PhD, Sociology, 2011
MA, Sociology, 2004
BA, Sociology, 2002
Whitewashing the South: White Memories of Segregation and Civil Rights
Bracey, Glenn, Christopher Chambers, Kristen Lavelle, and Jennifer C. Mueller. Forthcoming (2017). “The White Racial Frame: A Roundtable Discussion.” In Systemic Racism: Making Liberty, Justice, and Democracy Real, edited by Ruth Thompson-Miller and Kimberley Ducey. Palgrave Macmillan.
McQueeney, Krista and Kristen M. Lavelle. 2017. “Emotional Labor in Critical Ethnographic Work: In the Field and Behind the Desk.” Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 46(1):81-107. DOI: 10.117/0891241615602310.
Lavelle, Kristen M. 2010. Review of More Than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City, by W. J. Wilson. Ethnic and Racial Studies 33:746-7.
Lavelle, Kristen M. and Joe R. Feagin. 2008. “Institutional Racism.” In Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, Vol. 2., edited by J. H. Moore. Detroit, MI: Macmillan Reference USA.
Lavelle, Kristen. 2008. “Racial Attitudes.” In International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd ed., edited by W. A. Darity, Jr. Detroit, MI: Macmillan Reference USA.
Lavelle, Kristen. 2008. “Racial Formation.” In International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd ed., edited by W. A. Darity, Jr. Detroit, MI: Macmillan Reference USA.
Lavelle, Kristen and Joe Feagin. 2007. “Hard Truth in the Big Easy: Race and Class in New Orleans, Pre- and Post-Katrina.” Pp. 79-93 in More Unequal: Aspects of Class in the United States, edited by M. D. Yates. New York: Monthly Review Press.
Lavelle, Kristen and Joe Feagin. 2006. “Hurricane Katrina: The Race and Class Debate.” Monthly Review 58(3).
AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, and HONORS
Nominee, CARE (Concern for Adults Returning to Education) Award, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 2016
Partial Reassignment award (2-course release for research and writing), College of Letters & Sciences, UW-Whitewater, 2016
Award of Excellence, Montana State University (for “exceptional guidance, inspiration and outstanding contributions to the academic excellence of students at MSU”), 2014
Sage Publications Teaching Innovations and Professional Development Award, 2013
“Pure Gold” Award, Montana State (for excellence in undergraduate advising), February 2013
Teaching Innovation Award nominee (for interactive teaching strategies used in the large classroom), Montana State, 2012
Dissertation Research Award, Texas A&M University College of Liberal Arts, 2009
Graduate Student Research Fellowship, Texas A&M Race and Ethnic Studies Institute, 2009
Research grants, Texas A&M Department of Sociology, 2008 & 2009
Ruth C. Schaffer Award for best sole-author graduate student paper presented at the 2007 ASA annual meeting, Texas A&M Department of Sociology, 2007
Alumni Fellowship, University of Florida, 2002-04
“Learning the Feeling Rules: Emotional Labor in Critical Qualitative Research,” by Krista McQueeney. Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting, 2013.
“White Victimology: Self-Victimization Strategies in White Southerners’ Memories of the Civil Rights Era.” American Sociological Association (ASA) Annual Meeting, 2012.
“Contemporary White Southern Denial and Self-Victimization: Remembering School Desegregation.” Pacific Sociological Association Annual Meeting, 2011.
“A Little Separation, or Complete Oppression? A Comparison of Whites’ and Blacks’ Memories of Legal Segregation.” Southern Sociological Society Annual Meeting, 2009.
“’I Don’t Eat Ketchup to This Day’: Race, Memory, and the Potential for Reconciliation.” ASA Annual Meeting, 2007.
“Whites’ Journeys in Ideological Reconstruction: Developing and Maintaining an Antiracist White Identity.” ASA Annual Meeting, 2005 (with Chris S. Chambers and Danielle M. Dirks).
“Recalling Racial Relations in a Southern Town: Black Memory and White Amnesia.” ASA Annual Meeting, 2005.
Keynote speaker for Iowa Sociological Association annual meeting, Loras College, April 2017
“How Whites in Greensboro Recall School Desegregation,” Doing Our Work community lecture series, Greensboro, NC, February 2017
“Whitewashing the South,” James Weldon Johnson Institute colloquium series, Emory University, September 2016
Ask-the-author (for Whitewashing the South) session with a sociology graduate course in race & ethnicity, Georgia State University, April 13, 2016.
“Contemporary White Victimology: White Southerners Remember School Desegregation,” Race and Ethnic Studies Institute, Texas A&M University, March 4, 2011
“What Is White about Education?” SisterLynk community organization, Greensboro, NC, February 2011
Teaching Assistant Professor
Visiting Assistant Professor
Panel Member. “De-Stereotype Me Day,” Montana State University, Fall 2011
Co-organizer and Presenter. “What Is White?” series of community lectures on whiteness, Greensboro, NC, 2010-11
Presentation to faculty and staff: “Race on Campus,” Salem College, Fall 2008
Panel Member. “Diversity and Racial Awareness on Campus,” Salem College, Spring 2007
Panel Member. “Race, Politics and Violence in North Carolina,” Salem College, Spring 2007