2013 (expected) Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, San Diego
Dissertation: Constructing the College Experience: Culture, Community, and Diversity in Undergraduate Life.
C.Phil. awarded June 2010.
2008 M.A., Sociology, University of California, San Diego
2002 B.A., Sociology, Vassar College
kswood |at| ucsd.edu
Social Science Building 422
Department of Sociology
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive Maildrop 0533
La Jolla, CA 92093-0533
Primary: Culture, Education, Race and Ethnicity, Social Class
Secondary: Gender, Popular Culture, Consumption, Media
Binder, Amy and Kate Wood. Forthcoming 2013. Becoming Right: How Campuses Shape Young Conservatives. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
Binder, Amy and Kate Wood. 2011. "Conservative Critics and Conservative College Students: Variations in Discourses of Exclusion." Pp. 165-177 in Diversity in American Education: Toward a More Comprehensive Approach, edited by Lisa Stulberg and Sharon Weinberg. New York: Routledge.
Binder, Amy and Kate Wood. Forthcoming. "'Civil' or 'Provocative'? Varieties of Conservative Student Style and Discourse in American Universities." Contribution to Professors and their Politics, edited by Neil Gross and Solon Simmons. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.
Wood, Kate. "Struggling with Diversity, Longing for Community: Racializing the 'Typical College Experience.'"
Wood, Kate. "'Any Smart Girl Could Tell the Difference:' Negotiations with Femininity in Adult Women's Reflections on Childhood Reading."
Wood, Kate. "'Not Every Body Will Do': Race, Body, and Beauty Ideals in American Young Adult Series Novels for Girls, 1987-2007."
Wood, Kate. "Rock and Romance: Visualizing Masculinity in Heavy Metal Power Ballad Music Videos." Appendices (pdf)
Binder, Amy and Kate Wood. 2012. "The Young Republicans." Princeton University Press Election 101 Blog.
Binder, Amy and Kate Wood. 2012. "Student Activism on Campus: It's Not Just for Lefties Anymore." Mobilizing Ideas Blog.
Gross, Neil. 2012. "The Indoctrination Myth." The New York Times
Jaschik, Scott. 2010. "Politics or Civility?" Inside Higher Ed
Goldberg, Jonah. 2010. "Young Conservatives vs. Young Liberals." The Washington Post Political Bookworm Blog.