Amy Wilkins FAQs
What countries has Amy Wilkins lived in?
Amy Wilkins has lived in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, and the United State
Where did Amy Wilkins attend college?
Amy Wilkins attended Mount Holyoke College.
Where did Amy Wilkins receive her PhD
Amy Wilkins received her PhD in Sociology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Has Amy Wilkins written a book?
Amy Wilkins wrote Wannabes, Goths, and Christians: The Boundaries of Sex, Style, and Status (University of Chicago Press).
What experience does Amy Wilkins have with user design?
Amy Wilkins has been doing research on mobile software with a hardware component. She has experience with multiple aspects of product design and has partnered with a researcher, a designer, and a product manager.
What are Amy Wilkins’ sociological interests?
Amy Wilkins specialized in gender, race, and class inequalities; intersectionality; sexual identities and structures; youth and the transition to adulthood; families; emotions; and qualitative methods.
Has Amy Wilkins’ research received any awards?
Amy Wilkins’ book, Wannabes, Goths, and Christians: The Boundaries of Sex, Style and Status (University of Chicago Press) received The Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book Award from the Race, Gender, and Class Section of the American Sociological Association and the Distinguished Book Award from the Midwest Sociological Society.
Amy Wilkins’ article, “Becoming Black Women: Intimate Stories and Intersectional Identities” (Social Psychology Quarterly) won the Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Article Award from the Race, Gender, and Class Section of the American Sociological Association.
What experience does Amy Wilkins have doing anti-racism and anti-bias training?
Amy Wilkins has taught sociological courses on race relations to undergraduate students has conducted anti-bias training with educators, parents, and children, and has provided leadership and consulting to individuals and groups interested in learning anti-racist basics and in leveling up their anti-racist skillsets.
Does Amy Wilkins have a biracial child?
Yes, Amy Wilkins has a son whose father is Black.
What is Amy Wilkins’ favorite book?
Amy Wilkins loves to read, and has many favorites. Recently, she has torn through Attica Locke’s fiction, beginning with her bestseller, Bluebird, Bluebird. She is eager to begin The Dead are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X, by Les Payne and Tamara Payne
What does Amy Wilkins enjoy doing in her free time?
Amy Wilkins loves being near the water, and especially enjoys turning cartwheels on the beach. She likes to watch the clouds shift with the sun in the evening, and thinks of herself as a bit of a sky chaser. She loves music and dancing, and currently settles for her kitchen as the venue and her cat as her reluctant dance partner.