University of Massachusetts Amherst

Department of Sociology



Kay McCurley

Kay McCurley


Kay is a third year Ph.D. student. Her broad research interests include body & embodiment, the Internet, sex/gender/sexualities, feminist studies, and the family. More specific research interests are the pro-anorexic movement, "extreme" forms of body modification, tattoo cultures, circus performers, the politics of beauty, and polyamory (among others). Kay has been a member of the American Sociological Association since 2008.


2008 B.A.   University of California—Santa Cruz




SOCIOL 241 – Criminology (Fall 2008)
SOCIOL 110 – Introduction to Sociology (Spring 2009 & Spring 2010)
SOCIOL 106 – Race, Class, Gender & Ethnicity (Fall 2009)
SOCIOL 401 – Sociological Theory (Fall 2010)


Department of Sociology • Thompson Hall • University of Massachusetts–Amherst, MA 01003