Kristen N. Bryant

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Culture, popular culture, play, fandom/audience studies


BA - University of California Berkeley


Kristen’s research explores the ways in which adults engage in activities of play, examining in particular the management of adult identity when the age appropriateness of their ludic behaviors are called into question.


Aging in American Society, Gender in Film & Television, Green Movements & Parties, Introduction to Sociology, Race & Sexuality, Sociological Methods, Sociology of Culture, Sociology of Early Childhood, Sociology of the Family, Television as Cultural Institution, The Analysis of Conversational Interaction, Video Study of Social Interaction, Women & Work