Publications related to Inequality in STEM
Cech, Erin A. and William R. Rothwell. (forthcoming). “LGBT Workplace Inequality in the Federal Workforce: Intersectional Processes, Organizational Contexts, and Turnover Considerations.” Industrial and Labor Relations Review.
Cech, Erin A. and Mary Blair-Loy. (2019). "The changing career trajectories of new parents in STEM" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 116 (10) 4182-4187.
Cech, Erin A. and William R. Rothwell. (2018). “LGBTQ Inequality in Engineering Education.” Journal of Engineering Education. 107(4): 583-610.
Cech, Erin A., Mary Blair-Loy, and Laura E. Rogers. (2018). “Recognizing Chilliness: How Schemas of Inequality Shape Views of Culture and Climate in Work Environments.” American Journal of Cultural Sociology. Vol. 6(1): 125-160.
Seron, Carroll, Susan Silbey, Erin Cech and Brian Rubineau. (2018) “ ‘I’m not a Feminist, but...:’ Hegemony of a Meritocratic Ideology and the Limits of Critique Among Women in Engineering. Work and Occupations. Vol. 45(2):131-167.
Cech, Erin A., Anneke Metz, Jessi L. Smith, and Karen deVries. (2017). “Epistemological Dominance and Social Inequality: Experiences of Native American Science, Engineering, and Health Students.” Science, Technology & Human Values. Vol. 42(5):743-774.
Cech, Erin A. and Michelle V. Pham. (2017) “Queer in STEM Organizations: Workplace Disadvantages for LGBT Employees in STEM Related Federal Agencies.” Social Sciences. Vol. 6(3):1-22.
Blair-Loy, Mary and Erin A. Cech. (2017) “Demands & Devotion: Cultural Meanings of Work and Overload among Women Researchers and Professionals in Science and Technology Industries.” Sociological Forum. Vol. 32(1): 5-27.
Seron, Carroll, Susan Silbey, Erin A. Cech, and Brian Rubineau. (2016). “Persistence is Cultural: Professional Socialization and the Reproduction of Sex Segregation.” Work and Occupations. Vol. 23(2): 178-214.
Cech, Erin A. (2015). “Engineers & Engineeresses? Self-Conceptions and the Gendered Development of Professional Identities.” Sociological Perspectives. Vol. 58(1): 56-77.
Cech, Erin A. and Mary Blair-Loy. (2014). “Consequences of Flexibility Stigma among Academic Scientists and Engineers.” Work and Occupations. Vol. 41(1):86-110.
Cech, Erin A. (2014). “Culture of Disengagement in Engineering Education?” Science, Technology & Human Values. Vol. 39 (1): 34-63.
-Invited Nature comment on culture of disengagement research
Charles, Maria, Bridget Harr, Erin Cech & Ali Hendley. (2014). “Who Likes Math Where? Gender Differences in Eighth-Graders’ Attitudes Around the World.” International Studies in Sociology of Education. Vol. 24(1):85-112.
Smith, Jessi L., Erin Cech, Anneke Metz, Meghan Huntoon and Christina Carvalho. (2014). “Giving Back or Giving Up: Native American Student Experiences in STEM.” Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. Vol. 20(3):413-29.
Cech, Erin A. (2013). “Ideological Wage Gaps? The Technical/Social Dualism and the Gender Wage Gap in Engineering.” Social Forces. Vol. 91(4): 1147-1182.
Cech, Erin, Brian Rubineau, Susan Silbey, and Carroll Seron. (2011). “Professional Role Confidence and Gendered Persistence in Engineering.” American Sociological Review, Vol.76(5): 641-66.
Cech, Erin A. and Tom J. Waidzunas. (2011). “Navigating the Heteronormativity of Engineering: The Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Students.” Engineering Studies, Vol. 3(1): 1-24.
Cech, Erin A. and Mary Blair-Loy. (2010). “Perceiving Glass Ceilings? Meritocratic versus Structural Explanations of Gender Inequality among Women in Science and Technology.” Social Problems, Vol. 57(3): 371-397.