Rachel Kulick

Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Crime & Justice Studies

Rachel Kulick

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. Brandeis University

Email: rkulick@umassd.edu
Phone: 508-999-8138
Office: Liberal Arts, Room 399K

Rachel Kulick is in Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Crime, and Justice Studies.  She has engaged in research and writing in the areas of independent media production practices in the media democracy movement, digital youth practices, transnational feminist art projects, and community-driven approaches to public health and policy.  Her current research focuses on how contemporary social movements are modeling social change from within their groups and networks.   Her research centers on the strategic dilemmas that activists confront as they seek to enact change through their organizational structures, practices, identities, and underlying values.  She works with community-based groups and organizations on participatory action projects exploring questions and areas of interests that are meaningful and useful to the participating communities.  

Professor Kulick teaches courses in research methods, media and education, and social movements.  She seeks to cultivate learning environments in the classroom that facilitate multimodal learning and community engagement.  She received a M.Ed in arts and education from Harvard University and received her Ph.D. in sociology from Brandeis University.
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