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College of Arts and Sciences

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Shelly Smith

Title: Associate Professor & Undergraduate Program Director
Department: Sociology
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone: 803-777-4780
Resources: Department of Sociology


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.