Christy Glass

Professor of Sociology
Utah State University

Dr. Christy Glass is a Professor of Sociology at Utah State University. She earned her Ph.D. in Sociology from Yale University in 2005. Her research and teaching focus on gender inequality, race/ethnicity, work and leadership. Her current research focuses on factors that shape promotion opportunities for women and racial/ethnic minorities, including the glass cliff.

She has published widely in top journals in sociology and management, including Social Forces, Work & Occupations, Gender & Society, Social Problems, Strategic Management Journal and Leadership Quarterly. Her research aims to inform workplace policies and practices that can reduce inequality and promote fairness. Her research has been featured in The New York Times, The Guardian, National Public Radio, Huffington Post, CNN and the Harvard Business Review.