Interview with Krista Smithers


  • Identifier: 2019 OH 059
  • Date: 9/27/2019
  • Interviewer: Maynard, Allison
  • Interviewee: Smithers, Krista
  • Description: Krista Smithers talks about learning from her mother in a rural factory town, facing gender inequality throughout her life, and her commitment to hard work and equality. She transfers the values she learned from her mother into her education in Criminal Justice and Criminology. Smithers also discusses her passion for animals and the environment, in particular, the use of harmful plastics, which is the focus of her up coming thesis and an area of study that she hopes to build a career upon.
  • Location: Lexington, KY
  • Duration: :46:57
  • Time Summary:
  • Restrictions: none
  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights, duplications, and permission to publish.
  • Indexer: Allison Maynard
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“Interview with Krista Smithers,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed July 28, 2021,