Adia Harvey Wingfield

Adia Harvey Wingfield

​Associate Dean for Faculty Development
Professor of Sociology
Mary Tileston Hemenway Professor of Arts & Sciences
PhD, Johns Hopkins University
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    • Tuesdays 1:00- 2:00 and by appointment

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    • Washington University
      CB 1112
      One Brookings Drive
      St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
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    ​Professor Wingfield specializes in research that examines the ways intersections of race, gender, and class affect social processes at work.

    Adia Harvey Wingfield is Professor of Sociology at Washington University in St. Louis. Her research examines how and why racial and gender inequality persists in professional occupations. Dr. Wingfield has lectured internationally on her research in this area, and her work has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals including Social Problems, Gender & Society, and American Behavioral Scientist. She is currently President-elect of the Southern Sociological Society, one of the largest regional sociological associations in the country, and is a regular contributor to Slate, The Atlantic, and Harvard Business Review. Professor Wingfield is the author of several books, most recently Flatlining: Race, Work, and Health Care in the New Economy, and is the recipient of the 2018 Public Understanding of Sociology award from the American Sociological Association.

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