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Lindsey L. Westermann Ayers

Graduate Student

M.A., Kent State University, Sociology

Courses Taught:

Introduction to Sociology
Social Problems
Data Analysis Laboratory

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Key Publications:

Stacey, Clare L. and Lindsey L. Ayers. 2012. “Caught Between Love and Money: The Experiences of Paid Family Caregivers.” Qualitative Sociology 35(1):47-64.

Westermann Ayers, Lindsey L. 2013. “What’s On Your Bookshelf?” Emotions Newsletter (American Sociological Association Section on Emotions Summer 2013 Newsletter)

Presentations:

Westermann Ayers, Lindsey L., Kristen Marcussen, and Christian Ritter. “Stigmatized Identities:An Application of Identity Theory to Mental and Physical Disorders” presented at American Sociological Association Annual Conference, New York, NY: August 2013.

Westermann Ayers, Lindsey L., Kristen Marcussen, Christian Ritter, Richard T Serpe. “Using Identity Theory to Explain the Relationship between Stigmatized Identities and Well-Being”presented at Pacific Sociological Association Annual Conference, Reno, NV: March 2013.

Co-Presider with Sarah B. Samblanet. “Self, Identity, and Social Inequality” session, North Central Sociological Association Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA: April 2012.


Notable Services:

Student Representative, Council, Emotions Section, American Sociological Association

Vice Executive Chair, Graduate Student Senate

Graduate Student Representative, University Diversity Action Council

Research Areas
  • Social Psychology
  • Mental Health
  • Emotions
Lindsey L. Westermann Ayers
OFFICE
Department of Sociology