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Carolyn Kapinus

Carolyn Kapinus

Acting Associate Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School

West Quad, Room 100  Phone: 765-285-1301  Fax: 765-285-1328

Graduate School
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Carolyn Kapinus joined the Department of Sociology at Ball State University in 1999. Dr. Kapinus received a BA in Psychology and Sociology from Centenary College of Louisiana, a MA in Sociology from Texas Tech University, and a Ph.D. in Sociology from The Pennsylvania State University. Much of Dr. Kapinus’ scholarship focuses on how family context interacts with gender in influencing adolescents’ and young adults’ attitudes.

Areas of Interest
Family; Sex and Gender; Social Psychology