About Kelsey Gonzalez
Kelsey recently completed her second year as a PhD student in sociology. Her research interests are broadly focused on the Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, Environmental Sociology, Medical Sociology, Social Networks, and Computational and Statistical Methods. She is interested in investigating the nexus between racial segregation, environmental exposure, and health outcomes.
Kelsey has a strong methodological background following her extensive quantitative methods training at the University of Arizona. She collaborates with Daniel Martinez investigating racial and ethnic identities of Latinos in the United States and worked with Robin Stryker analyzing a nationally-representative survey on the perceptions of incivility and the media. Kelsey received her MA in Sociology from the University of Arizona in 2018 where she investigated the impacts of personal networks on individuals’ perceptions of discrimination. Before coming to the University of Arizona, she earned her MPhil in Race, Ethnicity and Conflict from the Department of Sociology at Trinity College, Dublin in 2015.