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																	Amy																 Shasanmi

Amy Shasanmi

Assistant Professor of Sociology
Department: Sociology, Spanish
(317) 274-8704
CA 303 F

Education

Education

DePauw University (Greencastle, IN-Bachelor of Arts); Indiana University (Bloomington) -Master of Arts; Indiana University (Bloomington) PhD

Awards

Awards

Recipient of the Racial Justice Research Fund Grant (IUPUI 2021); The College of Social Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award Winner, (University of West Georgia 2020); Chancellors Learning Scholar (inaugural cohort), University System of Georgia (2019)

Publications

Publications

  • Irby-Shasanmi, Amy and Christy L. Erving (equal authorship). 2020. “Gender   Differences in the Effects of Support Exchanges on Psychological Well-Being   for Mid- to Late-Life Adults.” Basic and Applied Social Psychology. 
  • Leech, Tamara, Amy Irby-Shasanmi, and Hadya Sow. 2019. “Recruiting and Retaining Young Urban Black Men in a Study of Violence: Procedures Used and Lessons Learned.” Field Methods 31(2):131-149.
  • Leech, Tamara, Amy Irby-Shasanmi, and Anne Mitchell. 2019. “Are You Accepting New Patients?” A Pilot Field Experiment on Telephone-based Gatekeeping and Black Patients’ Access to Pediatric Care.” Health Services Research 54:234-242. 
  • Irby-Shasanmi, Amy. 2019. “Experiencing Health, Illness, and Medical Care.” In Sociology in Action, Sage Publishing, edited by Kathleen Odell Korgen and Maxine Atkinson.  (Invited textbook chapter submission)
  • Erving, Christy L. and Amy Irby-Shasanmi (equal authorship). 2018. “The Effects of Support Exchanges on the Psychological Well-Being of Volunteers.” Journal of Sociology and Social Work 45(3):17-38. 
  • 2016 Irby-Shasanmi, Amy and Tamara Leech. 2016. “Because I Don’t Know”: Uncertainty and Ambiguity in Closed-Ended Reports of Perceived Discrimination in U.S. Health Care. Ethnicity and Health 22(5):458-479. 

Service

Service

Reviewer for Social Science & Medicine; Chapter Representative for Alpha Kappa Delta; Faculty Advisor for IUPUI’s Sociology Club

Academic Interests

Academic Interests

Health disparities; medical sociology, mental health and illness; disability; research methods; life course

Location

Location:
CA 303 F
Address:
425 University Boulevard
Indianapolis, IN 46202