Amelia Blume

About Amelia Blume

Amelia is a Ph.D. Candidate in the School of Sociology. Broadly, her research interests include health, emotions, organizations, gender, culture, and qualitative methodology. Her dissertation uses "big data" to examine pharmaceutical advertising campaigns.

Amelia received her M.A. in Sociology from the University of Memphis (2014) and B.A. in Sociology from the University of Montana (2010). Her masters thesis drew from ethnographic data and examined gendered role performances and impression and emotion management.

Amelia has also been involved in projects rooted in the sociology of knowledge. Currently, she works as a research assistant on an NSF funded project focused on innovations in social science learning, student engagement, and career readiness. Previously she collaborated on a project using structural equation modeling to elucidate the gender gap in patenting. 

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Research Interests

Qualitative Methodology 
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Contact Information

Amelia Blume
Ph.D. Candidate
Office: Social Sciences 436

Courses Taught

Soc 101: Introduction to Sociology 

Soc/CHS 202: Connecting Society & Health 

Soc 222: Gender Identity, Interactions, & Relationships

Soc/CHS 303: Health & Society

Soc/Reli 322: Sociology of Religion

Soc 324: Sociology of Sexuality 

Soc 330: God in the Movies