J. A. Carter
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.
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)
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
Sex/Gender, Sexuality, Media, Sports, Qualitative Methods
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
Jodi Stooksberry and J.A. Carter (02-01-2013. ) "Genitalia Graffiti" in the Context of Higher Education: An Examination .Oxford, OH.
08-2012 -05-2013 Charles Phelps Taft Dissertation Fellowship Charles Phelps Taft Research Center, University of Cincinnati. $17,500 Type:Fellowship
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
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