Natalie Bourman-Karns




Political Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Social Movements, Social Psychology, Stratification and Inequality


Natalie Bourman-Karns joined the Sociology PhD program in 2019. She is a Presidential Fellowship recipient. She received her BA in Sociology and Anthropology from Lehigh University in 2017. She has conducted research on the social movement framing strategies used by the National Rifle Association.

Her primary research interests include political sociology, social movements, emotions, and stratification. Currently, Natalie is working on her Master’s thesis project, which uses an experimental survey design to explore the relationship between emotional responses to gun violence and potential social movement mobilization.