Kimberly Edwards


E-mail: Kimberly Edwards

Research assistant
Applied Sociology
Ph.D. Candidate (ABD)
M.A., Sociology, Baylor University, May 2012
M.S., Communications, Eastern Washington Univ at Cheney, June 2009
B.S., Journalism, Public Relations, Eastern Washington Univ at Cheney, 2007

Curriculum Vitae

Department of Sociology
P.O. Box 97326
Waco, TX 76798
(254) 710-3815

Kimberly Edwards' research interests include the sociology of religion, deviance, and race, class and gender. Her thesis explored the effects of religious experiences on individual's sense of purpose, with an emphasis on how religious experiences affected people differently according to what class they belong to. Kimberly has served as a co-supervisor in multiple research projects for the Center for Community Research and Development, specializing in facilitating focus groups and managing the human capital component of large research projects that include hundreds of undergraduate interviewers performing data collection. Additionally, Kimberly teaches Introduction to Sociology and serves as a Research Assistant for the Baylor University Graduate School. She is expected to graduate May 2015.