Kristen N. Bryant

Graduate Student


Culture, popular culture, play, fandom/audience studies


B.A., UC, Berkeley


Kristen’s research explores the ways in which adults engage in activities of play, examining in particular the management of adult identity when the age appropriateness of their ludic behaviors are called into question.


Aging in American Society, Cultural Theory, Gender in Film & Television, Green Movements & Parties, Introduction to Sociology, Race & Sexuality, Social Movements, Sociological Methods, Sociology of Culture, Sociology of Early Childhood, Sociology of the Family, Television as Cultural Institution, The Analysis of Conversational Interaction, Video Study of Social Interaction, Women & Work