Kandice Grossman

Areas of Study: 

Research Interests:

  • Environmental Sociology
  • Feminist Theory and Sexuality
Research and Teaching: 

Teaching Interests:

  • Environmental Sociology
  • Feminist Theory and Sexuality

Courses taught include:                               

  • Class, Status and Power
  • Women and Society
  • Feminist Theory and Methodology
  • Global Perspectives on Women and Development
  • Gender and Development
  • Gender and Psychology
  • Unruly Women in American History
  • Women in History: Goddesses to Witches
  • A Colloquium on the Human Body
  • New Sexualities
  • Women and The Religious Experience
  • Global Ethics
  • Politics of Media (Teaching Assistant, writing intensive)
  • Peace Studies (Teaching Assistant, writing intensive)
  • Queer Theory
  • Social Science and Research Methods (Teaching Assistant)
  • Intro to Social Problems (Teaching Assistant)
Bio: 

Kandice received her Bachelor’s degree in Individual Studies, with a focus on Philosophy and a minor in History, from Columbia College (1999), Columbia, MO and a Master’s degree in Women’s Studies from Manchester University, Manchester, UK (2000). Early research interests include women and religious experience, specifically spiritual experiences during pregnancy, childbirth, and motherhood.  Her current research is on environmental sociology, specifically discourses around the use of fossil fuels and identity and coalitional politics at Standing Rock. Her dissertation will focus on Indigenous women activists at Standing Rock, US veterans at Standing Rock and oil pipeline workers. 

Select Publications: 

Grossman, Kandice and Kathleen Fitzgerald. 2017. Sociology of Sexualities. New York: Sage Publications.