Curriculum Vitae

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CONTACT

University of Alabama Birmingham, Department of Sociology
HHB 460M, 1720 2nd Ave. S., Birmingham, AL 35294-1152
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Website: http://www.stacylsmith.com

EDUCATION

Ph.D. 2017 Sociology, Kansas State University
M.A. 1995 Literature, Composition, and Rhetoric, Kansas State University
B.A. 1992 English Language and Literature, Wichita State University
B.A. 1991 Psychology, Wichita State University

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS

8/2018 – Present:  Teaching Assistant Professor (visiting), University of Alabama Birmingham, Department of Sociology

8/2017 – 5/2018:   Visiting Lecturer, Clemson University, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice

8/2014 – 8/2017:   Instructor, Emporia State University, Department of Sociology,
Anthropology, and Crime and Delinquency Studies

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Undergraduate Courses Taught – Sociology

Cults, Sects and Society (Emporia State University)
Intimate Relationships (Emporia State University)
Introduction to Social Welfare (Emporia State University)
Introduction to Sociology (Clemson University, Kansas State University, University of Alabama Birmingham)
Medical Sociology (Emporia State University)
Mind, Self, and Society (University of Alabama Birmingham)
Popular Culture (Emporia State University)
Social Interaction (Kansas State University)
Social Movements (Emporia State University)
Social Problems (Kansas State University)
Sociological Theory (Clemson University)
Sociology of Divorce (Emporia State University)
Sociology of Gender (Emporia State University)
Sociology of Religion (Emporia State University)
Victimology (Emporia State University)

Other Sociology Teaching Appointments

2009 – 2014 Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, Graduate Teaching Assistant/Instructor of Record with Sole Responsibility, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work

Undergraduate Courses Taught – English

Expository Writing I (Kansas State University, Friends University, Barton Community College, Butler Community College)
Expository Writing II (Kansas State University, Friends University, Butler Community College)
Masterpieces of World Literature (Friends University)
Technical Writing for Engineers (Kansas State University)
Technical Writing for the Sciences (Kansas State University)
Introduction to Literature (Kansas State University, Barton Community College)

English Faculty and Temporary Appointments

2003 – 2006:   Instructor, Department of English, Kansas State University (permanent)
1988 – 2000:   Butler County Community College, Rose Hill, KS, Adjunct Instructor, Department of English (temporary)
1997 – 1998:   Friends University, Wichita, KS, Adjunct Instructor, Department of English (temporary)
1993 – 1995:   Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, Graduate Teaching Assistant/Instructor of Record, Department of English (student)

Other Academic Positions

3/2006 – 10/2007:   Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, Adaptive Technology Specialist, Disability Support Services
2001 – 2003:   Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, PILOTS Program Lab Instructor

PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Articles

Smith, Stacy L. 2017. “Gender Stratified Monopoly: Why Do I Earn Less and Pay More?” Teaching Sociology 45(2):168-76.

Forthcoming

“Marianne Weber and #MarchForOurLives.” Forthcoming. In Forgotten Founders and Other Neglected Theorists, edited by C. Conner, D. Dickens, and N. Baxter. Lexington Books.

Manuscripts in Progress – Articles

Smith, Stacy L. “Framing the Dead: How Deadheads use Family and Religion to Build an Enduring Culture.” Presented at the MSS-NCSA Joint Annual Meeting, March 23, 2016. Intended for refereed journal.

Smith, Stacy L. “All the Years Combine: Interaction Ritual Chains, Deadheads, and Social Cohesion.” Presented at the MSS-SSSI Joint Annual Meeting, March 31, 2017. Intended for refereed journal.

Manuscripts in Progress – Book

Smith, Stacy L. Dead and Still Grateful: Deriving Mechanisms of Social Cohesion from Deadhead Culture. Revision of dissertation, intended for a University press.

PRESENTATIONS

Conference Activity

Smith, Stacy L. 2017. “All the Years Combine: Deadheads and Interaction Ritual Chains.” Paper presented at the MSS-SSSI Joint Annual Meeting, March 31, Milwaukee, WI.

Smith, Stacy L. 2016. “Intersectional Monopoly: Why Do I Earn Less and Pay More? Teaching Gender and Social Stratification Through Simulation.” Paper presented at the MSS-NCSA Joint Annual Meeting, March 25, Chicago, IL.

Smith, Stacy L. 2016. “Framing the Dead: How Deadheads Use Family and Religion to Build an Enduring Culture.” Paper presented at the MSS-NCSA Joint Annual Meeting, March 23, Chicago, IL.

Invited Lectures and Talks

  • “Gender Stratified Monopoly: Why Do I Earn Less and Pay More?”
    • Summer 2017: Guest Lecture for EXCITE summer workshop, Kansas State University
    • Fall 2016: Guest lecture for Introduction to Sociology Seminar, Kansas State University
    • Fall 2016: Guest lecture for KAWSE program, Kansas State University
      Summer 2016: Guest lecture for EXCITE summer workshop, Kansas State University
  • “Grateful Dead, Deadheads, and Culture”
    • Fall 2012: Guest lecture, Sociology of Culture, Kansas State University, Fall 2012
  • “Gaga Over Culture”
    • Fall 2012: Guest lecture, Introduction to Sociology, Kansas State University
    • Fall 2011: Guest lecture, Introduction to Sociology, Kansas State University

HONORS and AWARDS

2017 Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award for 2016-2017, for Demonstrating Excellence in Sociology through Research and Publications, Kansas State University.

SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION

Peer Review

Emporia State Research Studies (2016)

SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY

Capstone Projects, Interdisciplinary Studies, Emporia State University

  • 2016
    • Davis, Tony. “Sex Education in Kansas”
    • Gardner, Gina: “Affordable Housing Options for Senior Citizens Residing in Lawrence, Kansas”
    • Hefley, Anna. “Through a Book”
    • Plummer, Jennifer. “Tiny Scholars”
    • Schaefer, Jan. “Preventing Eating Disorders in the Heartland: An ED-ucational Revolution”
  • 2015
    • Rash, Martina: “Bullying”

Committees

2013:  Graduate Student Council Representative, Sociology Graduate Student Association,
Kansas State University
2012 – 2013:  President, Sociology Graduate Student Association, Kansas State University, Manhattan
2007:  KSU Social Club Scholarship Selection Committee, Kansas State University, Manhattan
2006 – 2007: K-State Online Advisory Committee, Kansas State University
2006 – 2007: Course Accessibility Standards Committee, Kansas State University
2004 – 2006: Upper Division Writing Committee, Kansas State University Department of English

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

The American Sociological Association (2010 – Present). Section Memberships: Sociology of Culture, Collective Behavior/Social Movements
The Midwest Sociological Society (2015 – Present)
Society for the Study of Social Interaction (2017 – Present)
Society for Women in Sociology (2009)
Access Technologists Higher Education Network (2006 – 2007)