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October 21, 2007

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Kristin Haltinner
halt0033@umn.edu

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EDUCATION
University of Minnesota, Graduate Student, (2007-present)
American University, Masters Degree, Sociology: Race, Gender, and Social Justice (May 2006)
Luther College, Bachelors of Arts, Psychology and Africana Studies, (May 2003)
Study Abroad: Tanzania, South Africa, Ghana, Dubai

RESEARCH INTERESTS
I'm interested in issues of human rights (race and social movements are my main areas of focus).

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Teaching Assistant, Department of Sociology, University of Minnesota, September 2007-present
Adjunct Professor, Department of Sociology, American University, May 2007-August 2007
Adjunct Professor, Department of Sociology, Howard Community College, May 2006-May 2007
Teaching Assistant, Department of Sociology, American University, September 2004-May 2006
Teaching Assistant, Department of Psychology, Luther College, September 2002-May 2003
Guest Lecturer in Sociology Course a variety of topics including: Systemic Racism, White Privilege, The Genocide in Sudan, Living Wage Campaigns, Social Movements, and the Minuteman Project
Guest English Teacher, Elementary School, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa, Fall 2001

Courses taught include:
Introduction to Sociology
Minorities in America
Women in the Third World

Courses Assisted Include:
Food, Society and Culture
Introduction to Sociology
Inequality: Race, Ethnicity and Class
Race and Ethnic Conflict from a Global Perspective
Senior Projects Seminar
Social Advocacy and Social Change
Social Research II (Graduate Methods)
Views from the "Third World"

CURRENT RESEARCH
Kim, Minzee, Liz Boyle and Kristin Haltinner. 2007. Neoliberalism, Child Rights, and Education Spending in the Developing World: Rethinking the Global Share Transforming Nation States in Case of Education, 1983-2004. Under Review at Law and Society.

Several projects on the Minutemen Civil Defense Corps - contact me for information.

Gowan, Teresa and Haltinner, Kristin "One Family under a Higher Power: Rehabilitation and the 'White'washing of Race". In progress.

ACTIVISM
I'm currently working with the following organizations as a form of public sociology:
Solidarity in Health.
The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies.
Experience Corps.

PERSONAL
To find my personal blog click here.