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Shelley Smith

Associate Professor & Undergraduate Program Director
Department of Sociology
University of South Carolina

Phone Number: (803) 777 4780
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Shelley Smith


Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison (1986) She has interests in socioeconomic inequality and stratification. She teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in these areas. She also teaches undergraduate courses in statistics, introductory sociology, and social structures. Her research currently focuses on industrial changes as they affect employment among urban and rural workers and the elderly, and on racial and ethnic differences in household income inequality since the 1970s.