Christy Glass


Professor of Sociology
Interim Director, Center for Intersectional Gender Studies & Research

Christy Glass

Contact Information

Office Location: Old Main 224F
Phone: 435-213-0537



PhD, Sociology, Yale University

MPh, Sociology, Yale University

MS, Sociology, Yale University

BA, The University of Michigan

Research & Teaching Interests

Gender, race/ethnicity, workplace inequality, organizations, bias & discrimination, leadership


Dr. Glass joined USU in 2005 after completing her PhD in Sociology at Yale University. Her research and teaching focus on gender and racial/ethnic inequalities in work organizations. Her current research analyzes the factors that shape the careers of women and minority professionals.

Dr. Glass has authored over 60 articles, chapters and essays. Her work has appeared in top journals in sociology and management including Social Forces, Work & Occupations, Gender & Society, Social Problems, Strategic Management Journal and Human Resource Management.

Her work has also been featured in The New York TimesThe GuardianNational Public RadioPBSForbes Magazine, Newsweek, CNBC, BBCCNN and the Harvard Business Review.

Awards & Honors

College & Department Researcher of the Year Award (2020)

Center for Women & Gender Lifetime Achievement Award (2017)

USU Robin’s Award, Outstanding Faculty Mentor (2017)

College and Department Undergraduate Advisor of the Year (2017)

College & Department Researcher of the Year Award (2016)

College International Researcher of the Year Award (2013)

University Research Mentor of the Year Award (2011)

College Social Science Teacher of the Year Award (2008)

College Faculty Advisor of the Year Award (2007)