Profile - Kirsten Olsen

Kirsten Olsen

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Meet Kirsten Olsen
Instructor of Sociology

Master of Arts (MA) in Sociology, The Ohio State University; Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Sociology and Human Services, University of Minnesota - Morris

Question and Answer

  • Question

    What inspires you as a teacher?


    • Democracy is Born in Conversations: Recreating N.F.S. Grundtvig for Lifelong Learners around the World edited by C. Warren

    • The Long Haul: An Autobiography by M. Horton

    • Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by S. Levitt and S. Dubner

    • Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present by H. Washington

    • When Sex Goes to School: Warring Views on Sex--and Sex Education--Since the Sixties by K. Luker

    • No Turning Back: The History of Feminism and the Future of Women by E. Freedman

    • Soul of a Citizen: Living with Conviction in a Cynical Time by P. Loeb

Fun Facts

  • Fun Fact #1

    I have motorcycled around all five of the Great Lakes!

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