Anastacia Schuhoff is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology. She holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Missouri-Columbia, an M.A. in Sociology from the University of South Florida, a B.A. in Sociology and Human Services (double-major) from Black Hills State University, and an AAS degree in Legal/Paralegal Studies from Western Dakota Technical Institute. Dr. Schulhoff’s current research looks at Native American tribal nursing homes and the culture and identities of elders, staff, and administrators within. Her additional regional research projects center upon examining identity narratives of older adult volunteers in Watauga and Ashe counties and examining cultural sites that construct Native American identities in the state of N.C. She has published articles in Narrative Inquiry, Qualitative Health Research, and the International Journal of Psychology: A Biopsychosocial Approach journal. Her research employs social construction, narrative, critical race, and feminist theoretical approaches and methods. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Gerontology, Health Inequalities, Race & Ethnicity, Sociology of Adult Development, and Health Disparities.
Title: Assistant Professor of Sociology
Department: Department of Sociology
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Phone: (828) 262-6897