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Kathryn Norton-Smith

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  • Affiliation: gtf
  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Phone: 541-346-0900
  • Office: 303 Alder Bldg.
  • Office Hours: Office Hours For Spring 2021: Thursday 9:00 - 11:00 am and by Appointment
  • Teaching Level: Undergraduate
  • Affiliated Departments: IRES


My research interests include race and ethnicity, intersectionality, political sociology, life course, and health and illness.  My dissertation research uses qualitative methods to examine the experience of off-time illness, focusing on young adults with cancer.  My Master’s paper explores the death industry’s attempt to incorporate sustainable alternatives.