Kevin Zevallos

B.A., 2016, Sociology, Connecticut College

Research Interests:

Race, Class and Gender, Urban Sociology, Qualitative Methods, Public Sociology

I want to study the role of institutional discourse and structure on students’ racial consciousness. More specifically, through an examination of how the rhetoric, structural processes, and any initiatives surrounding diversity-work within higher education informs and influences students perceptions of themselves or others as racialized beings. Additionally, I am interested in the role between structure and agency; looking at how institutions of higher education frame equity and diversity and its influences on student-activism, both within and outside the academy.

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