Adia Harvey Wingfield

Adia Harvey Wingfield

Vice Dean of Faculty Development and Diversity
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 the Mary Tileston Hemenway Professor of Arts & Sciences and Associate Dean for Faculty Development 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 Sociological Review. She is a former President of Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS) and the current President of the Southern Sociological Society (SSS), the largest regional professional sociological association in the US. In addition to her academic scholarship, Professor Wingfield has written for mainstream outlets including Slate, The AtlanticVox, and Harvard Business Review, and is the recipient of the 2018 Public Understanding of Sociology Award from the American Sociological Association. Her most recent book, Flatlining: Race, Work, and Health Care in the New Economy, won the 2019 C. Wright Mills Award. 

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