AAS, Shoreline Community College
BA, Anthropology, University of Washington
BA, Comparative History of Ideas, University of Washington
MA, Sociology, University of Washington
PhD Candidacy, Sociology University of Washington
Office: Husky Hall 1416
Mailing: Box 358530, 18115 Campus Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011-8246
Disability; Human Rights; Social Science Methods
Recent Courses Taught
BIS 325, Human Rights & Disability
I do interdisciplinary work on processes of marginalization, the role of law in social stratification, and perceptions of citizenship. Drawing on sociology, socio-legal studies, and disability studies, my dissertation research explores the paradox of 'invisible disability.' I employ and teach mixed methods.
Beckett, Katherine and Heather Evans. (2014). “The Role of Race in Washington State Capital Sentencing, 1981-2012.” Report Commissioned by the Washington Appellate Project.
Beckett, Katherine and Heather Evans. (2013). “Immigration Detainer Requests in King County, Washington: Costs and Consequences.” Report Commissioned by the Northwest Defender’s Association.
Harris, Alexes, Heather Evans and Katherine Beckett. (2011). “Courtesy Stigma and Monetary Sanctions: Toward a Socio-Cultural Theory of Punishment.” American Sociological Review 76(2): 234-264.
Harris, Alexes, Heather Evans and Katherine Beckett. (2010). “Drawing Blood from Stones: Legal Debt and Social Inequality in the Contemporary United States." American Journal of Sociology 115(6): 1753-1799.