Christy Glass is an Assistant Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology, Social Work & Anthropology. She joined the department at Utah State University in the fall of 2005. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut in May, 2005. Her research interests include comparative social change, work and labor markets, social inequalities, welfare state institutions and gender. Dr. Glass is currently conducting comparative research of labor market institutions and welfare state policies during the transition from state socialism to market capitalism in Central and Eastern Europe and Russia. In a future project, she will compare intra-firm processes, employer preferences, and work-based outcomes in the United States and Central Europe. Undergraduate courses taught include the Sociology of Gender, the Sociology of Work and Organizations, Sociological Methods and Classical Social Theory. Graduate courses include Social Change and Development and Work and Citizenship.
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The Skinny on Success: Body Mass, Gender and Occupational Standing Across the Life Course (with Steven A. Haas and Eric N. Reither), SSWA Faculty Publications (2010)
Several studies have analyzed the impact of obesity on occupational standing. This study extends previous...