Kevin T. Smiley

PhD

Kevin T. Smiley.

Kevin T. Smiley

PhD

Kevin T. Smiley

PhD

Research Interests

Environmental Sociology; Urban Sociology; Race and Ethnicity; Community

Contact Information

407 Park Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260

Phone: (716) 645-2417

ktsmiley@buffalo.edu

Bio

Kevin T. Smiley, PhD, is an assistant professor in the UB Department of Sociology. Prof. Smiley is an environmental and urban sociologist who analyzes inequalities in exposure to industrial air pollution across neighborhoods and metropolitan areas in the United States. He also researches the cities of Copenhagen, Denmark and Houston, Texas, with particular interest in urban development, public space, climate change and immigration.

Education

  • PhD, Rice University, 2017 
  • Visiting Graduate Student, University of Copenhagen, 2014
  • MA, University of Memphis, 2012 
  • BA, Western Kentucky University, 2010

Recent Courses

  • Environment and Society
  • Sociology of City Life