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About Maura Kelly

Maura Kelly is an associate professor in the department of sociology. Her teaching and research interests include gender; sexualities; social inequality; work and occupations; and media and popular culture  Her current research addresses projects include: 1. Gender, race/ethnicity, and the construction trades; 2. Gender, race/ethnicity, science, and STEM careers; 3. LGBTQ workers; 4. Transgender and gender non-conforming public transit riders; 5. Feminist methods in social science research. She teaches undergraduate courses such as Gender and Sexualities, Sociology of Gender, and Gender and Work as well as graduate courses including Gender Inequality and Qualitative Methods.


2016 - Present Associate Professor, Portland State University Sociology
2010 - 2016 Assistant Professor, Portland State University Sociology

Curriculum Vitae

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  • SOC 592: Qualitative Methods
  • SOC 538/638: Integrating Qualitative and Quantitative Methods
  • SOC 528/628: Gender Inequality
  • SOC 427: Gender and Work
  • SOC/WS 425: Sociology of Gender
  • SOC 407: Analysis of Research
  • SOC 344U: Gender & Sexualities

Research Reports (10)

Articles (14)

Book Chapters (1)