Kerrigan completed a bachelor's degree in Sociology with a minor
in aging from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa and earned
her master's degree in Sociology from the University of Nevada-Las
Vegas in 1996. She teaches three courses through the virtual college:
Introduction to Sociology and two sections of Multiculturalism
in the U.S. Her main scholarly and teaching interests are in the
Sociology of Aging, the Sociology of Sport, and Sociological Theory.
just moved to Kansas City after residing in Hays for the past
three years. Her husband, John, is an assistant professor of English
at Rockhurst University. On June 12th they celebrated the birth
of their first child, a son, named Owen Michael. When they are
not tending to his needs, John and Kristin watch and participate
in many sporting events.