J. Carter

J. A. Carter

Assistant Professor

Professional Summary

J.A. Carter is an Assistant Professor of Sociology in the Behavioral Science Department at the University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College. Her research focuses in the areas of gender and sexualities, especially as they relate to the body, sports, and the health institution. Recent projects have examined masculinity in women’s football, the availability of sexual health resources on the websites of regional campuses in Ohio, and LGBTQ health education for family medicine residents.

Education

BIS, University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 2003 (Documentary Photojournalism )

MA, Webster University St. Louis, MO, 2006 (Media Communications)

MA, University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 2011 (Sociology)

PhD, University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 2014 (Sociology)

Positions and Work Experience

01-2009 -06-2010 Graduate Assistant, University of Cincinnati Center for Community Engagement, Cincinnati, OH

02-2009 -04-2009 Team Leader and Interviewer, Hunger Study 2009, Freestore Foodbank, Cincinnati, OH

09-2009 -06-2010 Teaching Assistant, Courses: Introduction to Sociology, Introduction to Sociology II Introduction to Sociology (online), Elite Deviance, Deviance, Sociology of Law, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

07-2010 -08-2010 Graduate Assistant, Instructor - Introduction to Sociology II, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

09-2010 -08-2011 Graduate Assistant, Instructor - Introduction to Sociology II & Sociology of Sports, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

09-2011 -08-2012 Graduate Assistant, Instructor - Changing Roles for Men & Women, Intro. to Sociology II, and Sociology of Sports, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Research and Practice Interests

Sex/Gender, Sexuality, Media, Sports, Qualitative Methods

Research Support

2011 University of Cincinnati Graduate Student Governance Association Research Award $500

2012 University of Cincinnati Graduate Student Governance Association Presenter Conference Travel Award $240

2012 Charles Phelps Taft Research Center, University of Cincinnati Graduate Student Travel Grant $190

2012 Charles Phelps Taft Research Center, University of Cincinnati Graduate Student Travel Grant $280

2010 Department of Sociology, University of Cincinnati Travel Award $400

2009 Department of Sociology, University of Cincinnati Travel Award $400

2012 Department of Sociology, University of Cincinnati Travel Award $400

Investigators:Carter, J.A. 2012 -2013 Charles Phelps Taft Research Center, University of Cincinnati Charles Phelps Taft Dissertation Fellowship Role:PI 17,500 Completed Type:Fellowship

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Carter, J.A., Erynn Masi de Casanova, and David J. Maume. Forthcoming. Gendering Olympians: Olympic Media Guide Profiles of Men and Women Athletes .Sociology of Sport Journal, ,

Carter, J.A., Seelie DeCresce-Carter, Jessica J. Warner (2018. ) Accessing Sexual Health Resources: An Analysis of the Ease-of-Access of Sexual Health Resources on Ohio Regional Campus Websites and Social Media .AURCO Journal, , 24 ,45

Book Chapter

Carter, J.A. (2017 ) "Dude, those are girls": Boundary Maintenance in Women's Full-Contact Tackle Football Women in Sports: Breaking Barriers, Facing Obstacles .(pp. 23).ABC-CLIO

Encyclopedia Article

J.A. Carter (2013. ) The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behavior, and Society .Oxford, UK, Wiley-Blackwell

Cater, J.A. and Erynn. Casanova Social History of American Families: An Encyclopedia .Thousand Oaks, CA, Sage Publications

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Jennifer Carter (10-2010. ) Media Literacy: Understanding Statistics in the Media .Beckfield College, Florence, KY. Level:Prof. Org.

Carter, J.A. (03-2014. ) Keynote Address - "Let's Bang": Considering Women's Bodies in Full-Contact, Tackle Football .Miami University - Hamilton, Hamilton OH.

Colloquium

Jennifer Carter (02-2010). Reinforcement of the Sex Dichotomy: Female Sex Testing in International Athletics . Department of Sociology Colloquium, University of Cincinnati. UC. Level:Department

Jennifer Carter and Jodi Stooksberry (02-2012). "That's so straight": Heteronormativity, hegemonic masculinity, and the social construction of the male athlete . University of Cincinnati Department of Sociology Colloquium, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

Paper Presentations

Jennifer Carter (04-2010. ) Maintaining Gender Inequality in Sport: The Use of Gendered Stereotypes in the Profiles of American Athletes .Chicago, IL. Professional Meeting. Level:Regional

Jennifer Carter (04-2011. ) An Examination of Olympic Media Guide Profiles and the Gender Differences Within .Cleveland, OH. Professional Meeting. Level:Regional

Jennifer Carter and Jodi Nickole Stooksberry (02-2012. ) "That's so straight": Heteronormativity, hegemonic masculinity, and the social construction of the male athlete” .New York, NY.

Jennifer Carter (04-2012. ) Is it supposed to fit like that? Protecting the Body in Women's Tackle Football .Pittsburgh, PA.

Jennifer Carter (08-2012. ) Taking a Hit: Body Maintenance in Women’s Professional Football .Denver, CO.

Carter, J.A. and Jodi Stooksberry (08-2013. ) Masculinities and Sexuality in Sport: An Examination of Masculinity in Sports Illustrated and Compete Magazines .New York, NY.

Symposium

Jodi Stooksberry and J.A. Carter (02-01-2013. ) "Genitalia Graffiti" in the Context of Higher Education: An Examination .Oxford, OH.

Honors and Awards

08-2012 -05-2013 Charles Phelps Taft Dissertation Fellowship Charles Phelps Taft Research Center, University of Cincinnati. $17,500 Type:Fellowship

Service

North Central Sociological Association (Student Section Chair ) Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:Regional 2011 -2012

Sociology Graduate Student Lyceum President Type:Departmental Service 2010 -2011

Sociology Graduate Student Lyceum Secretary Type:Departmental Service 2009 -2010

Sociology Graduate Student Lyceum GSGA Representative Type:Departmental Service 2008 -2009

University of Cincinnati (Service Learning Advisory Council ) Type:University/College Service 2009 -2012

U.C. Center for Community Engagement (Annie Fitzgerald Award Scholarship Selection Committee ) Type:University/College Service 2008 -2011

Graduate Student Governance Association Group Grant Committee Type:Service to Student Groups 2010 -2012

University of Cincinnati (Graduates Assisting Public Scholarship (GAPS) Coordinator ) Type:University/College Service 2011 -2012

American Sociological Assocation (Sex and Gender Section Web Coordinator ) Type:Service to Professional Associations 11-2012 -To Present

Courses Taught

15-SOC-142 INTRO TO SOC II

15-SOC-365 SOCIOLOGY OF SPORTS

15-SOC-276 CHANGE ROLE MEN WOM

-SOC-1001 INTRO SOCIOLOGY

-SOC-1002 INTR TO INEQUALITY

-SOC-2021 SOCIOLOGY OF GENDER

Contact Information

Phone: 513-745-5647