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Kristin Park

Professor

Sociology Faculty


kpark@westminster.edu

(724) 946-7251


Campus Location:
   Patterson Hall
   Office - 301
Mailbox: 103



Email me at kpark@westminster.edu

Kristin Park

About Me


I am a Professor of Sociology at Westminster College. 

I have a B.A. degree in Sociology and Anthropology from Colgate University.  I also have M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Sociology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  In addition, I earned a Master's Certificate in Latin American Studies from Chapel Hill. 

My current scholarship focuses on the perceptions and experiences that local non-Amish residents have of and with their Old Order Amish neighbors. I also conduct research in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.  My areas of teaching interest include food, culture and society, indigenous cultures, women's lives in cross-cultural perspective, income inequality in the United States, the Amish community and "new religions" on the contemporary American landscape.