About Rene Heavlow
René is a third year PhD student in the School of Sociology at the University of Arizona. She is interested in the sociology of finance, sport, law and society, race/ethnicity, and gender. She received her M.A. in sociology from the UA in May 2014 and B.A. cum laude with honors in Afro-American studies with a minor in ethics from Smith College in 2008. She serves as a research associate for projects focused on educated women and financial knowledge, and is co-author on forthcoming articles.