Invited Comments & Op-Eds
Trimble O’Connor, Lindsey and Erin Cech. 2018. “Your Flex Work Culture Doesn’t Help Employees if it Hurts Their Career” Harvard Business Review.
Cech, Erin A. 2017. "Rugged Meritocratists: Explaining Trump Supporters' Resistance to Social Justice Efforts." Work in Progress Blog of the ASA Organizations, Occupations and Work Section.
Cech, Erin A. 2016. "Don't Blame it on the Family: The Myth of Family Plans and the Reproduction of Occupational Sex Segregation." Gender and Society Blog.
Cech, Erin A. 2014. “Embed social awareness in science curricula.” Nature, Vol.505 (7484):477-8.
Cech, Erin A. and Mary Blair-Loy. 2014. “Not Just a Workers' Problem: The Consequences of Flexibility Stigma among Science and Engineering Faculty." Work in Progress Blog of the ASA Organizations, Occupations and Work Section.
The "Self-Expressive Edge" of Occupational Sex Segregation (2014)
Self-Expression and Segregation
Supportive Communities: Native American Students in STEM (2012)
Media Coverage of Research
Parenthood in STEM (Cech & Blair-Loy 2019, PNAS)
Ongoing research on LGBTQ Inequality in STEM
Ongoing research on the "Passion Principle”
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Family Plans and Occupational Sex Segregation (Cech 2016, Gender & Society)
Professional Culture and Persistence in Engineering (Seron, Silbey, Cech & Rubineau, 2016 Work and Occupations)
"Culture of Disengagement in Engineering Education?" (Cech 2014, ST&HV)
"Professional Role Confidence and Gendered Persistence in Engineering." (Cech et al. 2012, ASR).
Nature news article (Sept. 16, 2014)
"Diversity: Pride in Science"
Womenetics article (Aug. 4, 2014)
"Is Confidence Key to Calculus?"
Autostrattle article (Sept. 13, 2013)
"Queered Science: Why Social Justice and STEM Professions Should Hang Out More Often"
USA Today article (Nov. 28, 2012)
"Women band together, make inroads into tech"
Prism article (Oct. 1, 2011)
"Secrets Are Out: Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender engineers are no longer willing to hide true selves"
New Scientist article (July 18, 2009)
New Scientist: Bringing it all together