame, They Complain but They Don’t Understand”: Identity Clashes In Cross-Cultural Virtual Collaborations, in Revisiting Identity, eds. Aase Hansen, Sangeeta Bagga-Gupta, Julie Feilberg, Springer, 225-240.

2017 Keating, Elizabeth. Challenges of Conducting Interaction with Technologically-Mediated Bodies, in Intercorporeality: Emerging Socialities in Interaction. Christian Meyer, J. Streeck & J. Scott Jordan, eds. Oxford University Press, 302-322.

2015 Keating, Elizabeth. The Role of the Body and Space in Digital Multimodality, The Routledge Handbook of Language and Digital Communication, Edited by Alexandra Georgakopoulou and Tereza Spilioti, pages 259-272.

2015 Keating, Elizabeth. Space and Place. Deborah Schiffrin, Deborah Tannen, and Heidi Hamilton, eds. The Handbook of Discourse Analysis, Second Edition, Wiley-Blackwell.

2012 Keating, Elizabeth and Gene Mirus. The Eyes Have It: Technomobility and Sign Language Innovations. Volume 2012, Issue 191, 287–308.

2012 Keating, Elizabeth and Pirkko Raudaskoski. Theoretical framework: communicative technology for augmented interaction within the field of Science, Technology and Society (STS), in Maria Egbert and Arnulf Deppermann, eds. Hearing Aids Communication: Integrating Social Interaction, Audiology and User Centered Design to Improve Communication with Hearing Loss and Hearing Technologies. Mannheim: Verlag für Gesprächsforschung, 35-39.

2012 Jarvenpaa, Sirkka L. and Elizabeth Keating. Global Offshoring Engineering Project Teams: Trust Asymmetries across Cultural Borders. Engineering Project Organization Journal, 2:1-2, 71-83

2011 Keating, Elizabeth and Sirkka Jarvenpaa. Interspatial Subjectivities: Engineering in Virtual Environments, Social Semiotics, Vol 21(2) 219-237.

2011 Jarvenpaa, Sirkka and Elizabeth Keating. Hallowed Grounds: The Role of Cultural Values, Practices, and Institutions in TMS in an Offshored Complex Engineering Services Project, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 99:1-13

2011 Keating, Elizabeth and Chiho Sunakawa. A Full Inspiration Tray: Multimodality across Real and Computer-Mediated Spaces. In Goodwin, C., C. LeBaron, and J. Streeck, eds. Embodied Interaction: Language and Body in the Material World. Cambridge University Press, 194-206.

2011 Keating, Elizabeth and Alessandro Duranti. Discourse and Culture. In Discourse Studies, T. van Dijk, ed., London: Sage, 331-356.

2010 Keating, Elizabeth and Gene Mirus. American Sign Language in virtual space: Interactions between Deaf Users of Computer-Mediated Video Communication and the Impact of Technology on Language Practices. Reprint in: B. Schieffelin and P.  Garrett (eds.), Anthropological Linguistics: Theories and Practices. Routledge. Reprint of Language in Society 32, 693-714, 2003.

2010 Keating, Elizabeth and R. Neill Hadder. Sensory Impairment. Annual Reviews of Anthropology, Vol. 39: 115-129. abstract

2010 Keating, Elizabeth and Chiho Sunakawa. Participation Cues: Coordinating Activity and Collaboration in Complex Online Gaming Worlds, Language in Society, 39 (3):331-356. abstract

2009 Keating, Elizabeth. Societal Impacts of Nanomanufacturing. In Nanomanufacturing, Shaochen Chen, ed., Los Angeles: American Scientific Publishers, 263-275.

2009 Keating, Elizabeth. Pragmatics and Technology. Language in Life, and a Life in Language, Studies in Pragmatics. Bruce Fraser and Ken Turner, eds. Emerald Publishing, 231-238.

2009 Monteiro, Marko and Elizabeth Keating. Managing Misunderstandings: The Role of Language in Interdisciplinary Scientific Collaboration. Science Communication, Vol. 31, No. 1, 6-28. abstract

2009 Keating Elizabeth. Language and Power. Language and Linguistic Compass, Ken Turner, ed. Blackwell Publishing, 3/4: 996–1009

2008 Keating, Elizabeth, Terra Edwards and Gene Mirus. Cybersign: Impacts of New Communication Technologies on Space and Language, Journal of Pragmatics, Volume 40, Issue 6: 1067-1081. abstract

2008 Jarmon, Leslie, Elizabeth Keating, and Paul Toprac. Examining the societal impacts of nanotechnology through simulation: NANO SCENARIO. Simulation & Gaming (Sage Publications), 39: 168-181. abstract

2008 Jarmon, Leslie and Elizabeth Keating. NANO SCENARIO: Role-playing to appreciate the societal effects of nanotechnology. Simulation & Gaming, Vol. 39, No. 2, 282-301. abstract

2006 Keating, Elizabeth. Habits and Innovations: Designing Language for New, Technologically Mediated Sociality. In Roots of Human Sociality: Culture, Cognition and Interaction. S. Levinson and N. Enfield, eds, Berg Publishers, pp. 332-350.

2006 Keating, Elizabeth and Leslie Jarmon. What is Nanotechnology: New Properties of Words as Territories in a Cross-Disciplinary, Cross-Border Flow. Practicing Anthropology, 28:2, 6-10.

2006 Keating, Elizabeth and Alessandro Duranti. Honorific Resources for the Construction of Hierarchy. Journal of the Polynesian Society, 115(2): 145-172.

2005 Keating, Elizabeth Language and Culture. Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems. Oxford, UK: UNESCO Eolss Publishers Co Ltd.

2005 Keating, Elizabeth. Homo Prostheticus: Problematizing the Notions of Activity and Computer-Mediated Interaction. In Models of Language, Interaction, and Culture, Alessandro Duranti, ed.(special issue of Discourse Studies, 2005, vol. 7(4-5):  527-545)

2005 Keating, Elizabeth. The Sociolinguistics of Status in Pohnpei. The International Journal of the Sociology of Language 172:7-30.

2004 Keating, Elizabeth and Gene Mirus. Signing in the Car: Some Issues in Language and Context. Deaf Worlds 20: 3, pp. 264-273.

2004 Keating, Elizabeth and Maria Egbert. Conversation as a Cultural Activity. In A Companion to Linguistic Anthropology. A. Duranti, ed. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers, p. 169-196.

2003 Keating, Elizabeth and Gene Mirus. American Sign Language in Virtual Space: Interactions between Deaf Users of Computer-Mediated Video Communication and the Impact of Technology on Language Practices. Language in Society 32, 693-714.

2003 Keating, Elizabeth and Gene Mirus. Examining Interactions across Language Modalities: Deaf Children and Hearing Peers at School. Anthropology and Education Quarterly 34(2):115-135.

2003 Keating, Elizabeth. Language Purism and American Sign Language. Purism in Minor Languages, Endangered Languages, Regional Languages, Mixed Languages. Joseph Brincat, Winfried Boeder, and Thomas Stolz, eds. Bochum: Universitatsverlag, 349-365.

2003 Keating, Elizabeth and Gene Mirus. New Technologies and Minority Language Communities: The Deaf Community, Visual Virtual Language and Computer-Mediated Communication. In Thomas Stolz and Joel Sherzer, eds. MINOR LANGUAGES Approaches, Definitions, Controversies. Bochum: Universitatsverlag Dr. N. Brochmeyer, 103-120

2002 Keating, Elizabeth. Everyday Interactions and the Domestication of Social Inequality IPRA Pragmatics 12:3.347-359.

2002 Keating, Elizabeth. Space and its Role in Social Stratification in Pohnpei, Micronesia. In Representing Space in Oceania: Culture in Language and Mind, Canberra: Pacific  Linguistics, Bennardo, Giovanni, ed., 201-213.

2001 Keating, Elizabeth. Spanish and the Missionization Effort on Pohnpei: Language and Cultural Influences. Lo propio y lo ajeno en las lenguas austronesicas y amerindias. Klaus Zimmerman and Thomas Stolz, eds., Frankfort am Main: Vervuert, Madrid: Iberoamericana, 295-312.

2001 Keating, Elizabeth. Language, Identity, and the Production of Authority in New Discursive Contests in Pohnpei, Micronesia. Journal de la Société des Océaniste, 112, pp. 73-80.

2001 Keating, Elizabeth. The Ethnography of Communication, in Handbook of EthnographyPaul Atkinson, Amanda Coffey, Sara Delamont, Lyn Lofland, and John Lofland, eds. London: Sage Publications, 285-301.

2001 Keating, Elizabeth. Space. In Duranti Alessandro, ed. Key Terms in Language and Culture. Malden, MA: Blackwell (reprint of Journal of Linguistic Anthropology, Vol. 9), 234-237.

2000 Keating, Elizabeth. Moments of Hierarchy: Constructing Social Stratification by means of Language, Food, Space, and the Body in Pohnpei, Micronesia. American Anthropologist 102(2):303-320.

2000 Keating, Elizabeth. Current Issues in Linguistic Anthropology. Teaching Anthropology: SAAC Notes. American Anthropological Assn and Soc. for Anthropology in Community Colleges Publication, 20-23.

1999 Keating, Elizabeth. Contesting Representations of Gender Stratification in Pohnpei, Micronesia, Ethnos  64:3, pp. 350-371.

1999 Keating, Elizabeth. Space. Journal of Linguistic Anthropology, Special Issue, Language Matters in Anthropology, A Lexicon for the Millenium, 9(1-2):234-237.

1998 Keating, Elizabeth. Honor and Stratification in Pohnpei, Micronesia. American Ethnologist, 25(3):399-411.

1998 Keating, Elizabeth. A woman’s role in constructing status hierarchies: Using honorific language in Pohnpei, Micronesia. International Journal of the Sociology of Language, 129:103-115.

1997 Keating, Elizabeth. Honorific Possession: Power and Language in Pohnpei, Micronesia. Language in Society, 26(2): 247-268.

1995 Keating, Elizabeth. Spatial Conceptions of Hierarchy in Pohnpei Micronesia. In Spatial Information Theory, A. Frank and W. Kuhn, eds., pp. 463-474. Berlin: Springer, pp. 463-474.

1993 Keating, Elizabeth. Correction/Repair as a Resource for Co-construction of Group Competence. Pragmatics:  Quarterly Publication of the International Pragmatics Association, pp. 411-423.

Online Publications

2006 Keating, Elizabeth with Emi Nagai. “the-role-of-the-mobile-phone-in-the-welfare-of-aged-and-handicapped-people,” NTT Docomo Website,

2005 Keating, Elizabeth with Emi Nagai. current-societal-problems-with-mobile-phone-usage-in-15-countries, NTT Docomo, Japan, website,