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Kathryn Norton-Smith

Graduate Employee
IRES, Sociology
Phone: 541-346-0900
Office: Eugene OR


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.