Kari Smalkoski

Dr. Kari Smalkoski is an assistant professor in the department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies & co-director of MN Youth Story Squad. Professor Smalkoski's homepage is currently being updated. Check back later in October for more details.

Educational Background & Specialties

Specialties

  • Gender and identity
  • Masculinity studies
  • Anti-Asian Racism
  • Hmong Youth
  • Youth sports and social capital
  • Education and political economy
  • Critical refugee studies
  • Ethnographic research methods
  • Community engaged partnerships
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Executive Advisory Board Member, Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC):

Outreach

  • Partnership with South High School, a Minneapolis Public School, 2021-Present:
  • Partnership with Edison High School, a Minneapolis Public School: 2019 - Present
  • Partnership with Northeast Middle School, a Minneapolis Public School: 2017 - Present
  • Partnership with Parkway Montessori Middle School, a St. Paul Public School: 2015 - Present
Awards
  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, 2021-2023
  • U.S. Department of Education, 2020-2022
  • F.R. Bigelow Foundation, 2020 - 2022
  • Institute for Advanced Study, Research and Creative Collaborative Grant, 2016 - 2020
  • Minnesota Humanities Center Grant, 2018 - 2019
  • Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, The Graduate School, University of Minnesota, 2013 - 2014
  • Henry Luce Fellowship, 2010 - 2011