Areas of Specialization
Race; Class; Gender; Medical Sociology; Critical Theory; Inequality
Emily Morrow is a PhD Candidate specializing in the areas of Race, Class, and Gender Studies; Medical Sociology; Critical Theory and Inequality. Her thesis work was an oral history of senior women faculty at a large Midwestern academic medical center where she asked how these women managed their success in a male dominated environment. Her dissertation examines meritocracy as a perspective of tenured medical faculty in regards to the outcome of diversity of tenured professors.
Emily received her A.A. from College of the Siskiyous and her B.A. in sociology from Humboldt State University (go Lumberjacks!).
Emily is an active participant in departmental and field professionalization, lecturing in Introduction to Research Methods Spring 2018, and presenting at and attending professional conferences such as the Pacific Sociological Association, the Midwest Sociological Society, and Sociologists for Women in Society.
Emily's most recent experience has been as a research assistant for Dr. Kevin Sykes, Director of Clinical Research in the ENT department at the KU Medical Center, where she assists on an American Cancer Society grant funded project which aims to evaluate the treatment experiences of patients with Head and Neck Cancer by gaining the perspective of patients and providers.