Professor of Sociology and Graduate Advisor for Admissions
Office: 2146 Watkins Hall
Amy Kroska received her PhD from Indiana University in 1997. She began working at UCR in 2020. Prior to that she worked at Kent State University (1997 to 2008) and the University of Oklahoma (2008 to 2020). Her research and teaching interests include social psychology, gender, family, mental health, and emotions. Her recent studies examine status and stigma processes related to gender, mental health, and crime. Her previous studies have examined factors that affect gender ideology, housework divisions, and the affective meanings tied to gendered roles and family work behavior. Her research has appeared in Social Psychology Quarterly, Social Forces, Social Science Research, and elsewhere.
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