Junior Affiliates

malickAbigail Malick
Current Studies:
Sociology Ph.D. Research Interests: Intimate Partner Abuse, Campus Safety, Bystander Intervention, Victimology, Animal Abuse, Program Evaluation, Methodology

mullinsAlyssa Mullins
Current Studies: Sociology Ph.D.
Research Interests: Gender and media, consumerism, family life, parenthood, childless by choice, human sexuality, healthy relationships, intimate partner violence/sexual assault, applied/clinical sociology.

aminnickAlexandra Minnick
B.A. in Sociology and B.S. in Psychology with Minor in Women’s Studies
Current Studies: M.A. in Applied Learning and Instruction and MSW in Social Work.
Research Interests: Gender Roles, Sex Education, Masculinities Portrayed in Entertainment Wrestling, Women’s Reproductive Health, Body Image, Female Veterans, Military Families, Women in the U.S. Military, Social Construction of Eating Habits, Third Wave Activism, Social Psychology, Mental Health, and The History of the Feminist Movement.

aolyphantAshleyAnn Olyphant
B.S in Psychology, Minor in Anthropology
Current Studies: Cognitive Sciences Certificate, Gender Studies Certificate.
Research Interests: Human Sexuality, Criminology, Law, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology, Cultural History, Feminism, Crime

btableBilly Table
BA in Communication Studies
Current Studies: MA in Interpersonal Communication, & Gender Certificate
Research Interests: Gender and intercultural/interracial communication, queer theory, embodiment, body-positive discourse and issues of body image, sexual autonomy, and rhetoric of reproductive rights

plazaDiego Plaza
Psychology BS with minor in Cognitive Sciences and Women’s Studies
Current Studies: Applied Sociology MA
Research Interests: Romantic Relationships, Sexualities, Marriage, Gender, and Social Psychology

strohackerEmily Ruth Strohacker
B.S. in Psychology, M.A. in Applied Sociology
Current Studies: Sociology Ph.D.
Research Interests: Victimology, Criminology, Homicide, Deviant Behavior, Drugs & Alcohol, Statistics, and Methodology.

tyrrellGenevieve Anna Tyrrell
Current Studies:
M.F.A. in Creative Writing
Research Interests: Creative Nonfiction, Identity, Illness/ Disability, Film Industry Gender Roles

jmillerJennifer Roth Miller
Current Studies:
Texts and Technology Ph.D.
Research Interests: Social Justice, Civic Engagement, Rhetoric and Social Construction of the Social Good, Philanthropy, Fundraising, Awareness Ribbons, Health, Domestic Violence, Literacies, Participatory Design, Citizen Science, Social Entrepreneurship, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cause-Based Marketing, Writing for Public Relations, Democratic Use of Social Media, Digital Humanities, Memes.

Jolene VincentJolene Vincent
B.A. in Sociology, Certificate in Victim Advocacy, M.A. in Applied Sociology Domestic Violence Track Current Studies: Ph.D. in Sociology Research Interests:Criminology, Deviant Behavior, Domestic Violence, Human Trafficking, Police Shootings

wellerMindy Weller
Ph.D. in Sociology
Research Interests: Research interests include Homicide, Mass Murder, Mass Victimization, deviant behavior, and sex crimes.

parraMichelle Parra
Law, B.A and Sociology, B.A.
Current Studies: Applied Sociology, M.A – Domestic Violence Track.
Research Interests:Domestic Violence: Female and Male Victimization, Child Abuse, Suicide Behavior, Deviant Behavior, Victimization, Gender and Race Disparities, Social Psychology, Social Movements and Women’s Participation in Social Movements, Social Change, Social Inequalities, Visual Sociology.

nowensNicole Owens
Ph.D. in Sociology
Research Interests: Families of choice, Parenting, Motherhood, Human-animal studies, Food and Culture, Social Psychology, Environmental Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Social Construction of Deviance.

sacraSarah Ann Sacra

Current Studies: Applied Sociology M.A.
Research Interests: Criminology, Homicide, Statistics, Methods, Gender and racial disparities within homicide.