Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Professional Experience:

  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Sociology
    College of the Holy Cross (2013-present)
  • Visiting Lecturer, Sociology and GSWS
    College of the Holy Cross (2012-2013)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Sociology
    Kentucky State University (2011-2012)
  • Adjunct Instructor, Sociology
    Syracuse University (2011-2012)


  • Syracuse University
    • Ph.D. with Distinction in Sociology from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs (2011)
    • Certificate of Advanced Studies in Women’s Studies (2005)
    • M.A. in Sociology (2004)
  • The Pennsylvania State University
    • B.A. in Sociology, with Honors at University Park (2001)


Lutz, Amy and Stephanie Crist. 2009. “Why Do Bilingual Boys Get Better Grades in English Only America?: The Impacts of Gender, Language, and Family Interaction on Academic Achievement of Latino/a Children of Immigrants.”  Ethnic and Racial Studies 32(2):346-368.

Highlighted Honors and Awards:

  • Co-awarded Campus Compact/Davis Foundation grant for environmental service learning for seminar, Food, Poverty, & Justice, 2016
  • Certificate in University Teaching, 2010
  • Maxwell Roscoe Martin Grant for Research, 2009
  • Teaching Fellow, The Graduate School, Syracuse University, 2007-2010
  • Outstanding TA Award, 2007
  • University Fellowship, Syracuse University, 2003-2004 & 2006-2007