Crystal Peoples
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My research interests include the areas of racial inequality, social networks, higher education, and knowledge creation. Broadly, my research is fundamentally concerned with racialized social networks and how they are used to help create, maintain, and reproduce racial inequalities.  Currently, my research focuses on the extent to which collaboration networks are racially segregated and how this relates to faculty hiring and promotion and tenure. I also study how racialized academic networks lead to racialized knowledge production and legitimization.

I received a B.S. in Mathematics from Longwood University in 2012 and an M.S. in Sociology with graduate minors in Mathematics and Statistics from Iowa State University in 2015.

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