Allison Ray - Texas Woman's University

Allison D. Ray

Ph.D. Student, Instructor, Researcher

About Me

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Education

  • Ph.D. Student Sociology, Texas Woman’s University (TWU), Expected 2019 
  • M.A. Sociology, Texas Woman’s University (TWU), 2015 
  • B.A.A.S. Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences, College of Public Affairs and Community Service, University of North Texas, Cum Laude, 2012     

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Research

  • Areas of Specialization: Sociology of Health and Illness, Sociology of Family (family resource management), Spatial Food Access Inequalities and Poverty, Methodology (quantitative and qualitative research methods and design), Sociology of Teaching and Learning.   


  • The focus of my research is food security/food insecurity and structural barriers to food access for vulnerable populations.

Teaching

Courses Taught Independently at Texas Woman’s University:

  • SOCI 3163: Social Statistics (Spring 2017, Fall 2016-on campus)
  • SOCI 3053: Social Research (Spring 2017, Fall 2016-on campus)
  • *SOCI 3213: Women’s Roles (Spring 2016) *cross-listed in The Department of Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies as  WS 3213: Women’s Roles     

Courses Assisted at Texas Woman’s University:

  • *SOCI 3213: Women’s Roles (Spring 2013-online course) *cross-listed in The Department of Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies as  WS 3213: Women’s Roles    

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My Thesis

Food Access on Campus: A Place Based Socio-Spatial Method to Measure Structural Barriers...

Ray, Allison D. 2015. "Food Access on Campus: A Place Based Socio-Spatial Method to Measure Structural Barriers within the Campus Food Environment."


My thesis is published on ProQuest 


Contact Me

Allison D. Ray

aRay1@twu.edu