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Kristin McCarty

Education

  • 2020 Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, Davis (expected)
  • 2016 M.A., Sociology, University of California, Davis
  • 2013 B.A., Political Science, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (with honors)

About

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Family, Kinship, and Marriage; Law and Society; Gender and Sexuality; Legal Consciousness;Social Control; Qualitative Methods; Feminist Research Methods

Selected Publications

McCarty, Kristin. 2016. “The Need for a Sociological Perspective on Polyamory”. In Ron Den Otter (Ed.), Beyond Same-Sex Marriage: Perspectives on Marital Possibilities. Lexington Books: 147–166.

McCarty, Kristin. 2014. Building a Better Soldier: Human Enhancement Technologies in the 21st Century. Paideia 1: 3–24.

Teaching

Associate Instructor, Department of Sociology, University of California, Davis.

The Family (Upper Division; Winter 2018)

Social Relationships (Upper Division; Summer 2018)

Teaching Assistant, Department of Sociology, University of California, Davis.

Sociology of Popular Culture (Lower Division; Fall 2014)

Introduction to Sociology (Lower Division; Winter 2015)

The Family (Upper Division; Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Winter 2016, Winter 2017, Fall 2017)

Sociology of Law (Upper Division; Spring 2016)

Introduction to Social Research (Lower Division; Fall 2016)

Social Relationships (Upper Division; Spring 2017, Spring 2018)

Guest Lecturer, Department of Sociology, University of California, Davis.

Social Relationships (Upper Division; Spring 2017, Summer 2017, Spring 2018)

Awards

2017 - Leon Mayhew Prize for the best qualifying paper in Sociology