Kidfluencers are Gen Alpha kids with strong social media influence over their peers. The concept raises concerns about privacy, exploitation, and integrity.
Kate Burrows, Ph.D.
Kathryn holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from Portland State University. She is an Independent Scholar deeply engaged in the academic community. She serves as an Assistant Professor at Madonna University, educating students on Social Problems, and as a Professor at Newlane University, teaching Introduction to Sociology. Her research topics include Social History and Studies, Gender and Sexuality, Sociology of the Body, Medical Sociology, Sociology of Mental Health, and Women's Health. Her current focus is on how medical monitoring and power affect the doctor-patient relationship. In this vein, she is researching Bluetooth enabled "smart pills" for the treatment of psychotic illness.
Kathryn is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Sociological Association, the Pacific Sociological Association, the National Coalition of Independent Scholars, the Northwest Independent Scholars Association, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
As Baby Boomers retire, many look to relocate for their golden years. They prioritize warm weather, affordable living, and family proximity.
Gen Z and older generations see love and intimacy differently. Past generations valued romance, but today's youth have broader views on love and connection.