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About Christy M. Glass

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.


Present Professor of Sociology, Utah State University Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology

Curriculum Vitae


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Honors and Awards

  • 2008 USU Social Science Teacher of the Year
  • 2008 USU Mortar Board Top Professor of the Year
  • 2008 USU Sociology Teacher of the Year
  • 2007 Faculty Advisor of the Year Finalist


  • Sociology of Gender
  • Sociology of Work and Organizations
  • Sociological Methods
  • Classical Social Theory
  • Social Change and Development, Graduate course
  • Work and Citizenship, Graduate course

Contact Information

Office Location: Old Main 224F
Phone: (435) 797-1258

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