This community features research by faculty members and graduate students in the Department of Sociology at Washington State University.

Collections in this community

  • Greenberg, Pierce

    This collection contains research and educational materials created by Pierce Greenberg, PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology at Washington State University.
  • Kmec, Julie A.

    This collection features research by Julie Kmec, professor of sociology at Washington State University.

Recent Submissions

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    Zurlaquova, Zarrina.; Byington, Tori.; Kmec, Julie A. (Open University, 2015)
    This study examines perceptions of how marriage impacts two aspects of academics career success in STEM and non-STEM fields: professional productivity and professional mobility. We pose three research questions. (1) How ...
  • Kentucky Coal Impoundment Data 

    Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (8/14/2014)
    This is an Excel file of MSHA-class coal impoundments in the state of Kentucky, as of August 14, 2014. The data includes impoundment names, county locations, construction status, and other information.
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    Kmec, Julie A. (Sage Publications, 2014)
    Book Review of: Opportunity Denied: Limiting Black Women to Devalued Work / by Enobong Hannah Branch .
  • U.S. Coal Impoundment Inventory Database 

    U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (12/13/2013)
    This database includes a list of all active coal-related impoundments and dams that are regulated by the Mine Safety and Health Administration, as of December 13, 2013.
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    Kmec, Julie A. (Open University, 2013)
    Scholars have documented that the masculine work cultures characteristic of academic science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines create an unwelcome climate for women. One way academic STEM cultures ...
  • Whose job is harder? Assessments of the job effort requirements by mothers, fathers, and non-parents in and outside of academic science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines 

    Magnuson, Nancy; Kmec, Julie A. (3/30/2012)
    Mothers employed in academic science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines perceive they must work harder than fathers in STEM/non-STEM and mother in non-STEM disciplines.
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    Skaggs, Sheryl L.; Kmec, Julie A. (Sage Publications, 2011)
    What factors are associated with variation in the racial/ethnic composition of hospital health care professionals? Institutional theories suggest that organizations react to external environmental and internal structural ...
  • Hierarchical rank and women's organizational mobility: glass ceilings in corporate law firms 

    Gorman, Elizabeth H.; Kmec, Julie A. (The University of Chicago, 2009-03)
    This article revives the debate over whether women's upward mobility prospects decline as they climb organizational hierarchies. Although this proposition is a core element of the glass ceiling metaphor, it has failed to ...