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Laurel  Graham

Laurel Graham

Laurel Graham
Associate Professor, Associate Chair


Office: CPR 227
Phone: (813) 974 2634
Fax: (813) 974 6455



Dr. Graham has interests in consumer culture, food & gardening, contemporary sociological theory, gender, the sociology of scientific knowledge, the sociology of work, biography, cultural studies, and interactionism. She is the author of a historical biography, Managing On Her Own: Dr. Lillian Gilbreth and Women’s Work in the Interwar Era, as well as articles in journals such as the Journal of Management History, The Sociological Quarterly, and Signs: Journal of Women in Culture & Society. Her current research examines how families manage food consumption practices in daily life.


Ph.D.,University of Illinois - Urbana, 1992

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