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Sociology Faculty

Corrado, Carolyn

PhD, Sociology, University at Albany
MA, Womens Studies, University at Albany
BA, Sociology, Alfred University


Department: Sociology
Office: JFT 504
Phone: (845) 257-3564

Office Hours

MR01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

And by appointment

Career History

2013-- Lecturer, Department of Sociology, SUNY New Paltz

Teaching Interests

Race, Gender, Social Class
Children and Youth Cultures
Social Inequalities
Introduction to Sociology

Research/Creative Activity

February 2014: Conversation, "Research with Children: Managing IRBs and Other Institutional Gatekeepers." 2014 Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD.

August 2013: Dissertation, White Noise: Constructing Whiteness in Hip-Hop America.

March 2013: Regular Paper Session, "The Imaginary Boundaries Between Us: Racial Boundaries and Interracial Intimacy among White Hip-Hop Youth." 2013 Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting. Boston, MA.

February 2012: Regular Paper Session, "Boundary Work and the Negotiation of White Racial Identities in the Context of Hip-Hop Culture." Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting. New York, NY.

February 2012: Roundtable, "‘I Existed in Limbo, Between Two Worlds, and I Liked It There’: Boundary Work and Racial Identity Construction among White Hip-Hop Youth." Sociologists for Women in Society Winter Meeting. St. Petersburg, FL.

August 2011: Session Organizer and Leader, Professional Workshop, with M. Hernandez, T. Smith, and L. West Steck. "The Feminist Teaching Portfolio: Gendered Aspects of Teaching Evaluations and Course Content." American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV.

Awards, Honors & Recognition

2010: Initiatives for Women Award ($500), Dissertation Research Grant, University at Albany
2010: University at Albany Benevolent Association Research Grant ($500)
2009: GSO Research Grant ($600), Graduate Student Organization, University at Albany
2009: SAGE/Pine Forge Teaching Innovations & Professional Development Award ($500), American Sociological Association, Section on Teaching and Learning in Sociology
2008: Paul Meadows Award for Excellence in Teaching, Department of Sociology, University at Albany


Corrado, C. and T. Smith. 2008. “Isn't New Orleans Back to Normal? A Dramatugical Analysis of Post-Katrina New Orleans.” In Danielle A. Hidalgo and Kristen Barber (eds.), Narrating the Storm: Sociological Stories of Hurricane Katrina. Oxford: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Smith, T. and C. Corrado. 2008. “Children’s Valentine’s Day Cards: Practicing Gender Norms and Heteronormativity.” In Betsy Lucal (ed.), The Sociology of Sexuality and Sexual Orientation: Syllabi and Teaching Materials. Washington, D.C.: American Sociological Association Teaching Resources.

Corrado, C. 2007. “Analyzing Gender and Race Representations in Magazine Advertisements.” In Amy Blackstone and Betsy Lucal (eds.), Teaching the Sociology of Gender: A Collection of Essays, Syllabi, Projects, and Assignments, Websites, and Bibliographies. Washington, D.C.: American Sociological Association Teaching Resources.

Committee Memberships & Professional Organizations

American Sociological Association
Eastern Sociological Society
Sociologists for Women in Society

Link to CV