Kathryn Strother Ratcliff

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Associate Head, Sociology

PhD., 1977, University of Wisconsin
M.A., 1968, University of Wisconsin
B.A., 1966, University of Washington



Ratcliff, Kathryn Strother and Trisha Tiamzon. “Food: A Human Rights Issues Ignored in Sociology,” Societies Without Borders: Human Rights and the Social Sciences. 8(1), 2013.

Ratcliff, Kathryn Strother. “The Power of Poverty: Individual Agency and Structural Constraints,” Chapter in Kevin M. Fitzpatrick (ed.), Poverty and Health: A Crisis Among America’s Most Vulnerable (Volume 1).  Praeger : Santa Barbara, CA.   2013.

Ratcliff, Kathryn Strother. “Health Care and Inequality.”  Chapter in William T. Armaline, Davita Silfen Glasberg, and Bandana Purkayastha (eds.), In Our Own Back Yard: Human Rights, Injustice, and Resistance in the United States. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press  2011.

Ratcliff, Kathryn Strother and Lwendo Moonzwe. “Globalization, Women, and Health: Threats and Empowerment.”  Chapter in Dasgupta, Samir, Robyn Driskell and Yvonne Braun, Women’s Encounter with Globalization. New York: Sage Publications.  2010.

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Curriculum Vitae Kathryn Ratcliff
Office Location225 Manchester Hall