Amy M August

Contact Me

augus170@umn.edu
612-624-4300


Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • M.A.: Social Sciences - Comparative Human Development, University of Chicago, 2012.
  • M.A.: Teaching, Dominican University, River Forest, IL, 2006.
  • B.A.: English Literature, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2002.

Specialties

  • education
  • parenting, childhood, and families
  • youth extracurricular activities
  • sports
Courses Taught
  • Social Theory, SOC 3701 at University of Minnesota
  • Love, Sex, and Marriage, SOC 4521 at University of Minnesota
  • Criminology and Criminal Behavior - at South Central College
  • Introduction to Sociology - at South Central College
Research & Professional Activities

Research

  • Kids' Involvement and Diversity Study: Ethnography Project Manager, University of Minnesota, April 2015 - present
  • Parent Orientations toward Children's Activity Involvement: Research Assistant, University of Minnesota, April 2014 - September 2014
  • Breast Cancer Interview Study: Project Manager, University of Chicago Survey Lab, January 2013 - September 2013
  • Simulated Patient Study: Research Assistant, University of Chicago, September 2012 - January 2013
Publications
  • Hartmann, Douglas and Amy August. 2018. "High School Sports." Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, pp. 335-344.