Kristin Ivey, M.A., Ed.S.

Kristin S. Ivey received her Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology with a concentration in Criminology and Social Control. She completed her Master of Arts in Higher Education with a concentration in Teaching Sociology and began teaching at Caldwell Community College and knew she wanted to invest more in her career! Kristin’s thirst for learning continued and while teaching part-time, she went back to Appalachian and completed her Education Specialist Degree in Higher Education with a concentration in Adult Learning. She began teaching in the department in May of 2011.  Kristin’s uses a variety of pedagogical practices to help students understand the relevance of Sociology in their lives and encourage them to be agents of social change.  In addition to being a Senior Lecturer, Kristin serves as the Chapter Representative for AKD, The International Sociology Honor Society.

 Research Interests

  • Diversity in Families
  • Intimate Relationships
  • Social Stratification
  • Inequality
  • Social Problems
  • Gender
  • Race
  • Classical and Contemporary Theory
  • Educational Policy
  • Women in the Justice System
  • Language used in Politics

Courses Taught at App State

  • The Sociological Perspective
  • Intimate Relationships
  • Social Problems
  • Social Deviance
Title: Senior Lecturer
Department: Department of Sociology

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-2293

Office address
Hickory 1404
Mailing address
480 Howard St, Box 32115
Boone, NC 28608


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