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Kevin T. Smiley

Education: Ph.D., Rice University

Research Interests: Environmental Sociology, Urban Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Community

Recent Courses: Environment and Society, Sociology of City Life


Kevin T. Smiley is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology. Kevin is an environmental and urban sociologist. Smiley analyzes inequalities in exposure to industrial air pollution across neighborhoods and metropolitan areas in the United States. He also researches the cities of Copenhagen, Denmark, and Houston, Texas, with particular interest in urban development, public space, climate change, and immigration.