Dr. Carrie Lee Smith
Dr. Carrie Lee Smith
Associate Professor of Sociology
Office: McComsey 231
T: 8:00 am-9:00 am
W: 9:00 am-10:30 am
R: 8:00 am-9:00 am & 4:00 pm-5:30 pm
Comments: & by appointment. Office hours are for Spring 2017.
Ph.D. Vanderbilt University, 2004
M.A. Vanderbilt University, 1998
B.A. University of California at Santa Cruz, 1996
Research and Scholarly Interests:
Sociology of Reproduction and Birth; Medical Sociology; Sex and Gender; Work and the Professions; Race and Ethnicity; Sociology of the Family; Animals and Society; Sociological Practice and Public Sociology; Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Lively, Kathryn J. and Carrie L. Smith. Forthcoming. “Identity and Illness.” In The Handbook of the Sociology of Health, Illness and Healing: Blueprint for the 21st Century, edited by Bernice Pescosolido, Jack K. Martin, Jane d. MacLeod and Anne Rogers. Springer Press. [Expected date of publication: 2011]
McCammon, Holly J., Soma Chaudhuri, Lyndi Hewitt, Courtney Sanders Muse, Harmony D. Newman, Carrie Lee Smith, and Teresa M. Terrell. 2008. “Becoming Full Citizens: The U.S. Women’s Jury Rights Campaigns, the Pace of Reform, and Strategic Adaptation.” American Journal of Sociology 113(4): 1104-1147.
Brown, Tony N., Koji Ueno, Carrie L. Smith, Noel S. Austin, and Len Bickman. 2007. “Communication Patterns in Medical Encounters for the Treatment of Child Psychosocial Problems: Does Pediatrician-Parent Concordance Matter? Health Communication 21(3): 247-256.
Smith, Carrie L. 2006. “The New Racism and the Changing Beauty Norm.” Bad Subjects Issue 76. (http://bad.eserver.org/issues/2006/76/raceandbeauty.html)
Selected Book Reviews and Encyclopedia Entries:
Smith, Carrie L. “Gynecology.” 2009. In Encyclopedia of Gender and Society, edited by Jodi O’Brien and Eve Shapiro (editors). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Smith, Carrie Lee. 2008. Review of Surrogate Motherhood and the Politics of Reproduction by Susan Markens. In American Journal of Sociology114(3): 866-868.
Smith, Carrie L. 2005. Review of The Company Doctor: Risk, Responsibility, and Corporate Professionalism by Elaine Draper. In Work and Occupations 31(3): 401-403.
Courses Taught at Millersville:
SOCY 101: Introduction to Sociology
SOCY 210: Sociology of the Family
SOCY 211: Social Problems
SOCY 302: Social Statistics
SOCY 305: Social Research Methods
SOCY 315: Race and Ethnic Relations
SOCY 317: Sociology of Health
SOCY 329: Topics – Reproduction, Birth and Society
Selected University and Program Connections:
Chair, Teaching Social Problems Section (2010-2012)
Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP)
Co-Chair, Committee on the Status of Women (2010-2012)
Easter Sociological Society (ESS)
Secretary, Board of Directors (2009-2012)
Mid-Atlantic Council on Family Relations
Chair, Undergraduate Curriculum & Program Review Committee (2009-2012)
President, Friends of Ganser Library Board (2009-2011)
Asian/Asian-American Studies Steering Committee
Passions & Distractions:
Reading anything under the sun; baseball (San Francisco Giants); ice hockey (San Jose Sharks); Tsarist Russia and Royalty history; murder mysteries; cooking and baking; animals; absurdist humor