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Dr. Rachel Allison

Dr. Rachel Allison

Assistant Professor

Dr. Rachel Allison joins the Department of Sociology this year as an Assistant Professor. A native of Iowa, Rachel received a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and French from Grinnell College before earning a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a concentration in race, ethnicity and gender.

Dr. Allison’s research examines gender stratification across several major societal institutions including medicine, higher education, and sport. One of her ongoing projects investigates college students’ attitudes and experiences with “hook up” culture using both survey and interview data. A first article from this line of research asked whether women’s hook ups are evaluated differently than men’s. An important finding from the study was that college students’ attitudes toward hook ups were overwhelmingly gender egalitarian, but socially conservative, . . .      Read More

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Oct 17, 2014

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