Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology
Ph.D., Sociology, University of Virginia
Dissertation: “ 'What Are You?' Multiracial Identity and The Persistence of Racism in a ‘Post- Racial’ Society"
M.A., Social Science, The University of Chicago
Thesis: "Family Matters: Fostering Full Citizenship in African American Women."
B.S., Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- Race and Ethnic Relations
- Racial Identity
- Race and Racism
- Qualitative Methods
- Intersectional Analysis
- Public Sociology
- SOCY 101: Introduction to Sociology
- SOCY 109: Special Topics - Exploring Social Inequality
- SOCY 366: Race and Ethnic Relations
- SOCY 369: Special Topics - African American Communities
Honors and Awards
Second Place, Huskey Research Exhibition, University of Virginia 2012 Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Annual Research Competition
Dissertation Fellowship, University of Virginia, Department of Sociology 2011
University Dissertation Acceleration Fellowship, University of Virginia, Office of the Vice President of Research 2010
Teaching Innovations & Professional Development Award, SAGE/Pine Forge 2010
Future Faculty Certificate, North Central Sociological Association/Midwest Sociological Society 2010
Recognition for Service & Teaching, University of Virginia, Lantern Society 2008
Strmic-Pawl, Hephzibah, and Phyllis Leffler. 2011. "Black Families and Fostering of Leadership." Ethnicities.11(2): 139-162.
Strmic-Pawl, Hephzibah. 2010. "Attracting Leadership from Across Diverse Communities.” In Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations: A Reference Handbook edited by K. Agard. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.
Strmic-Pawl, Hephzibah. Fall 2009. "Oprah, Our Lady of Liberty?" Social Problems Forum: The Society for the Study of Social Problems Newsletter.
Strmic-Pawl, Hephzibah. Jul/Aug 2008. "Family Myth to Family Reality." ASA Footnotes: The American Sociological Association Newsletter. Reprint. Fall 2008. College & University Work/Family Association Newsletter.
Strmic-Pawl, Hephzibah. 2-9-07. "All is Not Well After Katrina." The Daily Progress. (Charlottesville, VA Newspaper)
Strmic-Pawl, Hephzibah (Under Review). "Emphasizing the ‘Multi’ in Multiracial: An Intersectional Approach to Multiracial Identity.”
Strmic-Pawl, Hephzibah (Under Review). “Systems of Inequality - Syllabus” TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology.
Strmic-Pawl, Hephzibah. “A Review of Multiracial Identity and Stratification.”
Strmic-Pawl, Hephzibah. “Debating What is Real: An Exercise on Teaching the Social Construction of Race.”