Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of Undergrad Programs
University of Virginia Sociology Department
P.O. Box 400766
Charlottesville, VA 22904
Work, Professions, Workplace Gender and Racial Inequality, Organizations, and Quantitative Methods
Gorman, Elizabeth H. and Sarah Mosseri. 2019. “How Organizations Shape Gender Difference and Inequality at Work.” Sociology Compass. DOI: 10.1111/soc4.12660.
Gorman, Elizabeth H. 2015. “Getting ahead in professional organizations: individual qualities, socioeconomic background and organizational context.” Journal of Professions and Organization, 2: 122-147
Gorman, Elizabeth H. 2014. “Professional Self-Regulation in North America: The Cases of Law and Accounting.” Sociology Compass 8: 491-508.
Gorman, Elizabeth H. and Rebecca L. Sandefur. 2011. “ ‘Golden Age,’ Quiescence, and Revival: How the Sociology of Professions Became the Study of Knowledge-Based Work.” Work and Occupations 38: 275-302.
Gorman, Elizabeth H. and Fiona M. Kay. 2010. "Racial and Ethnic Minority Representation in Large U.S. Law Firms." Studies in Law Politics, and Society, 52: 211-238.
Kmec, Julie A. and Elizabeth H. Gorman. "Gender and Discretionary Work Effort: Evidence From the United States and Britain." Work and Occupations 2010; 37; 3.
Gorman, Elizabeth H. and Julie A. Kmec. "Hierarchical Rank and Women’s Organizational Mobility: Glass Ceilings in Corporate Law Firms." American Journal of Sociology, Volume 114 Number 5 (March 2009): 1428–74.
Kay, Fiona M. and Elizabeth H. Gorman. 2008. "Women in the Legal Profession." Annual Review of Law and Social Science4: 299-332.
Gorman, Elizabeth H. and Julie A. Kmec. 2007. "We (Have To) Try Harder: Gender and Required Work Effort in Britain and the United States." Gender and Society 21: 828-856.
Gorman, Elizabeth H. 2006. “Work Uncertainty and the Promotion of Professional Women: The case of Law Firm Partnership .” Social Forces 85: 865-890.
Gorman, Elizabeth H. 2005. “Gender Stereotypes, Same-Gender Preferences, and Organizational Variation in the Hiring of Women: Evidence from Law Firms.” American Sociological Review 70: 702-728.