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Christin L. Munsch

Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Connecticut
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Christin Munsch is currently an associate professor of sociology at the University of Connecticut and a 2022-2023 fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. She received her B.A. in English Language and Literature from the University of Virginia, a Ph.D. in sociology from Cornell University, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford. Her research focuses on the psychological and sociocultural processes that create and sustain inequality, particularly with respect to gender, work, and organizations. She has published numerous articles in leading general interest and specialty journals like American Sociological ReviewSocial Forces, Sex Roles, and Journal of Marriage and Family, and her findings have attracted national and international attention in mainstream media outlets including The New York Times, CNN, and The Huffington Post. Munsch regularly contributes to public discourse by writing op-eds and translating social science research for a wider audience.