Amy Kate Bailey
Associate Professor of Sociology
Amy Kate Bailey’s research focuses on race and inequality with a particular concentration on historical patterns of racial violence in the American South and the U.S. military’s contemporary role in social stratification.
With support from the National Science Foundation, she is using census records to build a database of individuals who were threatened with lynching or who survived an attempted lynching.
Other work examines the military’s effects on migration and population redistribution, the changing racialized dynamics between military employment and intergenerational mobility, and the links between community-level socioeconomic characteristics and military participation among young adults.
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