Dr. Carter is Assistant Professor of Sociology. Her primary research areas are sociology of reproduction, social inequalities, and sociology of health and medicine.
Her research has examined women’s accounts of their gender performances during childbirth in out-of-hospital settings, perceptions of body/self relationships during pregnancy and birth, and infant feeding consumerism. Her current projects focus on African American mothers’ breastfeeding experiences and peer breast milk sharing in Central Florida. Her work on reproduction is published in journals such as Sociology of Health & Illness, Women & Health, Journal of Consumer Culture, and Midwifery. She has articles forthcoming in Health, Risk & Society and Sociology of Race and Ethnicity.
Sociology of Health & Medicine
SYA 3110.0001 – Social Theory – M, W 4:30-5:45 – Main Campus
SYA 7019.0001 – Advanced Sociological Theory – W 6:00 – 8:50 – Main Campus
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Story by Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala, UCF Today Mothers who want the benefits of breast milk for their babies but can’t produce the substance often turn to milk-sharing networks. A new study from the University ... Read more
Assistant Professor in the UCF Department of Sociology Amanda Anthony, Ph.D., had her diverse research published in three articles throughout 2016. In March, 2016, her paper titled ‘When Beauty Brings Out the... Read more
Three UCF faculty members were presented with the annual Women of Distinction award by the university’s Center for Success of Women Faculty, with award funding from President Hitt’s Office. The awards recog... Read more
Student Research Week celebrates the research and creative projects of UCF undergraduate and graduate students. From April 4 through April 7, graduate and undergraduate students attended workshops, presented r... Read more