I'm a fourth year doctoral student in residence. My research interests include political sociology, education, retail labor, and consumption, as well as qualitative and comparative historical methods.
2008 B.A. Honors Sociology, Minor in History: North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Walters, Kyla and Joya Misra. 2013. “Bringing Collaborative Teaching into Doctoral Programs: Faculty and Graduate Student Co-teaching as Experimental Training.” The American Sociologist 44(3):292-301.
Walters, Kyla. “Shifting Adminstrative Focus from Schools to Markets: How Competition Compromises Education Services.” Under review.
Sociol 103 - Social Problems (online), Instructor, UMass Amherst, Winter 2014
Sociol 106 - Race, Gender, Class & Ethnicity, Instructor, UMass Amherst, Fall 2013
Sociol 340 - Race Relations, Instructor, UMass Amherst, Fall 2012 & Spring 2013
Honors Seminar: Consumption & Inequality, Co-Instructor, UMass Amherst, Spring 2012