Tracy E Perkins
|Division||Social Sciences Division|
|Affiliations||Center for Collaborative Research for an Equitable California|
|Web Site|| Personal Website|
Voices from the Valley
|Office||College Eight, Room 332|
|Campus Mail Stop||College Eight Faculty Services|
|1156 High Street|
Santa Cruz, CA
Research InterestsEnvironmental Health and Justice
Biography, Education and TrainingM.A. Sociology Department. University of California, Santa Cruz, 2010
M.S. Community Development Graduate Group, Human and Community Development Department. University of California, Davis, 2008
B.A. Development Studies, International and Area Studies Teaching Program. University of California, Berkeley. Distinction in General Scholarship, 2003
Honors, Awards and Grants2014 SAGE Teaching Innovations & Professional Development Award, Section on Teaching and Learning, American Sociological Association
2011 Graduate Student Paper Competition, Conflict, Social Action and Change Division, Society for the Study of Social Problems
2011 Robert Dentler Student Achievement Award, American Sociological Association, Section on Sociological Practice and Public Sociology
Selected PublicationsForthcoming. “On Becoming a Public Sociologist: Amplifying Women's Voices in the Quest for Environmental Justice.” In Sociologists in Action on Inequalities: Race, Class and Gender. Los Angeles, CA: SAGE Publications.
2012. “Women’s Pathways Into Activism: Rethinking the Women’s Environmental Justice Narrative in California’s San Joaquin Valley.” Organization & Environment, 25(1):76-94.
2012. "Review of Kivalina: A Climate Change Story." Race, Gender and Class, 19(1-2):197-199.
2011. Perkins, Tracy and Julie Sze. “Images from the the Central Valley.” Boom: A Journal of California, 1(1):70-80.
Courses TaughtWomen and Work (Winter 2014)
Environmental Inequalities (Winter 2012)